You calm the raging seas 1 and their roaring waves, as well as the commotion made by the nations. 2
The lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God. 1
Their roar is like a lion’s; they roar like young lions. They growl and seize their prey; they drag it away and no one can come to the rescue.
The many nations massing together are as good as dead, 1 those who make a commotion as loud as the roaring of the sea’s waves. 2 The people making such an uproar are as good as dead, 3 those who make an uproar as loud as the roaring of powerful waves. 4
He will roar like a lion, and they will follow the Lord; when he roars, his children will come trembling 1 from the west.
The Babylonians are all like lions roaring for prey. They are like lion cubs growling for something to eat. 1
A lion has roared! 1 Who is not afraid? The sovereign Lord has spoken! Who can refuse to prophesy? 2
There is 1 the roaring of the lion 2 and the growling 3 of the young lion, but the teeth of the young lions are broken. 4
They 1 open their mouths to devour me 2 like a roaring lion that rips its prey. 3
Like 1 a roaring lion or a roving bear, 2 so is a wicked ruler over a poor people. 3
Like lions his enemies roar victoriously over him; they raise their voices in triumph. 1 They have laid his land waste; his cities have been burned down and deserted. 2
Your enemies roar 1 in the middle of your sanctuary; 2 they set up their battle flags. 3
At that time 1 they will growl over their prey, 2 it will sound like sea waves crashing against rocks. 3 One will look out over the land and see the darkness of disaster, clouds will turn the light into darkness. 4
A king’s wrath is like 1 the roar of a lion, 2 but his favor is like dew on the grass. 3
“Then, Jeremiah, 1 make the following prophecy 2 against them: ‘Like a lion about to attack, 3 the Lord will roar from the heights of heaven; from his holy dwelling on high he will roar loudly. He will roar mightily against his land. 4 He will shout in triumph like those stomping juice from the grapes 5 against all those who live on the earth.
The waves 1 roar, O Lord, the waves roar, the waves roar and crash. 2
He broke down 1 their strongholds 2 and devastated their cities. The land and everything in it was frightened at the sound of his roaring.
The Lord roars from Zion; from Jerusalem 1 his voice bellows out. 2 The heavens 3 and the earth shake. But the Lord is a refuge for his people; he is a stronghold for the citizens 4 of Israel.
Amos 1 said: “The Lord comes roaring 2 out of Zion; from Jerusalem 3 he comes bellowing! 4 The shepherds’ pastures wilt; 5 the summit of Carmel 6 withers.” 7
Does a lion roar in the woods if he has not cornered his prey? 1 Does a young lion bellow from his den if he has not caught something?