Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

Catch

General references

Bible References

For

Jeremiah 4:22
“For My people are fools;
they do not know Me.
They are foolish children,
without understanding.
They are skilled in doing what is evil,
but they do not know how to do what is good.”
Isaiah 58:1
“Cry out loudly, don’t hold back!
Raise your voice like a trumpet.
Tell My people their transgression
and the house of Jacob their sins.
Ezekiel 22:2
“As for you, son of man, will you pass judgment? Will you pass judgment against the city of blood? Then explain all her detestable practices to her.

Lay wait

Jeremiah 18:22
Let a cry be heard from their houses
when You suddenly bring raiders against them,
for they have dug a pit to capture me
and have hidden snares for my feet.
1 Samuel 19:10
and Saul tried to pin David to the wall with the spear. As the spear struck the wall, David eluded Saul, ran away, and escaped that night.
Psalm 10:9
he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.
He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;
he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.
Psalm 64:5
They encourage each other in an evil plan;
they talk about hiding traps and say,
“Who will see them?”
Proverbs 1:11
If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun!
Habakkuk 1:14
You have made mankind
like the fish of the sea,
like marine creatures that have no ruler.

Catch

Luke 5:10
and so were James and John, Zebedee’s sons, who were Simon’s partners.

“Don’t be afraid,” Jesus told Simon. “From now on you will be catching people!”

General references

Proverbs 4:17
They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.

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