Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

They are like a lion eager to tear,
like a young lion lurking in ambush.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

International Standard Version

Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.

A Conservative Version

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

American Standard Version

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, And as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Amplified

Like a lion greedy and eager to tear his prey, and as a young lion lurking in hidden places.

Darby Translation

He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as a young lion lurking in secret places.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Like as a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{He is like} a lion; he longs to tear apart, and like a strong lion crouching in hiding places.

Modern King James verseion

their likeness is like a lion that longs to tear, and like a young lion lurking in secret places.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a lion's whelp, lurking in secret places.

NET Bible

He is like a lion that wants to tear its prey to bits, like a young lion crouching in hidden places.

New Heart English Bible

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

The Emphasized Bible

His likeness, is as a lion, that longeth to rend, and as a young lion, lurking in secret places.

Webster

Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

World English Bible

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Youngs Literal Translation

His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, As a young lion dwelling in secret places.

Verse Info

Context Readings

In The Shadow Of Your Wings

11 They advance against me; now they surround me.
They are determined
to throw me to the ground.
12 They are like a lion eager to tear,
like a young lion lurking in ambush.
13 Rise up, Lord!
Confront him; bring him down.
With Your sword, save me from the wicked.


Cross References

Psalm 7:2

or they will tear me like a lion,
ripping me apart with no one to rescue me.

Psalm 10:9

he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.
He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;
he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.

Psalm 22:13

They open their mouths against me—
lions, mauling and roaring.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the proclamation might be fully made through me and all the Gentiles might hear. So I was rescued from the lion’s mouth.

1 Peter 5:8

Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

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