New Living Translation
My enemies surround me like a herd of bulls; fierce bulls of Bashan have hemmed me in!
King James Bible
Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.
Darby Bible Translation
Many bulls have encompassed me; Bashan's strong ones have beset me round.
World English Bible
Many bulls have surrounded me. Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.
Young's Literal Translation
Many bulls have surrounded me, Mighty ones of Bashan have compassed me,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:12 Bulls - Wicked and violent, and potent enemies; for such are so called, Ezek 39:18 Amos 4:1. Of Bashan - As the cattle there bred were, and therefore fierce and furious.
LibraryNote B. On the Word for Holiness.
The proper meaning of the Hebrew word for holy, kadosh, is matter of uncertainty. It may come from a root signifying to shine. (So Gesenius, Oehler, Fuerst, and formerly Delitzsch, on Heb. ii. 11.) Or from another denoting new and bright (Diestel), or an Arabic form meaning to cut, to separate. (So Delitzsch now, on Ps. xxii. 4.) Whatever the root be, the chief idea appears to be not only separate or set apart, for which the Hebrew has entirely different words, but that by which a thing that is …
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ
The Death of Jesus
"And when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that the time of its destruction has arrived.
He fed them yogurt from the herd and milk from the flock, together with the fat of lambs. He gave them choice rams from Bashan, and goats, together with the choicest wheat. You drank the finest wine, made from the juice of grapes.
Snatch me from the lion's jaws and from the horns of these wild oxen.
Rebuke these enemy nations--these wild animals lurking in the reeds, this herd of bulls among the weaker calves. Make them bring bars of silver in humble tribute. Scatter the nations that delight in war.
They swirl around me like floodwaters all day long. They have engulfed me completely.
Eat the flesh of mighty men and drink the blood of princes as though they were rams, lambs, goats, and bulls--all fattened animals from Bashan!
Listen to me, you fat cows living in Samaria, you women who oppress the poor and crush the needy, and who are always calling to your husbands, "Bring us another drink!"
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