New Living Translation
A trap grabs them by the heel. A snare holds them tight.
King James Bible
The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.
Darby Bible Translation
The gin taketh him by the heel, the snare layeth hold on him;
World English Bible
A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.
Young's Literal Translation
Seize on the heel doth a gin, Prevail over him do the designing.
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The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The wicked walk into a net. They fall into a pit.
A noose lies hidden on the ground. A rope is stretched across their path.
The proud have set a trap to catch me; they have stretched out a net; they have placed traps all along the way. Interlude
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