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80 Bible Verses about Trap

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Job 40:24

Are your eyes looking to capture him, or to pierce his snout with a bridle?"

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people who have been robbed and plundered, all of them trapped in pits or hidden away in prisons. They have become prey, with no one to rescue them; they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back!'

Ezekiel 19:4

The nations heard about him. He had become caught in their trap. They brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.

Amos 3:5

Does a bird fall into a snare on the ground without any bait in the trap? Will a trap snap shut when there is nothing to catch?

Judges 12:5-6

The descendants of Gilead seized control of the Jordan River's fords along the border of Ephraim's territory. Later on, when any fugitive from Ephraim asked them, "Let me cross over," the men from Gilead would ask him, "Are you an Ephraimite?" If he said "No," they would order him, "Pronounce the word "Shibboleth' right now." If he said "Sibboleth," not being able to pronounce it correctly, they would seize him and slaughter him there at the fords of the Jordan River. During those days 42,000 descendants of Ephraim died that way.

Proverbs 6:2

trapped by your own words, and caught by your own words,

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble.

Isaiah 29:21

those who make a person appear to be the offender in a lawsuit, who set a trap for someone who is making his defense in court, and push aside the innocent with specious arguments.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him.

Genesis 27:6-12

Rebekah gave these instructions to her son Jacob: "Quick! Pay attention!" she said. "I heard your father talking to your brother Esau. He told him, "Bring me some game and then prepare some food for me so I can eat and bless you in the presence of the LORD before I die.' So now, my son, listen to what I have to say and pay attention to what I'm about to tell you. read more.
Go to the flock and bring me two healthy young goats. I'll prepare some delicious food for your father, just the way he loves it. Then you are to take it to your father so that he can eat and bless you before he dies." "But look!" Jacob pointed out to his mother Rebekah, "My brother Esau is a hairy man, but I'm smooth skinned. My father might touch me and he'll realize that I'm deceiving him. Then, I'll bring a curse on myself instead of a blessing."

Genesis 37:23-24

As it was, when Joseph arrived where his brothers were, they stripped off the tunic that Jacob had given him that is, the richly-embroidered tunic that he was wearing. They grabbed him and tossed him into the cistern, but the cistern was empty. (There was no water in it.)

1 Samuel 28:9

The woman told him, "Look, you know what Saul has done. He has removed mediums and spiritists from the land, so why are you trying to entrap me, so as to cause my death?"

2 Samuel 21:5

They told the king, "The man who consumed us, who planned our destruction intending to leave us with nothing in the territory of Israel

2 Kings 21:24

But afterward, the people of the land executed everyone who had conspired against King Amon, and the people of the land installed his son Josiah to be king in his place.

Lamentations 1:19

I called out to my lovers, but they deceived me. My priests and my elders have died within the city while looking for something to eat to keep themselves alive.

Habakkuk 2:9-11

"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil. You have brought shame to yourself by killing many people you are forfeiting your own life. Indeed, the stone will cry out from the wall and the rafter will respond from the woodwork."

Exodus 23:33

They are not to live in your land. Otherwise they will cause you to sin against me. If you worship their gods, it will become a snare for you."

Exodus 34:12

"Be very careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which you are going, so they won't be a snare among you.

Deuteronomy 7:16

You are to utterly destroy everyone whom the LORD your God will deliver to you. Don't have pity on them nor serve their gods. Otherwise, they will become a snare for you."

Joshua 23:12-13

because if you ever turn back and cling to those who remain of these nations by intermarrying with them and associating one with another, know for certain that the LORD your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you. Instead, they will be a snare and a trap for you, a whip to your backs, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that the LORD your God has given you.

Judges 2:3

Therefore I'm now saying, "I won't expel them before you. Instead, they'll remain at your side, and their gods will ensnare you.'"

Judges 8:27

Gideon crafted the booty into an ephod and enshrined it in his home town of Ophrah. Then all of Israel committed spiritual adultery with it there, and it became a snare for Gideon and his household.

Judges 16:15-16

Some time later, she asked him, "How can you keep saying "I love you!' when your heart isn't with me? These three times you've lied to me and haven't told me where your great strength lies." She nagged him every day with this speech, pestering him until he was annoyed nearly to death.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a trap for a person to declare quickly, "This is sacred," and only later to have second thoughts about the vows.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don't make friends with a hot-tempered man, and do not associate with someone who is easily angered, or you may learn his ways and find yourself caught in a trap.

Ezekiel 13:18

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "How terrible it will be for those women who sew magical bracelets on all their wrists and make one-size-fits all headbands, in order to entrap their souls. Will you hunt for the souls of my people and remain alive?

Hosea 5:1

"Hear this, priests, pay attention, house of Israel, listen, royal family! For judgment is coming your way, because you have been a trap to Mizpah, a snare spread out on Mount Tabor.

1 Chronicles 12:16-17

Later, some descendants of Benjamin and Judah approached David at his stronghold, and David went out to meet them. He told them, "If you've come in peace to be of help to me, then you'll have my commitment. But if you've come to betray me to my enemies, even though I'm innocent of wrongdoing, then may the God of our ancestors watch and judge."

Isaiah 32:7

Furthermore, the crimes of bad people are evil; and they devise wicked schemes, destroying the poor with lying words, even when needy people plead a just cause.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good. He devises iniquity on his bed and is determined to follow a path that is not good. He does not resist evil.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is at home in the heart of those who plan evil, but those who promote peace rejoice.

Proverbs 16:27-30

A worthless person concocts evil gossip his lips are like a burning fire. A deceitful man stirs dissension, and anyone who gossips separates friends. A violent man entices his companion and leads him on a path that is not good.read more.
Whoever winks knowingly is plotting deceit; anyone who purses his lips is bent towards evil.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; those who seek to do me harm brag all day long about their wicked planning.

2 Chronicles 24:21

But the people conspired against him, and at the direct orders of the king they stoned him to death 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 completed the wall and that no break remained in it (even though by that time I hadn't yet installed the doors in the gates), Sanballat and Geshem sent word to me, saying "Come, let's meet together at Kephirim on the Ono Plain." But they were just trying to do me harm. So I sent messengers to them, replying "I am involved in a great endeavor, so I can't leave. Why should the work stop while I leave it to come down to you?" read more.
They sent me this message four times, and I answered them the same way.

Job 30:11-12

But God has loosened his cord and afflicted me; so they've cast off all restraints in my presence. "A wretched crowd ambushes me to my right; they trip my feet; they build up their path of calamity for me.

Psalm 31:13

I have heard the slander of many; it is like terror all around me, as they conspire together and plot to take my life.

Psalm 35:4

Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded.

Psalm 119:110

Though the wicked lay a trap for me, I haven't wandered away from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5

The arrogant have laid a trap for me; they have spread a net with ropes, lining it with snares along the way. Interlude

Psalm 142:3

Though my spirit grows faint within me, you are aware of my path. Wherever I go, they have hidden a trap for me.

Jeremiah 5:26

"Evil men are found among my people. They lie in wait like someone who traps birds. They set a trap, but they do so to catch people.

Jeremiah 18:22

Let a cry be heard from their houses because you have brought a raiding party against them suddenly. For they have dug a pit to capture me and have set traps for my feet.

Lamentations 3:60-61

You examined their plans for vengeance, all of their plots against me. LORD, you listened to their insults all their plots against me,

Lamentations 4:20

The LORD's anointed, the breath of our life, was captured in their pits. About him we had said, "Under his protection we will survive among the nations."

Daniel 6:4-7

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him. So these men said, "We'll never find any basis for complaint against Daniel unless we build it on the requirements of his God." Then these administrators and regional authorities went as a group to the king and said this, "Your majesty, live forever! read more.
All of the royal administrators, prefects, regional authorities, scribes, and governors have concluded that the king should establish and enforce an edict that anyone who prays to any god or man for the next 30 days (except to you, your majesty) is to be thrown into the lions' pit.

Acts 23:19-21

The tribune took him by the hand, stepped aside to be alone with him, and asked, "What have you got to tell me?" He answered, "The Jewish leaders have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the Council tomorrow as though they were going to examine his case more carefully. Don't believe them, because more than 40 of them are planning to ambush him. They've taken an oath not to eat or drink before they've killed him. They are ready now, just waiting for your consent."

Psalm 2:1-2

Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot? As the kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers conspire together against the LORD and his anointed one, they say,

Acts 4:25

You said by the Holy Spirit through the voice of our ancestor, your servant David, "Why do the unbelievers rage, and the people devise useless plots?

Psalm 83:5

Indeed, they shrewdly planned together, forming an alliance against you

Hosea 7:15

"Though I have taught them and strengthened their arms, nevertheless they plot evil against me.

Nahum 1:11

Someone has left you who plans evil against the LORD. He is a demonic counselor.

Mark 12:15

Seeing through their hypocrisy, Jesus replied to them, "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it."

Matthew 26:21

While they were eating, he said, "I tell all of you with certainty, one of you is going to betray me."

Luke 20:26

So they couldn't catch him before the people in what he said. Amazed at his answer, they became silent.

John 8:6

They said this to test him, so that they might have a charge against him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with his finger.

John 18:3-4

So Judas took a detachment of soldiers and some officers from the high priests and the Pharisees and went there with lanterns, torches, and weapons. Then Jesus, knowing everything that was going to happen, went forward and asked them, "Who are you looking for?"

Hosea 9:8

While Ephraim stands watch with my God, the prophet has snares set that will trap his ways, and hostility lodges in the Temple of his God.

Acts 14:5

Now when an attempt was made by both gentiles and Jews, along with their authorities, to mistreat and stone them,

Acts 20:3

and stayed there for three months. When he was about to sail for Syria, a plot was initiated against him by the Jews, so he decided to go back through Macedonia.

Proverbs 28:10

Whoever misleads the upright along an evil way will himself fall into his own pit, but the blameless will inherit what is good.

Job 18:7-10

His strong steps are restricted, and his own advice trips him up. "For he has stumbled into a net with his own feet; he walked right into the network! The trap seizes him by the heel; a snare tightens its hold on him.read more.
A rope lies hidden in the dirt; a trap lies waiting for him where he is walking."

Psalm 9:16

The LORD has made himself known, executing judgment. The wicked are ensnared by what their hands have made. Interlude

Topics on Trap

Escaping The Trap

19;141;9

Protect me from the trap laid for me and from the snares of those who practice evil.

Pit Used As Traps

20;26;27

Whoever digs a pit will fall into it, and the stone will come back on whoever starts it rolling.

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