1 Peter 5:8
Good News Translation
Be alert, be on watch! Your enemy, the Devil, roams around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Contemporary English Version
Be on your guard and stay awake. Your enemy, the devil, is like a roaring lion, sneaking around to find someone to attack.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

sober.

1 Peter 1:13 Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

Matthew 24:48-50 But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming: . . .

Luke 12:45,46 But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk: . . .

Luke 21:34,36 And take heed to yourselves, lest perhaps your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and the cares of this life: and that day come upon you suddenly. . . .

Romans 13:11-13 And that, knowing the season, that it is now the hour for us to rise from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we believed. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober. . . .

1 Timothy 2:9,15 In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire: . . .

1 Timothy 3:2,11 It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher, . . .

Titus 1:8 But given to hospitality, gentle, sober, just, holy, continent:

Titus 2:2,4,6,12 That the aged men be sober, chaste, prudent, sound in faith, in love, in patience. . . .

your.

Esther 7:6 And Esther said: It is this Aman that is our adversary and most wicked enemy. Aman hearing this was forthwith astonished, not being able to bear the countenance of the king and of the queen.

Job 1:6 Now on a certain day, when the sons of God came to stand before the Lord, Satan also was present among them.

Job 2:2 That the Lord said to Satan: Whence comest thou? And he answered, and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

Psalm 109:6 Set thou the sinner over him: and may the devil stand at his right hand.

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Isaiah 50:8 He is near that justifieth me, who will contend with me? let us stand together, who is my adversary? let him come near to me.

Zechariah 3:1 And the Lord shewed me Jesus the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord: and Satan stood on his right hand to be his adversary.

Luke 22:31 And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat.

the devil.

Matthew 4:1,11 Then Jesus was led by the spirit into the desert, to be tempted by the devil. . . .

Matthew 13:39 And the enemy that sowed them, is the devil. But the harvest is the end of the world. And the reapers are the angels.

Matthew 25:41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Ephesians 4:27 Give not place to the devil.

Ephesians 6:11 Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil.

James 4:7 Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil: and he will fly from you.

1 John 3:8-10 He that committeth sin is of the devil: for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God appeared, that he might destroy the works of the devil. . . .

Revelation 12:9 And that great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who seduceth the whole world. And he was cast unto the earth: and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 22:2,10 In the midst of the street thereof, and on both sides of the river, was the tree of life, bearing twelve fruits, yielding its fruits every month: the leaves of the tree for the healing of the nations. . . .

as.

Judges 14:5 Then Samson went down with his father and mother to Thamnatha. And when they were come to the vineyards of the town, behold a young lion met him, raging and roaring.

Psalm 104:21 The young lions roaring after their prey, and seeking their meat from God.

Proverbs 19:12 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 20:2 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the dread of a king: he that provoketh him, sinneth against his own soul.

Isaiah 5:29,30 Their roaring like that of a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea they shall roar, and take hold of the prey, and they shall keep fast hold of it, and there shall be none to deliver it. . . .

Isaiah 14:12,13 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, who didst rise in the morning? how art thou fallen to the earth, that didst wound the nations? . . .

Jeremiah 2:15 The lions have roared upon him, and have made a noise, they have made his land a wilderness: his cities are burnt down, and there is none to dwell in them.

Jeremiah 51:38 They shall roar together like lions, they shall shake their manes like young lions.

Ezekiel 19:7 He learned to make widows, and to lay waste their cities: and the land became desolate, and the fulness thereof by the noise of his roaring.

Hosea 11:10 They shall walk after the Lord, he shall roar as a lion: because he shall roar, and the children of the sea shall fear.

Joel 3:16 And the Lord shall roar out of Sion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem: and the heavens and the earth shall be moved, and the Lord shall be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.

Amos 1:2 And he said: The Lord will roar from Sion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem: and the beautiful places of the shepherds have mourned, and the top of Carmel is withered.

Amos 3:4,8 Will a lion roar in the forest, if he have no prey? will the lion's whelp cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing? . . .

Zechariah 11:3 The voice of the howling of the shepherds, because their glory is laid waste: the voice of the roaring of the lions, because the pride of the Jordan is spoiled.

2 Timothy 4:17 But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching may be accomplished and that all the Gentiles may hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

Revelation 12:12 Therefore, rejoice, O heavens, and you that dwell therein. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, knowing that he hath but a short time.

walketh.

Job 1:7 And the Lord said to him: Whence comest thou? And he answered and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

Job 2:2 That the Lord said to Satan: Whence comest thou? And he answered, and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

devour.

Ezekiel 22:25 There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof.

Daniel 6:24 And by the king's commandment, those men were brought that had accused Daniel: and they were cast into the lions' den, they and their children, and their wives: and they did not reach the bottom of the den, before the lions caught them, and broke all their bones in pieces.

Hosea 13:8 I will meet them as a bear that is robbed of her whelps, and I will rend the inner parts of their liver: and I will devour them there as a lion, the beast of the field shall tear them.

Context
Cast Your Cares on Him
7Casting all your care upon him, for he hath care of you. 8Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour. 9Whom resist ye, strong in faith: knowing that the same affliction befalls, your brethren who are in the world.…
Cross References
Job 1:7
And the Lord said to him: Whence comest thou? And he answered and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

Proverbs 28:15
As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Matthew 24:42
Watch ye therefore, because you know not what hour your Lord will come.

Mark 4:15
And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown, and as soon as they have heard, immediately Satan cometh and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.

2 Corinthians 2:11
That we be not overreached by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his devices.

2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching may be accomplished and that all the Gentiles may hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

James 4:7
Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil: and he will fly from you.

1 Peter 1:13
Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 12:10
And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying: Now is come salvation and strength and the kingdom of our God and the power of his Christ: because the accuser of our brethren is cast forth, who accused them before our God day and night.

Additional Translations
Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Be sober-minded; watch. Your adversary the devil prowls about as a roaring lion seeking whom to devour,

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Be sober, be watchful: your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour,

Be vigilant, watch. Your adversary [the] devil as a roaring lion walks about seeking whom he may devour.

Be sober, be watchful: your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.

Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.

Be sober, vigilant, because your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, doth walk about, seeking whom he may swallow up,
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