She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.
The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks1 to the land of Egypt.2
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" 'When she saw her hope unfulfilled, her expectation gone, she took another of her cubs3 and made him a strong lion.4
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He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.5
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He broke down their strongholds and devastated6 their towns. The land and all who were in it were terrified by his roaring.
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Then the nations7 came against him, those from regions round about. They spread their net8 for him, and he was trapped in their pit.9
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