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Genesis 49:9 (a) This type represents Judah as the offspring of Jacob. Jacob is the lion, and Judah is his puppy. Jacob is informing us that he has imparted to Judah his own cunning, power, knowledge of GOD and ability.

Job 4:11 (c) Probably this type may represent the descendants of great men, especially kings. These sons do not have the power of their father, but are scattered, persecuted and killed by their enemies.

Ezekiel 19:2 (a) The Lord describes the children of Israel's kings and leaders as being nourished and brought up as wild animals, rebellious against GOD, and fierce in their attitudes. They should have been as lambs, raised among the sheep, but were wild instead.

Ezekiel 19:3 (a) This young lion was the King of Israel who was taken prisoner by Pharaoh and carried in chains into Egypt. His name was Jehoahaz whose mother was Hamutal.

Ezekiel 19:5 (a) The whelp mentioned in this verse was the king of Israel whose name was Jehoiakim. He was captured by the King of Babylon and was carried as a prisoner to Babylon.

Nahum 2:11 (b) This type represents the generals of the Assyrian army who lived and are called "old lions." The captains and other officers who worked under these generals are called "young lions."


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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Whelp'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wdt/w/whelp.html. 1957.

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