Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them?
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will enclose, I will divide the spoil: my soul shall be filled with them: I will draw out my sword, my hand shall dispossess them.
And now, come now, curse to me this people, for he is strong above me: perhaps I shall be able to strike upon him, and drive him out of the land, for I know whom thou shalt praise is praised, and whom thou shalt curse, shall be cursed.
If they shall say, Go with us, we will lie in wait for blood, we will hide for the innocent gratuitously;
They will help a man his neighbor, and he will say to his brother, Be strong.
And they dwelling upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and shall be gladdened, and shall send gifts to one another; for these two prophets tortured them dwelling upon the earth.
1 Samuel 23:19
And the Ziphites will go up to Saul to the hill, saying, Is not David hiding with us in the fastnesses in the thicket, in the hill of Hachilah, which is from the right of the desert?
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees hypocrites! for ye go about sea and dry land to make one proselyte, and when he should become, ye make him the son of hell, twofold more than you.
Then were gathered together the chief priests, and scribes, and the more ancient of the people, into the court-yard of the chief priest, called Caliaphas,
Of laying snares
Our soul as a sparrow was delivered from the snare of the fowlers: the snare was broken and we were delivered.
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.
Saying in his heart, God forgat: he hid his face; not seeing forever.
Behold, they will gush out with their mouth: swords in their lips: for who heard?
And they will say Jah will not see, and the God of Jacob will not understand.
And he said to me, Sawest, thou son of man, what the old men of the house of Israel are doing in darkness, a man in the chambers of his images? for they are saying, Jehovah sees us not; Jehovah forsook the earth.