Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
Help, LORD; for the merciful man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is no one that does good.
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
as it is written, There is no one righteous, no, not one;
If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are their paths.
Their quiver is as an open sepulcher; they are all mighty men.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see; see the skirt of thy robe is even in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe and did not kill thee, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou doest hunt my life to take it.
1 Samuel 26:20
Now therefore, do not let my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD, for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down; they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.
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.
Behold, I send many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after, will I send many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.
Tzaddi They hunt our steps that we cannot walk in our streets; our end came near; our days were fulfilled; for our end is come.
He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.
Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, what gives thee thy great strength and how might thou be bound to afflict thee.
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention?
And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so.