Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They also that seek after my life lay snares for me ; And they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, And meditate deceits all the day long.
All the day long they wrest my words: All their thoughts are against me for evil.
The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set gins for me. Selah
that make a man an offender in his cause, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just with a thing of nought.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might ensnare him in his talk.
laying wait for him, to catch something out of his mouth.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.
And the Pharisees went out, and straightway with the Herodians took counsel against him, how they might destroy him.
And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.
And Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
that Jehovah thy God may show us the way wherein we should walk, and the thing that we should do.