New Living Translation
If you don't, they will maul me like a lion, tearing me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
King James Bible
Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Darby Bible Translation
Lest he tear my soul like a lion, crushing it while there is no deliverer.
World English Bible
lest they tear apart my soul like a lion, ripping it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest he tear as a lion my soul, Rending, and there is no deliverer.
Psalm 7:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:2 Lest - Mine enemy. Tear - Out of my body.
LibraryThe Exile --Continued.
There are many echoes of this period of Engedi in the Psalms. Perhaps the most distinctly audible of these are to be found in the seventh psalm, which is all but universally recognised as David's, even Ewald concurring in the general consent. It is an irregular ode--for such is the meaning of Shiggaion in the title, and by its broken rhythms and abrupt transitions testifies to the emotion of its author. The occasion of it is said to be "the words of Cush the Benjamite." As this is a peculiar name …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
Twenty-Third Lesson Bear Fruit, that the Father May Give what Ye Ask;'
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
They are like hungry lions, eager to tear me apart--like young lions hiding in ambush.
But they are glad now that I am in trouble; they gleefully join together against me. I am attacked by people I don't even know; they slander me constantly.
Repent, all of you who forget me, or I will tear you apart, and no one will help you.
I am surrounded by fierce lions who greedily devour human prey--whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows, and whose tongues cut like swords.
They say, "God has abandoned him. Let's go and get him, for no one will help him now."
I waited patiently all night, but I was torn apart as though by lions. Suddenly, my life was over.
Slaves have now become our masters; there is no one left to rescue us.
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