New International Version
The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.
King James Bible
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.
Darby Bible Translation
The young lions are in need and suffer hunger; but they that seek Jehovah shall not want any good.
World English Bible
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek Yahweh shall not lack any good thing.
Young's Literal Translation
Young lions have lacked and been hungry, And those seeking Jehovah lack not any good,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The young lions do lack - Instead of כפירים kephirim, the young lions, one of Kennicott's MSS. has כבירים cabbirim, "powerful men." The Vulgate, Septuagint, Ethiopic, Syriac, Arabic, and Anglo-Saxon have the same reading. Houbigant approves of this; and indeed the sense and connection seem to require it. My old Psalter reads: - The Ryche had nede; and thai hungerd: but sekand Lard sal noght be lessed of alle gode. That es, says the paraphrase, with outen lessyng thai sal have God; that es alle gode; for in God is al gode.
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'The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.'--PSALM xxxiv. 10. If we may trust the superscription of this psalm, it was written by David at one of the very darkest days of his wanderings, probably in the Cave of Adullam, where he had gathered around him a band of outlaws, and was living, to all appearance, a life uncommonly like that of a brigand chief, in the hills. One might have pardoned him if, at such a moment, some cloud of doubt or …
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The lion perishes for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.
"Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you.
A psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.
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