Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Bible References

Desireth

Proverbs 1:17
For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird,
Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.
Psalm 9:15
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.
Psalm 10:9
He lurks in secret as a lion in his covert. He lays in wait to catch the poor man. He catches the poor man when he draws him in his net.
Jeremiah 5:26
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch as fowlers lay in wait. They set a trap; they catch men.
Micah 7:2
The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.
Habakkuk 1:15
He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

Net

Proverbs 10:15
The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.