Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls about like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.
Be of a sober mind, be watchful. Your adversary who is a slanderer, namely, the devil, as a lion roaring in fierce hunger, is constantly walking about, always seeking someone to be devouring.
Be self-controlled and vigilant always, for your enemy the devil is always about, prowling like a lion roaring for its prey.
Be calm and alert. Your opponent the devil is always prowling about like a roaring lion, trying to devour you.
- No cross references or parallel passage have been cited for this verse.
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