Psalm 64:5
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New International Version
They encourage each other in evil plans, they talk about hiding their snares; they say, "Who will see it?"

King James Bible
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privily; they say, Who shall see them?

Darby Bible Translation
They encourage themselves in an evil matter, they concert to hide snares; they say, Who will see them?

World English Bible
They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, "Who will see them?"

Young's Literal Translation
They strengthen for themselves an evil thing, They recount of the hiding of snares, They have said, 'Who doth look at it?'

Psalm 64:5 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They commune of laying snares - They lay snares to entrap those whom they cannot slay by open attack or private ambush.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

encourage

Exodus 15:9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied on them; I will draw my sword...

Numbers 22:6 Come now therefore, I pray you, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail...

Proverbs 1:11-14 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privately for the innocent without cause...

Isaiah 41:6 They helped every one his neighbor; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage.

Revelation 11:10 And they that dwell on the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another...

matter. or, speech
commune

1 Samuel 23:19-23 Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood...

Matthew 23:15 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made...

Matthew 26:3,4 Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, to the palace of the high priest...

of laying snares [heb.] to hide snares

Psalm 124:7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Who

Psalm 10:11 He has said in his heart, God has forgotten: he hides his face; he will never see it.

Psalm 59:7 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear?

Psalm 94:7 Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

Ezekiel 8:12 Then said he to me, Son of man, have you seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark...

Library
Touching a Special Sort of Internal Prayer Prescribed by Antonio De Rojas...
[N.B. The instructions contained in this chapter are to be received with the utmost caution; and let the note which is inserted in § 2 be attended to.--J. N. S.] §§ 1, 2. Touching a special sort of internal prayer prescribed by Antonio de Rojas, a Spanish priest, with approbations given to it. §§ 3, 4. The order for preparation to the said prayer of internal silence. §§ 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. How the said prayer itself is to be exercised. §§ 11, 12. The great
Ven. F. Augustine Baker—Holy Wisdom: or, Directions for the Prayer of Contemplation

Cross References
Job 22:13
Yet you say, 'What does God know? Does he judge through such darkness?

Psalm 10:11
He says to himself, "God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees."

Psalm 140:5
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

Psalm 141:9
Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers, from the snares they have laid for me.

Jeremiah 36:24
The king and all his attendants who heard all these words showed no fear, nor did they tear their clothes.

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