'Trap' in the Bible
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.
The trap seizes him by the heel; a snare tightens its hold on him.
A rope lies hidden in the dirt; a trap lies waiting for him where he is walking."
The nations have sunk down into the pit they made, their feet are ensnared in the trap they set.
My eyes look to the LORD continuously, because he's the one who releases my feet from the trap.
Rescue me from the net that they concealed to trap me; for you are my strength.
Without justification they laid a snare for me; without justification they dug a pit to trap me.
You have led us into a trap and set burdens on our backs.
They worshipped their idols, and this became a trap for them.
Though the wicked lay a trap for me, I haven't wandered away from your precepts.
We have escaped like a bird from the hunter's trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.
The arrogant have laid a trap for me; they have spread a net with ropes, lining it with snares along the way. Interlude
Protect me from the trap laid for me and from the snares of those who practice evil.
Though my spirit grows faint within me, you are aware of my path. Wherever I go, they have hidden a trap for me.
All of a sudden he follows her like an ox fit for slaughter or like a fool fit for a trap
It is a trap for a person to declare quickly, "This is sacred," and only later to have second thoughts about the vows.
or you may learn his ways and find yourself caught in a trap.
A strong man who flatters his neighbor is setting a trap where he walks.
Fearing any human being is a trap, but confiding in the LORD keeps anyone safe.
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.
those who make a person appear to be the offender in a lawsuit, who set a trap for someone who is making his defense in court, and push aside the innocent with specious arguments.
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.
"Evil men are found among my people. They lie in wait like someone who traps birds. They set a trap, but they do so to catch people.
Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him.
Terror, pit, and trap will be used against you who live in Moab," declares the LORD.
"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!
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.
"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.
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.
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?
All your allies will force you out of the land, your associates will deceive you and prevail against you. Your friends will lay out a trap for you, and you will never understand it!
Then the Pharisees went and planned how to trap Jesus in conversation.
Then they sent some Pharisees and some Herodians to him, intending to trap him in what he said.
They watched him closely in an effort to trap him in something he might say.
So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,
like a trap, because it will come on everyone who lives on the face of the earth.
And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a punishment for them.
He must be well thought of by outsiders, so he doesn't fall into disgrace and the trap set for him by the Devil.