30 Important Bible Verses About Lions

Genesis 49:9 – The Lion of Judah

“You are a lion’s cub, O Judah; you return from the prey, my son. Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness—who dares to rouse him?”

Proverbs 28:1 – The Lion is Bold and Courageous

“The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.”

Psalms 91:13 – The Lord Rescues Us from the Lion’s Mouth

“You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.”

Isaiah 35:9 – Lions Represent Redemption

“No lion will be there, nor any ravenous beast; they will not be found there. But only the redeemed will walk there,”

Numbers 23:24 – The Lion’s Roar

“Behold, a people! As a lioness it rises up and as a lion it lifts itself; it does not lie down until it has devoured the prey and drunk the blood of the slain.”

Job 4:10-11 – The Lion’s Roar

“The lion may roar and the fierce lion growl, yet the teeth of the young lions are broken. The old lion perishes for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.”

Psalm 17:12 – The Lion Hides in the Shadows

“Like a lion they crouch and lie in wait; they seize their prey and drag it away in their net.”

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Job 10:16 – The Lion’s Destruction

“For it would go easier with me than with anyone else. Neither is there any mediator between us, who might lay his hand upon us both.”

Isaiah 11:6 – The Lion and the Lamb

“The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them.”

Amos 3:8 – The Lion’s Roar

“The lion has roared— who will not fear? The Sovereign LORD has spoken— who can but prophesy?”

Jeremiah 12:8 – The Lion’s Den

“My inheritance has become to me like a lion in the forest. She has roared against me; therefore, I hate her.”

Jeremiah 25:38 – The Lion’s Voice

“He has left his den, like a lion in the wild; for their land has become a wasteland because of the sword of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.”

Jeremiah 49:19 – The Lion’s Den

“Behold, one shall come up like a lion from the thickets of the Jordan against a perennial pasture; I will suddenly make him run away from her.”

Lamentations 3:10 – The Lion’s Lurking

“He is to me like a bear lying in wait, like a lion in hiding.”

Ezekiel 1:10 – The Lion Among the Four Creatures

“Their faces looked like this: Each of the four had the face of a human being, and on the right side each had the face of a lion, and on the left the face of an ox; each also had the face of an eagle.”

Ezekiel 19:3 – The Lioness and Her Cubs

“She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured people.”

Ezekiel 19:5-6 – The Lioness and Her Cubs

“When she saw her hope unfulfilled, when she saw her expectation gone, she took another of her cubs and made him a strong lion. He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he devoured people.”

Daniel 6:7 – The Lions’ Den

“All the royal administrators, prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should issue an edict and enforce the decree that anyone who prays to any god or human being during the next thirty days, except to you, Your Majesty, shall be thrown into the lions’ den.”

Daniel 6:16 – Protection in the Lions’ Den

“So the king gave the order, and they brought Daniel and threw him into the lions’ den. The king said to Daniel, “May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you!””

Daniel 6:22 – God Sends an Angel to Shut the Lions’ Mouths

“My God sent his angel, and he shut the mouths of the lions. They have not hurt me, because I was found innocent in his sight. Nor have I ever done any wrong before you, Your Majesty.”

2 Timothy 4:17 – God Delivers Us from the Lion’s Mouth

“But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.”

1 Peter 5:8 – The Devil Prowls Like a Roaring Lion

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”

Revelation 5:5 – The Lion of the Tribe of Judah

“Then one of the elders said to me, ‘Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.'”

Revelation 10:3 – The Lion Roars Like a Lion

“When he shouted, the voices of the seven thunders spoke. And when the seven thunders spoke, I was about to write; but I heard a voice from heaven say, ‘Seal up what the seven thunders have said and do not write it down.'”

Revelation 13:2 – The Beast Resembles a Lion

“The beast I saw resembled a leopard, but had feet like those of a bear and a mouth like that of a lion. The dragon gave the beast his power and his throne and great authority.”

Revelation 17:14 – The Lion and the Lamb Conquer

“They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.”

Proverbs 19:12 – The King’s Roar

“A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.”

Psalm 58:6 – The Lion Breaks Teeth

“Break the teeth in their mouths, O God; LORD, tear out the fangs of those lions!”

Jeremiah 51:38 – The Lion’s Roar

“They will roar together like young lions; they will growl like lion cubs.”

Job 10:16 – The Lion’s Attack

“For if I sin, I know you will be watching me, and no one can hope to be innocent in your sight.”

Psalm 7:2 – The Lion’s Pursuit

“or they will tear me apart like a lion, ripping me to pieces with no one to rescue me.”

Psalm 104:21 – The Lion Roars for Prey

“The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.”

Proverbs 19:12 – The King’s Wrath

“The wrath of a king is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.”

Isaiah 31:4 – The Lion Guards the Flock

“The LORD Almighty will shield Jerusalem; he will shield it and deliver it, he will ‘pass over’ it and will rescue it.”

Psalm 10:9 – The Lion Hides in Ambush

“He lies in ambush like a lion in his thicket; he lies in ambush to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.”

Psalm 22:13 – The Roaring Lion

“Roaring lions that tear their prey open their mouths wide against me.”

Psalm 58:6 – The Lion’s Teeth are Shattered

“O God, break the teeth in their mouths; tear out the fangs of the young lions, O LORD!”

Proverbs 26:13 – The Slothful Man: Lazy as a Lion

“The lazy person claims, ‘There’s a lion on the road! Yes, I’m sure there’s a lion out there!'”

Isaiah 21:8 – The Lion Growls: Babylon Has Fallen

“Then the lookout shouted, ‘Day after day, my lord, I stand on the watchtower; every night I stay at my post.'”

Isaiah 5:29 – The Lion’s Roar

“They will roar all like beasts of prey; they will growl like lions.”

Amos 1:2 – The Lion Roars: The Lord Speaks

“He said: ‘The LORD roars from Zion and thunders from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds dry up, and the top of Carmel withers.'”

Amos 1:8 – The Lion’s Roar: The Lord’s Judgment

“I will cut off the inhabitants from Ashdod and the one who holds the scepter from Ashkelon; I will turn My hand against Ekron, and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish,’ says the Lord GOD.”

Amos 3:12 – The Lion’s Prey

“This is what the LORD says: ‘As a shepherd rescues from the lion’s mouth only two leg bones or a piece of an ear, so will the Israelites living in Samaria be rescued, with only the head of a bed and a piece of fabric from a couch.'”

Zephaniah 3:3 – The Roaring Lions

“Her officials within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves that leave nothing till the morning.”

Zechariah 11:3 – The Roaring Lions

“‘Listen to the wail of the shepherds; their rich pastures are destroyed! Listen to the roar of the lions; the lush thicket of the Jordan is ruined!'”

Ezekiel 19:7 – The Lion Tears Apart Nations

“He broke down their strongholds and devastated their towns. The land and all who were in it were terrified by his roaring.”

Nahum 2:12 – The Lion’s Lair

“The lion tore enough for his cubs and strangled the prey for his lionesses; he filled his lairs with prey and his dens with torn flesh.”

Joel 1:6 – The Lion Has Devoured

“A nation has invaded my land, a mighty army without number; it has the teeth of a lion, the fangs of a lioness.”

Joel 3:16 – The Lord Roars from Zion

“The LORD will roar from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth and the heavens will tremble. But the LORD will be a refuge for his people, a stronghold for the people of Israel.”

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