2 Kings 17:25

25 When they first lived there, they did not worship the LORD; so he sent lions among them and they killed some of the people.

Read 2 Kings 17:25 Using Other Translations

And so it was at the beginning of their dwelling there, that they feared not the LORD: therefore the LORD sent lions among them, which slew some of them.
And at the beginning of their dwelling there, they did not fear the LORD. Therefore the LORD sent lions among them, which killed some of them.
But since these foreign settlers did not worship the LORD when they first arrived, the LORD sent lions among them, which killed some of them.