Psalm 57:6 {56:7}
Good News Translation
My enemies have spread a net to catch me; I am overcome with distress. They dug a pit in my path, but fell into it themselves.

Contemporary English Version
Enemies set traps for my feet and struck me down. They dug a pit in my path, but fell in it themselves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.

New American Bible
They have set a trap for my feet; my soul is bowed down; They have dug a pit before me. May they fall into it themselves! Selah

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.

a net

Psalm 7:15,16 He hath opened a pit and dug it: and he is fallen into the hole he made. . . .

Psalm 9:15,16 I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid. . . .

Psalm 35:7,8 For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul. . . .

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hidden a net for me. And they have stretched out cords for a snare: they have laid for me a stumblingblock by the wayside.

1 Samuel 23:22-26 Go, therefore, I pray you, and use all diligence, and curiously inquire, and consider the place where his foot is, and who hath seen him there: for he thinketh of me, that I lie craftily in wait for him. . . .

Proverbs 29:5 A man that speaketh to his friend with flattering and dissembling words, spreadeth a net for his feet.

Micah 7:2 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.

my soul

Psalm 42:6 And my God. My soul is troubled within my self: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan and Hermoniim, from the little hill.

Psalm 142:3 When my spirit failed me, then thou knewest my paths. In this way wherein I walked, they have hidden a snare for me.

Psalm 143:4 And my spirit is in anguish within me: my heart within me is troubled.

Matthew 26:37,38 And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to grow sorrowful and to be sad. . . .

Context
In You My Soul Takes Refuge
5Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory above all the earth. 6They prepared a snare for my feet; and they bowed down my soul. They dug a pit before my face, and they are fallen into it.7My heart is ready, O God, my heart is ready: I will sing, and rehearse a psalm.…
Cross References
Psalm 7:15
He hath opened a pit and dug it: and he is fallen into the hole he made.

Psalm 9:15
I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid.

Psalm 10:9
His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.

Psalm 31:4
Thou wilt bring me out of this snare, which they have hidden for me: for thou art my protector.

Psalm 35:7
For without cause they have hidden their net for me unto destruction: without cause they have upbraided my soul.

Psalm 107:39
Then they were brought to be few: and they were afflicted through the trouble of evils and sorrow.

Psalm 119:85
The wicked have told me fables: but not as thy law.

Psalm 140:5
The proud have hidden a net for me. And they have stretched out cords for a snare: they have laid for me a stumblingblock by the wayside.

Psalm 141:10
The wicked shall fall in his net: I am alone until I pass.

Psalm 145:14
The Lord lifteth up all that fall: and setteth up all that are cast down.

Proverbs 11:27
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the just shall spring up as a green leaf.

Proverbs 26:27
He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return to him.

Proverbs 28:10
He that deceiveth the just in a wicked way, shall fall in his own destruction: and the upright shall possess his goods.

Ecclesiastes 10:8
He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Jeremiah 18:20
Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them.

Additional Translations
They spread a net for my feet; my soul was despondent. They dug a pit before me, but they themselves have fallen into it! SelahThey have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me, into the middle whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

They have prepared snares for my feet, and have bowed down my soul: they have dug a pit before my face, and fallen into it themselves. Pause.

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah.

They have prepared a net for my steps; thy soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst of which they have fallen themselves. Selah.

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.

A net they have prepared for my steps, Bowed down hath my soul, They have digged before me a pit, They have fallen into its midst. Selah.
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