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 commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them?
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
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.
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would inquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.
Let us lurk
And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.
He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.
Like as a lion that is greedy of his 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 digged 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 devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, 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 devices 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 smite 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 cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
Thou shalt not kill.
And the men of Shechem set liers in wait 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 enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.