Strong's #5367: naqash (pronounced naw-kash')
a primitive root; to entrap (with a noose), literally or figuratively:--catch (lay a) snare.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:
1) to knock, strike, bring down
1a) (Qal) to strike down
1b) (Niphal) to be thrust after, be impelled
1c) (Piel) to strike at, take aim at
1d) (Hithpael) to be struck
2) (CLBL) to ensnare
2a) (Qal) to ensnare
2b) (Niphal) to be ensnared
2c) (Piel) to lay snares
2d) (Hithpael) to lay snares
Part of Speech: verb
Relation: a primitive root
This word is used 4 times:
Deuteronomy 12:30: "Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before"
1 Samuel 28:9: "the land: wherefore then layest thou a snare for my life, to cause me to die?"
Psalms 38:12: "They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine"
Psalms 109:11: "Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil his labor."