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Ezekiel 19:3

    Ezekiel 19:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And she brought up one of her whelps: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And one of her little ones came to growth under her care, and became a young lion, learning to go after beasts for his food; and he took men for his meat.

    Webster's Revision

    And she brought up one of her whelps: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

    World English Bible

    She brought up one of her cubs: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And she brought up one of her whelps; he became a young lion: and he learned to catch the prey, he devoured men.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 19:3

    Became - Was exactly suited for; was fitting.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 19:3

    She brought up one of her whelps - Jehoahaz, son of Josiah, whose father was conquered and slain by Pharaoh-necho, king of Egypt.

    It learned to catch the prey - His reign was a reign of oppression and cruelty. He made his subjects his prey, and devoured their substance.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 19:3

    Compare the marginal reference. The short reign of Jehoahaz was marked by violence and idolatry, and was closed by Pharaoh-Necho's carrying him captive into Egypt.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 19:3

    19:3 Brought up - Advanced, caused him to take the throne after the slaughter of Josiah. One - Jehoahaz the second son of Josiah. Became - Soon shewed his fierce, cruel, and bloody disposition.