Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.
If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;
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The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.
1 Samuel 19:11
And Saul sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal, David's wife, told him, saying, If thou save not thy life to-night, to-morrow thou wilt be slain.
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him,'say all my familiar friends, they that watch for my fall; peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against Jehovah, and against his anointed,'saying ,
Thy take crafty counsel against thy people, And consult together against thy hidden ones.
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:
Then were gathered together the chief priests, and the elders of the people, unto the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;
Now when morning was come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
neither let Hezekiah make you trust in Jehovah, saying, Jehovah will surely deliver us; this city shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.