Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

May their table before them become a snare;
And when they are in peace, may it become a trap.

King James Version

Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.

Holman Bible

Let their table set before them be a snare,
and let it be a trap for their allies.

International Standard Version

May their dining tables entrap them, and become a snare for their allies.

A Conservative Version

Let their table before them become a snare, and when they are in peace, a trap, {and for a stumbling block, and for a retribution to them (LXX/NT)}.

American Standard Version

Let their table before them become a snare; And when they are in peace, let it become a trap.

Amplified


May their table [with all its abundance and luxury] become a snare [to them];
And when they are in peace [secure at their sacrificial feasts], may it become a trap.

Bible in Basic English

Let their table before them be for their destruction; let their feasts become a net to take them.

Darby Translation

Let their table become a snare before them, and their very welfare a trap;

Julia Smith Translation

Their table shall be before them for a snare, for a retribution, for a cause of ruin.

King James 2000

Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let their table before them be a trap, and their [times of] peace a snare.

Modern King James verseion

Let their table become a snare before them; and to those at ease a trap.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let their table be made a snare to take themselves withal; and let the things that should have been for their wealth be unto them an occasion of falling.

NET Bible

May their dining table become a trap before them! May it be a snare for that group of friends!

New Heart English Bible

Let their table before them become a snare. May it become a retribution and a trap.

The Emphasized Bible

Let their table, before them, become a snare, And unto their friends, a lure;

Webster

Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.

World English Bible

Let their table before them become a snare. May it become a retribution and a trap.

Youngs Literal Translation

Their table before them is for a snare, And for a recompence -- for a trap.

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

21 They also gave me gall for my food
And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
22 May their table before them become a snare;
And when they are in peace, may it become a trap.
23 May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see,
And make their loins shake continually.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:32

“For the waywardness of the naive will kill them,
And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Isaiah 8:14-15

“Then He shall become a sanctuary;
But to both the houses of Israel, a stone to strike and a rock to stumble over,
And a snare and a trap for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Malachi 2:2

If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name,” says the Lord of hosts, “then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.

Romans 11:8-10

just as it is written,
God gave them a spirit of stupor,
Eyes to see not and ears to hear not,
Down to this very day.”

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, “Peace and safety!” then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

1 Peter 2:8

and,
A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense”;
for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.

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