Psalms 17:12

Overview - Psalms 17
David, in confidence of his integrity, craves defence of God against his enemies.
10 He shews their pride, craft, and eagerness.
13 He prays against them in confidence of his hope.
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Psalms 17:12  (King James Version)
Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Like, etc
Hebrew The likeness of him, (that is, of every one
of them,) is as a lion that desireth to ravin.
7:2 22:13 2 Timothy 4:17 ; 1 Peter 5:8

Hebrew sitting.