Parallel Verses

King James Version

Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

New American Standard Bible

Let destruction come upon him unawares,
And let the net which he hid catch himself;
Into that very destruction let him fall.

Holman Bible

Let ruin come on him unexpectedly,
and let the net that he hid ensnare him;
let him fall into it—to his ruin.

International Standard Version

Let destruction come upon them unawares, and let the net that he hid catch him; let him fall into destruction.

A Conservative Version

Let destruction come upon him unawares, and let his net that he has hid catch himself. Let him fall in it with destruction.

American Standard Version

Let destruction come upon him unawares; And let his net that he hath hid catch himself: With destruction let him fall therein.

Amplified


Let destruction come upon my enemy by surprise;
Let the net he hid for me catch him;
Into that very destruction let him fall.

Bible in Basic English

Let destruction come on them without their knowledge; let them be taken themselves in their secret nets, falling into the same destruction.

Darby Translation

Let destruction come upon him unawares, and let his net which he hath hidden catch himself: for destruction let him fall therein.

Julia Smith Translation

Desolation shall come to him not knowing, and his net which he hid shall take him: in destruction he shall fall in it

King James 2000

Let destruction come upon him unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let {unforeseen ruin} come on him, and his net that he hid, let it catch him. Let him fall into it in ruin.

Modern King James verseion

Let destruction come upon him, he will not know; and let his net which he has concealed catch him, let him fall in it, into destruction.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let a sudden destruction come upon him unawares, and his net that he hath laid privily catch himself, that he may fall into his own mischief.

NET Bible

Let destruction take them by surprise! Let the net they hid catch them! Let them fall into destruction!

New Heart English Bible

Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.

The Emphasized Bible

There shall reach him a ruin he could not know, - Yea, his own net which he hath hidden, shall capture him, Into that ruin, shall he fall!

Webster

Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

World English Bible

Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

Meet him doth desolation -- he knoweth not, And his net that he hid catcheth him, For desolation he falleth into it.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Victory

7 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul. 8 Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall. 9 And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

1 Samuel 18:17

And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give thee to wife: only be thou valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not mine hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.

1 Samuel 31:2-4

And the Philistines followed hard upon Saul and upon his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchishua, Saul's sons.

2 Samuel 17:2-4

And I will come upon him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only:

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

2 Samuel 18:14-15

Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Psalm 7:15-16

He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Psalm 9:15

The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Psalm 64:7

But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.

Psalm 141:9-10

Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.

Proverbs 29:1

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Isaiah 47:11

Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

Matthew 27:3-5

Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

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