Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD: for the king of Israel has come out to seek a flea, as when one does hunt a partridge in the mountains.

For man also knows not his time: as the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth, where no trap is for it? shall one take up a snare from the earth, having taken nothing at all?

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.

Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the traps of the workers of iniquity. Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I thus escape.

My enemies chased me hard, like a bird, without cause.


They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.

You brought us into the net; you laid affliction upon our backs.

The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

For man also knows not his time: as the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

The fishermen also shall mourn, and all they that cast hooks into the river shall lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish.

And I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands are fetters: whosoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.

And it shall come to pass, that the fishermen shall stand upon it from En-gedi even unto En-eglaim; there shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish shall be the same kinds as the fish of the great sea, exceedingly many.

For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walks upon a snare.

The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

My eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.

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.

When they shall go, I will spread my net upon them; I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them, as their congregation has heard.

Know now that God has overthrown me, and has compassed me with his net.


For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dug for my soul. Let destruction come upon him unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I thus escape.

It shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea: for I have spoken it, says the Lord GOD: and it shall become a plunder to the nations.

And I will make you like the top of a rock: you shall be a place to spread nets upon; you shall be rebuilt no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, says the Lord GOD.


His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.


When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then you knew my path. In the way in which I walked have they secretly laid a snare for me.

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.

Hear you this, O priests; and hearken, you house of Israel; and give you ear, O house of the king; for judgment is for you, because you have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.

The proud have dug pits for me, which is not after your law.

For among my people are found wicked men: they lie in wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dug for my soul.

The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I strayed not from your precepts.

Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the traps of the workers of iniquity.

Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.