Isaiah 5:29
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New International Version
Their roar is like that of the lion, they roar like young lions; they growl as they seize their prey and carry it off with no one to rescue.

New Living Translation
They will roar like lions, like the strongest of lions. Growling, they will pounce on their victims and carry them off, and no one will be there to rescue them.

English Standard Version
Their roaring is like a lion, like young lions they roar; they growl and seize their prey; they carry it off, and none can rescue.

New American Standard Bible
Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars like young lions; It growls as it seizes the prey And carries it off with no one to deliver it.

King James Bible
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Their roaring is like a lion's; they roar like young lions; they growl and seize their prey and carry it off, and no one can rescue it.

International Standard Version
With a roar like a lion, they snarl, and like young lions, they growl; they seize their prey and then carry it off, with no one to rescue.

NET Bible
Their roar is like a lion's; they roar like young lions. They growl and seize their prey; they drag it away and no one can come to the rescue.

New Heart English Bible
Their roaring will be like a lioness. They will roar like young lions. Yes, they shall roar, and seize their prey and carry it off, and there will be no one to deliver.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They roar like a lioness. They growl like a young lion. They growl as they snatch their prey and carry it off to where no one can rescue it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Their roaring shall be like a lion, They shall roar like young lions, yea, they shall roar, And lay hold of the prey, and carry it away safe, And there shall be none to deliver.

New American Standard 1977
Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars like young lions;
            It growls as it seizes the prey,
            And carries it off with no one to deliver it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
their roaring shall be like a lion: they shall roar like young lions; they shall gnash their teeth and lay hold of the prey and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

King James 2000 Bible
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safely, and none shall deliver it.

American King James Version
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yes, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

American Standard Version
their roaring shall be like a lioness, they shall roar like young lions; yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and carry it away safe, and there shall be none to deliver.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Their roaring like that of a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea they shall roar, and take hold of the prey, and they shall keep fast hold of it, and there shall be none to deliver it.

Darby Bible Translation
Their roaring is like a lioness, they roar as the young lions; yea, they growl, and snatch the prey, and carry it away safe, and there is none to deliver;

English Revised Version
their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and carry it away safe, and there shall be none to deliver.

Webster's Bible Translation
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yes, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

World English Bible
Their roaring will be like a lioness. They will roar like young lions. Yes, they shall roar, and seize their prey and carry it off, and there will be no one to deliver.

Young's Literal Translation
Its roaring is like a lioness, It roareth like young lions, And it howleth, and seizeth prey, And carrieth away safely, and there is none delivering.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:24-30 Let not any expect to live easily who live wickedly. Sin weakens the strength, the root of a people; it defaces the beauty, the blossoms of a people. When God's word is despised, and his law cast away, what can men expect but that God should utterly abandon them? When God comes forth in wrath, the hills tremble, fear seizes even great men. When God designs the ruin of a provoking people, he can find instruments to be employed in it, as he sent for the Chaldeans, and afterwards the Romans, to destroy the Jews. Those who would not hear the voice of God speaking by his prophets, shall hear the voice of their enemies roaring against them. Let the distressed look which way they will, all appears dismal. If God frowns upon us, how can any creature smile? Let us diligently seek the well-grounded assurance, that when all earthly helps and comforts shall fail, God himself will be the strength of our hearts, and our portion for ever.
Study Bible
Woes to the Wicked
28Its arrows are sharp and all its bows are bent; The hoofs of its horses seem like flint and its chariot wheels like a whirlwind. 29Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars like young lions; It growls as it seizes the prey And carries it off with no one to deliver it. 30And it will growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea. If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; Even the light is darkened by its clouds.…
Cross References
Isaiah 10:6
I send it against a godless nation And commission it against the people of My fury To capture booty and to seize plunder, And to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Isaiah 35:9
No lion will be there, Nor will any vicious beast go up on it; These will not be found there. But the redeemed will walk there,

Isaiah 42:22
But this is a people plundered and despoiled; All of them are trapped in caves, Or are hidden away in prisons; They have become a prey with none to deliver them, And a spoil, with none to say, "Give them back!"

Isaiah 47:15
"So have those become to you with whom you have labored, Who have trafficked with you from your youth; Each has wandered in his own way; There is none to save you.

Isaiah 49:24
"Can the prey be taken from the mighty man, Or the captives of a tyrant be rescued?"

Isaiah 49:25
Surely, thus says the LORD, "Even the captives of the mighty man will be taken away, And the prey of the tyrant will be rescued; For I will contend with the one who contends with you, And I will save your sons.

Jeremiah 51:38
"They will roar together like young lions, They will growl like lions' cubs.

Micah 5:8
The remnant of Jacob Will be among the nations, Among many peoples Like a lion among the beasts of the forest, Like a young lion among flocks of sheep, Which, if he passes through, Tramples down and tears, And there is none to rescue.

Nahum 2:11
Where is the den of the lions And the feeding place of the young lions, Where the lion, lioness and lion's cub prowled, With nothing to disturb them?

Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.
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Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yes, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

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Isaiah 31:4 For thus has the LORD spoken to me, Like as the lion and the young …

Genesis 49:9 Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, you are gone up: …

Numbers 24:9 He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall …

Jeremiah 4:7 The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles …

Jeremiah 49:19 Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan …

Jeremiah 50:17 Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first …

Hosea 11:10 They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar like a lion: when he …

Amos 3:8 The lion has roared, who will not fear? the Lord GOD has spoken, …

Zechariah 11:3 There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory …

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Isaiah 42:22 But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared …

Isaiah 49:24,25 Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered…

Psalm 50:22 Now consider this, you that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, …

Micah 5:8 And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the middle …

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