Bible verses about "lions" | ACV

1 Kings 13:24-28

24 And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and killed him. And his body was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it. The lion also stood by the body. 25 And, behold, men passed by, and saw the body cast in the way, and the lion standing by the body. And they came and told it in the city where the old prophet dwelt. 26 And when the prophet who brought him back from the way heard of it, he said, It is the man of God who was disobedient to the mouth of LORD. Therefore LORD has delivered him to the lion, which has torn him, and slain him, according 27 And he spoke to his sons, saying, Saddle the donkey for me. And they saddled it. 28 And he went and found his body cast in the way, and the donkey and the lion standing by the body. The lion had not eaten the body, nor torn the donkey.

Psalms 17:12

12 He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Proverbs 19:12

12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion, but his favor is as dew upon the grass.

Hosea 11:10

10 They shall walk after LORD, who will roar like a lion. For he will roar, and the sons shall come trembling from the west.

Daniel 7:4

4 The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings. I beheld till the wings of it were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made to stand upon two feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Nahum 2:12

12 The lion tore in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with prey, and his dens with prey.

Hosea 5:14

14 For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah. I, even I, will tear and go away, I will carry off, and there shall be none to deliver.

Daniel 6:16-24

16 Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. [Now] the king spoke and said to Daniel, Thy God whom thou serve continually, he will deliver thee. 17 And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den. And the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords, that nothing might be changed concerning Daniel. 18 Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting, nor were instruments of music brought before him. And his sleep fled from him. 19 Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste to the den of lions. 20 And when he came near to the den to Daniel, he cried with a lamentable voice. The king spoke and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou serve continually, able to deliver thee from the lions? 21 Then Daniel said to the king, O king, live forever. 22 My God has sent his [heavenly] agent, and has shut the lions' mouths, and they have not hurt me, inasmuch as before him innocence was found in me. And also before thee, O king, I have done no harm. 23 Then the king was exceedingly glad, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of harm was found upon him, because he had trusted in his God. 24 And the king commanded, and they brought those men who had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their sons, and their wives. And the lions had the mastery of them, and broke all their bones in pieces, bef

Amos 3:7-8

7 Surely lord LORD will do nothing unless he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets. 8 The lion has roared, who will not fear? Lord LORD has spoken, who can but prophesy?

2 Timothy 4:17

17 But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the sacred message might be brought to fullness, and all the Gentiles might hear. And I was rescued out of the mouth of the lion.

Psalms 104:21

21 The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be sober, be vigilant. Your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about seeking whom to devour.

Revelation 5:5

5 And one of the elders says to me, Weep not, behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, overcame to open the book and the seven seals of it.

Proverbs 30:30

30 The lion, which is mightiest among beasts, and turns not away from any,

Proverbs 28:1

1 A wicked man flees when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

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