|New International Version (© 2011)|
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.
American Standard Version
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, And he walketh upon the toils.
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 Additional TranslationsClarke'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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Job 22:10 Therefore snares are round about you, and sudden fear troubles you;
Esther 3:9 If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed...
Esther 6:13 And Haman told Zeresh his wife and all his friends every thing that had befallen him. Then said his wise men and Zeresh his wife to him...
Esther 7:5,10 Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said to Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that dared presume in his heart to do so...
Psalm 9:15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
Psalm 35:8 Let destruction come on him at unawares; and let his net that he has hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.
Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.
Proverbs 29:6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice.
Ezekiel 32:3 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will therefore spread out my net over you with a company of many people...
1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
1 Timothy 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...
2 Timothy 2:26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
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Job 5:5 The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth.
Job 18:9 A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare holds him fast.
Job 19:6 then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me.
Job 22:10 That is why snares are all around you, why sudden peril terrifies you,
Psalm 9:15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.
Psalm 35:8 may ruin overtake them by surprise-- may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit, to their ruin.
Isaiah 24:17 Terror and pit and snare await you, people of the earth.