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 will run to evil, and they will hasten to pour out blood:
Proverbs 12:6
The words of the unjust are the lying in wait of blood: and the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Proverbs 30:14
A generation, its teeth swords, and its biter's teeth, knives, to devour the poor from the land, and the needy from man.
Psalm 56:6
They will sojourn, they will hide, they will watch my heels as they waited for my soul
Psalm 64:5
They will strengthen to themselves an evil word: they will recount to hide snares; they said, Who shall see them
Jeremiah 5:26
for evil ones were found among my people: he will look about as the stooping of fowlers; they set snares, they will take men.
Micah 7:2
The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.
Acts 23:15
Now therefore do ye exhibit to the captain of a thousand, with the council, so that to-morrow he might bring him down to you, as about to examine more accurately the things concerning him: and we, before he draws near, are ready to kill him.
Acts 25:3
Asking favor against him, that he might send for him to Jerusalem, making an ambuscade to kill him in the way.

Let us lurk

Proverbs 1:18
And they will lie in wait for their blood; they will hide for their souls.
Psalm 10:8
Sitting in ambush of the enclosures: in hiding-places he will slay the innocent: his eyes will be hid to the afflicted.
Psalm 17:12
His likeness as a lion will long for the prey, and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.
Psalm 35:7
For gratuitously they hid for me the destruction of their net: gratuitously they dug for my soul.
Jeremiah 11:19
And I as a gentle lamb being brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that against me they purposed purposes: We will destroy the tree with its food, and we will cut him off from the land of the living, and his name shall no more be remembered.
Jeremiah 18:18
And they will say, Come, and we will purpose purposes against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, and counsel from the wise, and the word from the prophet Come, and we will strike him with the tongue, and we will not attend to any of his words.
Matthew 26:3
Then were gathered together the chief priests, and scribes, and the more ancient of the people, into the court-yard of the chief priest, called Caliaphas,
John 15:25
But that the word written in their law might be completed, That they hated me gratuitously.

General references

Exodus 20:13
Thou shalt not kill.
Judges 9:25
And the lords of Shechem will set for him liers in wait upon the heads of the mountains, and they will rob all who shall pass over by them in the way: and it was announced to Abimelech.
Proverbs 16:29
A man of violence will seduce his neighbor, and he caused him to go in a way not good.