New Living Translation
The wicked walk into a net. They fall into a pit.
King James Bible
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walketh upon a snare.
Darby Bible Translation
For he is sent into the net by his own feet, and he walketh on the meshes;
World English Bible
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh.
Young's Literal Translation
For he is sent into a net by his own feet, And on a snare he doth walk habitually.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:8 Feet - By his own designs and actions.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The hungry devour their harvest, even when it is guarded by brambles. The thirsty pant after their wealth.
A trap grabs them by the heel. A snare holds them tight.
But it is God who has wronged me, capturing me in his net.
That is why you are surrounded by traps and tremble from sudden fears.
The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set.
So let sudden ruin come upon them! Let them be caught in the trap they set for me! Let them be destroyed in the pit they dug for me.
Terror and traps and snares will be your lot, you people of the earth.
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