Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:

Bible References

Let us lay

Proverbs 1:16
For, their feet, to mischief, do run, and haste to the shedding of blood.
Proverbs 12:6
The words of the lawless, are - of lying in wait for blood, but, the mouth of the upright, shall deliver them.
Proverbs 30:14
A generation! Swords, are its teeth, and, knives, its incisors, - to devour the humbled out of the earth, and the needy, from among men.
Psalm 56:6
They stir up strife - they lie hid, They, mark my steps, - Seeing they have waited for my life.
Psalm 64:5
They strengthen for them a wicked word, They talk of hiding snares, They have said, Who can see them?
Jeremiah 5:26
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:
Micah 7:2
Perished is the man of lovingkindness out of the earth, and, upright among men, is there none, - they all, for bloodshed, lie in wait. Every man - for his brother, do they hunt as for one devoted to destruction.
Acts 23:15
Now, therefore, do, ye, with the High-council, make it appear unto the captain, that he should bring him down unto you, as though about to ascertain more exactly the things that concern him; and, we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
Acts 25:3
asking for themselves as a favour against him, that he would send for him unto Jerusalem, - making, an ambush, to kill him on the way.

Let us lurk

Proverbs 1:18
Yet, they, for their own blood, lie in wait, They watch in secret for their own life.
Psalm 10:8
He abideth in the lurking-place of villages, In the hiding-places, he murdereth the innocent, - His eyes, for the unfortunate, are on the watch:
Psalm 17:12
His likeness, is as a lion, that longeth to rend, and as a young lion, lurking in secret places.
Psalm 35:7
For, without cause, have they hid for me, in a ditch, their net, - Without cause, have they digged a pit for my life.
Jeremiah 11:19
But, I, was as a gentle lamb that is to be led to the slaughter, - and I knew not that against me, they had devised devices saying - Let us destroy the tree with its fruit Yea let us cut him off out of the land of the living, And, his name, shall be remembered no more!
Jeremiah 18:18
Then said they, - Come ye and let us devise against Jeremiah devices, For the law shall not perish from the priest, Nor, counsel, from the wise, Nor, the word from the prophet: Come and let as smite him with the tongue, And let us not give ear to any of his words!
Matthew 26:3
Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;
John 15:25
But -- that the word which, in their law, is written, might be fulfilled - They hated me without cause.

General references

Exodus 20:13
Thou shalt not commit murder.
Judges 9:25
So the owners of Shechem set for him liers in wait, upon the tops of the mountains, and they robbed all who crossed over them by the road, - and it was told Abimelech.
Proverbs 16:29
A ruthless man, enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him in a way, not good.