Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

and these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

New American Standard Bible

But they lie in wait for their own blood;
They ambush their own lives.

King James Version

And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.

Holman Bible

but they set an ambush to kill themselves;
they attack their own lives.

International Standard Version

but these people lie in wait for their own blood. They ambush only themselves.

American Standard Version

And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.

Amplified


But [when these people set a trap for others] they lie in wait for their own blood;
They set an ambush for their own lives [and rush to their destruction].

Bible in Basic English

And they are secretly waiting for their blood and making ready destruction for themselves.

Darby Translation

And these lay wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will lie in wait for their blood; they will hide for their souls.

King James 2000

And they lie in wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They lie in wait for their [own] blood. They ambush their [own] lives.

Modern King James verseion

And they lie in wait for their own blood; they watch secretly for their own lives.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they themselves lay wait one for another's blood, and one of them would slay another.

NET Bible

but these men lie in wait for their own blood, they ambush their own lives!

New Heart English Bible

but these lie in wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet, they, for their own blood, lie in wait, They watch in secret for their own life.

Webster

And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.

World English Bible

but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they for their own blood lay wait, They watch secretly for their own lives.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

References

Fausets

Net

Context Readings

Advice To The Young

17 For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird, 18 and these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives. 19 So are the ways of everyone who is greedy of gain. It takes away the life of the owners of it.



Cross References

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath was pacified.

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold [the wicked man], he travails with iniquity. Yea, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.

Psalm 9:16

LORD has made himself known. He has executed justice. The wicked man is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Psalm 55:23

But thou, O God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.

Proverbs 5:22-23

His own iniquities shall take a wicked man, and he shall be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 9:17-18

Stolen waters are sweet, and bread in secret is pleasant.

Proverbs 28:17

A man who is laden with the blood of any person shall flee to the pit. Let no man stay him.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, I sinned, having betrayed innocent blood. But they said, What is it to us? See thou to it.

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