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

New Living Translation
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, but let me escape.

English Standard Version
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by safely.

Berean Study Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.

King James Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I withal escape.

New King James Version
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I escape safely.

New American Standard Bible
May the wicked fall into their own nets, While I pass by safely.

NASB 1995
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I pass by safely.

NASB 1977
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I pass by safely.

Amplified Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I pass by and safely escape [from danger].

Christian Standard Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by safely.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by safely.

American Standard Version
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, Whilst that I withal escape.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The evil will fall as one into their nets as I pass by.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Sinners shall fall by their own net: I am alone until I shall escape.

Contemporary English Version
and make them fall into their own traps while you help me escape.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The wicked shall fall in his net: I am alone until I pass.

English Revised Version
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I withal escape.

Good News Translation
May the wicked fall into their own traps while I go by unharmed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let wicked people fall into their own nets, while I escape unharmed.

International Standard Version
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I come through.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, Whilst I withal escape.

Literal Standard Version
The wicked fall in their dragnets together, until I pass over!

NET Bible
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I escape.

New Heart English Bible
Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass by.

World English Bible
Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass by. A contemplation by David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer.

Young's Literal Translation
The wicked fall in their nets together, till I pass over!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Come Quickly to Me
9Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, and from the lures of evildoers. 10Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.

Cross References
Psalm 7:15
He has dug a hole and hollowed it out; he has fallen into a pit of his own making.

Psalm 35:8
May ruin befall them by surprise; may the net they hid ensnare them; may they fall into the hazard they created.

Psalm 57:6
They spread a net for my feet; my soul was despondent. They dug a pit before me, but they themselves have fallen into it! Selah

Psalm 124:7
We have escaped like a bird from the snare of the fowler; the net is torn, and we have slipped away.


Treasury of Scripture

Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I with escape.

the wicked

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

Psalm 35:8
Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.

Psalm 37:14,15
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation…

escape.









(10) Comp. Psalm 7:15.

Withal.--Probably, altogether ("whilst I altogether escape"), which some join with the previous clause, "Let the wicked fall into their own nets together, whilst I escape."

Verse 10. - Let the wicked fall into their own nets (comp. Psalm 7:15; Psalm 35:8; Psalm 57:6; Proverbs 5:22). The moral sense is always satisfied when the wicked man falls into his own trap, or is "hoist with his own petard." Even a heathen poet could say -

"Nec lex justior ulla est,
Quam necis artifices arte perire sun."
Whilst that I withal escape; literally, until that I pass over; i.e. whilst I pass over the nets, or traps, in safety.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Let the wicked
רְשָׁעִ֑ים (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

fall
יִפְּל֣וּ (yip·pə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

into their own nets,
בְמַכְמֹרָ֣יו (ḇə·maḵ·mō·rāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4364: A net, snare

while
עַֽד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

I
אָ֝נֹכִ֗י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

pass by in safety.
אֶעֱבֽוֹר׃ (’e·‘ĕ·ḇō·wr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on


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