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Ezekiel 19:2

    Ezekiel 19:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And say, What is your mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and say, What was thy mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    What was your mother? Like a she-lion among lions, stretched out among the young lions she gave food to her little ones.

    Webster's Revision

    and say, What was thy mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.

    World English Bible

    and say, What was your mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her cubs.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and say, What was thy mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 19:2

    What is thy mother? A lioness - Judea may here be the mother; the lioness, Jerusalem. Her lying down among lions, her having confederacy with the neighboring kings; for lion here means king.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 19:2

    Thy mother - The people represented by Judah. Compare Genesis 49:9; Numbers 23:24.