1 Peter 5:8
Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
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1 Peter 1:13
Therefore prepare your minds for action. Be sober-minded. Set your hope fully on the grace to be given you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:7
The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear-minded and sober, so you can pray.

Matthew 24:48-50
But suppose that servant is wicked and says in his heart, 'My master will be away a long time.' . . .

Luke 12:45, 46
But suppose that servant says in his heart, 'My master will be a long time in coming, ' and he begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk. . . .

Luke 21:34, 36
But watch yourselves, or your hearts will be weighed down by dissipation, drunkenness, and the worries of life--and that day will spring upon you suddenly like a snare. . . .

Romans 13:11-13
And do this, understanding the occasion. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8
So then, let us not sleep as the others do, but let us remain awake and sober. . . .

1 Timothy 2:9, 15
Likewise, I want the women to adorn themselves with respectable apparel, with modesty, and with self-control, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, . . .

1 Timothy 3:2, 11
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, . . .

Titus 1:8
Instead, he must be hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.

Titus 2:2, 4, 6, 12
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, and sound in faith, love, and perseverance. . . .


Esther 7:6
Esther replied, "The adversary and enemy is this wicked man--Haman!" And Haman stood in terror before the king and queen.

Job 1:6
One day the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.

Job 2:2
"Where have you come from?" said the LORD to Satan. "From roaming through the earth, " he replied, "and from walking back and forth in it."

Psalm 109:6
Set over him a wicked man; let an accuser stand at his right hand.

Isaiah 50:8
The One who vindicates Me is near. Who will dare to contend with Me? Let us confront each other! Who has a case against Me? Let him approach Me!

Zechariah 3:1
Then the angel showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the LORD, with Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.

Luke 22:31
Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat.

the devil.

Matthew 4:1, 11
Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. . . .

Matthew 13:39
and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels.

Matthew 25:41
Then He will say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

John 8:44
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out his desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, refusing to uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

Ephesians 4:27
and do not give the devil a foothold.

Ephesians 6:11
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can make your stand against the devil's schemes.

James 4:7
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 John 3:8-10
The one who practices sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the very start. This is why the Son of God was revealed, to destroy the works of the devil. . . .

Revelation 12:9
And the great dragon was hurled down--the ancient serpent called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.

Revelation 22:2, 10
down the middle of the main street of the city. On either side of the river stood a tree of life, producing twelve kinds of fruit and yielding a fresh crop for each month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. . . .


Judges 14:5
Then Samson went down to Timnah with his father and mother and came to the vineyards of Timnah. Suddenly a young lion came roaring at him,

Psalm 104:21
The young lions roar for their prey and seek their food from God.

Proverbs 19:12
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.

Proverbs 20:2
The terror of a king is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him forfeits his own life.

Isaiah 5:29, 30
Their roaring is like that of a lion; they roar like young lions. They growl and seize their prey; they carry it away from deliverance. . . .

Isaiah 14:12, 13
How you have fallen from heaven, O Morning Star, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the ground, O destroyer of nations. . . .

Jeremiah 2:15
The young lions have roared at him; they have growled with a loud voice. They have laid waste his land; his cities lie in ruins, without inhabitants.

Jeremiah 51:38
They will roar together like young lions; they will growl like lion cubs.

Ezekiel 19:7
He broke down their strongholds and devastated their cities. The land and all who were in it shuddered at the sound of his roaring.

Hosea 11:10
They will walk after the LORD; He will roar like a lion. When He roars, His children will come trembling from the west.

Joel 3:16
The LORD will roar from Zion and raise His voice from Jerusalem; heaven and earth will tremble. But the LORD will be a refuge for His people, a stronghold for the people of Israel.

Amos 1:2
He said: "The LORD roars from Zion and raises His voice from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds mourn, and the summit of Carmel withers."

Amos 3:4, 8
Does a lion roar in the forest when he has no prey? Does a young lion growl in his den if he has caught nothing? . . .

Zechariah 11:3
Listen to the wail of the shepherds, for their glory is in ruins. Listen to the howl of the young lions, for the thickets of the Jordan are destroyed.

2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message would be fully proclaimed, and all the Gentiles would hear it. So I was delivered from the mouth of the lion.

Revelation 12:12
Therefore rejoice, O heavens, and you who dwell in them! But woe to the earth and the sea; with great fury the devil has come down to you, knowing he has only a short time."


Job 1:7
"Where have you come from?" said the LORD to Satan. "From roaming through the earth, " he replied, "and from walking back and forth in it."

Job 2:2
"Where have you come from?" said the LORD to Satan. "From roaming through the earth, " he replied, "and from walking back and forth in it."


Ezekiel 22:25
The conspiracy of the princes in her midst is like a roaring lion tearing its prey. They devour the people, seize the treasures and precious things, and multiply the widows within her.

Daniel 6:24
At the command of the king, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought and thrown into the den of lions--they and their children and wives. And before they had reached the bottom of the den, the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

Hosea 13:8
Like a bear robbed of her cubs, I will attack them, and I will tear open their chests. There I will devour them like a lion, like a wild beast would tear them apart.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

King James Bible
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

International Standard Version
Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

NET Bible
Be sober and alert. Your enemy the devil, like a roaring lion, is on the prowl looking for someone to devour.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be alert, be reflective, because your enemy Satan roars like a lion and is walking and seeking whom he may devour.
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