'Snares' in the Bible
Know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no more drive out any of these nations 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 hath given you.
The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;
“How long will you hunt for words and continue these speeches?Do some clear thinking and show understanding and then we can talk.
Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;
From the reigning of a profane man, From the snares of a people;
He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares.
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.
The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them?
The ropes of death tightened around me, the snares of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted with trouble and sorrow.
The proud hide a trap with ropes for me;they spread a net along the pathand set snares for me.Selah
Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.
For on account of a prostitute one is reduced to a piece of bread [to be eaten up],And the immoral woman hunts [with a hook] the precious life [of a man].
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
“Their tongue is a murderous arrow;It speaks deceit;With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor,But in his heart he lays traps and waits in ambush for him.
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the Lord [our king],Was captured in their snares,He of whom we had said, “Under his shadowWe shall live among the nations.”
While Ephraim stands watch with my God, the prophet has snares set that will trap his ways, and hostility lodges in the Temple of his God.
Jesus said to His disciples, “Stumbling blocks [temptations and traps set to lure one to sin] are sure to come, but woe (judgment is coming) to him through whom they come!
This world's wisdom is "foolishness" in God's sight; for it is written, "He snares the wise with their own cunning."