Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
Let not the foot of pride reach me, nor, the hand of the lawless, scare me away.
For, aliens, have risen up against me, And, men of violence, have sought my life, They have not set God before them. Selah.
Insolent men, have derided me exceedingly, From thy law, have I not swerved.
The proud have hidden a snare for me, and, cords, have they spread as a net beside the track, Snares, have they set for me. Selah.
2 Samuel 15:1
And it came to pass, after this, that Absolom prepared him chariots and horses, - and fifty men, to run before him.
2 Samuel 16:20
Then said Absolom unto Ahithophel, - Give ye your counsel, what we shall do.
2 Samuel 17:1
Then said Ahithophel unto Absolom: I pray thee, let me choose for myself, twelve thousand men, and arise, and pursue David to-night;
Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;
Now, when morning came, all the High-priests and Elders of the people took, counsel, against Jesus, so as to put him to death:
For they were gathered together, of a truth, in this city, against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, - both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with them of the nations, and peoples of Israel; -
The lawless one, in the loftiness of his countenance, will not enquire, God is not in any of his plots:
Are all the workers of iniquity, without knowledge? devouring my people as they devour food! Upon Yahweh, have they not called.
Declareth the transgression of the lawless one, within my heart, There is, no dread of God, before his eyes;
Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen Son of man what the elders of the house of Israel, are doing in the dark, every man in his image-chambers? for they are saying - Yahweh doth not see us! Yahweh hath forsaken the land!
And he said unto me the iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah, is exceeding, great, and the land is filled with shed blood, and the city is full of over-reaching, - for they have said. Yahweh hath forsaken the land, - and Yahweh doth not see.