Psalm 7:2
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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
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:2 Lest - Mine enemy. Tear - Out of my body.

Psalm 7:2 Parallel Commentaries

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The 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;'
Bear fruit, that the Father may give what ye ask;' Or, Obedience the Path to Power in Prayer. Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.'--John xv. 16. The fervent effectual prayer of a righteous man availeth much.'--James. v. 16. THE promise of the Father's giving whatsoever we ask is here once again renewed, in such a connection as
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 17:12
They are like hungry lions, eager to tear me apart--like young lions hiding in ambush.

Psalm 35:15
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.

Psalm 50:22
Repent, all of you who forget me, or I will tear you apart, and no one will help you.

Psalm 57:4
I am surrounded by fierce lions who greedily devour human prey--whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows, and whose tongues cut like swords.

Psalm 71:11
They say, "God has abandoned him. Let's go and get him, for no one will help him now."

Isaiah 38:13
I waited patiently all night, but I was torn apart as though by lions. Suddenly, my life was over.

Lamentations 5:8
Slaves have now become our masters; there is no one left to rescue us.

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