they lay snares
They Lay Snares, Deception
Psalm 38:12 They also who seek after my life lay snares.
Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things,
and meditate deceits all day long.
Mark 14:1 It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.
Matthew 22:15 Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.