Revelation 9:8
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English Standard Version
their hair like women’s hair, and their teeth like lions’ teeth;

King James Bible
And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.

American Standard Version
And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as teeth of lions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they had hair as the hair of women; and their teeth were as lions:

English Revised Version
And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.

Weymouth New Testament
Their faces seemed human and they had hair like women's hair, but their teeth resembled those of lions.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Hair of women

The antennae of the locust. There is said to be an Arabic proverb in which the antennae of locusts are compared to girls' hair.

Teeth of lions

Compare Joel 1:6.

Revelation 9:8 Parallel Commentaries

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hair.

2 Kings 9:30 And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window.

Isaiah 3:24 And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent...

1 Corinthians 11:14,15 Does not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame to him...

1 Timothy 2:9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with modesty and sobriety; not with braided hair, or gold...

1 Peter 3:3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

and their.

Psalm 57:4 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...

Joel 1:6 For a nation is come up on my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion...

Cross References
Joel 1:6
For a nation has come up against my land, powerful and beyond number; its teeth are lions' teeth, and it has the fangs of a lioness.

Romans 9:29
And as Isaiah predicted, "If the Lord of hosts had not left us offspring, we would have been like Sodom and become like Gomorrah."

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