They spread a net for my feet; my soul was despondent. They dug a pit before me, but they themselves have fallen into it! Selah
Cross ReferencesPsalm 7:15
He has dug a hole and hollowed it out; he has fallen into the pit of his making.
The nations have fallen into a pit of their making; their feet are snared in the net they have hidden.
He lies in wait like a lion in a thicket; he lurks to seize the oppressed; he catches the lowly in his dragnet.
You will free me from the net laid for me, for You are my refuge.
For without cause they laid their net for me; without reason they dug a pit for my soul.
When they are decreased and humbled by oppression, evil, and sorrow,
The arrogant have dug pits for me in violation of Your law.
The proud hide a snare for me; the cords of their net are spread along the path, and lures are set out for me. Selah
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.
The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
He who searches out good finds favor, but evil will come to him who seeks it.
He who digs a pit will fall into it, and whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.
He who leads the upright along the path of evil will fall into his own pit, but the blameless will inherit what is good.
He who digs a pit may fall into it, and he who breaches a wall may be bitten by a snake.
Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember how I stood before You to speak good on their behalf, to turn Your wrath from them.
Chapter Outline1. David in prayer fleeing unto God, complains of his dangerous case
7. He encourages himself to praise God
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Psalm 7:15, 16
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