Psalm 7:15
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New Living Translation
They dig a deep pit to trap others, then fall into it themselves.

King James Bible
He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Darby Bible Translation
He digged a pit, and hollowed it out, and is fallen into the hole that he made.

World English Bible
He has dug a hole, and has fallen into the pit which he made.

Young's Literal Translation
A pit he hath prepared, and he diggeth it, And he falleth into a ditch he maketh.

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The Exile --Continued.
There are many echoes of this period of Engedi in the Psalms. Perhaps the most distinctly audible of these are to be found in the seventh psalm, which is all but universally recognised as David's, even Ewald concurring in the general consent. It is an irregular ode--for such is the meaning of Shiggaion in the title, and by its broken rhythms and abrupt transitions testifies to the emotion of its author. The occasion of it is said to be "the words of Cush the Benjamite." As this is a peculiar name
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Twenty-Third Lesson Bear Fruit, that the Father May Give what Ye Ask;'
Bear fruit, that the Father may give what ye ask;' Or, Obedience the Path to Power in Prayer. Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.'--John xv. 16. The fervent effectual prayer of a righteous man availeth much.'--James. v. 16. THE promise of the Father's giving whatsoever we ask is here once again renewed, in such a connection as
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 4:8
My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same.

Psalm 9:15
The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set.

Psalm 57:6
My enemies have set a trap for me. I am weary from distress. They have dug a deep pit in my path, but they themselves have fallen into it. Interlude

Psalm 119:85
These arrogant people who hate your instructions have dug deep pits to trap me.

Psalm 141:10
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, but let me escape.

Proverbs 5:22
An evil man is held captive by his own sins; they are ropes that catch and hold him.

Proverbs 11:6
The godliness of good people rescues them; the ambition of treacherous people traps them.

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