'Snares' in the Bible
know for a certainty that Jehovah your God will no more dispossess these nations from before you, and 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 Jehovah your God hath given you.
Therefore snares are round about thee, and sudden fear troubleth thee;
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone; and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
And they that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter, they concert to hide snares; they say, Who will see them?
The teaching of the wise man is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.
and I found more bitter than death the woman whose heart is nets and snares, and whose hands are bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be caught by her.