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
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Proverbs 29:5
The man that flatters his neighbour spreads a net for his feet.
Psalm 9:15
The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.
Psalm 10:9
He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he catches the poor when he draws him into his net.
Jeremiah 5:26
For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.
Micah 7:2
The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.
Habakkuk 1:15
He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.

Net

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