King James Version
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
Darby Bible Translation
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as fowlers stoop down; they set a trap, they catch men.
World English Bible
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.
Young's Literal Translation
For the wicked have been found among My people. It looketh about the covering of snares, They have set up a trap -- men they capture.
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
they lay...: or, they pry as fowlers lie in wait
For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.Jeremiah 5:26 Parallel Commentaries
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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.
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.
Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.
Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?
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