'Snare' in the Bible
Then the officials of Pharaoh told him, "How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the people go so they may serve the LORD their God! Don't you realize yet that Egypt is about to be destroyed?"
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."
"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.
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."
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.
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.
Saul told himself, "I'll give her to him and she can be a snare to him and the Philistines will harm him." So Saul told David, "For a second time you can be my son-in-law today."
The trap seizes him by the heel; a snare tightens its hold on him.
to keep the godless man from reigning or laying a snare for the people."
Without justification they laid a snare for me; without justification they dug a pit to trap me.
They have set a snare for my feet, which makes me depressed. They dug a pit in front of me, but they are the ones who fell into it! Interlude
May their dining tables entrap them, and become a snare for their allies.
He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague.
until an arrow pierces his liver. As a bird darts into a snare, he doesn't realize his fatal decision.
A fortune gained by deceit is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.
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.
Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.
"Terror and pit and snare are coming in your direction, you inhabitants of the earth!
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.
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.
"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.
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?
And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a punishment for them.
so that they might escape from the Devil's snare, even though they've been held captive by him to do his will.