Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

lest they tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

American Standard Version

Lest they tear my soul like a lion, Rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Amplified

Lest my foe tear my life [from my body] like a lion, dragging me away while there is none to deliver.

Bible in Basic English

So that he may not come rushing on my soul like a lion, wounding it, while there is no one to be my saviour.

Darby Translation

Lest he tear my soul like a lion, crushing it while there is no deliverer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lest they take my soul, as a lion dismembers his prey when there is none to deliver.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest he shall rend my soul as the lion, breaking in pieces and none delivering.

King James 2000

Lest they tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

lest he tear my soul like a lion, tearing it in pieces, and there is no one to deliver.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

lest he devour my soul like a lion, and tear it in pieces, while there is none to help.

NET Bible

Otherwise they will rip me to shreds like a lion; they will tear me to bits and no one will be able to rescue me.

New Heart English Bible

lest they tear apart my soul like a lion, ripping it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

The Emphasized Bible

Lest one tear, as a lion, my soul, - and there be no deliverer to rescue.

Webster

Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

World English Bible

lest they tear apart my soul like a lion, ripping it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lest he tear as a lion my soul, Rending, and there is no deliverer.

References

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Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

1 O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge; Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me, 2 Or he will tear my soul like a lion, Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver. 3 O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,


Cross References

Psalm 50:22

"Now consider this, you who forget God, Or I will tear you in pieces, and there will be none to deliver.

Isaiah 38:13

"I composed my soul until morning. Like a lion--so He breaks all my bones, From day until night You make an end of me.

Deuteronomy 33:20

Of Gad he said, "Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad; He lies down as a lion, And tears the arm, also the crown of the head.

Judges 18:28

And there was no one to deliver them, because it was far from Sidon and they had no dealings with anyone, and it was in the valley which is near Beth-rehob. And they rebuilt the city and lived in it.

2 Samuel 14:6

"Your maidservant had two sons, but the two of them struggled together in the field, and there was no one to separate them, so one struck the other and killed him.

Job 10:7

'According to Your knowledge I am indeed not guilty, Yet there is no deliverance from Your hand.

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 17:12

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

Psalm 22:13

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

Psalm 35:15

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered themselves together; The smiters whom I did not know gathered together against me, They slandered me without ceasing.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.

Hosea 13:7-8

So I will be like a lion to them; Like a leopard I will lie in wait by the wayside.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.

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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