Psalms 17:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Like as a lyon that is greedie of his pray, and as it were a yong lyon lurking in secret places.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He is like a lion that is eager to tear, And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, And as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like a lion desiring its food, and like a young lion waiting in secret places.
- Basic English Bible

He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as a young lion lurking in secret places.
- Darby Bible

Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
- Webster's Bible

He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
- World English Bible

His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, As a young lion dwelling in secret places.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He is like a lion that is eager to tear in pieces, and like a young lion lurking in secret places.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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