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Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion, and lift up himself as a young lion: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, and drink the blood of the slain.

Bible References

As a great

Numbers 24:8
God brought him forth out of Egypt; as the swiftness of the buffalo to him: he shall cut up the nations his enemies; he shall cut off their strong defences, and he shall smite through his arrows.
Genesis 49:9
Judah, a lion's whelp; from the green leaf, my son, thou didst go up: bending, lying down, as a lion, and as a lioness: who shall raise him up?
Deuteronomy 33:20
And to Gad he said, Blessed he enlarging Gad: he dwelt as a lion, and he tore up the arm, also the crown.
Psalm 17:12
His likeness as a lion will long for the prey, and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.
Proverbs 30:30
The lion strong among cattle, and he will not turn back from the face of all;
Isaiah 31:4
For thus spake Jehovah to me, As the lion shall growl, and the young lion over his prey, when a fulness of shepherds shall be called against him, from their voice shall he not be terrified, and shall not he be humbled from their noise: thus shalt Jehovah of armies come down to war from mount Zion and for its hill.
Amos 3:8
The lion roared, who shall not be afraid? the Lord Jehovah spake, who shall not prophesy?
Revelation 5:5
And one of the elders says to me, Weep not: behold, the Lion conquered, he being of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, to open the book, and to loose its seven seals.

He shall

Numbers 24:17
I shall see him and not now: I shall look after him, and not near: a star came forth from Jacob, and a rod rose up from Israel and dashed in pieces the faces of Moab, and undermined all the sons of Seth.
Genesis 49:27
Benjamin, a Wolf, tearing in pieces; in the morning will he eat the prey, and at evening he will divide the prey.
Daniel 2:44
And in their days that they are kings, the God of the heavens shall set up a kingdom that shall not be destroyed forever: and its kingdom shall be left to another people; it shall beat small and destroy all these kingdoms, and this shall stand forever.
Micah 5:8
And the remnant of Jacob was among the nations in the midst of many peoples as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he passed through, and he trod down and pulled in pieces, and none delivering.
Zechariah 10:4
From him the chief, from him the nail, from him the bow of war, from him came forth every tyrant together.
Zechariah 12:6
In that day I will set the thousands of Judah as a fire-pan of fire among the woods, and as a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they devoured upon the right and upon the left all the peoples round about: and Jerusalem shall yet dwell in her place in Jerusalem.
Revelation 19:11
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he sitting upon him called Faithful and True, and in justice he judges and makes war.

General references

Numbers 1:28
For the sons of Issachar, their generations according to their families, according to the house of their fathers, according to the number of names, from
Job 38:40
For they will sink down in the dwellings; they will dwell in the thicket to lie in wait
Proverbs 30:30
The lion strong among cattle, and he will not turn back from the face of all;