Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he catches the poor when he draws him into his net.
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked, from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet did not I err from thy precepts.
The proud have hid a snare for me and cords; they have spread a net; on the path they have set snares for me. Selah.
Keep me from the hands of the snare which they have laid for me, and from the snares of the workers of iniquity.
2 Samuel 17:1
Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night,
And the princes of the priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him, for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them; but they feared the people.
For they do not speak peace, but they devise deceitful matters against those that are meek in the land.
How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Shall ye murder each other until ye are as a bowing wall and as a tottering fence?
2 Samuel 16:7
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial;
And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither dost thou accept the person of any, but teachest the way of God with truth;