Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Bible References

Words

Proverbs 1:11
If they say, "Come with us! We shall lie in wait for blood; we shall ambush the innocent without cause.
2 Samuel 17:1
Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose twelve thousand men, and I will set out and pursue after David {tonight}.
Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to evil, and they hasten to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts [are] thoughts of iniquity; devastation and destruction [are] in their highways.
Jeremiah 5:26
For wicked people are found among my people, they lie in wait like the hiding of fowlers, they set up a trap, they catch humans.
Micah 7:1
Woe is me! For I have become like the gatherings of summer, like the gleanings of the grape harvest, [when] there is no cluster of grapes to eat [or] early ripened fruit [that] my soul desires.
Acts 23:12
And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
Acts 25:3
asking for a favor against him, that he summon him to Jerusalem, [because they] were preparing an ambush to do away with him along the way.

The mouth

Proverbs 14:3
In the mouth of a fool is the rod of pride, but the lips of the wise preserve them.
Esther 4:7
and Mordecai told him all that had happened to him, and the exact amount of money that Haman has promised to pay to the treasury of the king for the destruction of the Jews.
Esther 7:4
I and my people have been sold to be destroyed and killed, to be annihilated. If we had been sold as male and female slaves I would have kept quiet, because this is not a need sufficient to trouble the king."