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Pits

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Exodus 21:33-34

"If a man opens a pit, or digs a pit and does not cover it over, and an ox or a donkey falls into it, the owner of the pit shall make restitution; he shall give money to its owner, and the dead animal shall become his.

2 Samuel 18:17

They took Absalom and cast him into a deep pit in the forest and erected over him a very great heap of stones And all Israel fled, each to his tent.

2 Samuel 23:20

Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, killed the two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy day.

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Digging Pits

Proverbs 26:27

He who digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Opening Pits

Revelation 9:2

He opened the bottomless pit, and smoke went up out of the pit, like the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke of the pit.

Pits Symbolizing Grief

Isaiah 38:17

"Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

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Matthew 12:11

And He said to them, "What man is there among you who has a sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out?

Mark 12:1

And He began to speak to them in parables: "A man PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

Luke 6:39

And He also spoke a parable to them: "A blind man cannot guide a blind man, can he? Will they not both fall into a pit?

Psalm 35:7-8

For without cause they hid their net for me; Without cause they dug a pit for my soul. Let destruction come upon him unawares, And let the net which he hid catch himself; Into that very destruction let him fall.

Psalm 7:15

He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.

Psalm 9:15

The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

Psalm 94:13

That You may grant him relief from the days of adversity, Until a pit is dug for the wicked.

Proverbs 26:27

He who digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Isaiah 24:17-18

Terror and pit and snare Confront you, O inhabitant of the earth. Then it will be that he who flees the report of disaster will fall into the pit, And he who climbs out of the pit will be caught in the snare; For the windows above are opened, and the foundations of the earth shake.

Jeremiah 18:20-22

Should good be repaid with evil? For they have dug a pit for me Remember how I stood before You To speak good on their behalf, So as to turn away Your wrath from them. Therefore, give their children over to famine And deliver them up to the power of the sword; And let their wives become childless and widowed Let their men also be smitten to death, Their young men struck down by the sword in battle. May an outcry be heard from their houses, When You suddenly bring raiders upon them; For they have dug a pit to capture me And hidden snares for my feet.

Jeremiah 48:43-44

"Terror, pit and snare are coming upon you, O inhabitant of Moab," declares the LORD. "The one who flees from the terror Will fall into the pit, And the one who climbs up out of the pit Will be caught in the snare; For I shall bring upon her, even upon Moab, The year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 19:4

'Then nations heard about him; He was captured in their pit, And they brought him with hooks To the land of Egypt.

Job 9:30-31

"If I should wash myself with snow And cleanse my hands with lye, Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me.

Psalm 88:6

You have put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in the depths.

Proverbs 23:27

For a harlot is a deep pit And an adulterous woman is a narrow well.

Lamentations 3:53-55

They have silenced me in the pit And have placed a stone on me. Waters flowed over my head; I said, "I am cut off!" I called on Your name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you, I have set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.

Isaiah 14:15

"Nevertheless you will be thrust down to Sheol, To the recesses of the pit.

Job 33:18

He keeps back his soul from the pit, And his life from passing over into Sheol.

Psalm 28:1

To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, You have brought up my soul from Sheol; You have kept me alive, that I would not go down to the pit.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.

Psalm 69:15

May the flood of water not overflow me Nor the deep swallow me up, Nor the pit shut its mouth on me.

Psalm 88:4

I am reckoned among those who go down to the pit; I have become like a man without strength,

Psalm 103:4

Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;

Psalm 143:7

Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who go down to the pit;

Isaiah 14:19

"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the pit Like a trampled corpse.

Isaiah 38:17-18

"Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back. "For Sheol cannot thank You, Death cannot praise You; Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Ezekiel 26:20

then I will bring you down with those who go down to the pit, to the people of old, and I will make you dwell in the lower parts of the earth, like the ancient waste places, with those who go down to the pit, so that you will not be inhabited; but I will set glory in the land of the living.

Ezekiel 28:8

'They will bring you down to the pit, And you will die the death of those who are slain In the heart of the seas.

Ezekiel 31:14

so that all the trees by the waters may not be exalted in their stature, nor set their top among the clouds, nor their well-watered mighty ones stand erect in their height. For they have all been given over to death, to the earth beneath, among the sons of men, with those who go down to the pit."

Ezekiel 32:23-25

whose graves are set in the remotest parts of the pit and her company is round about her grave. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword, who spread terror in the land of the living. "Elam is there and all her hordes around her grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who went down uncircumcised to the lower parts of the earth, who instilled their terror in the land of the living and bore their disgrace with those who went down to the pit. "They have made a bed for her among the slain with all her hordes. Her graves are around it, they are all uncircumcised, slain by the sword (although their terror was instilled in the land of the living), and they bore their disgrace with those who go down to the pit; they were put in the midst of the slain.

Jonah 2:6

"I descended to the roots of the mountains The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth has long been ready, Indeed, it has been prepared for the king He has made it deep and large, A pyre of fire with plenty of wood; The breath of the LORD, like a torrent of brimstone, sets it afire.



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