Parallel Verses

NET Bible

I will attack them like a bear robbed of her cubs -- I will rip open their chests. I will devour them there like a lion -- like a wild animal would tear them apart.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

I will attack them
like a bear robbed of her cubs
and tear open the rib cage over their hearts.
I will devour them there like a lioness,
like a wild beast that would rip them open.

International Standard Version

I will confront them like a bear deprived of her cubs; I will tear open their ribs. I will devour them like a lion the wild beasts will rip them apart.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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 lioness; the wild beast shall tear them.

Amplified


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.

Bible in Basic English

I will come face to face with them like a bear whose young ones have been taken from her, and their inmost hearts will be broken; there the dogs will make a meal of them; they will be wounded by the beasts of the field.

Darby Translation

I will meet them as a bear bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness: the beast of the field shall tear them.

Julia Smith Translation

I will fall upon them as a bear bereaved, and I will rend the enclosure of their heart, and devour them there as a lion: the beast of the field shall cleave them asunder.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will attack them like a bear robbed of her offspring, and I will tear open the covering of their heart; there I will devour them like a lion, like an animal of the field would mutilate them.

Modern King James verseion

I will meet them like a bereaved bear, and will tear the lining of their heart. And there I will devour them like a lion; the wild beast shall tear them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will come upon them as a she bear, that is robbed of her whelps, and I will break that stubborn heart of theirs. There will I devour them as a lion: yea the wild beast shall tear them.

New Heart English Bible

I will meet them like a bear that is bereaved of her cubs, and will tear the covering of their heart. There I will devour them like a lioness. The wild animal will tear them.

The Emphasized Bible

I will fall upon them as a bear bereaved, and will read asunder the enclosure of their heart, - that I may devour them there, like a lioness, the wild beast of the field, shall tear them in pieces.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

I will meet them like a bear that is bereaved of her cubs, and will tear the covering of their heart. There I will devour them like a lioness. The wild animal will tear them.

Youngs Literal Translation

I do meet them as a bereaved bear, And I rend the enclosure of their heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will meet
פּגשׁ 
Pagash 
Usage: 14

them as a bear
דּוב דּב 
Dob 
Usage: 12

שׁכּל שׁכּוּל 
Shakkuwl 
Usage: 7

of her whelps, and will rend
קרע 
Qara` 
Usage: 63

the caul
סגור 
C@gowr 
Usage: 1

and there will I devour
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

לבאות לבאים לביּא לביא 
Labiy' 
Usage: 14

the wild
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

בּקע 
Baqa` 
Usage: 51

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Death And Resurrection

7 So I will pounce on them like a lion; like a leopard I will lurk by the path. 8 I will attack them like a bear robbed of her cubs -- I will rip open their chests. I will devour them there like a lion -- like a wild animal would tear them apart. 9 I will destroy you, O Israel! Who is there to help you?



Cross References

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai went on to say, "You know your father and his men -- they are soldiers and are as dangerous as a bear out in the wild that has been robbed of her cubs. Your father is an experienced soldier; he will not stay overnight with the army.

Proverbs 17:12

It is better for a person to meet a mother bear being robbed of her cubs, than to encounter a fool in his folly.

Psalm 50:22

Carefully consider this, you who reject God! Otherwise I will rip you to shreds and no one will be able to rescue you.

Psalm 80:13

The wild boars of the forest ruin it; the insects of the field feed on it.

Isaiah 5:29

Their roar is like a lion's; they roar like young lions. They growl and seize their prey; they drag it away and no one can come to the rescue.

Isaiah 56:9

All you wild animals in the fields, come and devour, all you wild animals in the forest!

Jeremiah 12:9

The people I call my own attack me like birds of prey or like hyenas. But other birds of prey are all around them. Let all the nations gather together like wild beasts. Let them come and destroy these people I call my own.

Amos 9:1-3

I saw the sovereign One standing by the altar and he said, "Strike the tops of the support pillars, so the thresholds shake! Knock them down on the heads of all the people, and I will kill the survivors with the sword. No one will be able to run away; no one will be able to escape.

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