Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

Holman Bible

They are like a lion eager to tear,
like a young lion lurking 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 Now they have encircled our paths and are determined to cast us down to the ground. 12 Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush. 13 Arise, LORD, confront them, bring them to their knees! Deliver me from the wicked by your sword


Cross References

Psalm 7:2

Otherwise, they will rip me to shreds like a lion, tearing me apart with no one to rescue me.

Psalm 10:9

Their eyes secretly watch the helpless, lying in wait like a lion in his den. They lie in wait to catch the afflicted. They catch the afflicted when they pull him into their net.

Psalm 22:13

Their mouths are opened wide toward me, like roaring and attacking lions.

2 Timothy 4:17

However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.

1 Peter 5:8

Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the Devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

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