Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So I will be like a lion to them; Like a leopard I will lie in wait by the wayside.

King James Version

Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them:

Holman Bible

So I will be like a lion to them; I will lurk like a leopard on the path.

International Standard Version

"So I will be like a lion to them. Like a leopard I will stalk them along the road.

A Conservative Version

Therefore I am to them as a lion. As a leopard I will watch by the way.

American Standard Version

Therefore am I unto them as a lion; as a leopard will I watch by the way;

Amplified

Therefore I have become to them like a lion; like a leopard I will lurk by the way [to Assyria] and watch them.

Bible in Basic English

So I will be like a lion to them; as a cruel beast I will keep watch by the road;

Darby Translation

And I will be unto them as a lion; as a leopard I will lurk for them by the way;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore I will be unto them as a lion; as a tiger in the way I will observe them:

Julia Smith Translation

And I will be to them as a lion: as a panther upon the way I will look around.

King James 2000

Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will be like a lion to them; I lie in wait beside [the] way, like a leopard.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore I will be as a lion to them; as a leopard by the way I will watch them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore will I be unto them as a lion, and as a leopard in the way to the Assyrians.

NET Bible

So I will pounce on them like a lion; like a leopard I will lurk by the path.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore I am like a lion to them. Like a leopard, I will lurk by the path.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore am I become to them as a lion, - As a leopard by the way, do I watch.

Webster

Therefore I will be to them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them.

World English Bible

Therefore I am like a lion to them. Like a leopard, I will lurk by the path.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I am to them as a lion, As a leopard by the way I look out.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Therefore I will be unto them as a lion
שׁחל 
Shachal 
Usage: 7

as a leopard
נמר 
Namer 
Usage: 6

by the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

will I observe
שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Death And Resurrection

6 As they had their pasture, they became satisfied, And being satisfied, their heart became proud; Therefore they forgot Me. 7 So I will be like a lion to them; Like a leopard I will lie in wait by the wayside. 8 I will encounter them like a bear robbed of her cubs, And I will tear open their chests; There I will also devour them like a lioness, As a wild beast would tear them.



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will slay them, A wolf of the deserts will destroy them, A leopard is watching their cities Everyone who goes out of them will be torn in pieces, Because their transgressions are many, Their apostasies are numerous.

Hosea 5:14

For I will be like a lion to Ephraim And like a young lion to the house of Judah I, even I, will tear to pieces and go away, I will carry away, and there will be none to deliver.

Lamentations 3:10

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, Like a lion in secret places.

Isaiah 42:13

The LORD will go forth like a warrior, He will arouse His zeal like a man of war He will utter a shout, yes, He will raise a war cry He will prevail against His enemies.

Amos 1:2

He said, "The LORD roars from Zion And from Jerusalem He utters His voice; And the shepherds' pasture grounds mourn, And the summit of Carmel dries up."

Amos 3:4

Does a lion roar in the forest when he has no prey? Does a young lion growl from his den unless he has captured something?

Amos 3:8

A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken! Who can but prophesy?

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