gins in the Bible

Meaning: a trap, a net

This is a trap for catching birds or small mammals.

  1. Hebrew: פַח —transliteration: pach —meaning: gin, a bird trap

    And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. —Isaiah 8:14 KJV

    The gin shall take him by the heel, and the robber shall prevail against him. —Job 18:9 KJV

    snares round about… —Job 22:10 KJV

    Joshua 23:13

    Psalm 69:22

    Psalm 91:3

    Psalm 119:110

    Psalm 124:7

    Psalm 140:5

    Psalm 141:9

    Proverbs 7:23

    Ecclesiastes 9:12

  2. Hebrew: מוֹקֵשׁ —transliteration: moqesh —meaning: a bait or lure, a snare, a noose, a trap

    The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah. —Psalm 140:5 KJV

    Psalm 141:9

    Amos 3:5

    Psalm 18:5

    Prov. 13:14

    Isa. 8:14

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