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, they have not known me; they are stupid children, and they have no understanding: they are wise to do evil, but how to do good they have no knowledge.
Cry aloud, spare not, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.
Now, you son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? yea, you shall show her all her abominations.
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall 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 pin David even to the wall with the javelin; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he drove the javelin 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 does catch the poor, when he draws him into his net.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, Who shall see them?
If they say, Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause:
And make men like the fish of the sea, like the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?
And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from now on you shall catch men.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.