Psalms 7:15

15 Whoever digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit they have made.

Psalms 7:15 in Other Translations

KJV
15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
ESV
15 He makes a pit, digging it out, and falls into the hole that he has made.
NLT
15 They dig a deep pit to trap others, then fall into it themselves.
MSG
15 See that man shoveling day after day, digging, then concealing, his man-trap down that lonely stretch of road? Go back and look again - you'll see him in it headfirst, legs waving in the breeze.
CSB
15 He dug a pit and hollowed it out, but fell into the hole he had made.

Psalms 7:15 In-Context

13 He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows.
14 Whoever is pregnant with evil conceives trouble and gives birth to disillusionment.
15 Whoever digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit they have made.
16 The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
17 I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 35:7,8; Psalms 40:2; Psalms 94:13; Proverbs 26:27
  • 2. S Job 4:8
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