Do not lie in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; Do not destroy his resting place;
As they went up the slope to the city, they found young women going out to draw water and said to them, “Is the seer here?”
Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn around and attack the priests.” And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.
Now then, O king, come down according to all the desire of your soul to do so; and our part shall be to surrender him into the king’s hand.”
He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.
The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.
They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life.
For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O Lord,
The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.
If they say, “Come with us, Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us ambush the innocent without cause;
Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
Then my people will live in a peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed resting places;
But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, “Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more.”
and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.
but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death;
But the son of Paul’s sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.
requesting a concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).