New Living Translation
They are like hungry lions, eager to tear me apart--like young lions hiding in ambush.
King James Bible
Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Darby Bible Translation
He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as a young lion lurking in secret places.
World English Bible
He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Young's Literal Translation
His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, As a young lion dwelling in secret places.
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LibraryHow a Desolate Man Ought to Commit Himself into the Hands of God
O Lord, Holy Father, be Thou blessed now and evermore; because as Thou wilt so it is done, and what Thou doest is good. Let Thy servant rejoice in Thee, not in himself, nor in any other; because Thou alone art the true joy, Thou art my hope and my crown, Thou art my joy and my honour, O Lord. What hath Thy servant, which he received not from Thee, even without merit of his own? Thine are all things which Thou hast given, and which Thou hast made. I am poor and in misery even from my youth up,(1) …
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If you don't, they will maul me like a lion, tearing me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
Like lions crouched in hiding, they wait to pounce on the helpless. Like hunters they capture the helpless and drag them away in nets.
Like lions they open their jaws against me, roaring and tearing into their prey.
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