Psalm 35:8
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New International Version
may ruin overtake them by surprise-- may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit, to their ruin.

King James Bible
Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Darby Bible Translation
Let destruction come upon him unawares, and let his net which he hath hidden catch himself: for destruction let him fall therein.

World English Bible
Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.

Young's Literal Translation
Meet him doth desolation -- he knoweth not, And his net that he hid catcheth him, For desolation he falleth into it.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let his net that he hath hid - See the notes on Psalm 7:15, Psalm 7:16.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let destruction. All the verbs in these verses (4-8) in the original, are in the future tense, as a prediction, and should probably be so rendered, though as that tense is frequently used in Hebrew for the imperative, most translators, both ancient and modern, have considered them as an imprecation

Psalm 64:7 But God shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded.

Psalm 73:18-20 Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction...

Proverbs 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes on them, as travail on a woman with child...

at unawares [heb.] which he knoweth not of
net

Psalm 7:15,16 He made a pit, and dig it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made...

Psalm 57:6 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me...

Psalm 141:9,10 Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity...

Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

into

1 Samuel 18:17 And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give you to wife: only be you valiant for me...

1 Samuel 31:2-4 And the Philistines followed hard on Saul and on his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Melchishua...

2 Samuel 17:2-4,23 And I will come on him while he is weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that are with him shall flee...

2 Samuel 18:14,15 Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with you. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom...

Esther 7:10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Matthew 27:3-5 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself...

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Specific References to Prophecy in the Gospels
20. But, if it does not weary you, let the point out as briefly as possible, specific references to prophecy in the Gospels, that those who are being instructed in the first elements of the faith may have these testimonies written on their hearts, lest any doubt concerning the things which they believe should at any time take them by surprise. We are told in the Gospel that Judas, one of Christ's friends and associates at table, betrayed Him. Let the show you how this is foretold in the Psalms: "He
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
1 Thessalonians 5:3
While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Job 18:8
His feet thrust him into a net; he wanders into its mesh.

Psalm 9:15
The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.

Psalm 55:23
But you, God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of decay; the bloodthirsty and deceitful will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you.

Psalm 73:18
Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin.

Psalm 141:10
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.

Isaiah 47:11
Disaster will come upon you, and you will not know how to conjure it away. A calamity will fall upon you that you cannot ward off with a ransom; a catastrophe you cannot foresee will suddenly come upon you.

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