Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, [that] I dwell among the tents of Kedar. Too long my soul has had its dwelling near [one who] hates peace.

and rescued righteous Lot, worn down by the way of life of lawless persons in licentiousness (for that righteous man, [as he] lived among them day after day, was tormenting [his] righteous soul by the lawless deeds [he was] seeing and hearing),


for the arrows of Shaddai [are] in me; my spirit drinks their poison; the terrors of God are arrayed against me.

My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

God, who brings him out from Egypt, [is] like the strength of a wild ox for him. He will devour [the] nations [who are] his enemies; he will break their bones; he will pierce [them with] his arrows.

I will heap disasters upon them; my arrows I will spend on them.

I will make my arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh with the blood of the slain, and captives from the heads of the leaders of [the] enemy.'

For look: The wicked {string the bow}. They have fitted their arrow to [the] string, to shoot from [the] darkness at the upright of heart.

For you will {turn them to flight}; you will aim [arrows] on your bowstrings at their faces.


Your arrows [are] sharp; peoples fall under you in the midst of the king's enemies.

Let them run [away] like water [that] runs off. [When] he bends [the bow], let his arrows [be] as though they were cut off.


[The] sharpened arrows of a warrior, with burning charcoals from broom trees.

Flash forth lightning and scatter them; dispatch your arrows and rout them.

[Like] a club and sword and a sharp arrow [is] a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.

He has bent his bow and set me as the target for the arrow. He shot {the arrows of his quiver} into my kidneys.

When I send my arrows of deadly famine against them, which will be as destruction that I will send [in order] to destroy you, I will increase famine against you, and I will break {the supply of food} for you.

Sun [and] moon stood still in [their] place; at the light of your arrows they moved about; at the gleam of the flashing of your spear.


because the zeal for your house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those reproaching you have fallen on me.

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

They only plan to thrust [him] down from his high position; they are pleased [with] deception. With their mouths they bless, but {inwardly} they curse. Selah

All day they twist my words; all their thoughts [are] against me for evil.

More numerous than the hairs of my head are [those] hating me without a cause. [Those who are] destroying me--my enemies wrongfully-- are mighty. What I did not steal, I then must restore.

For my enemies talk concerning me, and those who watch for my life conspire together,

All the day my enemies reproach me; those who mock me swear [oaths] against me.

for {wicked and deceitful mouths} have opened against me. They speak to me with a lying tongue. They also surround me with words of hate, and fight me without cause. In return for my love they accuse me, though I [am in] prayer. read more.
So they inflicted evil against me in return for good and hatred in return for my love.

"Too often they have attacked me from my youth." Let Israel say, "Too often they have attacked me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me. On my back plowmen have plowed. They have made their furrows long."


My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.


My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

[Like] a club and sword and a sharp arrow [is] a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.


My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

who sharpen their tongue like a sword. They bend [their bow to shoot] their arrows--bitter words,



My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.