Ezekiel 19:6

“And he went vp and downe among the lions, he became a yong lion, and learned to catch the pray, and deuoured men.”

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Other Translations

And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, [and] devoured men.
- King James Version

'And he walked about among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear {his} prey; He devoured men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he went up and down among the lions and became a young lion, learning to go after beasts for his food; and he took men for his meat.
- Basic English Bible

And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
- Darby Bible

And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.
- Webster's Bible

He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
- World English Bible

And it goeth up and down in the midst of lions, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion; and he learned to catch the prey, he devoured men.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 19:6


19:6 He - Jehoiachim. Went up - He continued eleven years on the throne; whereas Jehoahaz was taken as soon as he first ventured out. The lions - Heathen kings, with whom he entered into leagues. He became - Fierce, ravenous, unsatiable.


Discussion for Ezekiel 19

  • BSP
    This chapter is referring to what would happen to the kings and the people of Israel.
  • Otto
    I see the fall of U.S.A. in Chapter 19. for we have sin again GOD. Turn are back to GOD. for when we say it is alright for men to men and women to women in marriage is all right are nation will not stand again the Almighty GOD that all thing made by HIM.

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