Pharaoh's servants said to him, "How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the men go, that they may serve Yahweh, their God. Don't you yet know that Egypt is destroyed?"
1 Samuel 18:21
Saul said, I will give her to him, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Therefore Saul said to David, "You shall this day be my son-in-law a second time."
I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and traps, whose hands are chains. Whoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner will be ensnared by her.
They put him in a cage with hooks, and brought him to the king of Babylon; they brought him into strongholds, that his voice should no more be heard on the mountains of Israel.
Then the nations set against him on every side from the provinces; and they spread their net over him; he was taken in their pit.
A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God.
1 Samuel 28:9
The woman said to him, "Behold, you know what Saul has done, how he has cut off those who have familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land. Why then do you lay a snare for my life, to cause me to die?"
know for a certainty that Yahweh your God will no longer drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Yahweh your God has given you.
He takes up all of them with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore he rejoices and is glad. Therefore he sacrifices to his net, and burns incense to his dragnet, because by them his life is luxurious, and his food is good. Will he therefore continually empty his net, and kill the nations without mercy?
For without cause they have hidden their net in a pit for me. Without cause they have dug a pit for my soul.
They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.
who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.
The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.
He lurks in secret as a lion in his ambush. He lies in wait to catch the helpless. He catches the helpless, when he draws him in his net.
The proud have hidden a snare for me, they have spread the cords of a net by the path. They have set traps for me. Selah.
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.
"Listen to this, you priests! Listen, house of Israel, and give ear, house of the king! For the judgment is against you; for you have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread on Tabor.
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.
They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, "Who will see them?"
Your sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as an antelope in a net; they are full of the wrath of Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.
They sent some of the Pharisees and of the Herodians to him, that they might trap him with words.
Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.