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:
Let us lay
Let us lurk
Let us lay
For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, Who shall see them?
For among my people are found wicked men: they lie in wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
The godly man has 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.
Now therefore you with the council inform the chief captain that he bring him down unto you tomorrow, as though you would inquire something more exactly concerning him: and we, before he comes near, are ready to kill him.
And desired a favor from him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, plotting to kill him along the way.
Let us lurk
And they lie in wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places does he murder the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.
Like as a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dug for my soul.
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised plots against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots 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 attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
But this comes to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
You shall not kill.
And the men of Shechem set men in ambush for him in the top of the mountains, and they robbed all that came along that way by them: and it was told Abimelech.
A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.