Psalms 104:21

“The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The young lyons roare after their pray: and seeke their meate from God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The young lions roar after their prey And seek their food from God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The young lions roar after their prey, And seek their food from God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The young lions go thundering after their food; searching for their meat from God.
- Basic English Bible

The young lions roar after the prey, and to seek their food from God.
- Darby Bible

The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.
- Webster's Bible

The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.
- World English Bible

The young lions are roaring for prey, And to seek from God their food.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 104:21


104:21 Roar - They roar when they come within sight of their prey. Seek - Their roaring is a kind of natural prayer to God, for relief.


Discussion for Psalms 104

  • BSP
    Verse 15 shows that Jehovah God gave wine for our enjoyment. Wine goes beyond what is strictly necessary to maintain life and it adds to our joy.
  • Ezekiel Youngbo
    This is a most interesting psalm where all the qualities of the Almighty God is defined for you to appreciate. It goes further to let you understand the extra gifts of bread,wine and oil that gives strength and gladdens the heart of man. It is a psalm of life's needs met on your daily living. if I have my way, I will recite this psalm everyday.
  • Obbie Beal
    WOW! This whole chapter give the earth, humans, and beasts great examples of how ..., ..., ..., GOD is, therefore Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with Honour and Majesty. Amen. WOW.
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - " ......."O Lord my God ......."; As I read this just now - it brought to mind Thomas, "My Lord and my God." Thomas was a Jew and would NEVER called Jesus "my Lord AND my God" if he hadn't believed Jesus was - God the creator of everything - Deut. 6:4.
  • M .C,
    The earth is the Lord and the fullness thereof and all that dwells therein.He,(God) has established it.Amen! Which means it be so.
  • Harold Perry
    His mercy is new every morning. He is unsearchable yet close as a brother. He is majestic yet everpresent. Enigmatic.

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