Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
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.
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
If they say, Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause:
Lay wait for
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
1 Samuel 19:11
Saul also 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 you save not your life tonight, tomorrow you shall be slain.
For I heard the mocking of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my friends watched for my fall, saying, Perhaps he will be deceived, 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 the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
They have taken crafty counsel against your people, and consulted against your 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 assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
Neither let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD, saying, The LORD will surely deliver us: this city shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria.