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Theasaurus: Pits

46 Bible Verses about Pits

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Exodus 21:33-34

"If a man opens a pit, or if a man digs a pit and doesn't cover it, and a bull or a donkey falls into it, the owner of the pit shall make it good. He shall give money to its owner, and the dead animal shall be his.

2 Samuel 18:17

They took Absalom, and cast him into the great pit in the forest, and raised over him a very great heap of stones. Then all Israel fled everyone to his tent.

2 Samuel 23:20

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, he killed the two [sons of] Ariel of Moab: he went down also and killed a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow.

Matthew 12:11

He said to them, "What man is there among you, who has one sheep, and if this one falls into a pit on the Sabbath day, won't he grab on to it, and lift it out?

Mark 12:1

He began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a pit for the winepress, built a tower, rented it out to a farmer, and went into another country.

Psalm 35:7-8

For without cause they have hidden their net in a pit for me. Without cause they have dug a pit for my soul. Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.

Psalm 7:15

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

Psalm 9:15

The nations have 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 dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst 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

Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it. Whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Isaiah 24:17-18

Fear, the pit, and the snare, are on you who inhabitant the earth. It will happen that he who flees from the noise of the fear will fall into the pit; and he who comes up out of the midst of the pit will be taken in the snare; for the windows on high are opened, and the foundations of the earth tremble.

Jeremiah 18:20-22

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before you to speak good for them, to turn away your wrath from them. Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword; and let their wives become childless, and widows; and let their men be slain of death, [and] their young men struck of the sword in battle. 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.

Jeremiah 48:43-44

Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are on you, inhabitant of Moab, says Yahweh. He who flees from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he who gets up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring on him, even on Moab, the year of their visitation, says Yahweh.

Ezekiel 19:4

The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit; and they brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.

Job 9:30-31

If I wash myself with snow, and cleanse my hands with lye, yet you will plunge me in the ditch. My own clothes shall abhor me.

Psalm 88:6

You have laid me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.

Proverbs 23:27

For a prostitute is a deep pit; and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

Lamentations 3:53-55

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

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.

Isaiah 14:15

Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, to the depths of the pit.

Job 33:18

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

Psalm 28:1

To you, Yahweh, I call. My rock, don't be deaf to me; lest, if you are silent to me, I would become like those who go down into the pit.

Psalm 30:3

Yahweh, you have brought up my soul from Sheol. You have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalm 55:23

But you, God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in you. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Silent Dove in Distant Lands." A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Psalm 69:15

Don't let the flood waters overwhelm me, neither let the deep swallow me up. Don't let the pit shut its mouth on me.

Psalm 88:4

I am counted among those who go down into the pit. I am like a man who has no help,

Psalm 143:7

Hurry to answer me, Yahweh. My spirit fails. Don't hide your face from me, so that I don't become like those who go down into the pit.

Proverbs 1:12

let's swallow them up alive like Sheol, and whole, like those who go down into the pit.

Isaiah 14:19

But you are cast away from your tomb like an abominable branch, clothed with the slain, who are thrust through with the sword, who go down to the stones of the pit; like a dead body trodden under foot.

Isaiah 38:17-18

Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back. For Sheol can't praise you. Death can't celebrate you. Those who go down into the pit can't hope for your truth.

Ezekiel 26:20

then will I bring you down with those who descend into the pit, to the people of old time, and will make you to dwell in the lower parts of the earth, in the places that are desolate of old, with those who go down to the pit, that you be not inhabited; and I will set glory in the land of the living:

Ezekiel 28:8

They shall bring you down to the pit; and you shall die the death of those who 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, neither set their top among the thick boughs, nor that their mighty ones stand up on their height, [even] all who drink water: for they are all delivered to death, to the lower parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with those who go down to the pit.

Ezekiel 32:23-25

whose graves are set in the uttermost parts of the pit, and her company is around her 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 around her grave; all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who are gone down uncircumcised into the lower parts of the earth, who caused their terror in the land of the living, and have borne their shame with those who go down to the pit. They have set her a bed in the midst of the slain with all her multitude; her graves are around her; all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword; for their terror was caused in the land of the living, and they have borne their shame with those who go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of those who are slain.

Jonah 2:6

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains. The earth barred me in forever: yet have you brought up my life from the pit, Yahweh my God.

Isaiah 30:33

For his burning place has long been ready. Yes, for the king it is prepared. He has made its pyre deep and large with fire and much wood. Yahweh's breath, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.

Topics on Pits

Digging Pits

20;26;27

Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it. Whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Opening Pits

66;9;2

He opened the pit of the abyss, and smoke went up out of the pit, like the smoke from a burning furnace. The sun and the air were darkened because of the smoke from the pit.

Pits As A Term For Graves

23;14;15

Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, to the depths of the pit.

Pits Symbolizing Grief

23;38;17

Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back.