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Summary

I will meet them as a bear that is bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the caul of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall tear them.

Bible References

As a

2 Samuel 17:8
Hushai said moreover, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Proverbs 17:12
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, Rather than a fool in his folly.
Amos 9:1
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar: and he said, Smite the capitals, that the thresholds may shake; and break them in pieces on the head of all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: there shall not one of them flee away, and there shall not one of them escape.

Wild beast

Psalm 80:13
The boar out of the wood doth ravage it, And the wild beasts of the field feed on it.
Isaiah 5:29
their roaring shall be like a lioness, they shall roar like young lions; yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and carry it away safe, and there shall be none to deliver.
Isaiah 56:9
All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, yea , all ye beasts in the forest.
Jeremiah 12:9
Is my heritage unto me as a speckled bird of prey? are the birds of prey against her round about? go ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.

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