Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Hosea 13:7 in English Standard Version "So I am to them like a lion; like a leopard I will lurk beside the way." Jer 5:6 Therefore a lion from the forest shall strike them down; a wolf from the desert shall devastate them. A leopard is watching their cities; everyone who goes out of them shall be torn in pieces, because their transgressions are many, their apostasies are great. Ho 5:14 For I will be like a lion to Ephraim, and like a young lion to the house of Judah. I, even I, will tear and go away; I will carry off, and no one shall rescue.