Jeremiah 50:24
I laid a snare for you, O Babylon, and you were caught before you knew it. You were found and captured because you challenged the LORD.
Cross References
Job 9:4
God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has resisted Him and prospered?

Job 40:2
"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who argues with God give an answer."

Job 40:9
Do you have an arm like God's? Can you thunder with a voice like His?

Isaiah 45:9
Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker--one clay pot among many. Does the clay ask the potter, 'What are you making?' Does your work say, 'He has no hands'?

Jeremiah 48:43
Terror and pit and snare await you, O dweller of Moab," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 48:44
"Whoever flees the panic will fall into the pit, and whoever climbs from the pit will be caught in the snare. For I will bring upon Moab the year of their punishment," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 51:31
One courier races to meet another, and messenger follows messenger, to announce to the king of Babylon that his city has been captured from end to end.

Daniel 5:30
That very night Belshazzar king of the Chaldeans was slain,

Daniel 5:31
and Darius the Mede received the kingdom at the age of sixty-two.

Treasury of Scripture
I have laid a snare for you, and you are also taken, O Babylon, and you were not aware: you are found, and also caught, because you have striven against the LORD.


Ecclesiastes 9:12
For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.

and thou wast

Jeremiah 51:8,31-39,57
Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed…

Isaiah 21:3-5
Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it

Daniel 5:30,31
In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain…


Exodus 10:3
And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

Job 9:4
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?

Job 40:2,9
Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it…


Jeremiah 50:23
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