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80 Bible Verses about Trap

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Job 40:24

Shall any take him when he is on the watch, or pierce through his nose with a snare?

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a robbed and plundered people. All of them are snared in holes, and they are hidden in prisons. They have become a prey, and no one delivers; and a spoil, and no one says, 'Restore them!'

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.

Amos 3:5

Can a bird fall in a trap on the earth, where no snare is set for him? Does a snare spring up from the ground, when there is nothing to catch?

Judges 12:5-6

The Gileadites took the fords of the Jordan against the Ephraimites. It was so, that when [any of] the fugitives of Ephraim said, Let me go over, the men of Gilead said to him, "Are you an Ephraimite?" If he said, "No;" then they said to him, "Now say 'Shibboleth;'" and he said "Sibboleth;" for he couldn't manage to pronounce it right: then they laid hold of him, and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. At that time, forty-two thousand of Ephraim fell.

Proverbs 6:2

You are trapped by the words of your mouth. You are ensnared with the words of your mouth.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Isaiah 29:21

who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays wait for him.

Genesis 27:6-12

Rebekah spoke to Jacob her son, saying, "Behold, I heard your father speak to Esau your brother, saying, 'Bring me venison, and make me savory food, that I may eat, and bless you before Yahweh before my death.' Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command you.read more.
Go now to the flock, and get me from there two good young goats. I will make them savory food for your father, such as he loves. You shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death." Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man. What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."

Genesis 37:23-24

It happened, when Joseph came to his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on 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

The woman said to him, "Behold, you know what Saul has done, how he has cut off those who have familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land. Why then do you lay a snare for my life, to cause me to die?"

2 Samuel 21:5

They said to the king, "The man who consumed us, and who devised against us, that we should be destroyed from remaining in any of the borders of Israel,

2 Kings 21:24

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

Lamentations 1:19

I called for my lovers, [but] they deceived me: My priests and my elders gave up the spirit in the city, While they sought them food to refresh their souls.

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Woe to him who gets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the hand of evil! You have devised shame to your house, by cutting off many peoples, and have sinned against your soul. For the stone will cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the woodwork will answer it.

Exodus 23:33

They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

Exodus 34:12

Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

Deuteronomy 7:16

You shall consume all the peoples whom Yahweh your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.

Joshua 23:12-13

"But if you do at all go back, and hold fast to the remnant of these nations, even these who remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you; know for a certainty that Yahweh your God will no longer drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Yahweh 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 to you."

Judges 8:27

Gideon made an ephod of it, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel played the prostitute after it there; and it became a snare to Gideon, and to his house.

Judges 16:15-16

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 have not told me where your great strength lies." It happened, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, that his soul was troubled to death.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but the unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger: lest you learn his ways, and ensnare your soul.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the women who sew pillows on all elbows, and make kerchiefs for the head of [persons of] every stature to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of my people, and save souls alive for yourselves?

Hosea 5:1

"Listen to this, you priests! Listen, house of Israel, and give ear, house of the king! For the judgment is against you; for you have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread on Tabor.

1 Chronicles 12:16-17

There came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David. David went out to meet them, and answered them, "If you have come peaceably to me to help me, my heart shall be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, since there is no wrong in my hands, may the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it."

Isaiah 32:7

The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.

Psalm 36:3-4

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise and to do good. He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil, but joy comes to the promoters of peace.

Proverbs 16:27-30

A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire. A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends. A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.read more.
One who winks his eyes to plot perversities, one who compresses his lips, is bent on evil.

Psalm 38:12

They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.

2 Chronicles 24:21

They conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of Yahweh.

Nehemiah 6:1-4

Now it happened, when it was reported to Sanballat and Tobiah, and to Geshem the Arabian, and to the rest of our enemies, that I had built the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though even to that time I had not set up the doors in the gates;) that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, "Come, let us meet together in [one of] the villages in the plain of Ono." But they intended to harm me. I sent messengers to them, saying, "I am doing a great work, so that I can't come down. Why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you?"read more.
They sent to me four times after this sort; and I answered them the same way.

Job 30:11-12

For he has untied his cord, and afflicted me; and they have thrown off restraint before me. On my right hand rise the rabble. They thrust aside my feet, They cast up against me their ways of destruction.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life.

Psalm 35:4

Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.

Psalm 119:110

The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden a snare for me, they have spread the cords of a net by the path. They have set traps for me. Selah.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.

Jeremiah 5:26

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.

Jeremiah 18:22

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.

Lamentations 3:60-61

You have seen all their vengeance and all their devices against me. You have heard their reproach, Yahweh, and all their devices against me,

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of Yahweh, was taken in their pits; Of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the nations.

Daniel 6:4-7

Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault, because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him. Then these men said, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God. Then these presidents and satraps assembled together to the king, and said thus to him, King Darius, live forever.read more.
All the presidents of the kingdom, the deputies and the satraps, the counselors and the governors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a strong decree, that whoever shall ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of you, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Acts 23:19-21

The commanding officer took him by the hand, and going aside, asked him privately, "What is it that you have to tell me?" He said, "The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the council tomorrow, as though intending to inquire somewhat more accurately concerning him. Therefore don't yield to them, for more than forty men lie in wait for him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have killed him. Now they are ready, looking for the promise from you."

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,

Acts 4:25

who by the mouth of your servant, David, said, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Psalm 83:5

For they have conspired together with one mind. They form an alliance against you.

Hosea 7:15

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet they plot evil against me.

Nahum 1:11

There is one gone forth out of you, who devises evil against Yahweh, who counsels wickedness.

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.

Mark 12:15

Shall we give, or shall we not give?" But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, "Why do you test me? Bring me a denarius, that I may see it."

Matthew 26:21

As they were eating, he said, "Most certainly I tell you that one of you will betray me."

Luke 20:26

They weren't able to trap him in his words before the people. They marveled at his answer, and were silent.

John 8:6

They said this testing him, that they might have something to accuse him of. But Jesus stooped down, and wrote on the ground with his finger.

John 18:3-4

Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons. Jesus therefore, knowing all the things that were happening to him, went forth, and said to them, "Who are you looking for?"

Hosea 9:8

A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God.

Acts 14:5

When some of both the Gentiles and the Jews, with their rulers, made a violent attempt to mistreat and stone them,

Acts 20:3

When he had spent three months there, and a plot was made against him by Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he determined to return through Macedonia.

Proverbs 28:10

Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.

Job 18:7-10

The steps of his strength shall be shortened. His own counsel shall cast him down. For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh. A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.read more.
A noose is hidden for him in the ground, a trap for him in the way.

Psalm 9:16

Yahweh has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.

Topics on Trap

Escaping The Trap

19;141;9

Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, from the traps of the workers of iniquity.

Pit Used As Traps

20;26;27

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