Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Gaped, etc

Psalm 22:7
All who see me sneer at me;
They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,
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.
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.
Matthew 26:3
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

As a

Psalm 22:21
Save me from the lion’s mouth;
From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me.
Psalm 7:2
Or he will tear my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.
Psalm 17:12
He is like a lion that is eager to tear,
And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.
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
Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.
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.

General references

Psalm 118:11
They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me;
In the name of the Lord I will surely cut them off.
Matthew 27:41
In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
Luke 23:23
But they were insistent, with loud voices asking that He be crucified. And their voices began to prevail.