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Theasaurus: Pits

46 Bible Verses about Pits

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Exodus 21:33-34

And if someone shall open a pit or if someone shall dig a pit and not cover it and an ox or an ass falls in it, the owner of the pit shall make it good and give money unto their owner, and the dead beast shall be his.

2 Samuel 18:17

And they took Absalom and cast him into a great pit in the forest and laid a very great heap of stones upon him; and all Israel fled each one to his tent.

2 Samuel 23:20

Then, Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, slew two lions of Moab; he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow.

Matthew 12:11

And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you that shall have one sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it and lift it out?

Mark 12:1

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard and set a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went far away.

Luke 6:39

And he spoke a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? Shall they not both fall into the pit?

Psalm 35:7-8

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

Psalm 7:15

He made a pit and deepened it and shall fall into the ditch which he made.

Psalm 9:15

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

Psalm 57:6

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.

Psalm 94:13

to cause him to rest in the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Proverbs 26:27

Whosoever digs a pit shall fall therein, and he that rolls a stone, it will return upon him.

Isaiah 24:17-18

Fear and the pit and the snare are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And it shall come to pass that he who shall flee from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that shall come up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: because from on high, windows have been opened, and the foundations of the earth shall shake.

Jeremiah 18:20-22

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them and to turn away thy wrath from them. Therefore deliver up their sons to the famine, and pour out their blood by the force of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of their children, and be widows; and let their men be put to death; let their young men be slain 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 dug a pit to take me and hid snares for my feet.

Jeremiah 48:43-44

Fear and the pit and the snare shall be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, said the LORD. He that flees from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that gets up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare; for I will bring upon him, even upon Moab, the year of their visitation, said the LORD.

Ezekiel 19:4

The Gentiles also heard of him; he was taken in their trap, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt.

Job 9:30-31

If I wash myself with snow water and make my hands never so clean; yet thou shalt plunge me into the pit, and my own clothes shall abhor me.

Psalm 88:6

Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, 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

Tzaddi They bound up my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me. Tzaddi Waters flowed over my head; then I said, I am dead. Koph I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

Zechariah 9:11

As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have taken thy prisoners out of the pit in which there is no water.

Isaiah 14:15

Yet thou shalt be cast down to Sheol, to the sides of the pit.

Job 33:18

Thus he keeps back his soul from the pit and his life from perishing by the sword.

Psalm 28:1

Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent unto me lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like those that go down into the grave.

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; thou gavest me life from my descent into the grave.

Psalm 55:23

But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of the grave; bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.

Psalm 69:15

Let not the violent force of the waters overcome me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

Psalm 88:4

I am counted with those that go down into the pit; I am as a man that has no strength:

Psalm 143:7

Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.

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, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that went down to the bottom of the pit, as a carcase trodden under feet.

Isaiah 38:17-18

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back. For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait for thy truth.

Ezekiel 26:20

And I shall bring thee down with those that descend into the grave, with the people of the age, and shall set thee in the lowest part of the earth, as the deserts of old, with those that go down to the grave, that thou not be inhabited again; and I shall set glory in the land of the living;

Ezekiel 28:8

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

Ezekiel 31:14

to the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves for their height, neither shoot up their tops among the thick boughs, neither in their branches shall all that drink waters stand up in their height: for they shall all be delivered unto death, to the lower parts of the earth, in the midst of the sons of men, with those that go down to the grave.

Ezekiel 32:23-25

whose graves are set in the sides of the pit, and his company is round about his grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which caused terror in the land of the living. There is Elam and all his multitude round about his grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised into the lowest parts of the earth because they spread their terror in the land of the living; yet they have borne their shame with those that go down to the grave. They have set him a bed in the midst of the slain with all his multitude: his graves are round about him: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword because they spread their terror in the land of the living, yet they have borne their shame with those that go down to the pit; he was put in the midst of the dead.

Jonah 2:6

I descended to the roots of the mountains; the earth put her bars about me for ever; yet thou hast brought up my life out of the grave, O LORD my God.

Isaiah 30:33

For Tophet is ordained of yesterday for the king of Babylon, it is also prepared; he has deepened and enlarged the pile of her fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD like a stream of brimstone kindles it.

Topics on Pits

Digging Pits

Proverbs 26:27

Whosoever digs a pit shall fall therein, and he that rolls a stone, it will return upon him.

Opening Pits

Revelation 9:2

And he opened the bottomless pit, and there arose smoke out of the pit as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.

Pits Symbolizing Grief

Isaiah 38:17

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.