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Psalm 8:8

the birds of the sky,
and the fish of the sea
that pass through the currents of the seas.

Luke 11:11

What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?

Matthew 13:48

and when it was full, they dragged it ashore, sat down, and gathered the good fish into containers, but threw out the worthless ones.

Matthew 13:47

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a large net thrown into the sea. It collected every kind of fish,

Habakkuk 1:14

You have made mankind
like the fish of the sea,
like marine creatures that have no ruler.

Matthew 12:40

For as Jonah was in the belly of the huge fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.

Hosea 4:3

For this reason the land mourns,
and everyone who lives in it languishes,
along with the wild animals and the birds of the sky;
even the fish of the sea disappear.

Luke 5:6

When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Matthew 17:27

“But, so we won’t offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and take the first fish that you catch. When you open its mouth you’ll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you.”

Luke 5:4

When He had finished speaking, He said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and let down your nets for a catch.”

Leviticus 11:9

“This is what you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams.

1 Corinthians 15:39

Not all flesh is the same flesh; there is one flesh for humans, another for animals, another for birds, and another for fish.

John 21:9

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread.

John 21:3

“I’m going fishing,” Simon Peter said to them.“We’re coming with you,” they told him. They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.

Jonah 1:17

Now the Lord had appointed a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the fish three days and three nights.

1 Kings 4:33

He described trees, from the cedar in Lebanon to the hyssop growing out of the wall. He also taught about animals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

Matthew 4:18

As He was walking along the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon, who was called Peter, and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.

Mark 6:41

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke the loaves. He kept giving them to His disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all.

Ezekiel 38:20

The fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the animals of the field, every creature that crawls on the ground, and every human being on the face of the earth will tremble before Me. The mountains will be thrown down, the cliffs will collapse, and every wall will fall to the ground.

Matthew 15:34

“How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked them.“Seven,” they said, “and a few small fish.”

Luke 9:13

“You give them something to eat,” He told them.“We have no more than five loaves and two fish,” they said, “unless we go and buy food for all these people.”

Matthew 14:17

“But we only have five loaves and two fish here,” they said to Him.

John 21:13

Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.

John 6:26

Jesus answered, “I assure you: You are looking for Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.

John 21:6

“Cast the net on the right side of the boat,” He told them, “and you’ll find some.” So they did, and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

Ezekiel 47:9

Every kind of living creature that swarms will live wherever the river flows, and there will be a huge number of fish because this water goes there. Since the water will become fresh, there will be life everywhere the river goes.

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd.

Matthew 15:36

He took the seven loaves and the fish, and He gave thanks, broke them, and kept on giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Jeremiah 16:16

“I am about to send for many fishermen”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and they will fish for them. Then I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them down on every mountain and hill and out of the clefts of the rocks,

Job 12:8

Or speak to the earth, and it will instruct you;
let the fish of the sea inform you.

Matthew 7:9

What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

Deuteronomy 14:10

but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales—it is unclean for you.

John 21:11

So Simon Peter got up and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish—153 of them. Even though there were so many, the net was not torn.

Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?

Zephaniah 1:3

I will sweep away man and animal;
I will sweep away the birds of the sky
and the fish of the sea,
and the ruins along with the wicked.
I will cut off mankind
from the face of the earth.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Luke 5:5

“Master,” Simon replied, “we’ve worked hard all night long and caught nothing! But at Your word, I’ll let down the nets.”

Jonah 2:10

Then the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.

Numbers 11:5

We remember the free fish we ate in Egypt, along with the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic.

John 21:10

“Bring some of the fish you’ve just caught,” Jesus told them.

Genesis 1:21

So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. He also created every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Mark 8:7

They also had a few small fish, and when He had blessed them, He said these were to be served as well.

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Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?

Fish » General references to

Leviticus 11:9

“This is what you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams.

Psalm 8:8

the birds of the sky,
and the fish of the sea
that pass through the currents of the seas.

John 21:6

“Cast the net on the right side of the boat,” He told them, “and you’ll find some.” So they did, and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

Genesis 1:21

So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. He also created every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Fish » Miraculous draughts of

John 21:6

“Cast the net on the right side of the boat,” He told them, “and you’ll find some.” So they did, and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

Luke 5:6

When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Matthew 17:27

“But, so we won’t offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and take the first fish that you catch. When you open its mouth you’ll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you.”

Fish » Miracles connected with » Of the loaves and fishes

Matthew 14:19

Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Matthew 15:36

He took the seven loaves and the fish, and He gave thanks, broke them, and kept on giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Luke 5:6

When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Luke 9:3-17

"Take nothing for the road," He told them, "no walking stick, no traveling bag, no bread, no money; and don't take an extra shirt. Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there. If they do not welcome you, when you leave that town, shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them." read more.
So they went out and traveled from village to village, proclaiming the good news and healing everywhere. Herod the tetrarch heard about everything that was going on. He was perplexed, because some said that John had been raised from the dead, some that Elijah had appeared, and others that one of the ancient prophets had risen. "I beheaded John," Herod said, "but who is this I hear such things about?" And he wanted to see Him. When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus all that they had done. He took them along and withdrew privately to a town called Bethsaida. When the crowds found out, they followed Him. He welcomed them, spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and cured those who needed healing. Late in the day, the Twelve approached and said to Him, "Send the crowd away, so they can go into the surrounding villages and countryside to find food and lodging, because we are in a deserted place here." "You give them something to eat," He told them. "We have no more than five loaves and two fish," they said, "unless we go and buy food for all these people." (For about 5,000 men were there.) Then He told His disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about 50 each." They did so, and had them all sit down. Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd. Everyone ate and was filled. Then they picked up 12 baskets of leftover pieces.

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Isaiah 19:8

Then the fishermen will mourn.
All those who cast hooks into the Nile will lament,
and those who spread nets on the water will shrivel up.

Matthew 17:27

“But, so we won’t offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and take the first fish that you catch. When you open its mouth you’ll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you.”

Amos 4:2

The Lord God has sworn by His holiness:Look, the days are coming
when you will be taken away with hooks,
every last one of you with fishhooks.

Fish » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 11:9-12

"This [is what] you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams. But these are to be detestable to you: everything that does not have fins and scales in the seas or streams, among all the swarming things and [other] living creatures in the water. They are to remain detestable to you; you must not eat any of their meat, and you must detest their carcasses. read more.
Everything in the water that does not have fins and scales will be detestable to you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

"You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales-it is unclean for you.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Furnished to the disciples by jesus after his resurrection

John 21:9-13

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread. "Bring some of the fish you've just caught," Jesus told them. So Simon Peter got up and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish-153 of them. Even though there were so many, the net was not torn. read more.
"Come and have breakfast," Jesus told them. None of the disciples dared ask Him, "Who are You?" because they knew it was the Lord. Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Jonah swallowed by

Jonah 1:17

Now the Lord had appointed a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the fish three days and three nights.

Matthew 12:40

For as Jonah was in the belly of the huge fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.

Fish » Broiled

John 21:9-13

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread. "Bring some of the fish you've just caught," Jesus told them. So Simon Peter got up and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish-153 of them. Even though there were so many, the net was not torn. read more.
"Come and have breakfast," Jesus told them. None of the disciples dared ask Him, "Who are You?" because they knew it was the Lord. Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.

Fish » Traffic in

Nehemiah 13:16

The Tyrians living there were importing fish and all kinds of merchandise and selling them on the Sabbath to the people of Judah in Jerusalem.

John 21:13

Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Great draught of

John 21:6

“Cast the net on the right side of the boat,” He told them, “and you’ll find some.” So they did, and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

Luke 5:4-7

When He had finished speaking, He said to Simon, "Put out into deep water and let down your nets for a catch." "Master," Simon replied, "we've worked hard all night long and caught nothing! But at Your word, I'll let down the nets." When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear. read more.
So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them; they came and filled both boats so full that they began to sink.

Fish » Caught » With nets

Fish » Figurative

Ezekiel 47:9-10

Every [kind of] living creature that swarms will live wherever the river flows, and there will be a huge number of fish because this water goes there. Since the water will become fresh, there will be life everywhere the river goes. Fishermen will stand beside it from En-gedi to En-eglaim. These will become places where nets are spread out to dry. Their fish will consist of many different kinds, like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.

Fish » Creation of

Genesis 1:20-22

Then God said, "Let the water swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky." So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. [He also created] every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. So God blessed them, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."

Fish » Ponds for » In egypt

Isaiah 19:10

Egypt’s weavers will be dejected;
all her wage earners will be demoralized.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Coin obtained from mouth of

Matthew 17:27

“But, so we won’t offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and take the first fish that you catch. When you open its mouth you’ll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you.”

Fish » Ponds for » In heshbon

Song of Songs 7:4

Your neck is like a tower of ivory,
your eyes like pools in Heshbon
by the gate of Bath-rabbim.
Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon
looking toward Damascus.

Fish » Caught » Spears

Job 41:7

Can you fill his hide with harpoons
or his head with fishing spears?

Fish » Appointed for food

Genesis 9:2-3

The fear and terror of you will be in every living creature on the earth, every bird of the sky, every creature that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the sea. They are placed under your authority. Every living creature will be food for you; as [I gave] the green plants, I have given you everything.

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John 21:9

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?

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Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

I will put hooks in your jaws
and make the fish of your streams
cling to your scales.
I will haul you up
from the middle of your Nile,
and all the fish of your streams
will cling to your scales.

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John 21:9

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?

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43;21;6

“Cast the net on the right side of the boat,” He told them, “and you’ll find some.” So they did, and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

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