New Living Translation
Strong lions have roared against him, and the land has been destroyed. The towns are now in ruins, and no one lives in them anymore.
King James Bible
The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
Darby Bible Translation
The young lions roared against him, they gave forth their voice, and they made his land desolate: his cities are burned, without inhabitant.
World English Bible
The young lions have roared at him, and yelled. They have made his land waste. His cities are burned up, without inhabitant.
Young's Literal Translation
Against him roar do young lions, They have given forth their voice, And make his land become a desolation, His cities have been burnt without inhabitant.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:15 Lions - Understand the Assyrians, Babylonians, and Egyptians, called lions from their fierceness, and young from their strength. Yelled - Noting the terrible voice that the lion puts forth, either in seizing the prey, or devouring it.
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A lion stalks from its den, a destroyer of nations. It has left its lair and is headed your way. It's going to devastate your land! Your towns will lie in ruins, with no one living in them anymore.
"The Israelites are like sheep that have been scattered by lions. First the king of Assyria ate them up. Then King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon cracked their bones."
Her people will roar together like strong lions. They will growl like lion cubs.
Therefore, son of man, give the mountains of Israel this message from the Sovereign LORD: Your enemies have attacked you from all directions, making you the property of many nations and the object of much mocking and slander.
Listen to the wailing of the shepherds, for their rich pastures are destroyed. Hear the young lions roaring, for their thickets in the Jordan Valley are ruined.
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