Isaiah 11:7
New International Version
The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

New Living Translation
The cow will graze near the bear. The cub and the calf will lie down together. The lion will eat hay like a cow.

English Standard Version
The cow and the bear shall graze; their young shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Berean Study Bible
The cow will graze with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

King James Bible
And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

New King James Version
The cow and the bear shall graze; Their young ones shall lie down together; And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

New American Standard Bible
Also the cow and the bear will graze, Their young will lie down together, And the lion will eat straw like the ox.

NASB 1995
Also the cow and the bear will graze, Their young will lie down together, And the lion will eat straw like the ox.

NASB 1977
Also the cow and the bear will graze; Their young will lie down together; And the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Amplified Bible
And the cow and the bear will graze [together], Their young will lie down together, And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Christian Standard Bible
The cow and the bear will graze, their young ones will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like cattle.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The cow and the bear will graze, their young ones will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

American Standard Version
And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The cow and the bear shall feed as one and their offspring shall lie down as one; the lion shall eat straw like an ox

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the ox and bear shall feed together; and their young shall be together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Contemporary English Version
Cows and bears will share the same pasture; their young will rest side by side. Lions and oxen will both eat straw.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

English Revised Version
And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Good News Translation
Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace. Lions will eat straw as cattle do.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Cows and bears will eat together. Their young will lie down together. Lions will eat straw like oxen.

International Standard Version
The cow and the bear will graze, and their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the cow and the bear feed; Their young ones shall lie down together; And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Literal Standard Version
And cow and bear feed, "" Together their young ones lie down, "" And a lion eats straw as an ox.

NET Bible
A cow and a bear will graze together, their young will lie down together. A lion, like an ox, will eat straw.

New Heart English Bible
The nursing child will play near a cobra's hole, and the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.

World English Bible
The cow and the bear will graze. Their young ones will lie down together. The lion will eat straw like the ox.

Young's Literal Translation
And cow and bear do feed, Together lie down their young ones, And a lion as an ox eateth straw.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Root of Jesse
6The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the goat; the calf and young lion and fatling will be together, and a little child will lead them. 7The cow will graze with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. 8The infant will play by the cobra’s den, and the toddler will reach into the viper’s nest.…

Cross References
Isaiah 11:8
The infant will play by the cobra's den, and the toddler will reach into the viper's nest.

Isaiah 65:25
The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox, but the food of the serpent will be dust. They will neither harm nor destroy on all My holy mountain," says the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

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Verse 7. - The lion shall eat straw (comp. Isaiah 65:25). There is nothing impossible in this. Cats are fond of some kinds of vegetable food.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The cow
וּפָרָ֤ה (ū·p̄ā·rāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6510: A heifer, cow

will graze
תִּרְעֶ֔ינָה (tir·‘e·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 7462: To tend a, flock, pasture it, in, to graze, to rule, to associate with

with the bear,
וָדֹב֙ (wā·ḏōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1677: The bear

their young
יַלְדֵיהֶ֑ן (yal·ḏê·hen)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

will lie down
יִרְבְּצ֣וּ (yir·bə·ṣū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7257: To crouch, be implication, to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed

together,
יַחְדָּ֖ו (yaḥ·dāw)
Adverb
Strong's 3162: A unit, unitedly

and the lion
וְאַרְיֵ֖ה (wə·’ar·yêh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 738: A lion

will eat
יֹֽאכַל־ (yō·ḵal-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

straw
תֶּֽבֶן׃ (te·ḇen)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8401: Material, refuse haum, stalks of grain

like the ox.
כַּבָּקָ֥ר (kab·bā·qār)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1241: Beef cattle, ox, a herd


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