Psalm 140:5 {139:6}
Good News Translation
The proud have set a trap for me; they have laid their snares, and along the path they have set traps to catch me.

Contemporary English Version
Those proud people have hidden traps and nets to catch me as I walk.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
The arrogant have set a trap for me; they have spread out ropes for a net, laid snares for me by the wayside. Selah

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

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Psalm 10:4-12 The sinner hath provoked the Lord according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him: . . .

Psalm 17:8-13 From them that resist thy right hand keep me, as the apple of thy eye. Protect me under the shadow of thy wings. . . .

Psalm 35:7 For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul.

Psalm 36:11 Let not the foot of pride come to me, and let not the hand of the sinner move me.

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 119:69,85,110 The iniquity of the proud hath been multiplied over me: but I will seek thy commandments with my whole heart. . . .

Psalm 123:3,4 Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt. . . .

Psalm 141:9,10 Keep me from the snare, which they have laid for me, and from the stumblingblocks of them that work iniquity. . . .

Psalm 142:3 When my spirit failed me, then thou knewest my paths. In this way wherein I walked, they have hidden a snare for me.

Proverbs 29:5 A man that speaketh to his friend with flattering and dissembling words, spreadeth a net for his feet.

Jeremiah 18:18,20,22 And they said: Come, and let us invent devices against Jeremiah: for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet: come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us give no heed to all his words. . . .

Luke 11:53,54 And as he was saying these things to them, the Pharisees and the lawyers began violently to urge him and to oppress his mouth about many things, . . .

Luke 20:20-23 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor. . . .

Context
Rescue Me, O LORD, From Evil Men
4Keep me, O Lord, from the hand of the wicked: and from unjust men deliver me. Who have proposed to supplant my steps: 5The 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.6I said to the Lord: Thou art my God: hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication.…
Cross References
Job 18:9
The sole of his foot shall be held in a snare, and thirst shall burn against him.

Job 30:12
At the right hand of my rising, my calamities forthwith arose: they have overthrown my feet, and have overwhelmed me with their paths as with waves.

Psalm 10:9
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.

Psalm 31:4
Thou wilt bring me out of this snare, which they have hidden for me: for thou art my protector.

Psalm 35:7
For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul.

Psalm 38:12
And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.

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 64:5
They will shoot at him on a sudden, and will not fear: they are resolute in wickedness. They have talked of hiding snares; they have said: Who shall see them?

Psalm 119:61
The cords of the wicked have encompassed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

Psalm 119:110
Sinners have laid a snare for me: but I have not erred from thy precepts.

Psalm 129:4
The Lord who is just will cut the necks of sinners:

Psalm 141:9
Keep me from the snare, which they have laid for me, and from the stumblingblocks of them that work iniquity.

Psalm 142:3
When my spirit failed me, then thou knewest my paths. In this way wherein I walked, they have hidden a snare for me.

Isaiah 8:14
And he shall be a sanctification to you. But for a stone of stumbling, and for a rock of offence to the two houses of Israel, for a snare and a ruin to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 18:22
Let a cry be heard out of their houses: for thou shalt bring the robber upon them suddenly: because they have digged a pit to take me, and have hid snares for my feet.

Lamentations 1:13
Mem. From above he hath sent fire into my bones, and hath chastised me: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate, wasted with sorrow all the day long.

Amos 3:5
Will the bird fall into the snare upon the earth, if there be no fowler? Shall the snare be taken up from the earth, before it hath taken somewhat?

Additional Translations
The proud hide a snare for me; the cords of their net are spread along the path, and lures are set out for me. SelahThe proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set gins for me. Selah

The proud have hid a snare for me, and have stretched out ropes for snares for my feet; they set a stumbling-block for me near the path. Pause.

The proud have hidden a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the way-side; they have set traps for me. Selah.

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the way side; they have set gins for me. Selah

The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the way side: they have set gins for me. Selah.

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.

The proud hid a snare for me -- and cords, They spread a net by the side of the path, Snares they have set for me. Selah.
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