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 does catch 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 I strayed not from your precepts.
The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.
Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the traps 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 chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.
How long will you imagine evil against a man? you shall be slain all of you: as a leaning wall shall you be, and as a tottering fence.
2 Samuel 16:7
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, you bloody man, and you man of Belial:
And they asked him, saying, Teacher, we know that you say and teach rightly, neither do you regard any person, but teach the way of God truly: