“Are not my officials all kings?
and the wild animals; 3
the birds will eat them during the summer,
and all the wild animals will eat them during the winter.
so they will pay attention and understand
that the Lord’s power 6 has accomplished this,
and that the Holy One of Israel has brought it into being.” 7
1 tn Or “For” (KJV, ASV, NASB, NRSV).
2 tn Heb “they will be left together” (so NASB).
3 tn Heb “the beasts of the earth” (so KJV, NASB).
4 tn The words “I will do this” are supplied in the translation for clarification. The Hebrew text has here simply, “in order that.”
5 tn Heb “they”; NAB, NRSV “that all may see”; CEV, NLT “Everyone will see.”
6 tn Heb “hand” (so KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV).
7 tn Or “created it” (KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV); TEV “has made it happen.”