Proverbs 1:18 {19}
Good News Translation
but people like that are setting a trap for themselves, a trap in which they will die.

Contemporary English Version
They gang up to murder someone, but they are the victims.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.

New American Bible
They lie in wait for their own blood, they set a trap for their own lives.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.

Proverbs 5:22,23 He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived. . . .

Proverbs 9:17,18 And he did not know that giants are there, and that her guests are in the depths of hell. . . .

Proverbs 28:17 A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.

Esther 7:10 So Aman was hanged on the gibbet, which he had prepared for Mardochai: and the king's wrath ceased.

Psalm 7:14-16 Behold he hath been in labour with injustice: he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth iniquity. . . .

Psalm 9:16 The Lord shall be known when he executeth judgments: the sinner hath been caught in the works of his own hands.

Psalm 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Matthew 27:4,5 Saying: I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. But they said: What is that to us? Look thou to it. . . .

Context
The Enticement of Sin
17And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood, and practise deceits against their own souls. 18So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.19Wisdom preacheth abroad, she uttereth her voice in the streets:…
Cross References
Romans 2:5
But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God:

Proverbs 1:11
Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit.

Proverbs 1:17
And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood, and practise deceits against their own souls.

Proverbs 11:19
A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.

Additional Translations
But they lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush their own lives.And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privately for their own lives.

And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.

For they that are concerned in murder store up evils for themselves; and the overthrow of transgressors is evil.

And these lay wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.

And these lay wait for their own blood, they lurk privily for their own lives.

And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.

but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

And they for their own blood lay wait, They watch secretly for their own lives.
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