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Don't be like the wicked who scheme to rob honest people or to take away their homes.
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Lie not in wait, nor seek after wickedness in the house of the just, nor spoil his rest.
Proverbs 1:11 Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit.
1 Samuel 9:11 And when they went up the ascent to the city, they found maids coming out to draw water, and they said to them: Is the seer here?
1 Samuel 22:18,19 And the king said to Doeg: Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg, the Edomite, turned, and fell upon the priests, and slew in that day eighty-five men that wore the linen ephod. . . .
1 Samuel 23:20-23 Now therefore come down, as thy soul hath desired to come down: and it shall be our business to deliver him into the king's hands. . . .
Psalm 10:8-10 He sits in ambush with the rich in private places, that he may kill the innocent. . . .
Psalm 37:32 The wicked watcheth the just man, and seeketh to put him to death,
Psalm 56:6 They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,
Psalm 59:3 For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me:
Psalm 140:5 The proud have hidden a net for me. And they have stretched out cords for a snare: they have laid for me a stumblingblock by the wayside.
Jeremiah 11:19 And I was as a meek lamb, that is carried to be a victim: and I knew not that they had devised counsels against me, saying: Let us put wood on his bread, and cut him off from the land of the living, and let his name be remembered no more.
Matthew 26:4 And they consulted together that by subtilty they might apprehend Jesus and put him to death.
Acts 9:24 But their lying in wait was made known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night, that they might kill him.
Acts 23:16 Which when Paul's sister's son had heard, of their lying in wait, he came and entered into the castle and told Paul.
Acts 25:3 Requesting favour against him, that he would command him to be brought to Jerusalem, laying wait to kill him in the way.
Proverbs 22:28 Pass not beyond the ancient bounds which thy fathers have set.
Isaiah 32:18 And my people shall sit in the beauty of peace, and in the tabernacles of confidence, and in wealthy rest.
ContextDo not Envy
…14So also is the doctrine of wisdom to thy soul: which when thou hast found, thou shalt have hope in the end, and thy hope shall not perish. 15Lie not in wait, nor seek after wickedness in the house of the just, nor spoil his rest.16For a just man shall fall seven times, and shall rise again: but the wicked shall fall down into evil.…
His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.
In his net he will bring him down, he will crouch and fall, when he shall have power over the poor.
Additional TranslationsDo not lie in wait, O wicked man, near the dwelling of the righteous; do not destroy his resting place.Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous; Destroy not his resting-place:
Bring not an ungodly man into the dwelling of the righteous: neither be deceived by the feeding of the belly.
Lay not wait, O wicked [man], against the dwelling of the righteous; lay not waste his resting-place.
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; destroy not his resting-place:
Don't lay in wait, wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Don't destroy his resting place:
Lay not wait, O wicked one, At the habitation of the righteous. Do not spoil his resting-place.
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