Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They open wide their mouth at me,
As a ravening and a roaring lion.

King James Version

They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

They gape upon me with their mouth, [as] a ravening and a roaring lion.

American Standard Version

They gape upon me with their mouth, As a ravening and a roaring lion.

Amplified


They open wide their mouths against me,
Like a ravening and a roaring lion.

Bible in Basic English

I saw their mouths wide open, like lions crying after food.

Darby Translation

They gape upon me with their mouth, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

Julia Smith Translation

They opened their mouth upon me, a lion rending and roaring.

King James 2000

They gaped on me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

They opened wide their mouths on Me, like a ripping and a roaring lion.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They gape upon me with their mouths, as it were a rampaging and a roaring lion.

NET Bible

They open their mouths to devour me like a roaring lion that rips its prey.

New Heart English Bible

They open their mouths wide against me, lions tearing prey and roaring.

The Emphasized Bible

They have opened wide against me their mouth, A lion rending and roaring.

Webster

They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

World English Bible

They open their mouths wide against me, lions tearing prey and roaring.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have opened against me their mouth, A lion tearing and roaring.

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Context Readings

From Suffering To Praise

12 Many bulls have surrounded me;
Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.
13 They open wide their mouth at me,
As a ravening and a roaring lion.
14 I am poured out like water,
And all my bones are out of joint;
My heart is like wax;
It is melted within me.


Cross References

Psalm 35:21

They opened their mouth wide against me;
They said, “Aha, aha, our eyes have seen it!”

Job 16:10

“They have gaped at me with their mouth,
They have slapped me on the cheek with contempt;
They have massed themselves against me.

Psalm 17:12

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

Lamentations 2:16

All your enemies
Have opened their mouths wide against you;
They hiss and gnash their teeth.
They say, “We have swallowed her up!
Surely this is the day for which we waited;
We have reached it, we have seen it.”

Lamentations 3:46

All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.

Psalm 7:2

Or he will tear my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.

Psalm 22:7

All who see me sneer at me;
They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,

Psalm 22:21

Save me from the lion’s mouth;
From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me.

Psalm 35:17

Lord, how long will You look on?
Rescue my soul from their ravages,
My only life from the lions.

Ezekiel 22:27-28

Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

Matthew 26:59-65

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

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