New International Version
"'When she saw her hope unfulfilled, her expectation gone, she took another of her cubs and made him a strong lion.
King James Bible
Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps, and made him a young lion.
Darby Bible Translation
And when she saw that she had waited [and] her hope was lost, she took another of her whelps, [and] made him a young lion.
World English Bible
Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her cubs, and made him a young lion.
Young's Literal Translation
And she seeth, that stayed -- perished hath her hope, And she taketh one of her whelps, A young lion she hath made it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When she saw that she had waited - Being very weak, the Jews found that they could not resist with any hope of success; so the king of Egypt was permitted to do as he pleased.
She took another of her whelps - Jehoiakim.
And made him a young lion - King of Judea.
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a young lion King of Judah
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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You are a lion's cub, Judah; you return from the prey, my son. Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness--who dares to rouse him?
2 Samuel 17:8
You know your father and his men; they are fighters, and as fierce as a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Besides, your father is an experienced fighter; he will not spend the night with the troops.
The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.
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