LION


  1. Genesis 49:9Judah is a lion's 
  2. whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, 
  3. he couched as a lion,
  4.  and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?
  5. Numbers 23:24Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion
  6. and lift up himself as a young lion: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, and drink the blood of the slain.
  7. Numbers 24:9He couched, he lay down as a lion
  8. and as a great lion: who shall stir him up? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.
  9. Deuteronomy 33:20And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.
  10. Deuteronomy 33:22And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's
  11.  whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.
  12. Judges 14:5Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young lion roared against him.
  13. Judges 14:8And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcase of the lion
  14. and, behold, there was a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase of the lion.
  15. Judges 14:9And he took thereof in his hands, and went on eating, and came to his father and mother, and he gave them, and they did eat: but he told not them that he had taken the honey out of the carcase of the lion.
  16. Judges 14:18And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? And what is stronger than a lion? and he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.
  17. 1 Samuel 17:34And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:
  18. 1 Samuel 17:36Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God.
  19. 1 Samuel 17:37David said moreover, The Lord that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the Lord be with thee.
  20. 2 Samuel 1:23Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
  21. 2 Samuel 17:10And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant men.
  22. 2 Samuel 23:20And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lionlike men of Moab:
  23.  he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow:
  24. 1 Kings 7:29And on the borders that were between the ledges were lions, oxen, and cherubims: and upon the ledges there was a base above:
  25.  and beneath the lions and oxen were certain additions made of thin work.
  26. 1 Kings 7:36For on the plates of the ledges thereof, and on the borders thereof, he graved cherubims, lions, and palm trees, according to the proportion of every one, and additions round about.
  27. 1 Kings 10:19The throne had six steps, and the top of the throne was round behind: and there were stays on either side on the place of the seat, and two lions stood beside the stays.
  28. 1 Kings 10:20And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps: there was not the like made in any kingdom.
  29. 1 Kings 13:24And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and his carcase was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it, 
  30. the lion also stood by the carcase.
  31. 1 Kings 13:25And, behold, men passed by, and saw the carcase cast in the way, and the lion standing by the carcase: and they came and told it in the city where the old prophet dwelt.
  32. 1 Kings 13:26And when the prophet that brought him back from the way heard thereof, he said, It is the man of God, who was disobedient unto the word of the Lord: therefore the Lord hath delivered him unto the lion, which hath torn him, and slain him, according to the word of the Lord, which he spake unto him.
  33. 1 Kings 13:28And he went and found his carcase cast in the way, and the ass and the lion standing by the carcase: 
  34. the lion had not eaten the carcase, nor torn the ass.
  35. 1 Kings 20:36Then said he unto him, Because thou hast not obeyed the voice of the Lord, behold, as soon as thou art departed from me, a lion shall slay thee. 
  36. And as soon as he was departed from him, a lion found him, and slew him.
  37. 2 Kings 17:25And so it was at the beginning of their dwelling there, that they feared not the Lord: therefore the Lord sent lions among them, which slew some of them.
  38. 2 Kings 17:26Wherefore they spake to the king of Assyria, saying, The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land: therefore he hath sent lions among them, and, behold, they slay them, because they know not the manner of the God of the land.I\
  39. 1 Chronicles 11:22Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lion like men of Moab:
  40.  also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day.
  41. 1 Chronicles 12:8And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into the hold to the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;
  42. 2 Chronicles 9:18And there were six steps to the throne, with a footstool of gold, which were fastened to the throne, and stays on each side of the sitting place, and two lions standing by the stays:
  43. 2 Chronicles 9:19And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps. There was not the like made in any kingdom.
  44. Job 4:10The roaring of the lion
  45. and the voice of the fierce lion
  46. and the teeth of the young lions, are broken.
  47. Job 4:11The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, 
  48. and the stout lion's 
  49. whelps are scattered abroad.
  50. Job 10:16For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.
  51. Job 28:8The lion's
  52.  whelps have not trodden it, 
  53. nor the fierce lion passed by it.
  54. Job 38:39Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion
  55. or fill the appetite of the young lions,
  56. Psalm 7:2Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
  57. Psalm 10:9He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.
  58. Psalm 17:12Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, 
  59. and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
  60. Psalm 22:13They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.
  61. Psalm 22:21Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.
  62. Psalm 34:10The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.
  63. Psalm 35:17Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
  64. Psalm 57:4My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
  65. Psalm 58:6Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O Lord.
  66. Psalm 91:13Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder:
  67.  the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
  68. Psalm 104:21The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
  69. Proverbs 19:12The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
  70. Proverbs 20:2The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
  71. Proverbs 22:13The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
  72. Proverbs 26:13The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; 
  73. lion is in the streets.
  74. Proverbs 28:1The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
  75. Proverbs 28:15As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
  76. Proverbs 30:30lion which is strongest among beasts, and turneth not away for any;
  77. Ecclesiastes 9:4For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
  78. Song of Solomon 4:8Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.
  79. Isaiah 5:29Their roaring shall be like a lion
  80. they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.I
  81. Isaiah 11:6The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
  82. Isaiah 11:7And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
  83. Isaiah 15:9For the waters of Dimon shall be full of blood: for I will bring more upon Dimon, lions upon him that escapeth of Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.
  84. Isaiah 21:8And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:
  85. Isaiah 30:6The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.
  86. Isaiah 31:4For thus hath the Lord spoken unto me, Like as the lion
  87. and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the Lord of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.
  88. Isaiah 35:9No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there:
  89. Isaiah 38:13I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of me.
  90. Isaiah 65:25The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the Lord.
  91. Jeremiah 2:15The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
  92. Jeremiah 2:30In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
  93. Jeremiah 4:7The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way; he is gone forth from his place to make thy land desolate; and thy cities shall be laid waste, without an inhabitant.
  94. Jeremiah 5:6Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.
  95. Jeremiah 12:8Mine heritage is unto me as a lion in the forest; it crieth out against me: therefore have I hated it.
  96. Jeremiah 25:38He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.
  97. Jeremiah 49:19Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan against the habitation of the strong: but I will suddenly make him run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
  98. Jeremiah 50:17Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria hath devoured him; and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.
  99. Jeremiah 50:44Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong: but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
  100. Jeremiah 51:38They shall roar together like lions: 
  101. they shall yell as lions' 
  102. whelps.
  103. Lamentations 3:10He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.
  104. Ezekiel 1:10As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle.
  105. Ezekiel 10:14And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face was the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
  106. Ezekiel 19:2And say, What is thy mother? A lioness:
  107.  she lay down among lions,
  108.  she nourished her whelps 
  109. among young lions.
  110. Ezekiel 19:3And she brought up one of her whelps:
  111.  it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.
  112. Ezekiel 19:5Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps,
  113.  and made him a young lion.
  114. Ezekiel 19:6And he went up and down among the lions, 
  115. he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.
  116. Ezekiel 22:25There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
  117. Ezekiel 32:2Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.
  118. Ezekiel 38:13Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
  119. Ezekiel 41:19So that the face of a man was toward the palm tree on the one side, and the face of a young lion toward the palm tree on the other side: it was made through all the house round about.
  120. Daniel 6:7All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
  121. Daniel 6:12Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall ask a petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
  122. Daniel 6:16Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.
  123. Daniel 6:19Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste unto the den of lions.
  124. Daniel 6:20And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice unto Daniel: and the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?
  125. Daniel 6:22My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
  126. Daniel 6:24And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; 
  127. and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
  128. Daniel 6:27He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
  129. Daniel 7:4 The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.
  130. Hosea 5:14   For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion
  131. and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.
  132. Hosea 11:10They shall walk after the Lord: he shall roar like a lion: when he shall roar, then the children shall tremble from the west.
  133. Hosea 13:7  Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them:
  134. Hosea 13:8 I will meet them as a bear that is bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the caul of their heart,
  135.  and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall tear them.
  136. Joel 1:6 For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion,
  137.  and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.
  138. Amos 3:4 Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? 
  139. will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?I
  140. Amos 3:8 The lion hath roared, who will not fear? the Lord God hath spoken, who can but prophesy?
  141. Amos 3:12 Thus saith the Lord; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch
  142. Amos 5:19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
  143. Micah 5:8 And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest,
  144.  as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.
  145. Nahum 2:11 Where is the dwelling of the lions, 
  146. and the feedingplace of the young lions, 
  147. where the lion
  148. even the old lion, walked, 
  149. the lion's 
  150. whelp, and none made them afraid?
  151. Nahum 2:12 The lion did tear in pieces enough 
  152. for his whelps, 
  153. and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.
  154. Nahum 2:13 Behold, I am against thee, saith the Lord of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
  155. Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.
  156. Zechariah 11:3 There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.
  157. 2 Timothy 4:17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
  158. Hebrews 11:33 Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.
  159. 1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
  160. Revelation 4:7 And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.
  161. Revelation 5:5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
  162. Revelation 9:8  And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.
  163. Revelation 9:17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.
  164. Revelation 10:3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
  165. Revelation 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.