Job 18:9
New International Version
A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare holds him fast.

New Living Translation
A trap grabs them by the heel. A snare holds them tight.

English Standard Version
A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare lays hold of him.

Berean Study Bible
A trap seizes his heel; a snare grips him.

New American Standard Bible
"A snare seizes him by the heel, And a trap snaps shut on him.

King James Bible
The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

Christian Standard Bible
A trap catches him by the heel; a noose seizes him.

Contemporary English Version
they are trapped in a net,

Good News Translation
a trap catches their heels and holds them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A trap catches him by the heel; a noose seizes him.

International Standard Version
The trap seizes him by the heel; a snare tightens its hold on him.

NET Bible
A trap seizes him by the heel; a snare grips him.

New Heart English Bible
A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A trap catches his heel. A snare holds him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A gin shall take him by the heel, And a snare shall lay hold on him.

New American Standard 1977
“A snare seizes him by the heel, And a trap snaps shut on him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The snare shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

King James 2000 Bible
The trap shall take him by the heel, and a snare shall lay hold of him.

American King James Version
The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

American Standard Version
A gin shall take him by the heel, And a snare shall lay hold on him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And let snares come upon him: he shall strengthen those that thirst for his destruction.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sole of his foot shall be held in a snare, and thirst shall burn against him.

Darby Bible Translation
The gin taketh [him] by the heel, the snare layeth hold on him;

English Revised Version
A gin shall take him by the heel, and a snare shall lay hold on him.

Webster's Bible Translation
The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against 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.
Study Bible
Bildad: God Punishes the Wicked
8For his own feet lead him into a net, and he wanders into its mesh. 9A trap seizes his heel; a snare grips him. 10A noose is hidden in the ground, and a trap lies in his path.…
Cross References
Job 18:8
For his own feet lead him into a net, and he wanders into its mesh.

Job 18:10
A noose is hidden in the ground, and a trap lies in his path.

Psalm 140:5
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

Treasury of Scripture

The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him.

The gin

Isaiah 8:14,15
And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem…

robber

Job 1:15,17
And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee…

Job 5:5
Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of the thorns, and the robber swalloweth up their substance.







Lexicon
A trap
פָּ֑ח (pāḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6341: A, sheet, a spring net

seizes
יֹאחֵ֣ז (yō·ḥêz)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 270: To grasp, take hold, take possession

his heel;
בְּעָקֵ֣ב (bə·‘ā·qêḇ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6119: Heel, footprint, hind part

a snare
צַמִּֽים׃ (ṣam·mîm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6782: Perhaps a snare, trap

grips him.
יַחֲזֵ֖ק (ya·ḥă·zêq)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer
Verse 9. - The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber (rather, the man-trap) shall prevail against him. Fifty years ago man-traps were commonly set at night in gardens and orchards in this country, which held intending thieves until the proprietor came and took them before a magistrate in the morning. (On the employment of such traps in antiquity, see Herod., 2:121. § 2.) 18:5-10 Bildad describes the miserable condition of a wicked man; in which there is much certain truth, if we consider that a sinful condition is a sad condition, and that sin will be men's ruin, if they do not repent. Though Bildad thought the application of it to Job was easy, yet it was not safe nor just. It is common for angry disputants to rank their opponents among God's enemies, and to draw wrong conclusions from important truths. The destruction of the wicked is foretold. That destruction is represented under the similitude of a beast or bird caught in a snare, or a malefactor taken into custody. Satan, as he was a murderer, so he was a robber, from the beginning. He, the tempter, lays snares for sinners wherever they go. If he makes them sinful like himself, he will make them miserable like himself. Satan hunts for the precious life. In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare for himself, and God is preparing for his destruction. See here how the sinner runs himself into the snare.
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