Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

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Bible References

A lion

Jeremiah 2:15
Against him, have been roaring wild lions, They have uttered their voice, - and have made his land a desolation, His cities, have been burned, so as to have no inhabitant.
Jeremiah 4:7
There hath come up a lion out of his thicket, Yea, a destroyer of nations - hath set forward, hath come forth out of his place, - To make thy land a desolation, Thy cities, shall fall in ruins, so as to have no inhabitant.
Jeremiah 25:38
He hath left as a lion his covert, For their land hath become a horror, Because of the fierceness of oppression and Because of the fierceness of his anger.
Jeremiah 49:19
Lo! like a lion, will he come up from the majesty of the Jordan, unto the pasture perennial, But I will wink - I will make him run away therefrom, Who then shall be the Chosen One whom over it, I may set in charge? For who shall be like unto, me? And who shall appoint me, a time? And who is the Shepherd that shall stand before, me?
Ezekiel 14:16
Were these three men in the midst thereof, As I live, Declareth My Lord Yahweh, Surely neither sons nor daughters, should they deliver, They alone should be delivered, But the land, should become a desolation.
Daniel 7:4
The foremost, like a lion, having, the wings of an eagle, - I looked until the wings thereof, were torn out, and it was lifted up from the earth, and, upon its feet, like a man, was it caused to stand, and, the heart of a man, was given to it.
Hosea 5:14
For, I, will be as a lion unto Ephraim, and as a young lion to the house of Judah, - I, I, will tear in pieces, and depart, I will carry off, and none be able to rescue.
Hosea 13:7
Therefore am I become to them as a lion, - As a leopard by the way, do I watch.
Amos 5:18
Alas for them who are longing for the day of Yahweh, - What good to you, is the day of Yahweh? it, being darkness and not light:
Nahum 2:11
Where is the lair of the lions? Yea the very feeding-place of the young lions, - where walked the lion, the lioness, the lion's whelp, with none to make them afraid?

And a wolf

Psalm 104:20
Thou causest darkness, and it becometh night, Therein, creepeth forth, Every wild beast of the forest;
Ezekiel 22:27
Her rulers within her have been like wolves, rending prey,- In shedding blood In destroying lives, For the sake of getting dishonest gain.
Habakkuk 1:8
Then, swifter than leopards, are his horses, and, more sharply they attack, than evening wolves, and forward have leapt his chargers, - Yea, his chargers, from afar, will come in, they will fly as an eagle hath hastened to devour.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her rulers in her midst, are roaring lions, - her judges, evening wolves, they have left nothing until morning!

A leopard

Daniel 7:6
After that, I was looking, and lo! another like a leopard, and it, had four wings of a bird upon its back, - and four heads, had the wild beast, and dominion, was given to it,
Hosea 13:7
Therefore am I become to them as a lion, - As a leopard by the way, do I watch.
Revelation 13:2
And, the beast which I saw, was like unto a leopard; and, his feet, as of a bear, and, his mouth, as the mouth of a lion. And the dragon gave unto him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

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Hosea 13:7
Therefore am I become to them as a lion, - As a leopard by the way, do I watch.