'Caught' in the Bible
Then Abraham looked up and behind him to see a ram caught by its horns in the thicket. So Abraham went over, grabbed the ram, and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.
"I'm Esau, your firstborn!" Jacob told his father. "I've done what you asked, so please sit up and eat what I caught, so you can bless me."
so he took his relatives with him and pursued Jacob. Laban was on the road for seven days when he finally caught up with Jacob in the hill country of Gilead.
Meanwhile, Jacob had pitched his tent on the mountain, where Laban had caught up with him. Laban and his relatives encamped on that same mountain in the hill country of Gilead, too.
They had not traveled far from the city when Joseph ordered his palace manager, "Get up, follow those men, and when you've caught up with them, ask them, "Why did you repay evil for good?
a man has sexual relations with her and she conceals it from her husband, keeping it secret although she has defiled herself with there being no witnesses against her, but she was caught anyway.
"If a man is caught having sexual relations with a married woman, then both of them must die the man who had sex with the woman and the woman herself so that this evil will be removed from Israel.
Adoni-bezek ran off, but they pursued him, caught him, and amputated his thumbs and big toes.
He caught a young man from Succoth and interrogated him. He wrote out for Gideon a list of the 77 officials of Succoth, including its elders.
So Samson went out, caught 300 foxes, grabbed some torches, tied the foxes together in pairs at their tails, and fastened a torch between each pair of tails.
Saul sent messengers to take David, and they saw a group of prophets caught up in prophetic ecstasy, with Samuel standing beside them leading them. Then the Spirit of God came on Saul's messengers, and they also were caught up in prophetic ecstasy.
They reported this to Saul, he sent other messengers, and they also were caught up in prophetic ecstasy.
He also removed his clothes and was caught up in prophetic ecstasy right in front of Samuel! He fell down naked and remained there all that day and all night. That is why people say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"
The LORD has repaid you personally for murdering the entire dynasty of Saul, whose place you've taken to reign! And the LORD has given the kingdom into your son Absalom's control. Now look! Your own evil has caught up with you, because you're guilty of murder!"
Absalom happened to run into David's soldiers. While Absalom was trying to get away on his mule, it ran under the thick branches of a giant oak tree, and Absalom's head got caught in the tree! As his mule ran out from under him, Absalom was left hanging above the ground.
"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?
The sin of their mouth is the word on their lips. They will be caught in their own conceit; for they speak curses and lies.
Indeed, the LORD will be your confidence, and he will keep your foot from being caught.
trapped by your own words, and caught by your own words,
or you may learn his ways and find yourself caught in a trap.
Spiders can be caught by the hand, yet they're found in kings' palaces.
In addition, no human being knows his time: Like fish captured in a cruel net, or as birds caught in a snare, so also are human beings caught by bad timing that surprises them.
Whoever is captured will be thrust through, and whoever is caught will fall dead, killed by the sword.
All your leaders have fled together; she is captured without using bows. All of you who were caught were captured together, although they had fled while the enemy was still far away.
Whoever flees at the sound of terror will fall into a pit, and whoever climbs out of the pit will be caught in a snare. For the windows of judgment from above are opened, and the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Your children have fainted. They lie at the head of every street, like antelope caught in a trap, filled with the anger of the LORD and the rebuke of your God.
"As a thief is disgraced when he's caught, so the house of Israel is disgraced they, their kings, their princes, their priests, and their prophets,
I'm full of the wrath of the LORD, and I'm tired of holding it back. Pour it out on the children in the street and on the groups of young men gathered together. Indeed, both husband and wife will be caught in it, the old and the very old.
"The one who flees from the terror will fall into a pit. And the one who comes up out of the pit will be caught in a trap. For I'll bring upon her, that is upon Moab, the time of her punishment," declares the LORD.
I'll set a trap for you, and you will be caught, Babylon, but you don't realize it. You will be found and also seized, because you challenged the LORD!
I'll spread my net over him so that he'll be caught in my snare. I'll bring him to Babylon and carry out my sentence there because of his treachery toward me.
The nations heard about him. He had become caught in their trap. They brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
The surrounding nations attacked. They tossed their net over him, and he was caught in their trap.
It never occurs to them that I remember all their sin. Now their actions have caught up with them, and they have my attention.
Will a lion roar in the forest without having found its prey? Will a young lion cry from its den without having caught anything?
At once Jesus reached out his hand, caught him, and asked him, "You who have so little faith, why did you doubt?"
Simon answered, "Master, we have worked hard all night and caught nothing. But if you say so, I'll lower the nets."
After the men had done this, they caught so many fish that the nets began to tear.
because Simon and all the people who were with him were amazed at the number of fish they had caught,
But the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery. After setting her before them,
they told him, "Teacher, this woman has been caught in the very act of adultery.
Jesus told them, "Bring me some of the fish you've just caught."
The ship was caught so that it couldn't face the wind, and we gave up and were swept along.
The other Jews also joined him in this hypocritical behavior, to the extent that even Barnabas was caught up in their hypocrisy.
Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.
Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up in the clouds together with them to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.
These people, like irrational animals, are mere creatures of instinct that are born to be caught and killed. They insult what they don't understand, and like animals they, too, will be destroyed,
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