Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

New American Standard Bible

'For wicked men are found among My people, They watch like fowlers lying in wait; They set a trap, They catch men.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

for wicked men live among My people.
They watch like fowlers lying in wait.
They set a trap;
they catch men.

International Standard Version

"Evil men are found among my people. They lie in wait like someone who traps birds. They set a trap, but they do so to catch people.

A Conservative Version

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch as fowlers lay in wait. They set a trap; they catch men.

American Standard Version

For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.

Amplified

For among My people are found wicked men; they watch like fowlers who lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.

Bible in Basic English

For there are sinners among my people: they keep watch, like men watching for birds; they put a net and take men in it.

Darby Translation

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.

Julia Smith Translation

for evil ones were found among my people: he will look about as the stooping of fowlers; they set snares, they will take men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For wicked people are found among my people, they lie in wait like the hiding of fowlers, they set up a trap, they catch humans.

Modern King James verseion

For among My people are found wicked ones; they lie in wait, as one who sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For among my people are found wicked persons, that privily lay snares and wait for me, to take them and destroy them.

NET Bible

"Indeed, there are wicked scoundrels among my people. They lie in wait like bird catchers hiding in ambush. They set deadly traps to catch people.

New Heart English Bible

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.

The Emphasized Bible

For there have been found among my people lawless men, - One lieth in wait, as with the stooping of fowlers, They have set a trap, they capture men:

Webster

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

World English Bible

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the wicked have been found among My people. It looketh about the covering of snares, They have set up a trap -- men they capture.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

as he that setteth
שׁכך 
Shakak 
Usage: 5

יקוּשׁ 
Yaquwsh 
Usage: 3

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

a trap
משׁחית 
Mashchiyth 
Usage: 12

לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

An Invasion From The North

25 Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withheld good things from you. 26  For among my people are found wicked men: they lie in wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men. 27 As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they have become great, and grown rich.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause:

Jeremiah 18:22

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 19:10-11

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.

Psalm 10:9-10

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.

Psalm 64:5

They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, Who shall see them?

Proverbs 1:17-18

Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Isaiah 58:1

Cry aloud, spare not, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Jeremiah 4:22

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.

Ezekiel 22:2-12

Now, you son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? yea, you shall show her all her abominations.

Habakkuk 1:14-15

And make men like the fish of the sea, like the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?

Luke 5:10

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.

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