Job 4:11

4:11 The mighty lion perishes for lack of prey,

and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.

Job 38:39

38:39 “Do you hunt prey for the lioness,

and satisfy the appetite of the lions,


tn The word לַיִשׁ (layish) traditionally rendered “strong lion,” occurs only here and in Prov 30:30 and Isa 30:6. It has cognates in several of the Semitic languages, and so seems to indicate lion as king of the beasts.

tn The form of the verb is the Qal active participle; it stresses the characteristic action of the verb as if a standard universal truth.

tn The text literally has “sons of the lioness.”

tn Heb “fill up the life of.”