International Standard Version
9 Judah is a lion cub.
My son, you have gone up from the prey.
Crouching like a lion,
he lies down,
Like a lioness,
who would dare rouse him?
10 The scepter will not depart from Judah,
nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,
until the one[a] comes, who owns them both,[b]
and to him will belong the allegiance[c] of nations.
11 Binding his donkey to the vine
and his mare’s foal to its thick tendrils,
he will wash his garments in wine
and his robe in the juice of grapes.
New International Version
9 You are a lion’s(A) cub,(B) Judah;(C)
you return from the prey,(D) my son.
Like a lion he crouches and lies down,
like a lioness—who dares to rouse him?
10 The scepter will not depart from Judah,(E)
nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,[a]
until he to whom it belongs[b] shall come(F)
and the obedience of the nations shall be his.(G)
11 He will tether his donkey(H) to a vine,
his colt to the choicest branch;(I)
he will wash his garments in wine,
his robes in the blood of grapes.(J)