Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

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Bible References

I will send

Jeremiah 25:9
behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants of it, and against all these nations roun
Amos 4:2
Lord LORD has sworn by his holiness, that, lo, the days shall come upon you, that they shall take you away with hooks, and your residue with fish-hooks.
Habakkuk 1:14
and makes men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?


Genesis 10:9
He was a mighty hunter before LORD. Therefore it is said, Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before LORD.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not. Know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned
1 Samuel 26:20
Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth away from the presence of LORD. For the king of Israel has come out to seek a flea, as when [a man] hunts a partridge in the mountains.
Micah 7:2
The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.

Every mountain

Isaiah 24:17
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth.
Amos 5:19
As if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
Amos 9:1
I saw LORD standing beside the altar. And he said, Smite the capitals, that the thresholds may shake, and break them in pieces on the head of all of them, and I will kill the last of them with the sword. There shall not one of them
Luke 17:34
I say to you, in that night there will be two in one bed. The one man will be taken, and the other man will be left.
Revelation 6:15
And the kings of the earth, and the rulers, and the chief captains, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains.

General references

Ezekiel 32:3
Thus says lord LORD: I will spread out my net upon thee with a company of many peoples, and they shall bring thee up in my net.
Matthew 24:28
For wherever the carcass may be, there the vultures will be gathered together.