Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Psalms 10:9


He lies in ambush in a hidden place, like a lion in a thicket; 1  he lies in ambush, waiting to catch 2  the oppressed; he catches the oppressed 3  by pulling in his net. 4 


Job 5:15,16; Ps 12:5; Ps 17:12; Ps 35:10; Ps 37:14; Ps 59:3; Ps 109:31; Pr 14:31; Pr 22:16; Pr 28:15; Isa 3:15; Isa 32:7; Jer 5:26; La 3:10; Eze 19:3-6; Eze 22:29; Am 2:6,7; Am 3:4; Am 5:11,12; Mic 7:2; Na 2:11,12; Hab 1:15; Hab 3:14; Zec 11:3; Joh 10:12; Ac 23:21

NET © Notes

tn Or “in its den.”

tn The verb, which also appears in the next line, occurs only here and in Judg 21:21.

tn The singular form is collective (see v. 10) or refers to the typical or representative oppressed individual.

tn Or “when he [i.e., the wicked man] pulls in his net.”

sn The background of the imagery is hunting, where the hunter uses a net to entrap an unsuspecting bird or wild animal.

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