Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
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.
For gratuitously they hid for me the destruction of their net: gratuitously they dug for my soul.
The foot of pride shall not come to me, and the hand of the unjust shall not move 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.
The proud devised falsehood against me: I will watch thy charges with all the heart.
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.
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.
A man making smooth against his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.
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.
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.