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

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Bible References

For

Jeremiah 4:22
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.
Isaiah 58:1
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.
Ezekiel 22:2
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?

Lay wait

Jeremiah 18:22
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.
Psalm 10:9
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.
Psalm 64:5
They encourage themselves in an evil matter; they attempt to hide the snares; they say, Who shall see them?
Proverbs 1:11
If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.
Habakkuk 1:14
And dost make men as the fishes of the sea, as reptiles that have no lord?

Catch

Luke 5:10
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.

General references

Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.