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If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
Let us lay
Let us lurk
Let us lay
For, their feet, to mischief, do run, and haste to the shedding of blood.
The words of the lawless, are - of lying in wait for blood, but, the mouth of the upright, shall deliver them.
A generation! Swords, are its teeth, and, knives, its incisors, - to devour the humbled out of the earth, and the needy, from among men.
They stir up strife - they lie hid, They, mark my steps, - Seeing they have waited for my life.
They strengthen for them a wicked word, They talk of hiding snares, They have said, Who can see them?
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:
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.
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.
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
Yet, they, for their own blood, lie in wait, They watch in secret for their own life.
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:
His likeness, is as a lion, that longeth to rend, and as a young lion, lurking in secret places.
For, without cause, have they hid for me, in a ditch, their net, - Without cause, have they digged a pit for my life.
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!
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!
Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;
But -- that the word which, in their law, is written, might be fulfilled - They hated me without cause.
Thou shalt not commit murder.
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.
A ruthless man, enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him in a way, not good.