New Living Translation
A wicked ruler is as dangerous to the poor as a roaring lion or an attacking bear.
King James Bible
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Darby Bible Translation
A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
World English Bible
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
Young's Literal Translation
A growling lion, and a ranging bear, Is the wicked ruler over a poor people.
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Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
Herod was furious when he realized that the wise men had outwitted him. He sent soldiers to kill all the boys in and around Bethlehem who were two years old and under, based on the wise men's report of the star's first appearance.
1 Peter 5:8
Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
They made their lives bitter, forcing them to mix mortar and make bricks and do all the work in the fields. They were ruthless in all their demands.
The king's anger is like a lion's roar, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice. But when the wicked are in power, they groan.
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