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Theasaurus: Pits

46 Bible Verses about Pits

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Exodus 21:33-34

And if a man open a pit, or if a man dig a pit, and do not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall into it, the owner of the pit shall make it good, shall give money to the owner of them; and the dead ox shall be his.

2 Samuel 18:17

And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and raised a very great heap of stones upon him. And all Israel fled every one to his tent.

2 Samuel 23:20

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, son of a valiant man, great in exploits, of Kabzeel: he it was that smote two lions of Moab; and he went down and smote a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.

Matthew 12:11

But he said to them, What man shall there be of you who has one sheep, and if this fall into a pit on the sabbath, will not lay hold of it and raise it up?

Mark 12:1

And he began to say to them in parables, A man planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

Luke 6:39

And he spoke also a parable to them: Can a blind man lead a blind man? shall not both fall into the ditch?

Psalm 35:7-8

For without cause have they hidden for me their net in a pit; without cause they have digged it for my soul. Let destruction come upon him unawares, and let his net which he hath hidden catch himself: for destruction let him fall therein.

Psalm 7:15

He digged a pit, and hollowed it out, and is fallen into the hole that he made.

Psalm 9:15

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

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah.

Psalm 94:13

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of evil, until the pit be digged for the wicked.

Proverbs 26:27

Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.

Isaiah 24:17-18

Fear, and the pit, and the snare are upon thee, inhabitant of the land. And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the sound of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare; for the windows on high are open, and the foundations of the earth shake.

Jeremiah 18:20-22

Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them. Therefore give up their children to the famine, and deliver them over to the power of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of children and be widows; and let their men be swept off by death, their young men be smitten by the sword in battle. Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them; for they have digged a pit to take me, and have hidden snares for my feet.

Jeremiah 48:43-44

Fear, and the pit, and the snare shall be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith Jehovah. He that fleeth from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that getteth up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring upon her, upon Moab, the year of their visitation, saith Jehovah.

Ezekiel 19:4

And the nations heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with nose-rings into the land of Egypt.

Job 9:30-31

If I washed myself with snow-water, and cleansed my hands in purity, Then wouldest thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes would abhor me.

Psalm 88:6

Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in dark places, in the deeps.

Proverbs 23:27

For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Lamentations 3:53-55

They have cut off my life in a pit, and cast a stone upon me. Waters streamed over my head; I said, I am cut off. I called upon thy name, Jehovah, out of the lowest pit.

Zechariah 9:11

As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant, I will send forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.

Isaiah 14:15

none the less art thou brought down to Sheol, to the recesses of the pit.

Job 33:18

He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from passing away by the sword.

Psalm 28:1

{A Psalm of David.} Unto thee, Jehovah, do I call; my rock, be not silent unto me, lest, if thou keep silence toward me, I become like them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 30:3

Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol, thou hast quickened me from among those that go down to the pit.

Psalm 55:23

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days. But as for me, I will confide in thee.

Psalm 69:15

Let not the flood of waters overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up; and let not the pit shut its mouth upon me.

Psalm 88:4

I am reckoned with them that go down into the pit; I am as a man that hath no strength:

Psalm 143:7

Answer me speedily, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, or I shall be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Proverbs 1:12

let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;

Isaiah 14:19

but thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, covered with the slain those thrust through with the sword, that go down to the stones of the pit: like a carcase trodden under foot.

Isaiah 38:17-18

Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back. For not Sheol shall praise thee, nor death celebrate thee; they that go down into the pit do not hope for thy truth.

Ezekiel 26:20

then will I bring thee down, with them that go down to the pit, to the people of old time, and will cause thee to dwell in the lower parts of the earth, in places desolate of old, with them that go down to the pit, that thou be not inhabited; and I will set glory in the land of the living.

Ezekiel 28:8

They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of those that are slain in the heart of the seas.

Ezekiel 31:14

to the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves in their stature, nor set their top amidst the thick boughs, and that none of them that drink water stand up in his height by himself; for they are all given over unto death in the lower parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with them that go down to the pit.

Ezekiel 32:23-25

their graves are set in the sides of the pit, and his assemblage is round about his grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who caused terror in the land of the living. There is Elam and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who are gone down uncircumcised unto the lower parts of the earth, who caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they borne their confusion with them that go down to the pit. They have set him a bed in the midst of the slain, with all his multitude: their graves are round about him, all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword, though their terror was caused in the land of the living; and they have borne their confusion with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that are slain.

Jonah 2:6

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; The bars of the earth closed upon me for ever: But thou hast brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth is prepared of old; for the king also it is prepared: he hath made it deep and large; its pile is fire and much wood; the breath of Jehovah, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.

Topics on Pits

Digging Pits

20;26;27

Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.

Opening Pits

66;9;2

And it opened the pit of the abyss; and there went up smoke out of the pit as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke of the pit.

Pits As A Term For Graves

23;14;15

none the less art thou brought down to Sheol, to the recesses of the pit.

Pits Symbolizing Grief

23;38;17

Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.