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Lamentations 3:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He [was] unto me [as] a bear lying in wait, [and as] a lion in secret places.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He is to me like a bear lying in wait, [Like] a lion in secret places.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He [was] to me [as] a bear lying in wait, [and as] a lion in secret places.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He is unto me [as] a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— A bear lying in wait, he is to me, a lion, in secret places;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A bear lying in wait He [is] to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He [was] vnto me [as] a Beare lying in waite, [and as] a Lion in secret places.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— he has troubled me, [as] a she-bear lying in wait: he is to me [as] a lion in secret places.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He [was] unto me [as] a bear lying in wait, [and as] a lion in secret places.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He x1931
(1931) Complement
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[was] unto me [as] a bear 1677
{1677} Prime
From H1680; the bear (as slow).
lying in wait, 693
{0693} Prime
A primitive root; to lurk.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[and as] a lion 738
{0738} Prime
From H0717 (in the sense of violence); a lion.
in secret places. 4565
{4565} Prime
From H5641; properly a concealer, that is, a covert.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Lamentations 3:10-13


_ _ (Job 10:16; Hosea 13:7, Hosea 13:8).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:1-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Lamentations 3:10

(e) He [was] to me [as] a bear lying in wait, [and as] a lion in secret places.

(e) He has no pity on me.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 10:16 For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.
Isaiah 38:13 I 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.
Hosea 5:14 For I [will be] unto Ephraim as a lion, 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].
Hosea 6:1 Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
Hosea 13:7-8 Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe [them]: ... I will meet them as a bear [that is] bereaved [of her whelps], and will rend the caul of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall tear them.
Amos 5:18-20 Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end [is] it for you? the day of the LORD [is] darkness, and not light. ... [Shall] not the day of the LORD [be] darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

in secret:

Psalms 10:9 He 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.
Psalms 17:12 Like as a lion [that] is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
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Jb 10:16. Ps 10:9; 17:12. Is 38:13. Ho 5:14; 6:1; 13:7. Am 5:18.

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