Psalm 10:9 {9:30}
Good News Translation
they wait in their hiding place like lions. They lie in wait for the poor; they catch them in their traps and drag them away.

Contemporary English Version
They are hungry lions hiding in the bushes, hoping to catch some helpless passerby. They trap the poor in nets and drag them away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

He lieth

Psalm 17:12 They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.

Psalm 59:3 For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me:

Micah 7:2 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.

Acts 23:21 But do not thou give credit to them: for there lie in wait for him more than forty men of them, who have bound themselves by oath neither to eat nor to drink, till they have killed him. And they are now ready, looking for a promise from thee.

secretly.

Lamentations 3:10 Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places.

Amos 3:4 Will a lion roar in the forest, if he have no prey? will the lion's whelp cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?

Nahum 2:11,12 Where is now the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding place of the young lions, to which the lion went, to enter in thither, the young lion, and there was none to make them afraid? . . .

Zechariah 11:3 The voice of the howling of the shepherds, because their glory is laid waste: the voice of the roaring of the lions, because the pride of the Jordan is spoiled.

to catch

Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked men, that lie in wait as fowlers, setting snares and traps to catch men.

Ezekiel 19:3-6 And she brought out one of her whelps, and he became a lion: and he learned to catch the prey, and to devour men. . . .

Habakkuk 1:15 He lifted up all them with his hook, he drew them in his drag, and gathered them into his net: for this he will be glad and rejoice.

John 10:12 But the hireling and he that is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming and leaveth the sheep and flieth: and the wolf casteth and scattereth the sheep,

poor, when

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 35:10 All my bones shall say: Lord, who is like to thee? Who deliverest the poor from the hand of them that are stronger than he; the needy and the poor from them that strip him.

Psalm 37:14 The wicked have drawn out the sword: they have bent their bow. To cast down the poor and needy, to kill the upright of heart.

Psalm 109:31 Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.

Job 5:15,16 But he shall save the needy from the sword of their mouth, and the poor from the hand of the violent. . . .

Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.

Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Isaiah 3:15 Why do you consume my people, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord the God of hosts.

Isaiah 32:7 The vessels of the deceitful are most wicked: for he hath framed devices to destroy the meek, with lying words, when the poor man speaketh judgment.

Ezekiel 22:29 The people of the land have used oppression, and committed robbery: they afflicted the needy and poor, and they oppressed the stranger by calumny without judgment.

Amos 2:6,7 Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Israel, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath sold the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of shoes. . . .

Amos 5:11,12 Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them. . . .

Habakkuk 3:14 Thou hast cursed his sceptres, the head of his warriors, them that came out as a whirlwind to scatter me. Their joy was like that of him that devoureth the poor man in secret.

Context
The Perils of the Pilgrim
8He sits in ambush with the rich in private places, that he may kill the innocent. 9His 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.10In his net he will bring him down, he will crouch and fall, when he shall have power over the poor.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:19
When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side.

Psalm 10:2
Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.

Psalm 10:10
In his net he will bring him down, he will crouch and fall, when he shall have power over the poor.

Psalm 17:12
They have taken me, as a lion prepared for the prey; and as a young lion dwelling in secret places.

Psalm 22:13
They have opened their mouths against me, as a lion ravening and roaring.

Psalm 57:6
They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.

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.

Proverbs 24:15
Lie not in wait, nor seek after wickedness in the house of the just, nor spoil his rest.

Isaiah 3:14
The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and its princes: for you have devoured the vineyard, and the spoil of the poor is in your house.

Jeremiah 5:26
For among my people are found wicked men, that lie in wait as fowlers, setting snares and traps to catch men.

Daniel 6:7
All the princes of the kingdom, the magistrates, and governors, the senators, and judges, have consulted together, that an imperial decree, and an edict be published: That whosoever shall ask any petition of any god, or man, for thirty days, but of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of the lions.

Micah 7:2
The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.

Habakkuk 1:15
He lifted up all them with his hook, he drew them in his drag, and gathered them into his net: for this he will be glad and rejoice.

Additional Translations
He lies in wait like a lion in a thicket; he lurks to seize the oppressed; he catches the lowly in his net.He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he does catch the poor, when he draws him into his net.

He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.

He lies in wait in secret as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to ravish the poor, to ravish the poor when he draws him after him: he will bring him down in his snare.

He lieth in wait secretly, like a lion in his thicket; he lieth in wait to catch the afflicted: he doth catch the afflicted, drawing him into his net.

He lurketh in the covert as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.

He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

He lurks in secret as a lion in his ambush. He lies in wait to catch the helpless. He catches the helpless, when he draws him in his net.

He lieth in wait in a secret place, as a lion in a covert. He lieth in wait to catch the poor, He catcheth the poor, drawing him into his net.
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