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Psalms 22:13


They 1  open their mouths to devour me 2  like a roaring lion that rips its prey. 3 


Job 16:10; Ps 7:2; Ps 17:12; Ps 22:7; Ps 22:21; Ps 35:17; Ps 35:21; La 2:16; La 3:46; Eze 22:27,28; Mt 26:3,4,59-65; 1Pe 5:8

NET © Notes

tn “They” refers to the psalmist’s enemies, who in the previous verse are described as “powerful bulls.”

tn Heb “they open against me their mouth[s].” To “open the mouth against” is a Hebrew idiom associated with eating and swallowing (see Ezek 2:8; Lam 2:16).

tn Heb “a lion ripping and roaring.”

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