hunting, entrapping; prey, game; a net, means of capture.
hunting, i.e. (figuratively) destruction Derivation: from θήρ (a wild animal, as game);
KJV Usage: trap.
θήρα, -ας, ἡ [in LXX for צַיִד, טָרַף, רֶשֶׁת, and cogn. forms ;] __1. a hunting, chase (Hat., Xen., al.). __2. prey, game (c1.). __3. As in Psa.35:8 = רֶשֶׁת, a net: Rom.11:9 (but see Thayer, see word).† (AS)
1) a hunting of wild beasts to destroy them 2) metaph. of preparing destruction for men
From θήρ thēr (a wild animal, as game); hunting, that is, (figuratively) destruction