Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Holman Bible

He is a bear waiting in ambush, a lion in hiding;

International Standard Version

He is like a bear that lies in wait for me, a lion in hiding.

A Conservative Version

He is to me as a bear laying in wait, as a lion in concealed places.

American Standard Version

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

Amplified

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, and like a lion [hiding] in secret places.

Bible in Basic English

He is like a bear waiting for me, like a lion in secret places.

Darby Translation

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Daleth He was unto me as a bear lying in wait and as a lion in secret places.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To me he [is] like a bear lying in wait, a lion in hiding.

Modern King James verseion

He was a bear lying in wait for me, a lion in secret places.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Daleth} He layeth wait for me like a Bear, and as a lion in a hole.

NET Bible

(Dalet) To me he is like a bear lying in ambush, like a hidden lion stalking its prey.

New Heart English Bible

He is to me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in hiding.

The Emphasized Bible

A bear lying in wait, he is to me, a lion, in secret places;

Webster

He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

A bear lying in wait He is to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He was unto me as a bear
דּוב דּב 
Dob 
Usage: 12

ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

and as a lion
אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

References

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

9 He has blocked my ways with hewn stone; He has made my paths crooked. 10 He is to me like a bear lying in wait, Like a lion in secret places. 11 He has turned aside my ways and torn me to pieces; He has made me desolate.


Cross References

Job 10:16

'Should my head be lifted up, You would hunt me like a lion; And again You would show Your power against me.

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 17:12

He is like a lion that is eager to tear, And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.

Isaiah 38:13

"I composed my soul until morning. Like a lion--so He breaks all my bones, From day until night You make an end of me.

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.

Hosea 6:1

"Come, let us return to the LORD For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.

Hosea 13:7-8

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

Amos 5:18-20

Alas, you who are longing for the day of the LORD, For what purpose will the day of the LORD be to you? It will be darkness and not light;

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