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Psalm 8:8

[the] birds of [the] sky and the fish of the sea, [everything] that passes along the paths of seas.

Luke 11:11

But what father from among you, [if his] son will ask for a fish, instead of a fish will give him a snake?

Matthew 13:48

which when it was filled they pulled to shore and sat down [and] collected the good [fish] into containers, but the bad they threw out.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet that was thrown into the sea and gathered [fish] of every kind,

Habakkuk 1:14

You make humankind like fish of the sea, like crawling creatures that have no ruler among them.

Matthew 12:40

For just 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

Therefore the land mourns, and all [those] living in it languish with the animals of the field, and the birds of the heaven, and even the fish of the sea are being swept away.

Luke 5:6

And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Matthew 17:27

But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [and] give [it] to them for me and you."

Luke 5:4

And when he stopped speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch."

Leviticus 11:9

" 'These you may eat from all that [are] in the water: any in the water that has a fin and scales, [whether] in the seas or in the streams--such you may eat.

1 Corinthians 15:39

Not all flesh [is] the same, but [there is] one flesh of human beings, and another flesh of animals, and another flesh of birds, and another of fish,

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread.

John 21:3

Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing!" They said to him, "We also are coming with you." They went out and got into the boat, and during that night they caught nothing.

Jonah 1:17

And Yahweh provided a large fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

Matthew 4:18

Now [as he] was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew, throwing a casting net into the sea (for they were fishermen).

Mark 6:41

And taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves and gave [them] to his disciples so that they could set [them] before them. And he distributed the two fish to [them] all.

Ezekiel 38:20

And the fish of the sea and the birds of the heaven and the animals of the field and all of the creeping things that creep on the earth and all of the humans who [are] on the surface of the earth will shake {at my presence}; and the mountains will be demolished, and the steep mountain sides will fall, and every wall on the earth will fall.

Matthew 15:34

And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" So they said, "Seven, and a few little fish."

Luke 9:13

But he said to them, "You give them [something] to eat!" And they said, "{We have no} more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go [and] purchase food for all these people."

Matthew 14:17

And they said to him, "We do not have [anything] here except five loaves and two fish."

John 21:13

Jesus came and took the bread and gave [it] to them, and the fish likewise.

John 6:26

Jesus replied to them and said, "Truly, truly I say to you, you seek me not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were satisfied!

John 21:6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.

Ezekiel 47:9

And then every living creature [with] which it teems, {to every place the waters come} it will live; [and] very many fish will live because these waters came there, and [so] the [water] will be healed and everything [will be] alive {everywhere that} {the stream will come}.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man does not know his time. Just as fish are caught in a cruel net and like birds who are seized in a snare, so also {humans} are ensnared at a cruel time when it falls suddenly upon them.

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them and began giving [them] to the disciples to set before the crowd.

Matthew 15:36

he took the seven loaves and the fish and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [them] and began giving [them] to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Jeremiah 16:16

Look, I [am] sending for many fishermen,' {declares} Yahweh, 'and they will fish them out, and {afterward} I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and from the clefts of the cliffs.

Job 12:8

or ask the earth, and it will teach you, and the fishes of the sea will declare to you.

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is [there] among you, [if] his son will ask him [for] bread, will give him a stone?

Deuteronomy 14:10

But {anything that does not have} fins and scales, you may not eat, [for] it [is] unclean for you.

John 21:11

So Simon Peter got into [the boat] and hauled the net to the land, full of large fish--one hundred fifty-three--and [although there] were so many, the net was not torn.

Matthew 7:10

Or also [if] he will ask for a fish, will give him a snake?

Zephaniah 1:3

"I will destroy humanity and beast; I will destroy the birds of the sky and the fish of the sea, and the stumbling blocks with the wicked. And I will cut off humankind from the face of the earth"--a declaration of Yahweh.

Luke 5:5

And Simon answered [and] said, "Master, [although we] worked hard through the whole night, we caught nothing. But at your word I will let down the nets."

Jonah 2:10

And Yahweh spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out on the dry land.

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing, the cucumber, melon, leek, the onions, and the garlic.

John 21:10

Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just now caught."

Genesis 1:21

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [that] moves, [with] which the waters swarm, according to their kind, and every bird [with] wings according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

Revelation 8:9

and a third of the creatures in the sea--the ones which had life--died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.

Mark 8:7

And they had a few small fish, and [after] giving thanks for them, he said to set these [before them] also.

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Matthew 7:10

Or also [if] he will ask for a fish, will give him a snake?

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Leviticus 11:9

" 'These you may eat from all that [are] in the water: any in the water that has a fin and scales, [whether] in the seas or in the streams--such you may eat.

Psalm 8:8

[the] birds of [the] sky and the fish of the sea, [everything] that passes along the paths of seas.

John 21:6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.

Genesis 1:21

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [that] moves, [with] which the waters swarm, according to their kind, and every bird [with] wings according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

Fish » Miraculous draughts of

John 21:6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.

Luke 5:6

And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Matthew 17:27

But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [and] give [it] to them for me and you."

Fish » Miracles connected with » Of the loaves and fishes

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Matthew 15:36

he took the seven loaves and the fish and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [them] and began giving [them] to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Luke 5:6

And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Luke 9:3-17

And he said to them, "Take along nothing for the journey--neither a staff, nor a traveler's bag, nor bread, nor money, nor to have two tunics apiece. And into whatever house you enter, stay there and depart from there. And [as for] all those who do not welcome you--[when you] depart from that town, shake off the dust from your feet for a testimony against them." read more.
So they departed [and] went throughout the villages, proclaiming the good news and healing everywhere. Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed, because it was said by some that John has been raised from the dead, and by some that Elijah had appeared, and others that some prophet of ancient times had risen. And Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he was wanting to see him. And [when they] returned, the apostles described to him all that they had done. And he took them along [and] withdrew privately to a town called Bethsaida. But [when] the crowds found out, they followed him, and welcoming them, he began to speak to them about the kingdom of God, and he cured those who had need of healing. Now the day began to be far spent, and the twelve came up [and] said to him, "Send away the crowd so that they can go into the surrounding villages and farms to obtain lodging and find provisions, because we are here in a desolate place. But he said to them, "You give them [something] to eat!" And they said, "{We have no} more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go [and] purchase food for all these people." (For there were about five thousand men.) So he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each." And they did so, and had [them] all sit down. And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them and began giving [them] to the disciples to set before the crowd. And [they] all ate and were satisfied, and what was left over was picked up by them--twelve baskets of broken pieces.

Fish » Caught » Hooks

Isaiah 19:8

And the fishers will mourn, and all of those who cast fishhooks in the Nile will lament, and those who spread out fishing nets on [the] {surface} of [the] water will languish.

Matthew 17:27

But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [and] give [it] to them for me and you."

Amos 4:2

My Lord Yahweh has sworn by his holiness that, "Behold, the days are coming upon you {when they} will take you away with hooks, even the last of you with fishing hooks.

Fish » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 11:9-12

" 'These you may eat from all that [are] in the water: any in the water that has a fin and scales, [whether] in the seas or in the streams--such you may eat. But any that does not have a fin and scales, [whether] in the seas or in the streams, {among} all the water's swarmers among all the living creatures that [are] in the water--they [are] a detestable thing to you. And they shall be detestable to you; you must not eat from their meat, and you must detest their dead body. read more.
Any that does not have a fin and scales in the water--it [is] a detestable thing to you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

"This [is what] you shall eat from all that [is] in the water: {everything} {that has fins and scales} you may eat. But {anything that does not have} fins and scales, you may not eat, [for] it [is] unclean for you.

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

John 21:9-13

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread. Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just now caught." So Simon Peter got into [the boat] and hauled the net to the land, full of large fish--one hundred fifty-three--and [although there] were so many, the net was not torn. read more.
Jesus said to them, "Come, eat breakfast!" But none of the disciples dared to ask him, "Who are you?" [because they] knew that it was the Lord. Jesus came and took the bread and gave [it] to them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Jonah swallowed by

Jonah 1:17

And Yahweh provided a large fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Matthew 12:40

For just 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

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread. Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just now caught." So Simon Peter got into [the boat] and hauled the net to the land, full of large fish--one hundred fifty-three--and [although there] were so many, the net was not torn. read more.
Jesus said to them, "Come, eat breakfast!" But none of the disciples dared to ask him, "Who are you?" [because they] knew that it was the Lord. Jesus came and took the bread and gave [it] to them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Traffic in

Nehemiah 13:16

Tyrian men who lived in [Jerusalem] brought fish and every kind of merchandise and sold [it] on the Sabbath to the descendants of Judah and in Jerusalem.

John 21:13

Jesus came and took the bread and gave [it] to them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Great draught of

John 21:6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.

Luke 5:4-7

And when he stopped speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch." And Simon answered [and] said, "Master, [although we] worked hard through the whole night, we caught nothing. But at your word I will let down the nets." And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear. read more.
And they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come [and] help them, and they came and filled both the boats so that they began to sink.

Fish » Caught » With nets

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man does not know his time. Just as fish are caught in a cruel net and like birds who are seized in a snare, so also {humans} are ensnared at a cruel time when it falls suddenly upon them.

Fish » Figurative

Ezekiel 47:9-10

And then every living creature [with] which it teems, {to every place the waters come} it will live; [and] very many fish will live because these waters came there, and [so] the [water] will be healed and everything [will be] alive {everywhere that} {the stream will come}. And then fishers from En Gedi and [on] up to En Eglaim will stand beside it, a sea-girt drying yard for nets; their fish for the dragnets will be {of every kind}, like the fish of the great sea, [and] very many.

Fish » Creation of

Genesis 1:20-22

And God said, "Let the waters swarm [with] swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth across the face of the vaulted dome of heaven. So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [that] moves, [with] which the waters swarm, according to their kind, and every bird [with] wings according to its kind. 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 the birds multiply on the earth."

Fish » Ponds for » In egypt

Isaiah 19:10

And her weavers will be crushed; all [the] {hired workers} [will be] grieved of heart.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Coin obtained from mouth of

Matthew 17:27

But so that we do not give offense to them, go out to the sea, cast [a line with] a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. And [when you] open its mouth, you will find a four-drachma coin. Take that [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 [are] pools in Heshbon at the gate of Beth Rabbim. Your nose [is] like the tower of Lebanon {looking out over Damascus}.

Fish » Caught » Spears

Job 41:7

Can you fill its kin with harpoons or its head with fish spears?

Fish » Appointed for food

Genesis 9:2-3

And fear of you and dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth, and on every bird of heaven, [and] on everything that moves upon the ground, and on all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they shall be given. Every moving thing that lives shall be for you as food. As [I gave] the green plants to you, I have [now] given you everything.

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John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread.

Matthew 7:10

Or also [if] he will ask for a fish, will give him a snake?

Food » Articles of » Fish

Matthew 7:10

Or also [if] he will ask for a fish, will give him a snake?

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

And the fish that [were] in the Nile died, and the Nile stank, and [the] Egyptians were not able to drink water from the Nile, and the blood was in all the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

And so I will put hooks in your jawbones, and I will make the fish of your Nile streams stick to your scales, and I will bring you up from the midst of your Nile streams, and all of the fish of your Nile streams [which] cling to your scales.

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John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire laid [there], and a fish lying on [it], and bread.

Matthew 7:10

Or also [if] he will ask for a fish, will give him a snake?

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43;21;6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.