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Psalm 8:8

The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, and whatever passes through the paths of the seas.

Luke 11:11

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

Matthew 13:48

which, when it was full, they drew to shore and sat down and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.

Matthew 13:47

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a net that was cast into the sea and gathered of every kind of fish,

Habakkuk 1:14

And dost make men as the fishes of the sea, as reptiles that have no lord?

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

Matthew 12:40

for as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly, so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the earth shall mourn, and every one that dwells therein shall be cut off, with the beasts of the field and the fowls of heaven; and even the fishes of the sea shall be caught.

Luke 5:6

And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking.

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea and cast a hook and take up the first fish that comes up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a stater, a coin worth four drachmas; take that, and give it unto them for me and thee.

Luke 5:4

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.

Leviticus 11:9

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat.

1 Corinthians 15:39

All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

John 21:9

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.

John 21:3

Simon Peter said unto them, I am going fishing. They said unto him, Let us also go with thee. They went forth and entered into a ship immediately, and that night they caught nothing.

Jonah 1:17

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

1 Kings 4:33

And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springs out of the wall. He also spoke of animals and of fowl and of serpents and of fishes.

Matthew 4:18

And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon, called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers.

Mark 6:41

And when he had taken the five loaves and the two fishes, looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke the loaves and gave them to his disciples to set before them, and the two fishes he divided among them all.

Ezekiel 38:20

so that the fishes of the sea and the fowls of the heaven and the beasts of the field and every serpent that walks by dragging itself upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, shall shake before my presence, and the mountains shall be ruined, and the stairs shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.

Matthew 15:34

And Jesus said unto them, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven and a few little fishes.

Luke 9:13

But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more than five loaves and two fishes, unless we should go and buy food for all these people.

Matthew 14:17

And they said unto him, We have here but five loaves and two fishes.

John 21:13

Jesus then came and took the bread and gave them, and the fish likewise.

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye have seen the signs, but because ye ate of the loaves and were filled.

John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Ezekiel 47:9

And it shall come to pass, that every living soul, which swims wherever these two rivers shall come, shall live; and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because of these waters going there: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live that shall enter into this river.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also does not know his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net and as the birds that are caught in the snare, so are the sons of men snared in the evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Luke 9:16

Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.

Matthew 15:36

And he took the seven loaves and the fishes and gave thanks and broke them and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Jeremiah 16:16

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

Job 12:8

or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee; the fishes of the sea shall declare it unto thee also.

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is there of you, whom, if his son asks for bread, will he give him a stone?

Deuteronomy 14:10

but whatever does not have fins and scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto you.

John 21:11

Simon Peter went up and drew the net to land full of great fishes, one hundred and fifty-three; and being so many, yet the net was not broken.

Matthew 7:10

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

Zephaniah 1:3

I will destroy the men and the beasts; I will destroy the fowls of the heaven and the fishes of the sea, and the wicked shall stumble; and I will cut off men from upon the face of the earth, saith the LORD.

Luke 5:5

And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net.

Jonah 2:10

And the LORD spoke unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which we freely ate in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

John 21:10

Jesus said unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught.

Genesis 1:21

And God created the great dragons and every living soul that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their nature, and every winged fowl after its nature; and God saw that it was good.

Revelation 8:9

and the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.

Mark 8:7

And they also had a few small fishes; and he blessed them and commanded to set them also before them.

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Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

Fish » General references to

Leviticus 11:9

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat.

Psalm 8:8

The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, and whatever passes through the paths of the seas.

John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Genesis 1:21

And God created the great dragons and every living soul that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their nature, and every winged fowl after its nature; and God saw that it was good.

Fish » Miraculous draughts of

John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Luke 5:6

And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking.

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea and cast a hook and take up the first fish that comes up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a stater, a coin worth four drachmas; take that, and give it unto them for me and thee.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Of the loaves and fishes

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves and the two fishes; and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Matthew 15:36

And he took the seven loaves and the fishes and gave thanks and broke them and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Luke 5:6

And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking.

Luke 9:3-17

And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey: neither staves nor provision bag, neither bread, neither money, neither have two coats apiece. And whatever house ye enter into, abide there and depart from there. And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them. read more.
And they departed and went through the towns, preaching the gospel and healing every where. Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him, and he was perplexed because it was said of some that John was risen from the dead, and of some, that Elijah had appeared, and of others, that one of the old prophets was risen again. And Herod said, I have beheaded John, but who is this of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him. And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida. And the people, when they knew it, followed him, and he received them and spoke unto them of the kingdom of God and healed those that had need of healing. And when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve and said unto him, Send the multitude away that they may go into the towns and country round about and lodge and get victuals, for we are here in a desert place. But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more than five loaves and two fishes, unless we should go and buy food for all these people. For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down in companies of fifty. And they did so and made them all sit down. Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. And they ate and were all filled, and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.

Fish » Caught » Hooks

Isaiah 19:8

The fishermen also shall mourn, and all those that cast fishhooks into the river shall lament, and those that spread nets upon the waters shall languish.

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea and cast a hook and take up the first fish that comes up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a stater, a coin worth four drachmas; take that, and give it unto them for me and thee.

Amos 4:2

The Lord GOD has sworn by his holiness that, behold, the days shall come upon you that he will take you away with hooks, and your posterity in fishing boats.

Fish » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 11:9-12

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat. But all that have not fins and scales in the seas and in the rivers, of any reptile in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you; they shall be an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, and ye shall have their carcasses in abomination. read more.
Whatever has no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

These ye shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat, but whatever does not have fins and scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto you.

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

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

John 21:9-13

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread. Jesus said unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught. Simon Peter went up and drew the net to land full of great fishes, one hundred and fifty-three; and being so many, yet the net was not broken. read more.
Jesus said unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples dared to ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus then came and took the bread and gave them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Jonah swallowed by

Jonah 1:17

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Matthew 12:40

for as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale's belly, so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Fish » Broiled

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

John 21:9-13

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread. Jesus said unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught. Simon Peter went up and drew the net to land full of great fishes, one hundred and fifty-three; and being so many, yet the net was not broken. read more.
Jesus said unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples dared to ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus then came and took the bread and gave them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Traffic in

Nehemiah 13:16

There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, who brought fish and all manner of merchandise, and sold on the sabbath to the sons of Judah in Jerusalem.

John 21:13

Jesus then came and took the bread and gave them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Great draught of

John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Luke 5:4-7

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch. And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net. And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking. read more.
And they beckoned unto their partners, who were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

Fish » Caught » With nets

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also does not know his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net and as the birds that are caught in the snare, so are the sons of men snared in the evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.

Fish » Figurative

Ezekiel 47:9-10

And it shall come to pass, that every living soul, which swims wherever these two rivers shall come, shall live; and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because of these waters going there: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live that shall enter into this river. And it shall come to pass, that the fishermen shall stand next to it; and from Engedi even unto Eneglaim there shall be a place to spread forth nets; according to their kinds, their fish shall be as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many.

Fish » Creation of

Genesis 1:20-22

And God said, Let the waters bring forth great quantities of creatures with living souls and fowl that may fly above the earth upon the face of the firmament of the heavens. And God created the great dragons and every living soul that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their nature, and every winged fowl after its nature; and God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

Fish » Ponds for » In egypt

Isaiah 19:10

Because all their nets shall be broken; all that make ponds to raise fish shall be discontented.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Coin obtained from mouth of

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea and cast a hook and take up the first fish that comes up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a stater, a coin worth four drachmas; take that, and give it unto them for me and thee.

Fish » Ponds for » In heshbon

Song of Songs 7:4

Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon by the gate of Bathrabbim; thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looks toward Damascus.

Fish » Caught » Spears

Job 41:7

Canst thou cut his skin with knives or his head with a fish spear?

Fish » Appointed for food

Genesis 9:2-3

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green grass I have given you all things.

Food » List of articles » Fish

John 21:9

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

Food » Articles of » Fish

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

And the fish that were in the river died; and the river became corrupted, so that the Egyptians could not drink the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall come out stuck onto thy scales.

Victuals » List of articles » Fish

John 21:9

As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

So they gave him a piece of a broiled fish and of a honeycomb.

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John 21:6

And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.