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80 Bible Verses about Trap

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Job 40:24

His maker shall take him by the weakness of his eyes in a snare, and pierce through his nose.

Isaiah 42:22

Therefore this people is robbed and spoiled; all of them shall be snared in holes and hid in prison houses; they shall be for a prey, and no one delivers; for a spoil, and no one saith, Restore.

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.

Amos 3:5

Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth without a fowler? Shall the snare rise up from the earth and have taken nothing at all?

Judges 12:5-6

And the Gileadites took the passages of the Jordan from Ephraim; and it was such that when any of those of Ephraim who had escaped would say, May I pass? The men of Gilead would ask them, Art thou an Ephrathite? If he said, No; then they would say unto him, Now say Shibboleth. . And he would say Sibboleth; ; for he could not pronounce it the same. Then they would take him and slay him at the passages of the Jordan. And at that time forty-two thousand of those of Ephraim fell.

Proverbs 6:2

thou art snared with the words of thy mouth; thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Isaiah 29:21

Those that made men to sin in word; those that laid a snare for him that reproved in the gate, and turned that which is just into vanity.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is as a sharp arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth but in heart he lays in wait.

Genesis 27:6-12

Then Rebekah spoke unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau, thy brother, saying, Bring me venison and make me savoury food that I may eat and bless thee before the LORD before my death. Now, therefore, my son, hearken unto my voice according to that which I command thee.read more.
Go now to the flock and bring me from there two good kids of the goats, and I will make them savoury food for thy father, such as he loves; and thou shalt bring it to thy father that he may eat and that he may bless thee before his death. And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau, my brother, is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man; my father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon myself, and not a blessing.

Genesis 37:23-24

And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stripped Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him; and they took him and cast him into the cistern; and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

1 Samuel 28:9

And the woman said unto him, Behold, thou knowest what Saul has done, how he has cut off the spiritists and the diviners out of the land; why then dost thou lay a snare for my life, to cause me to die?

2 Samuel 21:5

And they answered the king, The man that consumed us and that devised against us, let us destroy him that nothing of him remains in any of the borders of Israel.

2 Kings 21:24

Then the people of the land slew all those that had conspired against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah, his son, king in his stead.

Lamentations 1:19

Koph I called unto my lovers, but they have deceived me; my priests and my elders in the city perished seeking food to maintain their lives.

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil! Thou hast taken shameful counsel for thy house by cutting off many peoples and hast committed a sin against thy life. For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.

Exodus 23:33

They shall not dwell in thy land lest peradventure they make thee sin against me by serving their gods, for it will be a snare unto thee.

Exodus 34:12

Keep thyself lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where thou must enter lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee;

Deuteronomy 7:16

And thou shalt consume all the peoples which the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them; neither shalt thou serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto thee.

Joshua 23:12-13

Because if ye do in any wise go back and cleave unto the remnant of these Gentiles that remain among you and shall make marriages with them and go in unto them and they to you, know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive out any of these Gentiles from before you, but they shall be snares and traps unto you and scourges in your sides and thorns in your eyes until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.

Judges 2:3

Therefore, I also said, I will not drive them out from before you, but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.

Judges 8:27

And Gideon made an ephod of them and kept it in his city of Ophrah, and all Israel fornicated after it in that place, and it became a snare unto Gideon and to his house.

Judges 16:15-16

And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love thee, when thy heart is not with me? Thou hast mocked me these three times and hast not yet told me what gives thee thy great strength. And it came to pass that, pressing and grinding him daily with her words, his soul was reduced unto mortal anguish.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but transgressors shall be imprisoned in their own sin.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare unto man to devour that which is holy and afterward to reconsider his vows.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Do not meddle with an angry man, and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways and get a snare to thy soul.

Ezekiel 13:18

And say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Must ye hunt the souls of my people to maintain thus your own life?

Hosea 5:1

Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ear, O house of the king because the judgment is for you, for ye have been a snare in Mizpah and a net spread over Tabor.

1 Chronicles 12:16-17

Likewise, some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to David, to the fortress. And David went out to meet them and answered and said unto them, If you are come peaceably unto me to help me, my heart shall be knit unto you; but if you are come to betray me to my enemies, seeing there is no violence in my hands, let the God of our fathers look thereon and rebuke it.

Isaiah 32:7

Certainly the greedy use evil measures: he devises wicked devices to ensnare the simple with lying words and to speak in judgment against the poor.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit; he has left off to be wise and to do good. He devises iniquity upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not abhor evil.

Psalm 64:6

They search out iniquities; they perfect and put into effect that which they have invented in the inward thought of each one of them and that which they have devised in their heart.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of those whose thoughts are evil, but joy in that of those whose thoughts are good.

Proverbs 16:27-30

The man of Belial digs in search of evil, and in his lips there is as a burning fire. The perverse man sows strife, and the tale bearer separates princes. The evil man flatters his neighbour and leads him into the way that is not good.read more.
He shuts his eyes to devise perverse things; moving his lips he brings evil to pass.

Psalm 38:12

Those that seek after my life lay snares for me, and those that seek my hurt speak calamities and imagine deceits all the day long.

2 Chronicles 24:21

And they conspired against him and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD.

Nehemiah 6:1-4

Now it came to pass when Sanballat and Tobiah and Geshem, the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall and that there was no breach left in it (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates), that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they had thought to do me evil. And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work so that I cannot come down; why should the work cease, whilst I leave it and come down to you?read more.
Yet they sent unto me four times after this sort, and I answered them after the same manner.

Job 30:11-12

Because God has loosed my cord and afflicted me, they have also gone out of control before my face. Upon my right hand rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Psalm 35:4

Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul; let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have laid a snare for me; yet did not I err from thy precepts.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hid a snare for me and cords; they have spread a net; on the path they have set snares for me. Selah.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou didst know my path. In the way in which I walked have they secretly laid a snare for me.

Jeremiah 5:26

For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.

Jeremiah 18:22

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.

Lamentations 3:60-61

Resh Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their imaginations against me. Schin Thou hast heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their imaginations against me;

Lamentations 4:20

Resh The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we had said, Under his shadow we shall live among the Gentiles.

Daniel 6:4-7

Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him. Then these men said, We shall never find any occasion against this Daniel except we find it against him in the law of his God. Then these governors and presidents assembled together before the king and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.read more.
All the presidents of the kingdom, magistrates, governors, great ones, and captains have agreed in common accord to promote a royal decree and to confirm it that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Acts 23:19-21

Then the tribunal took him by the hand and went with him aside privately and asked him, What is that thou hast to tell me? And he said, The Jews have agreed to ask thee that thou would bring down Paul tomorrow into the council, as though they would enquire something more certain of him. But do not believe them, for more than forty of them lie in wait to ambush him, who have vowed under a curse that they will neither eat nor drink until they have killed him, and now they are ready, looking for a promise from thee.

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,

Acts 4:25

who (in the Holy Spirit) by the mouth of thy servant David (our father) hast said, Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things?

Psalm 83:5

Therefore they have consulted together with one consent; they are confederate against thee:

Hosea 7:15

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet they imagine evil against me.

Nahum 1:11

He has come out of thee that has imagined evil against the LORD, a counsellor of Belial.

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees left and took counsel how they might entangle him in his word.

Mark 12:15

Shall we give or shall we not give? Then he, understanding their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? Bring me the coin that I may see it.

Luke 20:26

And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer and were silent.

John 8:6

This they said, tempting him, that they might be able to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down and with his finger wrote on the ground.

John 18:3-4

Judas then, taking a company of soldiers and ministers of the high priests and of the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons. Jesus therefore, knowing all the things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye?

Hosea 9:8

The watchman of Ephraim regarding my God, the prophet, is a snare of a fowler in all his ways, hatred in the house of his God.

Acts 14:5

And when there was an assault made both of the Gentiles and also of the Jews with their princes, to insult them and to stone them,

Acts 20:3

and there abode three months. And when the Jews laid in wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he took counsel to return through Macedonia.

Proverbs 28:10

Whosoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit, but the perfect shall inherit every good thing.

Job 18:7-10

The steps of his strength shall be cut down, and his own counsel shall cast him down. For a net shall be cast at his feet, and he shall walk upon a network. The snare shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.read more.
The cord is hidden in the ground and a trap for him in the way.

Psalm 9:16

The LORD is known by the judgment which he has executed; the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion (meditate on this for ever). Selah.

Topics on Trap

Escaping The Trap

Psalm 141:9

Keep me from the hands of the snare which they have laid for me, and from the snares of the workers of iniquity.

Pit Used As Traps

Proverbs 26:27

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