Ezekiel 19:2-6 NIV

2 and say: " 'What a lioness1 was your mother among the lions! She lay down among the young lions and reared her cubs.2

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3 She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.
4 The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks3 to the land of Egypt.4

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5 " 'When she saw her hope unfulfilled, her expectation gone, she took another of her cubs5 and made him a strong lion.6

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6 He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured men.7

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