Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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


He is like a lion eager to tear [his prey],
And like a young lion lurking in hiding places.

Darby Translation

He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as 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.

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 surround us at our [every] step. They {intend} {to pin} [me] to the ground. 12 {He is like} a lion; he longs to tear apart, and like a strong lion crouching in hiding places. 13 Rise up, O Yahweh, confront {him}. Make him bow down. Rescue with your sword my life from [the] wicked,


Cross References

Psalm 7:2

Or else he will tear me apart like a lion, ripping to pieces, with none [to] deliver.

Psalm 10:9

He lies in ambush {secretly,} like a lion in a thicket. He lies in ambush to seize [the] poor; he seizes [the] poor by catching him in his net.

Psalm 22:13

They open their mouth against me [like] a lion tearing and roaring.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord helped me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fulfilled and all the Gentiles might hear, and he rescued [me] from the lion's mouth.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober; be on the alert. Your adversary the devil walks around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

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