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The wicked are proud and persecute the poor; catch them in the traps they have made.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.
Psalm 31:18 Let deceitful lips be made dumb. Which speak iniquity against the just, with pride and abuse.
Psalm 36:11 Let not the foot of pride come to me, and let not the hand of the sinner move me.
Psalm 59:12 For the sin of their mouth, and the word of their lips: and let them be taken in their pride. And for their cursing and lying they shall be talked of,
Psalm 119:5,69,85,122 O! that my ways may be directed to keep thy justifications. . . .
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.
Exodus 9:17 Dost thou yet hold back my people; and wilt thou not let them go?
Exodus 18:11 Now I know, that the Lord is great above all gods; because they dealt proudly against them.
Isaiah 10:12,13 And it shall come to pass, that when the Lord shall have performed all his works in mount Sion, and in Jerusalem, I will visit the fruit of the proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of the haughtiness of his eyes. . . .
Isaiah 14:13,16 And thou saidst in thy heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, I will sit in the mountain of the covenant, in the sides of the north. . . .
Jeremiah 43:2 Azarias the son of Osaias, and Johanan the son of Caree, and all the proud men, made answer, saying to Jeremiah: Thou tellest a lie: the Lord our God hath not sent thee, saying: Go not into Egypt, to dwell there.
Psalm 7:16 His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.
Psalm 9:15,16 I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid. . . .
Proverbs 5:22 He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.
ContextThe Perils of the Pilgrim
1Why, O Lord, hast thou retired afar off? why dost thou slight us in our wants, in the time of trouble? 2Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.3For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed.…
Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the chair of pestilence:
His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.
The Lord shall be known when he executeth judgments: the sinner hath been caught in the works of his own hands.
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.
For they have intended evils against thee: they have devised counsels which they have not been able to establish.
Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.
They have thought and spoken wickedness: they have spoken iniquity on high.
Give me not up, O Lord, from my desire to the wicked: they have plotted against me; do not thou forsake me, lest they should triumph.
Additional TranslationsIn pride the wicked pursue the needy; let them be caught in the schemes they devise.The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued; Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.
While the ungodly one acts proudly, the poor is hotly pursued: the wicked are taken in the crafty counsels which they imagine.
The wicked, in his pride, doth hotly pursue the afflicted. They shall be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued; let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
Through the pride of the wicked, Is the poor inflamed, They are caught in devices that they devised.
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