For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dug for my soul.
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George Leo Haydock
Their. Literally, "the destruction of their net. "(Haydock)
Some would translate shachath, "the pit of "But the Septuagint is preferable; and chapheru means they have "covered with shame "as well as dug for my soul. (Berthier)
Pit ought to be removed to the latter part of the verse. Saul laid many falsehoods to the charge of David, (Calmet) and insidiously sought his ruin. (Haydock)