New International Version
She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.
King James Bible
And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.
Darby Bible Translation
And she brought up one of her whelps; it became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
World English Bible
She brought up one of her cubs: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
Young's Literal Translation
And she bringeth up one of her whelps, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She brought up one of her whelps - Jehoahaz, son of Josiah, whose father was conquered and slain by Pharaoh-necho, king of Egypt.
It learned to catch the prey - His reign was a reign of oppression and cruelty. He made his subjects his prey, and devoured their substance.
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one Jehoahaz, made king of Israel instead of Josiah, who became cruel and oppressive.
Library"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
Isaiah lxiv. 6, 7.--"All our righteousnesses are as filthy rags, and we all do fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away." Not only are the direct breaches of the command uncleanness, and men originally and actually unclean, but even our holy actions, our commanded duties. Take a man's civility, religion, and all his universal inherent righteousness,--all are filthy rags. And here the church confesseth nothing but what God accuseth her of, Isa. lxvi. 8, and chap. i. ver. …
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About Dan he said: "Dan is a lion's cub, springing out of Bashan."
2 Kings 23:34
Pharaoh Necho made Eliakim son of Josiah king in place of his father Josiah and changed Eliakim's name to Jehoiakim. But he took Jehoahaz and carried him off to Egypt, and there he died.
and say: "'What a lioness was your mother among the lions! She lay down among them and reared her cubs.
The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
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