New International Version
His feet thrust him into a net; he wanders into its mesh.
King James Bible
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walketh upon a snare.
Darby Bible Translation
For he is sent into the net by his own feet, and he walketh on the meshes;
World English Bible
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh.
Young's Literal Translation
For he is sent into a net by his own feet, And on a snare he doth walk habitually.
Job 18:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For he is cast into a net - His own conduct will infallibly bring him to ruin. He shall be like a wild beast taken in a net; the more he flounces in order to extricate himself, the more he shall be entangled.
He walketh upon a snare - He is continually walking on the meshes of a net, by which he must soon be entangled and overthrown.
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LibraryWhether the Fire of Hell is Beneath the Earth?
Objection 1: It would seem that this fire is not beneath the earth. For it is said of the damned (Job 18:18), "And God shall remove him out of the globe [Douay: 'world']." Therefore the fire whereby the damned will be punished is not beneath the earth but outside the globe. Objection 2: Further, nothing violent or accidental can be everlasting. But this fire will be in hell for ever. Therefore it will be there, not by force but naturally. Now fire cannot be under the earth save by violence. Therefore …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Fire of Hell is of the Same Species as Ours?
The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth.
A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare holds him fast.
then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me.
That is why snares are all around you, why sudden peril terrifies you,
The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.
may ruin overtake them by surprise-- may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit, to their ruin.
Terror and pit and snare await you, people of the earth.
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