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Ezekiel 19 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Song of Mourning for the Leaders of Israel

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:1 - “As for you, take up a song of mourning for the leaders of Israel
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:2 - and say,
[fn]What was your mother?
A lioness among lions!
She lay down among young lions,
She raised her cubs.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:3 - ‘When she brought up one of her cubs,
He became a young lion,
And he learned to tear his prey;
He devoured people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:4 - ‘Then nations heard about him;
He was caught in their trap,
And they brought him with hooks
To the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:5 - ‘When she saw, as she waited,
That her hope was lost,
She took [fn]another of her cubs
And made him a young lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:6 - ‘And he walked about among the lions,
He became a young lion;
He learned to tear his prey;
He devoured people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:7 - ‘He [fn]destroyed their [fn]palaces
And laid waste their cities;
And the land and its fullness were appalled
Because of the sound of his roaring.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:8 - ‘Then nations set against him
On every side from their provinces,
And they spread their net over him;
He was caught in their trap.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:9 - ‘They put him in a [fn]wooden collar with hooks
And brought him to the king of Babylon;
They brought him in hunting nets
So that his voice would no longer be heard
On the mountains of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:10 - ‘Your mother was like a vine in your [fn]vineyard,
Planted by the waters;
It was fruitful and thick with branches
Because of abundant waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:11 - ‘And it had [fn]strong stems fit for scepters of rulers,
And its height was raised above the clouds
So that it was seen in its height with the mass of its branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - ‘But it was uprooted in fury;
It was thrown down to the ground;
And the east wind dried up its fruit.
[fn]Its strong stem [fn]was torn out
So that [fn]it withered;
The fire consumed it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:13 - ‘And now it is planted in the wilderness,
In a dry and thirsty land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:14 - ‘And fire has gone out from its stem;
It has consumed its shoots and fruit,
So that there is no [fn]strong stem in it,
A scepter to rule.’”
This is a song of mourning, and has become a song of mourning.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or Why did your mother, a lioness, lie down among lions; among young lions rear her cubs?
Lit one
As in Targum; MT knew
Or widows
Or iron
As in some mss; MT blood
Lit stems of strength
Lit The stem of her strength
As in LXX; MT were
As in LXX; MT they
Lit stem of strength
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