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Lion, The


1. Canaan infested by. 2Ki 17:25,26.

2. Described as

a. Superior in strength. Jdj 14:18; Pr 30:30.

b. Active. De 33:22.

c. Courageous. 2Sa 17:10.

d. Fearless even of man. Isa 31:4; Na 2:11.

e. Fierce. Job 10:16; 28:8.

f. Voracious. Ps 17:12.

g. Majestic in movement. Pr 30:29,30.

3. Greatness of its teeth alluded to. Ps 58:6; Joe 1:6.

4. God’s power exhibited in restraining. 1Ki 13:28; Da 6:22,27.

5. God provides for. Job 38:39; Ps 104:21,28.

6. Lurks for its prey. Ps 10:9.

7. Roars when seeking prey. Ps 104:21; Isa 31:4.

8. Rends its prey. De 33:20; Ps 7:2.

9. Often carries its prey to its den. Na 2:12.

10. Conceals itself by day. Ps 104:22.

11. Often perishes for lack of food. Job 4:11.

12. Inhabits

a. Forests. Jer 5:6.

b. Thickets. Jer 4:7.

c. Mountains. Song 4:8.

d. Deserts. Isa 30:6.

13. Attacks the sheepfolds. 1Sa 17:34; Am 3:12; Mic 5:8.

14. Attacks and destroys men. 1Ki 13:24; 20:36.

15. Universal terror caused by roaring of. Jer 2:15; Am 3:8.

16. Criminals often thrown to. Da 6:7,16,24.

17. Hunting of, alluded to. Job 10:16.

18. Slain by

a. Samson. Jdj 14:5,6.

b. David. 1Sa 17:35,36.

c. Benaiah. 2Sa 23:20.

19. A swarm of bees found in the carcass of, by Samson. Jdj 14:8.

20. Disobedient prophet slain by. 1Ki 13:24,26.

21. Illustrative

a. Of Israel. Nu 24:9.

b. Of the tribe of Judah. Ge 49:9.

c. Of the tribe of Gad. De 33:20.

d. Of Christ. Re 5:5.

e. Of God in protecting his church. Isa 31:4.

f. Of God in executing judgments. Isa 38:13; La 3:10; Ho 5:14; 13:8.

g. Of boldness of saints. Pr 28:1.

h. Of brave men. 2Sa 1:23; 23:20.

i. Of cruel and powerful enemies. Isa 5:29; Jer 49:19; 51:38.

j. Of persecutors. Ps 22:13; 2Ti 4:17.

k. Of the devil. 1Pe 5:8.

l. Of imaginary fears of the slothful. Pr 22:13; 26:13.

m. (Tamed,) of the natural man subdued by grace. Isa 11:7; 65:25.

n. (Roaring of,) of a king’s wrath. Pr 19:12; 20:2.