New Living Translation
Like a bear whose cubs have been taken away, I will tear out your heart. I will devour you like a hungry lioness and mangle you like a wild animal.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
I will meet them as a bear bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness: the beast of the field shall tear them.
World English Bible
I will meet them like a bear that is bereaved of her cubs, and will tear the covering of their heart. There I will devour them like a lioness. The wild animal will tear them.
Young's Literal Translation
I do meet them as a bereaved bear, And I rend the enclosure of their heart.
Hosea 13:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:8 Rent - First kill, then tear in pieces, and pull out the very heart.
LibraryHow a Private Man must Begin the Morning with Piety.
As soon as ever thou awakest in the morning, keep the door of thy heart fast shut, that no earthly thought may enter, before that God come in first; and let him, before all others, have the first place there. So all evil thoughts either will not dare to come in, or shall the easier be kept out; and the heart will more savour of piety and godliness all the day after; but if thy heart be not, at thy first waking, filled with some meditations of God and his word, and dressed, like the lamp in the tabernacle …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
What the Scriptures Principally Teach: the Ruin and Recovery of Man. Faith and Love Towards Christ.
Thoughts Upon Striving to Enter at the Strait Gate.
The Assyrian Captivity
2 Samuel 17:8
You know your father and his men; they are mighty warriors. Right now they are as enraged as a mother bear who has been robbed of her cubs. And remember that your father is an experienced man of war. He won't be spending the night among the troops.
Repent, all of you who forget me, or I will tear you apart, and no one will help you.
It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than to confront a fool caught in foolishness.
He has left his den like a strong lion seeking its prey, and their land will be made desolate by the sword of the enemy and the LORD's fierce anger.
I will destroy her grapevines and fig trees, things she claims her lovers gave her. I will let them grow into tangled thickets, where only wild animals will eat the fruit.
I will be like a lion to Israel, like a strong young lion to Judah. I will tear them to pieces! I will carry them off, and no one will be left to rescue them.
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