32 The lion represents the Messiah, whom God Most High has held back until the end. He will be a descendant of David and will come and speak to the rulers. He will rebuke them for their wickedness, their sinfulness, and their contempt for God's ways. 1
References for 2 Esdras 12:32
    • b 12:32 - [Some ancient translations] He will . . . speak; [Latin does not have these words.]