Proverbs 1:17

Overview - Proverbs 1
The use of the proverbs.
An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word;
10 to avoid the enticings of sinners.
20 Wisdom complains of her contempt.
24 She threatens her contemners.
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Proverbs 1:17  (King James Version)
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

in vain
7:23 Job 35:11 ; Isaiah 1:3 ; Jeremiah 8:7

sight of any bird
Hebrew eyes of everything that hath a wing.