Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 33:22

“ And of Dan he said, Dan is a Lyons whelpe: hee shall leape from Bashan.”

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Other Translations

And of Dan he said, Dan [is] a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.
- King James Version

Of Dan he said, "Dan is a lion's whelp, That leaps forth from Bashan."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp, That leapeth forth from Bashan.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And of Dan he said, Dan is a young lion, springing out from Bashan.
- Basic English Bible

And of Dan he said, Dan is a young lion; He shall spring forth from Bashan.
- Darby Bible

And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.
- Webster's Bible

Of Dan he said, "Dan is a lion's cub that leaps out of Bashan."
- World English Bible

And of Dan he said: -- Dan [is] a lion's whelp; he doth leap from Bashan.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And of Dan he said: Dan is a lion's whelp, that leapeth forth from Bashan.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 33:22


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.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 33

  • Wstg😄 Kate
    Best of the best from GOD Through his man Holy Moses.THANKS.
  • BSP
    Verse 28~Prosperity for the Israelites depended on Jehovah God's blessing. He was their provider.
  • A disciple
    Dear Joyce; I was just reading in Ezekiel 13 and found clearly written answers to our questions about missing names or tribes. "And mine hand shall be upon the prophets that see vanity, and that divine lies: they shall not be in the assembly of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel.." Please read Ezekiel 13!
  • Ann
    Simeon is mentioned 50 times through out the King James Bible, in Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezekiel, Luke, Acts, and Revelation.
    May God bless you.
  • A disciple
    Have you noticed also in Revelation 7, Dan is not mentioned? Is it an indication of some that are not going to make it?
  • Brenda
    Read Genesis 34:25-31 it tells a bit more of Simeon and how he joined forces with is younger brother Levi in the massacre of Shecemites and the reason why it was done.

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