Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Cry aloud, do not hold back; lift up thy voice like a shofar and preach to my people their rebellion and to the house of Jacob their sin.
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou not judge, wilt thou not judge the city that spills innocent blood and cause her to know all her abominations?
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them; for they have dug a pit to take me and hid snares for my feet.
1 Samuel 19:10
And Saul sought to smite David to the wall with the spear, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, who smote the spear into the wall; and David fled and escaped that night.
He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he catches the poor when he draws him into his net.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter; they attempt to hide the snares; they say, Who shall see them?
If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.
And dost make men as the fishes of the sea, as reptiles that have no lord?
and likewise James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from now on thou shalt catch men.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.