Lamentations 3:10
Good News Translation
He waited for me like a bear; he pounced on me like a lion.

Contemporary English Version
God was like a bear or a lion waiting in ambush for me;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places.

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Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places.

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Job 10:16 And for pride thou wilt take me as a lioness, and returning, thou tormentest me wonderfully.

Isaiah 38:13 I hoped till morning, as a lion so hath he broken all my bones: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Hosea 5:14 For I will be like a lioness to Ephraim, and like a lion's whelp to the house of Juda: I, I will catch, and go: I will take away, and there is none that can rescue.

Hosea 6:1 In their affliction they will rise early to me: Come, and let us return to the Lord.

Hosea 13:7,8 And I will be to them as a lioness, as a leopard in the way of the Assyrians. . . .

Amos 5:18-20 Woe to them that desire the day of the Lord: to what end is it for you? the day of the Lord is darkness, and not light. . . .

in secret

Psalm 10:9 His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.

Psalm 17:12 They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.

Context
Jeremiah's Afflictions
9Ghimel. He hath shut up my ways with square stones, he hath turned my paths upside down. 10Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places.11Daleth. He hath turned aside my paths, and hath broken me in pieces, he hath made me desolate.…
Cross References
Job 10:16
And for pride thou wilt take me as a lioness, and returning, thou tormentest me wonderfully.

Lamentations 3:9
Ghimel. He hath shut up my ways with square stones, he hath turned my paths upside down.

Lamentations 3:11
Daleth. He hath turned aside my paths, and hath broken me in pieces, he hath made me desolate.

Hosea 13:7
And I will be to them as a lioness, as a leopard in the way of the Assyrians.

Additional Translations
He is a bear lying in wait, a lion in hiding.He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

he has troubled me, as a she-bear lying in wait: he is to me as a lion in secret places.

He is unto me [as] a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

He is to me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

A bear lying in wait He is to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.
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