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80 Bible Verses about Trap

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Job 40:24

Can anyone take it by its eyes? Can he pierce [its] nose with a snare?

Isaiah 42:22

But this [is] a people plundered and looted; all of them are trapped in holes, and they are kept hidden in houses of imprisonment. They have become like plunder, and there is no one who saves; [like] booty, and there is no one who says, "Restore!"

Ezekiel 19:4

And nations heard about him; in their pit he was caught, and they brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.

Amos 3:5

Does a bird fall into a trapping net on the earth when there is no snare for it? Does a trapping net spring up from the ground unless it has certainly caught something?

Judges 12:5-6

Then Gilead captured the fords of the Jordan from Ephraim, and whenever a fugitive of Ephraim said, "Let me cross [over]," the men of Gilead said to him, "[Are] you an Ephraimite?" [When] he said, "No," they said to him, "Please say Shibboleth," and [if] he said, "Sibboleth"--because he could not {pronounce it} correctly--they grabbed him and executed him at the fords of Jordan. At that time forty-two thousand from Ephraim fell.

Proverbs 6:2

[if] you are snared by the sayings of your mouth, [if] you are caught by the sayings of your mouth,

Proverbs 12:13

By the transgression of lips, evil is ensnared, but the righteous escapes from trouble.

Isaiah 29:21

those who mislead a person into sin with a word and set a trap for the {arbitrator} in the gate and guide away [the] righteous by emptiness.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue [is] a murderous arrow, it speaks deceit. With his mouth he speaks peace with his neighbor, but in his inner parts he sets up his ambush.

Mark 12:13

And they sent some of the Pharisees and the Herodians to him so that they could catch him unawares in a statement.

Genesis 27:6-12

Rebekah said to Jacob her son, "Look, I heard your father speaking to Esau your brother saying, 'Bring wild game to me and prepare tasty food so I can eat [it] and bless you before Yahweh before my death.' So now, my son, listen to my voice, to what I command you.read more.
Go to the flock and take two good young goats from it for me, and I will prepare them [as] tasty food for your father, just as he likes. Then you must take it to your father and he will eat [it] so that he may bless you before his death." Then Jacob said to his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother [is] a hairy man, but I [am] a smooth man. Perhaps my father will feel me and I will be in his eyes [as] a mocker, and he will bring upon me a curse and not a blessing."

Genesis 37:23-24

And it happened [that] as Joseph came to his brothers they stripped Joseph of his robe, the robe with long sleeves, that [was] upon him. And 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, "Look, you know what Saul did, how he exterminated the mediums and the soothsayers from the land! Why [are] you setting a trap for my life to kill me?"

2 Samuel 21:5

Then they said to the king, "The man who consumed us and who plotted against us [so that] we were destroyed from existing in all of the territory of Israel,

2 Kings 21:24

But the people of the land killed all who conspired against the king and made Josiah his son king in his place.

Lamentations 1:19

I have called to my lovers, they themselves deceived me; my priests and elders perished in the city when they sought food for themselves to revive their life.

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Woe to [him who] obtains profit [from] evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be saved from the hand of misfortune! You have plotted shame for your house, cutting off many peoples and sinning against your life. For the stone will cry out from the wall, and [the] plaster from [the] wood will answer it.

Exodus 23:33

They will not live in your land, lest they cause you to sin against me when you serve their gods, for it will be a snare to you.'"

Exodus 34:12

Be careful for yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which you are going, lest it be a snare among you.

Deuteronomy 7:16

And you shall devour all of the peoples [that] Yahweh your God [is] giving to you; {you shall not pity them}, and you shall not serve their gods, [which] will be a snare for you.

Joshua 23:12-13

for if indeed you turn back and join these remaining nations {among you}, and you intermarry with them, {marrying their women and they yours}, know for certain that Yahweh your God {will not continue to drive out} these nations from before you; they will be for you a snare and a trap, a whip on your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

Judges 2:3

Now I say, I will not drive them out from before you; they will {become as thorns} for you, and their gods will be a trap for you."

Judges 8:27

Gideon made an ephod [out of] it, and he put it in his town in Ophrah, and all Israel prostituted [themselves] to it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his family.

Judges 16:15-16

And she said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me how your strength is [so] great." And because she nagged him day after day with her words, and pestered him, {his soul grew impatient to the point of death}.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright will save them, but by a scheme the treacherous will be taken captive.

Proverbs 20:25

[It is] a snare to humankind to say rashly "[It is] holy," and after vows, to scrutinize.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Do not befriend an owner of {anger}, and with a man of wrath you shall not associate; lest you learn his way and become entangled in a snare to yourself.

Ezekiel 13:18

And you must say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Woe to {those who sew} magic charm bands on all the wrists of the hands of my [people] and {those who make the veils} [that are] on the head of [people of] every height, to ensnare [people's] lives! Will you ensnare [the] lives of my people {and keep yourselves alive}?

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests! Give heed, house of Israel! Listen, house of the king! Because the judgment [applies] to you; because you have been a snare for Mizpah, and a net spread out on Tabor;

1 Chronicles 12:16-17

And some of the sons of Benjamin and [from] Judah came to the fortress, to David. And David went out {to meet them} and answered and said to them, "If you come in peace to me, to help me, {my heart will be joined with you}, but if [you come] to betray me to my adversaries, although [there is] no wrong on my hands, may the God of our fathers see and pass judgment."

Isaiah 32:7

And a scoundrel, his weapons [are] evil; he plans evil devices to ruin [the] poor with words of deception even when the speech of [the] needy [is] right.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth [are] wickedness and deceit. He has ceased to have insight [and] to do good. He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit [is] in the heart of {those who plan} evil, but to {those who plan} peace, [there is] joy.

Proverbs 16:27-30

A man of wickedness concocts evil, and his lips [are] like a scorching fire. A person of perversity will spread dissent, and he who whispers separates a close friend. A person of violence will entice his neighbor and cause him to walk on a way [that is] not good.read more.
He who winks his eyes [does so in order] to plan perverse things; he who purses his lips will bring evil to pass.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.

2 Chronicles 24:21

Then they conspired against him and stoned him [with] stones at the command of the king in the courtyard of the house of Yahweh.

Nehemiah 6:1-4

Now when it was reported to Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and to the rest of our enemies that I had built the wall and that no gap was left in it--though up to that time I had not erected doors in the gates-- Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, "Come and let us meet together in [one of] the villages in the plain of Ono." But they planned to do evil to me. So I sent messengers to them, saying, "I am doing a great work and I am not able to come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you all?"read more.
And they sent a message to me four times like this, and I returned an answer like this to them.

Job 30:11-12

because he has loosened his bowstring and humbled me, and they have thrown off restraint {in my presence}. On [the] right hand the brood rises up; {they put me to flight}, and they build up their {siege ramps} against me.

Psalm 31:13

For I hear [the] rumor of many, "Terror on every side!" When conspiring together against me, they have plotted to take my life.

Psalm 35:4

Let those who seek my life be shamed and humiliated. Let those who plot calamity against me be repulsed and ashamed.

Psalm 119:110

[The] wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I do not wander from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit faints within me, you know my way. On the path where I walk, they have hidden a trap for me;

Jeremiah 5:26

For wicked people are found among my people, they lie in wait like the hiding of fowlers, they set up a trap, they catch humans.

Jeremiah 18:22

Let a cry for help be heard from their houses when you suddenly bring upon them [the] raiding band, for they have dug a pit to catch me, and they have fixed secretly a trap for my feet.

Lamentations 3:60-61

You have seen all their vengeance, all there plans against me. You have heard their disgrace, O Yahweh, all their plans against me.

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the anointed one of Yahweh, was captured in their pits; of whom we said, "In his shadow we will live among the nations."

Daniel 6:4-7

Then the [other] administrators and satraps {began to seek} to find pretext against Daniel {in connection with the kingdom}, but they were not able to find any pretext and {corruption} {because} he was trustworthy, and no negligence or {corruption} {could be found in him}. Then these men {said}, "We will not find any pretext against this Daniel unless we find it in connection with the law of his God." So the administrators and the satraps conspired {with respect to} the king and so they said to him, "Darius, O king, live {forever}!read more.
All of [the] administrators of the kingdom, and the prefects, the satraps, the counselors and the governors took counsel [and have] agreed to establish an edict of the king and to enforce a decree that {whoever} will seek a prayer from any god or human except from you [for] up to thirty days will be thrown into {the lion pit}.

Acts 23:19-21

And the military tribune, taking hold of his hand and withdrawing privately, asked, "What is it that you have to report to me? And he said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you that you bring Paul down to the Sanhedrin tomorrow, as [if they] were going to inquire somewhat more accurately concerning him. You therefore do not be persuaded by them, because more [than] forty men of {their number} are lying in wait [for] him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have done away with him. And now they are ready, waiting for {you to agree}."

Psalm 2:1-2

Why are nations in tumult, and countries plotting in vain? [The] kings of [the] earth establish themselves, and the rulers conspire together against Yahweh and his anointed:

Acts 4:25

the one who said by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples conspire in vain?

Psalm 83:5

For they have consulted together {with a unified purpose}. They have made a covenant against you:

Hosea 7:15

And I myself trained and strengthened their arms; but they plan evil against me.

Nahum 1:11

From you goes out one who plots evil against Yahweh, one who plans wickedness.

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went {and consulted} so that they could entrap him with a statement.

Mark 12:15

But [because he] knew their hypocrisy, he said to them, "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius so that I can look at [it]!"

Matthew 26:21

And [while] they were eating he said, "Truly I say to you, that one of you will betray me."

Mark 3:6

And the Pharisees went out immediately with the Herodians {and began to conspire} against him with regard to how they could destroy him.

Luke 20:26

And they were not able to catch [him] in a statement in the sight of the people, and astonished at his answer, they became silent.

John 8:6

(Now they were saying this to test him, so that they would have [an occasion] to bring charges against him.) But Jesus, bending down, began to write with [his] finger on the ground, taking no notice.

John 18:3-4

So Judas, taking the cohort and officers from the chief priests and from the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons. Then Jesus, [because he] knew all the things that were coming upon him, went out and said to them, "Who are you looking for?"

Hosea 9:8

The prophet keeps watch [over] Ephraim for my God; the snare of a fowler [is] on all his ways, and hostility in the house of his God.

Acts 14:5

So when an inclination took place [on the part] of both the Gentiles and the Jews, together with their rulers, to mistreat [them] and to stone them,

Acts 20:3

and stayed three months. [Because] a plot was made against him by the Jews [as he] was about to set sail for Syria, he came to a decision to return through Macedonia.

Proverbs 28:10

He who misleads the upright onto the way of evil, into his pits he will fall. But as for the blameless, they will inherit good.

Job 18:7-10

"{His strong steps} are shortened, and his [own] schemes throw him down, for he is thrust into a net by his feet, and he walks into a pitfall. A trap seizes [him] by [the] heel; a snare takes hold of him.read more.
His rope is hidden in the ground, and his trap on [the] path.

Psalm 9:16

Yahweh has made himself known; he has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his hands. Higgaion Selah

Topics on Trap

Escaping The Trap

19;141;9

Protect me from [the] {grasp} of [the] trap they have laid for me, and [from the] snares of evildoers.

Pit Used As Traps

20;26;27

He who digs a pit, in it he will fall, and he who rolls a stone, on him it will come back.