The proud hid a snare for me, and cords; they spread a net at the hand of the way; they set snares for me. Silence.
For gratuitously they hid for me the destruction of their net: gratuitously they dug for my soul.
In my spirit languishing upon me, and thou knewest my beaten paths. In the way which I shall go they hid a snare for me.
They prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bent down: they dug a pit before me, they fell into the midst of it. Silence.
A cry shall be heard from their houses, for thou shalt bring upon them a trap suddenly, for they dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet
A snare shall lay hold upon the heel, the noose shall hold fast upon him.
The unjust according to the height of his anger, will not seek: God is not in all his thoughts.
Watch me as the pupil of the daughter of the eye: thou wilt hide me in the shadow of thy wings.
Thou wilt bring me forth from the net which they concealed for me: for thou my fortress.
The proud dug pits for me which is not according to thy law.
The unjust one gave a snare for me, and I wandered not from thy charges.
Compassionate us, O Jehovah, compassionate us: for we were much filled with contempt
Watch me from the hands of the snare they will lay for me, and the snares of those working iniquity.
And they will say, Come, and we will purpose purposes against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, and counsel from the wise, and the word from the prophet Come, and we will strike him with the tongue, and we will not attend to any of his words.
Shall evil be requited for good? for they dug a pit for my soul. Remember my standing before thee to speak good for them, to turn back thy wrath from them.
And he saying these things to them, the scribes and Pharisees began to hold on greatly, and to put questions to him of many things:
And having observed narrowly, they sent liers-in-wait, feigning themselves to be just, that they might seize upon his word, to deliver him to the beginning and authority of the leader.