Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



And so then, do not let my blood fall to the ground {away from} the presence of Yahweh, for the king of Israel has gone out to seek a single flea, as one hunts a partridge in the mountains."

For man does not know his time. Just as fish are caught in a cruel net and like birds who are seized in a snare, so also {humans} are ensnared at a cruel time when it falls suddenly upon them.

for "in vain is the net scattered, in the sight of any {winged bird}."

Does a bird fall into a trapping net on the earth when there is no snare for it? Does a trapping net spring up from the ground unless it has certainly caught something?

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

Protect me from [the] {grasp} of [the] trap they have laid for me, and [from the] snares of evildoers. Let [the] wicked fall into their nets, while I escape altogether.

My enemies hunt me without cause, like a bird.


They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

You brought us into the net; you placed a {heavy burden} on our backs.

The wicked covets the proceeds of evil, but the root of the righteous {bears fruit}.

For man does not know his time. Just as fish are caught in a cruel net and like birds who are seized in a snare, so also {humans} are ensnared at a cruel time when it falls suddenly upon them.

And the fishers will mourn, and all of those who cast fishhooks in the Nile will lament, and those who spread out fishing nets on [the] {surface} of [the] water will languish.

I myself found [that] more bitter than death [is] the woman who [is] a trap, whose heart [is] a snare, and whose hands [are] bonds. The one who pleases God escapes from her, but the sinner is caught by her.

And then fishers from En Gedi and [on] up to En Eglaim will stand beside it, a sea-girt drying yard for nets; their fish for the dragnets will be {of every kind}, like the fish of the great sea, [and] very many.

for he is thrust into a net by his feet, and he walks into a pitfall.

[The] nations have fallen in [the] pit [that] they made; their foot is caught in [the] net that they hid.

A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.

My eyes [are] continually toward Yahweh, because he will take my feet from [the] net.

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

He lies in ambush {secretly,} like a lion in a thicket. He lies in ambush to seize [the] poor; he seizes [the] poor by catching him in his net.

Just as they go, I will cast my net over them; I will bring them down like the birds of the heavens; I will discipline them according to a report to their assembly.

know then that God has wronged me and has surrounded me [with] his net.


For without cause they secretly hide the pit with their net for me; without cause they dug [it] for my life. Let {unforeseen ruin} come on him, and his net that he hid, let it catch him. Let him fall into it in ruin.

Let [the] wicked fall into their nets, while I escape altogether.

It will become a place for spreading out dragnets in the midst of the sea; for I have spoken,' {declares} the Lord Yahweh. 'And it will become as plunder for the nations,

And I will make you into {a bare rock}, a place for [the] spreading out of dragnets. You will not be built again, for I, Yahweh, I have spoken," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.