KJV Dictionary Definition: snare



1. An instrument for catching animals, particularly fowls, by the leg. It consists of a cord or string with slip-knots, in which the leg is entangled. A snare is not a net.

2. Any thing by which one is entangled and brought into troble. I Cor. 7. A fool's lip are the snare of his soul. Prov. 18.

SNARE, v.t. To catch with a snare; to ensnare; to entangle; to bring into unexpected evil, perplexity or danger. The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Ps. 9.


SNA'RED, pp. Entangled; unexpectedly involved in difficulty.


SNA'RING, ppr. Entangling; ensnaring.