Psalm 17:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1825 [e]דִּמְיֹנ֗וֹ
dim-yō-nōw,
LikeN-msc | 3ms
738 [e]כְּ֭אַרְיֵה
kə-’ar-yêh
as a lionPrep-k | N-ms
3700 [e]יִכְס֣וֹף
yiḵ-sō-wp̄
is eagerV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
2963 [e]לִטְר֑וֹף
liṭ-rō-wp̄;
to tear his preyPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3715 [e]וְ֝כִכְפִ֗יר
wə-ḵiḵ-p̄îr,
and like a young lionConj-w, Prep-k | N-ms
3427 [e]יֹשֵׁ֥ב
yō-šêḇ
lurkingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
4565 [e]בְּמִסְתָּרִֽים׃
bə-mis-tā-rîm.
in secret placesPrep-b | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 17:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
דִּמְיֹנֹ֗ו כְּ֭אַרְיֵה יִכְסֹ֣וף לִטְרֹ֑וף וְ֝כִכְפִ֗יר יֹשֵׁ֥ב בְּמִסְתָּרִֽים׃

תהילים 17:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דמינו כאריה יכסוף לטרוף וככפיר ישב במסתרים׃

תהילים 17:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דמינו כאריה יכסוף לטרוף וככפיר ישב במסתרים׃

תהילים 17:12 Hebrew Bible
דמינו כאריה יכסוף לטרוף וככפיר ישב במסתרים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He is like a lion that is eager to tear, And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.

King James Bible
Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They are like a lion eager to tear, like a young lion lurking in ambush.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Like, etc. [Heb.] The likeness of him, (that is, of every one of them) is as a lion that desireth to ravin.

Psalm 7:2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there …

Psalm 22:13 They gaped on me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.

2 Timothy 4:17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that …

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring …

lurking [Heb.] sitting

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