Ezekiel 19:6
New International Version
He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.

New Living Translation
He prowled among the other lions and stood out among them in his strength. He learned to hunt and devour prey, and he, too, became a man-eater.

English Standard Version
He prowled among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch prey; he devoured men,

Berean Study Bible
He prowled among the lions, and became a young lion. After learning to tear his prey, he devoured men.

King James Bible
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

New King James Version
He roved among the lions, And became a young lion; He learned to catch prey; He devoured men.

New American Standard Bible
‘And he walked about among the lions, He became a young lion; He learned to tear his prey; He devoured people.

NASB 1995
And he walked about among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear his prey; He devoured men.

NASB 1977
‘And he walked about among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear his prey; He devoured men.

Amplified Bible
‘And he moved among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear the prey; He devoured men.

Christian Standard Bible
He prowled among the lions, and he became a young lion. After he learned to tear prey, he devoured people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He prowled among the lions, and he became a young lion. After he learned to tear prey, he devoured people.

American Standard Version
And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he walked among the lionesses and was a male lion, and he learned to tear apart prey, and he ate a son of man

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he went up and down in the midst of lions, he became a lion, and learned to take prey, he devoured men.

Contemporary English Version
He hunted with other lions and learned to eat people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he went up and down among the lions, and became a lion: and he learned to catch the prey, and to devour men.

English Revised Version
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion: and he learned to catch the prey, he devoured men.

Good News Translation
When he was full-grown, he prowled with the other lions. He too learned to hunt and eat people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He became a young lion, and he prowled among the lions. He learned to tear apart the animals he hunted. He ate people.

International Standard Version
He prowled around among the lions, became a strong, young lion, and learned to become a hunter-prowler— to eat human beings.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he went up and down among the lions, He became a young lion; And he learned to catch the prey, He devoured men.

Literal Standard Version
And he goes up and down in the midst of lions, He has been a young lion, And he learns to tear prey, He has devoured man.

NET Bible
He walked about among the lions; he became a young lion. He learned to tear prey; he devoured people.

New Heart English Bible
He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

World English Bible
He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Young's Literal Translation
And it goeth up and down in the midst of lions, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Lament for the Princes of Israel
5When she saw that she had waited in vain, that her hope was lost, she took another of her cubs and made him a young lion. 6He prowled among the lions, and became a young lion. After learning to tear his prey, he devoured men. 7He broke down their strongholds and devastated their cities. The land and everything in it shuddered at the sound of his roaring.…

Cross References
2 Kings 24:9
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his father had done.

2 Chronicles 36:9
Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months and ten days. And he did evil in the sight of the LORD.

Ezekiel 19:5
When she saw that she had waited in vain, that her hope was lost, she took another of her cubs and made him a young lion.

Ezekiel 19:7
He broke down their strongholds and devastated their cities. The land and everything in it shuddered at the sound of his roaring.


Treasury of Scripture

And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

2 Kings 24:1-7
In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant three years: then he turned and rebelled against him…

2 Chronicles 36:5
Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem: and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God.

Jeremiah 22:13-17
Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work; …

he became

Ezekiel 19:3
And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He prowled
וַיִּתְהַלֵּ֥ךְ (way·yiṯ·hal·lêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

among
בְּתוֹךְ־ (bə·ṯō·wḵ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

the lions,
אֲרָי֖וֹת (’ă·rā·yō·wṯ)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 738: A lion

and became
הָיָ֑ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

a young lion.
כְּפִ֣יר (kə·p̄îr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3715: A village, a young lion

After learning
וַיִּלְמַ֥ד (way·yil·maḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3925: To exercise in, learn

to tear
לִטְרָף־ (liṭ·rāp̄-)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 2963: To pluck off, pull to pieces, to supply with food

[his] prey,
טֶ֖רֶף (ṭe·rep̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2964: Something torn, a fragment, a fresh leaf, prey, food

he devoured
אָכָֽל׃ (’ā·ḵāl)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

men.
אָדָ֥ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being


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