New Living Translation
Moses said this about the tribe of Dan: "Dan is a lion's cub, leaping out from Bashan."
King James Bible
And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.
Darby Bible Translation
And of Dan he said, Dan is a young lion; He shall spring forth from Bashan.
World English Bible
Of Dan he said, "Dan is a lion's cub that leaps out of Bashan."
Young's Literal Translation
And of Dan he said: -- Dan is a lion's whelp; he doth leap from Bashan.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
33:22 A lion's whelp - Courageous, and generous, and strong, and successful against his enemies. Which leapeth - From Bashan, because there were many and fierce lions in those parts, whence they used to come forth and leap upon the prey. Or this may refer either to the particular victories obtained by Samson, who was of the tribe of Dan, or to a more general achievement of that tribe, when a party of them surprised Laish, which lay in the farthest part of the land of Canaan from them. And the mountain of Bashan lying not far from that city, from whence they probably made their descent upon it, thus leaping from Basham.
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"Dan will govern his people, like any other tribe in Israel.
"My heart pounds as I think of this. It trembles within me.
"What is your mother? A lioness among lions! She lay down among the young lions and reared her cubs.
She raised one of her cubs to become a strong young lion. He learned to hunt and devour prey, and he became a man-eater.
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