Psalm 140:5
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New International Version
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Have hid a snare for me - They hunted David as they would a dangerous wild beast: one while striving to pierce him with the spear; another to entangle him in their snares, so as to take and sacrifice him before the people, on pretense of his being an enemy to the state.

Selah - This is the truth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the proud

Psalm 10:4-12 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts...

Psalm 17:8-13 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of your wings...

Psalm 35:7 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dig for my soul.

Psalm 36:11 Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.

Psalm 57:6 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me...

Psalm 119:69,85,110 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep your precepts with my whole heart...

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

Psalm 141:9,10 Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity...

Psalm 142:3 When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then you knew my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privately laid a snare for me.

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Jeremiah 18:18,20,22 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise...

Luke 11:53,54 And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently...

Luke 20:20-23 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

Library
Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 15.) Differently to be admonished are the over-silent, and those who spend time in much speaking. For it ought to be insinuated to the over-silent that while they shun some vices unadvisedly, they are, without its being perceived, implicated in worse. For often from bridling the tongue overmuch they suffer from more grievous loquacity in the heart; so that thoughts seethe the more in the mind from being straitened by the violent guard of indiscreet silence. And for the most part they
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Job 18:9
A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare holds him fast.

Job 30:12
On my right the tribe attacks; they lay snares for my feet, they build their siege ramps against me.

Psalm 10:9
like a lion in cover he lies in wait. He lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.

Psalm 31:4
Keep me free from the trap that is set for me, for you are my refuge.

Psalm 35:7
Since they hid their net for me without cause and without cause dug a pit for me,

Psalm 38:12
Those who want to kill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.

Psalm 57:6
They spread a net for my feet-- I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path-- but they have fallen into it themselves.

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