This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.
Saul said, I will give her to him, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Therefore Saul said to David, "You shall this day be my son-in-law a second time."
The woman said to him, "Behold, you know what Saul has done, how he has cut off those who have familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land. Why then do you lay a snare for my life, to cause me to die?"
Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.
But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death caught me.
and they may recover themselves out of the devil's snare, having been taken captive by him to his will.
Can a bird fall in a trap on the earth, where no snare is set for him? Does a snare spring up from the ground, when there is nothing to catch?
You shall consume all the peoples whom the LORD your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.
You shall burn the engraved images of their gods with fire. You shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourself, lest you be snared in it; for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
take heed to yourself that you not be ensnared to follow them, after that they are destroyed from before you; and that you not inquire after their gods, saying, "How do these nations serve their gods? I will do likewise."
I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and traps, whose hands are chains. Whoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner will be ensnared by her.
For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.
Pharaoh's servants said to him, "How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the men go, that they may serve the LORD, their God. Don't you yet know that Egypt is destroyed?"
They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."
Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:
My net also will I spread on him, and he shall be taken in my snare; and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there.
I will spread my net on him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will enter into judgment with him there for his trespass that he has trespassed against me.
"Listen to this, you priests! Listen, house of Israel, and give ear, house of the king! For the judgment is against you; for you have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread on Tabor.
A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God.
He will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel, he will be a trap and a snare for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Many will stumble over it, fall, be broken, be snared, and be captured."
Fear, the pit, and the snare, are on you who inhabitant the earth.
It will happen that he who flees from the noise of the fear will fall into the pit; and he who comes up out of the midst of the pit will be taken in the snare; for the windows on high are opened, and the foundations of the earth tremble.
Therefore the word of the LORD will be to them precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little; that they may go, fall backward, be broken, be snared, and be taken.
who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.
But this is a robbed and plundered people. All of them are snared in holes, and they are hidden in prisons. They have become a prey, and no one delivers; and a spoil, and no one says, 'Restore them!'
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them; for they have dug a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are on you, inhabitant of Moab, says the LORD.
He who flees from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he who gets up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring on him, even on Moab, the year of their visitation, says the LORD.
I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, Babylon, and you weren't aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have striven against the LORD.
whose harvest the hungry eats up, and take it even out of the thorns. The snare gapes for their substance.
A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.
Therefore snares are around you. Sudden fear troubles you,
that the godless man may not reign, that there be no one to ensnare the people.
Shall any take him when he is on the watch, or pierce through his nose with a snare?
know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no longer drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.
Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be [as thorns] in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare to you."
Gideon made an ephod of it, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel played the prostitute after it there; and it became a snare to Gideon, and to his house.
For it will come like a snare on all those who dwell on the surface of all the earth.
All the men of your alliance have brought you on your way, even to the border. The men who were at peace with you have deceived you, and prevailed against you. Friends who eat your bread lay a snare under you. There is no understanding in him."
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.
You are trapped by the words of your mouth. You are ensnared with the words of your mouth.
Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
Until an arrow strikes through his liver, as a bird hurries to the snare, and doesn't know that it will cost his life.
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
It is a snare to a man to make a rash dedication, then later to consider his vows.
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.
lest you learn his ways, and ensnare your soul.
An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.
The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in the LORD is kept safe.
the LORD has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death came on me.
They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.
They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, "Who will see them?"
Let their table before them become a snare. May it become a retribution and a trap.
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.
They served their idols, which became a snare to them.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
Our soul has escaped like a bird out of the fowler's snare. The snare is broken, and we have escaped.
The proud have hidden a snare for me, they have spread the cords of a net by the path. They have set traps for me. Selah.
Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, from the traps of the workers of iniquity.
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.
David says, "Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, a stumbling block, and a retribution to them.