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Psalms 10:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He lieth in wait secretly, like a lion in his thicket; he lieth in wait to catch the afflicted: he doth catch the afflicted, drawing him into his net.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He lieth in wait in a hiding-place, like a lion in his covert, He lieth in wait to catch the humbled, He catcheth the humbled, by drawing him into his net:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He lieth in wait in a secret place, as a lion in a covert. He lieth in wait to catch the poor, He catcheth the poor, drawing him into his net.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— His eyes are upon the poor man: he lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush, that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He lieth in waite secretly as a lyon in his denne, he lieth in wait to catch the poore: he doth catch the poore when he draweth him into his net.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He lies in wait in secret as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to ravish the poor, to ravish the poor when he draws him [after him]: he will bring him down in his snare.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He lieth in wait 693
{0693} Prime
אָרַב
'arab
{aw-rab'}
A primitive root; to lurk.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
secretly 4565
{4565} Prime
מִסְתָּר
mictar
{mis-tawr'}
From H5641; properly a concealer, that is, a covert.
as a lion 738
{0738} Prime
אַרִי
'ariy
{ar-ee'}
From H0717 (in the sense of violence); a lion.
in his den: 5520
{5520} Prime
סֹךְ
cok
{soke}
From H5526; a hut (as of entwined boughs); also a lair.
he lieth in wait 693
{0693} Prime
אָרַב
'arab
{aw-rab'}
A primitive root; to lurk.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to catch 2414
{2414} Prime
חָטַף
chataph
{khaw-taf'}
A primitive root; to clutch; hence to seize as a prisoner.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
the poor: 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
he doth catch 2414
{2414} Prime
חָטַף
chataph
{khaw-taf'}
A primitive root; to clutch; hence to seize as a prisoner.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the poor, 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
when he draweth 4900
{4900} Prime
משׁךְ
mashak
{maw-shak'}
A primitive root; to draw, used in a great variety of applications (including to sow, to sound, to prolong, to develop, to march, to remove, to delay, to be tall, etc.).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
him into his net. 7568
{7568} Prime
רֶשֶׁת
resheth
{reh'-sheth}
From H3423; a net (as catching animals).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 10:7-10.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 10:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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He lieth:

Psalms 17:12 Like as a lion [that] is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Psalms 59:3 For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not [for] my transgression, nor [for] my sin, O LORD.
Micah 7:2 The good [man] is perished out of the earth: and [there is] none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
Acts 23:21 But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.

secretly:
Heb. in the secret places,
Lamentations 3:10 He [was] unto me [as] a bear lying in wait, [and as] a lion in secret places.
Amos 3:4 Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
Nahum 2:11-12 Where [is] the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of the young lions, where the lion, [even] the old lion, walked, [and] the lion's whelp, and none made [them] afraid? ... The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.
Zechariah 11:3 [There is] a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.

to catch:

Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked [men]: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
Ezekiel 19:3-6 And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men. ... And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, [and] devoured men.
Habakkuk 1:15 They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
John 10:12 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.

when:

Psalms 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set [him] in safety [from him that] puffeth at him.
Psalms 35:10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who [is] like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoileth him?
Psalms 37:14 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.
Psalms 109:31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that condemn his soul.
Job 5:15-16 But he saveth the poor from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty. ... So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor to increase his [riches, and] he that giveth to the rich, [shall] surely [come] to want.
Proverbs 28:15 [As] a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; [so is] a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Isaiah 3:15 What mean ye [that] ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Isaiah 32:7 The instruments also of the churl [are] evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Ezekiel 22:29 The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
Amos 2:6-7 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; ... That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the [same] maid, to profane my holy name:
Amos 5:11-12 Forasmuch therefore as your treading [is] upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. ... For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate [from their right].
Habakkuk 3:14 Thou didst strike through with his staves the head of his villages: they came out as a whirlwind to scatter me: their rejoicing [was] as to devour the poor secretly.
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Jb 5:15. Ps 12:5; 17:12; 35:10; 37:14; 59:3; 109:31. Pv 14:31; 22:16; 28:15. Is 3:15; 32:7. Jr 5:26. Lm 3:10. Ezk 19:3; 22:29. Am 2:6; 3:4; 5:11. Mi 7:2. Na 2:11. Hab 1:15; 3:14. Zc 11:3. Jn 10:12. Ac 23:21.

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