Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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

?DaletHe 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.

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

lying in wait
ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

and as a lion
אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

References

Easton

Fausets

Verse Info

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

9 He walled up my ways with hewn stones, he made crooked my beaten paths. 10 He is to me a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places. 11 He turned aside my ways and he will tear me in pieces: he set me a desolation.


Cross References

Job 10:16

And shall it be lifted up? Thou wilt hunt me as the lion, and thou wilt turn back, thou wilt show thyself wonderful upon me.

Psalm 10:9

He will lie in wait in secret as the lion in her den: he will lie in wait to catch the poor one: he will catch the poor one in drawing him into his net

Psalm 17:12

His likeness as a lion will long for the prey, and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.

Isaiah 38:13

I set till the morning, as the lion thus will he break all my bones: from the day even to the night thou wilt finish me.

Hosea 5:14

For I as the lion to Ephraim, and as the young lion to the house of Judah I, I will rend and go away; I will take away and none delivering.

Hosea 6:1

Go ye and we will turn back to Jehovah: for he rent and he will heal us; he will strike, and he will bind us up.

Hosea 13:7-8

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

Amos 5:18-20

Wo! to you longing for the day of Jehovah; for what this to you? The day of Jehovah this is darkness and not light

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