Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Trap

80 Bible Verses about Trap

Most Relevant Verses

Job 40:24

Can anyone capture him while he looks on,
or pierce his nose with snares?

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people plundered and looted,
all of them trapped in holes
or imprisoned in dungeons.
They have become plunder
with no one to rescue them
and loot, with no one saying, “Give it back!”

Ezekiel 19:4

When the nations heard about him,
he was caught in their pit.
Then they led him away with hooks
to the land of Egypt.

Amos 3:5

Does a bird land in a trap on the ground
if there is no bait for it?
Does a trap spring from the ground
when it has caught nothing?

Judges 12:5-6

The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Ephraim. Whenever a fugitive from Ephraim said, “Let me cross over,” the Gileadites asked him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” If he answered, “No,” they told him, “Please say Shibboleth.” If he said, “Sibboleth,” because he could not pronounce it correctly, they seized him and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. At that time 42,000 from Ephraim died.

Proverbs 6:2

you have been trapped by the words of your lips—
ensnared by the words of your mouth.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is trapped by his rebellious speech,
but a righteous one escapes from trouble.

Isaiah 29:21

those who, with their speech,
accuse a person of wrongdoing,
who set a trap at the gate for the mediator,
and without cause deprive the righteous of justice.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongues are deadly arrows—
they speak deception.
With his mouth
a man speaks peaceably with his friend,
but inwardly he sets up an ambush.

Genesis 27:6-12

Rebekah said to her son Jacob, “Listen! I heard your father talking with your brother Esau. He said, ‘Bring me the game and make a delicious meal for me to eat so that I can bless you in the Lord’s presence before I die.’ Now obey every order I give you, my son. read more.
Go to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, and I will make them into a delicious meal for your father—the kind he loves. Then take it to your father to eat so that he may bless you before he dies.” Jacob answered Rebekah his mother, “Look, my brother Esau is a hairy man, but I am a man with smooth skin. Suppose my father touches me. Then I will be revealed to him as a deceiver and bring a curse rather than a blessing on myself.”

Genesis 37:23-24

When Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped off his robe, the robe of many colors that he had on. Then they took him and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty; there was no water in it.

1 Samuel 28:9

But the woman said to him, “You surely know what Saul has done, how he has killed the mediums and spiritists in the land. Why are you setting a trap for me to get me killed?”

2 Samuel 21:5

They replied to the king, “As for the man who annihilated us and plotted to destroy us so we would not exist within the whole territory of Israel,

2 Kings 21:24

Then the common people executed all those who had conspired against King Amon and made his son Josiah king in his place.

Lamentations 1:19

?QofI called to my lovers,
but they betrayed me.
My priests and elders
perished in the city
while searching for food
to keep themselves alive.

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Woe to him who dishonestly makes
wealth for his house
to place his nest on high,
to escape from the reach of disaster! You have planned shame for your house
by wiping out many peoples
and sinning against your own self. For the stones will cry out from the wall,
and the rafters will answer them
from the woodwork.

Luke 22:48

but Jesus said to him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”

Exodus 23:33

They must not remain in your land, or else they will make you sin against Me. If you worship their gods, it will be a snare for you.”

Exodus 34:12

Be careful not to make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land that you are going to enter; otherwise, they will become a snare among you.

Deuteronomy 7:16

You must destroy all the peoples the Lord your God is delivering over to you and not look on them with pity. Do not worship their gods, for that will be a snare to you.

Joshua 23:12-13

For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations remaining among you, and if you intermarry or associate with them and they with you, know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations out before you. They will become a snare and a trap for you, a scourge for your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you disappear from this good land the Lord your God has given you.

Judges 2:3

Therefore, I now say: I will not drive out these people before you. They will be thorns in your sides, and their gods will be a trap for you.”

Judges 8:27

Gideon made an ephod from all this and put it in Ophrah, his hometown. Then all Israel prostituted themselves with it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his household.

Judges 16:15-16

“How can you say, ‘I love you,’” she told him, “when your heart is not with me? This is the third time you have mocked me and not told me what makes your strength so great!” Because she nagged him day after day and pleaded with him until she wore him out,

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright rescues them,
but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don’t make friends with an angry man,
and don’t be a companion of a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways
and entangle yourself in a snare.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say: This is what the Lord God says: Woe to the women who sew magic bands on the wrist of every hand and who make veils for the heads of people of every height in order to ensnare lives. Will you ensnare the lives of My people but preserve your own?

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests!
Pay attention, house of Israel!
Listen, royal house!
For the judgment applies to you
because you have been a snare at Mizpah
and a net spread out on Tabor.

1 Chronicles 12:16-17

Other Benjaminites and men from Judah also went to David at the stronghold. David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come in peace to help me, my heart will be united with you, but if you have come to betray me to my enemies even though my hands have done no wrong, may the God of our ancestors look on it and judge.”

Isaiah 32:7

The scoundrel’s weapons are destructive;
he hatches plots to destroy the needy with lies,
even when the poor says what is right.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good. Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
but those who promote peace have joy.

Proverbs 16:27-30

A worthless man digs up evil,
and his speech is like a scorching fire. A contrary man spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends. A violent man lures his neighbor,
leading him in a way that is not more.
The one who narrows his eyes is planning deceptions;
the one who compresses his lips brings about evil.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life set traps,
and those who want to harm me threaten to destroy me;
they plot treachery all day long.

2 Chronicles 24:21

But they conspired against him and stoned him at the king’s command in the courtyard of the Lord’s temple.

Nehemiah 6:1-4

When Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and the rest of our enemies heard that I had rebuilt the wall and that no gap was left in it—though at that time I had not installed the doors in the gates— Sanballat and Geshem sent me a message: “Come, let’s meet together in the villages of the Ono Valley.” But they were planning to harm me. So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?” read more.
Four times they sent me the same proposal, and I gave them the same reply.

Job 30:11-12

Because God has loosened my bowstring and oppressed me,
they have cast off restraint in my presence. The rabble rise up at my right;
they trap my feet
and construct their siege ramp against me.

Psalm 31:13

I have heard the gossip of many;
terror is on every side.
When they conspired against me,
they plotted to take my life.

Psalm 35:4

Let those who seek to kill me
be disgraced and humiliated;
let those who plan to harm me
be turned back and ashamed.

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have set a trap for me,
but I have not wandered from Your precepts.

Psalm 140:5

The proud hide a trap with ropes for me;
they spread a net along the path
and set snares for me.Selah

Psalm 142:3

Although my spirit is weak within me,
You know my way.Along this path I travel
they have hidden a trap for me.

Jeremiah 5:26

for wicked men live among My people.
They watch like fowlers lying in wait.
They set a trap;
they catch men.

Jeremiah 18:22

Let a cry be heard from their houses
when You suddenly bring raiders against them,
for they have dug a pit to capture me
and have hidden snares for my feet.

Lamentations 3:60-61

You see all their malice,
all their plots against me. ??Sin/ ??ShinLord, You hear their insults,
all their plots against me.

Lamentations 4:20

?ReshThe Lord’s anointed, the breath of our life,
was captured in their traps.
We had said about him,
“We will live under his protection among the nations.”

Daniel 6:4-7

The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him. Then these men said, “We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God.” So the administrators and satraps went together to the king and said to him, “May King Darius live more.
All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den.

Acts 23:19-21

Then the commander took him by the hand, led him aside, and inquired privately, “What is it you have to report to me?” “The Jews,” he said, “have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the Sanhedrin tomorrow, as though they are going to hold a somewhat more careful inquiry about him. Don’t let them persuade you, because there are more than 40 of them arranging to ambush him, men who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they kill him. Now they are ready, waiting for a commitment from you.”

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the nations rebel
and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand,
and the rulers conspire together
against the Lord and His Anointed One:

Acts 4:25

You said through the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David Your servant:Why did the Gentiles rage
and the peoples plot futile things?

Psalm 83:5

For they have conspired with one mind;
they form an alliance against You—

Hosea 7:15

I trained and strengthened their arms,
but they plot evil against Me.

Nahum 1:11

One has gone out from you,
who plots evil against Yahweh,
and is a wicked counselor.

Mark 12:15

Should we pay, or should we not pay?”But knowing their hypocrisy, He said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at.”

Luke 20:26

They were not able to catch Him in what He said in public, and being amazed at His answer, they became silent.

John 8:6

They asked this to trap Him, in order that they might have evidence to accuse Him.Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with His finger.

John 18:3-4

So Judas took a company of soldiers and some temple police from the chief priests and the Pharisees and came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons. Then Jesus, knowing everything that was about to happen to Him, went out and said to them, “Who is it you’re looking for?”

Hosea 9:8

Ephraim’s watchman is with my God.
The prophet encounters a fowler’s snare
on all his ways.
Hostility is in the house of his God!

Acts 14:5

When an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to assault and stone them,

Acts 20:3

and stayed three months. When he was about to set sail for Syria, a plot was devised against him by the Jews, so a decision was made to go back through Macedonia.

Proverbs 28:10

The one who leads the upright into an evil way
will fall into his own pit,
but the blameless will inherit what is good.

Job 18:7-10

His powerful stride is shortened,
and his own schemes trip him up. For his own feet lead him into a net,
and he strays into its mesh. A trap catches him by the heel;
a noose seizes more.
A rope lies hidden for him on the ground,
and a snare waits for him along the path.

Psalm 9:16

The Lord has revealed Himself;
He has executed justice,
striking down the wicked
by the work of their hands.Higgaion. Selah

Topics on Trap

Escaping The Trap


Protect me from the trap they have set for me,
and from the snares of evildoers.

Pit Used As Traps


The one who digs a pit will fall into it,
and whoever rolls a stone—
it will come back on him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.