Psalm 57:4 {56:5}
Good News Translation
I am surrounded by enemies, who are like lions hungry for human flesh. Their teeth are like spears and arrows; their tongues are like sharp swords.

Contemporary English Version
My enemies are fierce, much worse than lions! They have spears and arrows instead of teeth, and they have sharp swords instead of tongues.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

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And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

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Psalm 10:9 His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.

Psalm 17:12,13 They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places. . . .

Psalm 22:13-16 They have opened their mouths against me, as a lion ravening and roaring. . . .

Psalm 35:17 Lord, when wilt thou look upon me? rescue thou my soul from their malice: my only one from the lions.

Psalm 58:6 God shall break in pieces their teeth in their mouth: the Lord shall break the grinders of the lions.

Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Daniel 6:22-24 My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut up the mouths of the lions, and they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him justice hath been found in me: yea, and before thee, O king, I have done no offence. . . .

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Judges 9:20 But if unjustly: let fire come out from him, and consume the inhabitants of Sichem, and the town of Mello: and let fire come out from the men of Sichem and from the town of Mello, and devour Abimelech.

James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is placed among our members, which defileth the whole body and inflameth the wheel of our nativity, being set on fire by hell.

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Psalm 58:6 God shall break in pieces their teeth in their mouth: the Lord shall break the grinders of the lions.

John 4:10,11 Jesus answered and said to her: If thou didst know the gift of God and who he is that saith to thee: Give me to drink; thou perhaps wouldst have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water. . . .

Proverbs 30:14 A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

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Psalm 52:2 All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Psalm 64:3 For they have whetted their tongues like a sword; they have bent their bow a bitter thing,

Proverbs 12:18 There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 25:18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Revelation 19:15 And out of his mouth proceedeth a sharp two-edged sword, that with it he may strike the nations. And he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God the Almighty.

Context
In You My Soul Takes Refuge
3He hath sent from heaven and delivered me: he hath made them a reproach that trod upon me. God hath sent his mercy and his truth, 4And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.5Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory above all the earth.…
Cross References
Psalm 3:7
For thou hast struck all them who are my adversaries without cause: thou hast broken the teeth of sinners.

Psalm 7:2
Lest at any time he seize upon my soul like a lion, while there is no one to redeem me, nor to save.

Psalm 35:17
Lord, when wilt thou look upon me? rescue thou my soul from their malice: my only one from the lions.

Psalm 52:2
All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Psalm 55:21
They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Psalm 58:6
God shall break in pieces their teeth in their mouth: the Lord shall break the grinders of the lions.

Psalm 59:7
Behold they shall speak with their mouth, and a sword is in their lips: for who, say they, hath heard us?

Psalm 64:3
For they have whetted their tongues like a sword; they have bent their bow a bitter thing,

Psalm 140:3
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips.

Proverbs 5:4
Her feet go down into death, and her steps go in as far as hell.

Proverbs 12:18
There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 25:18
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 30:14
A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

Additional Translations
My soul is among the lions; I lie down with ravenous beasts whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is among lions; I lie among them that are set on fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, And their tongue a sharp sword.

and he has delivered my soul from the midst of lions'whelps: I lay down to sleep, though troubled. As for the sons of men, their teeth are arms and missile weapons, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down [among] them that breathe out flames, the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is among lions; I lie among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is among lions. I lie among those who are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

My soul is in the midst of lions, I lie down among flames -- sons of men, Their teeth are a spear and arrows, And their tongue a sharp sword.
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