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2 Samuel 17:8 English Standard Version (ESV)

Hushai said, “You know that your father and his men are mighty men, and that they are enraged,[a] like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. Besides, your father is expert in war; he will not spend the night with the people.

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  1. 2 Samuel 17:8 Hebrew bitter of soul
English Standard Version (ESV)

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2 Samuel 17:8 New International Version (NIV)

You know your father and his men; they are fighters, and as fierce as a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Besides, your father is an experienced fighter; he will not spend the night with the troops.

New International Version (NIV)

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Hosea 13:8 English Standard Version (ESV)

I will fall upon them like a bear robbed of her cubs;
    I will tear open their breast,
and there I will devour them like a lion,
    as a wild beast would rip them open.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Hosea 13:8 New International Version (NIV)

Like a bear robbed of her cubs,
    I will attack them and rip them open;
like a lion I will devour them—
    a wild animal will tear them apart.

New International Version (NIV)

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