Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

A serpent

General references

Bible References

That

Judges 9:5
And he entered the house of his father, at Ophrah, and slew his brethren, sons of Jerubbaal, seventy men, upon one stone, - but there remained Jotham, the youngest son of Jerubbaal, for he had hidden himself.
2 Samuel 17:23
Now, when, Ahithophel, saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose and went unto his own house, unto his own city, and gave charge unto his household, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the grave of his father.
2 Samuel 18:15
Then came round ten young men who bare Joab's armour, - and smote Absolom, and slew him.
Esther 7:10
So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, - and, the wrath of the king, was appeased.
Psalm 7:15
A pit, he cut out, and digged it, and then fell into the ditch he had made:
Psalm 9:15
The nations, have sunk, in the pit they had made, In the net which they had hidden, is caught their own foot.
Proverbs 26:27
He that diggeth a pit, thereinto, shall fall, and, he that rolleth a stone, upon himself, shall it return.

A serpent

Amos 5:19
As if a man should flee from the face of a lion, and there should meet him - a bear! or he should have entered the house, and leaned his hand upon the wall, and there should bite him - a serpent!
Amos 9:3
And, though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, from thence, will I search for them and take them, - and, though they conceal themselves from before mine eyes at the bottom of the sea, from thence, will I command the serpent and he shall bite them;

General references

Exodus 21:33
And when a man openeth a pit, or when a man diggeth a pit, and doth not cover it, - and there falleth thereinto an ox or an ass,