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

New Living Translation
The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others. Their own feet have been caught in the trap they set.

English Standard Version
The nations have sunk in the pit that they made; in the net that they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Berean Study Bible
The nations have fallen into a pit of their making; their feet are snared in the net they have hidden.

New American Standard Bible
The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

King James Bible
The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Christian Standard Bible
The nations have fallen into the pit they made; their foot is caught in the net they have concealed.

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, the nations fell into their own pits, and their feet were caught in their own traps.

Good News Translation
The heathen have dug a pit and fallen in; they have been caught in their own trap.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The nations have fallen into the pit they made; their foot is caught in the net they have concealed.

International Standard Version
The nations have sunk down into the pit they made, their feet are ensnared in the trap they set.

NET Bible
The nations fell into the pit they had made; their feet were caught in the net they had hidden.

New Heart English Bible
The nations have sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Gentiles have sunk into the ditch they have made, and their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The nations have sunk into the pit they have made. Their feet are caught in the net they have hidden [to trap others].

JPS Tanakh 1917
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made; In the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

New American Standard 1977
The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.

King James 2000 Bible
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

American King James Version
The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

American Standard Version
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made: In the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The heathen are caught in the destruction which they planned: in the very snare which they hid is their foot taken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will rejoice in thy salvation: the Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they have prepared. Their foot hath been taken in the very snare which they hid.

Darby Bible Translation
The nations are sunk down in the pit [that] they made; in the net that they hid is their own foot taken.

English Revised Version
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Webster's Bible Translation
The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

World English Bible
The nations have sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.

Young's Literal Translation
Sunk have nations in a pit they made, In a net that they hid hath their foot been captured.
Study Bible
I Will Give Thanks to the LORD
14that I may declare all Your praises—that within the gates of Daughter Zion I may rejoice in Your salvation. 15The nations have fallen into a pit of their making; their feet are snared in the net they have hidden. 16The LORD is known by the justice He brings; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands. Higgaion Selah…
Cross References
2 Samuel 17:14
Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The advice of Hushai the Archite is better than that of Ahithophel." For the LORD had purposed to thwart the good counsel of Ahithophel, in order to bring disaster on Absalom.

Job 18:8
For his own feet lead him into a net, and he wanders into its mesh.

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

Psalm 7:16
His trouble recoils on himself, and his violence falls on his own head.

Psalm 35:7
For without cause they laid their net for me; without reason they dug a pit for my soul.

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

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 94:13
to grant him relief from days of trouble, until a pit is dug for the wicked.

Proverbs 5:22
The iniquities of a wicked man entrap him; the cords of his own sin entangle him.

Proverbs 11:6
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the faithless are trapped by their own desires.

Treasury of Scripture

The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

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 37:15
Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.







Lexicon
The nations
ג֭וֹיִם (ḡō·w·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

have fallen
טָבְע֣וּ (ṭā·ḇə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2883: To sink, sink down

into a pit
בְּשַׁ֣חַת (bə·ša·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7845: A pit, destruction

of their making;
עָשׂ֑וּ (‘ā·śū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

their feet
רַגְלָֽם׃ (raḡ·lām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

are snared
נִלְכְּדָ֥ה (nil·kə·ḏāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3920: To catch, to capture, occupy, to choose, to cohere

in the net
בְּרֶֽשֶׁת־ (bə·re·šeṯ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7568: A net

they have hidden.
טָ֝מָ֗נוּ (ṭā·mā·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2934: To hide, conceal
(15) Comp. Psalm 7:16.

Verse 15. - The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made. It is uncertain whether the writer here reverts to the judgment already executed (vers. 3-6), or with the eye of faith sees as past the judgment which he confidently anticipates (vers. 19, 20). Whichever he intends, there can be no doubt that he means it to be understood that the stratagems of the enemy brought about (or would bring about) their downfall. In the net which they hid is their own foot taken. A second metaphor, expressing the same idea as the preceding (comp. Psalm 7:15, 16; Psalm 10:2; Psalm 35:8; Psalm 141:10). 9:11-20 Those who believe that God is greatly to be praised, not only desire to praise him better themselves, but desire that others may join with them. There is a day coming, when it will appear that he has not forgotten the cry of the humble; neither the cry of their blood, or the cry of their prayers. We are never brought so low, so near to death, but God can raise us up. If he has saved us from spiritual and eternal death, we may thence hope, that in all our distresses he will be a very present help to us. The overruling providence of God frequently so orders it, that persecutors and oppressors are brought to ruin by the projects they formed to destroy the people of God. Drunkards kill themselves; prodigals beggar themselves; the contentious bring mischief upon themselves: thus men's sins may be read in their punishment, and it becomes plain to all, that the destruction of sinners is of themselves. All wickedness came originally with the wicked one from hell; and those who continue in sin, must go to that place of torment. The true state, both of nations and of individuals, may be correctly estimated by this one rule, whether in their doings they remember or forget God. David encourages the people of God to wait for his salvation, though it should be long deferred. God will make it appear that he never did forget them: it is not possible he should. Strange that man, dust in his and about him, should yet need some sharp affliction, some severe visitation from God, to bring him to the knowledge of himself, and make him feel who and what he is.
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