Pits

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Exodus 21:33-34

And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or a donkey fall in it; The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the dead beast shall be his.

2 Samuel 18:17

And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid 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, the son of a valiant man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lion-like heroes of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in a time of snow:

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Digging Pits

Proverbs 26:27

Whosoever digs a pit shall fall in it: 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 a 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 my peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

More Verses on Pits

Matthew 12:11

And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall 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 winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country.

Psalm 35:7-8

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.

Psalm 7:15

He made a pit, and dug it, and has fallen into the ditch which he made.

Psalm 9:15

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

That you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Proverbs 26:27

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

Isaiah 24:17-18

Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth. And it shall come to pass, that he who flees from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that comes up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do 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 you to speak good for them, and to turn away your wrath from them. Therefore deliver up their children 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 you shall 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 you, O inhabitant of Moab, says 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 it, even upon Moab, the year of their punishment, says the LORD.

Ezekiel 19:4

The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, 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 ever so clean; Yet shall you plunge me in the ditch, and my own clothes shall abhor me.

Psalm 88:6

You have laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deep.

Proverbs 23:27

For a harlot is a deep ditch; and a seductress is a narrow well.

Lamentations 3:53-55

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me. Waters flowed over my head; then I said, I am cut off. I called upon your name, O LORD, out of the lowest dungeon.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit in which is no water.

Job 33:18

He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.

Psalm 28:1

[A Psalm of David.] Unto you will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if you be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, you have brought up my soul from the grave: you have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalm 55:23

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

Psalm 69:15

Let not the floodwater overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut its mouth upon me.

Psalm 88:4

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

Psalm 103:4

Who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

Psalm 143:7

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit fails: hide not your face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:

Isaiah 14:19

But you are cast out of your sepulcher like an abominable branch, and as the garment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a corpse trodden underfoot.

Isaiah 38:17-18

Behold, for my peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back. For the grave cannot praise you, death can not celebrate you: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for your truth.

Ezekiel 26:20

When I shall bring you down with them that descend into the pit, with the people of old, and shall set you in the lowest parts of the earth, in places desolate of old, with them that go down to the pit, that you be not inhabited; and I shall give glory in the land of the living;

Ezekiel 28:8

They shall bring you down to the pit, and you shall die the deaths of them that are slain in the midst of the seas.

Ezekiel 31:14

So that none of all the trees by the waters exalt themselves for their height, neither shoot up their tops among the thick boughs, neither their trees stand up in their height, all that drink water: for they are all delivered unto death, to 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

Whose graves are set in the sides of the pit, and her company is round about her grave: all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which 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 into the lower parts of the earth, which caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit. They have set her a bed in the midst of the slain with all her multitude: her graves are round about her: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword: though their terror was caused in the land of the living, yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit: they are put in the midst of them that are slain.

Jonah 2:6

I went down to the foundations of the mountains; the earth with her bars closed about me forever: yet have you brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.

Isaiah 30:33

For Tophet was ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he has made it deep and large: its pyre is fire with much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, does kindle it.