Never miss a post

Related Readings

Theasaurus: Fish

50 Bible Verses about Fish

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 8:8

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

Luke 11:11

"Which of you fathers, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he won't give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Matthew 13:48

which, when it was filled, they drew up on the beach. They sat down, and gathered the good into containers, but the bad they threw away.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet, that was cast into the sea, and gathered some fish of every kind,

Habakkuk 1:14

and make men like the fish of the sea, like the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

Matthew 12:40

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

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and everyone who dwells therein will waste away. all living things in her, even the animals of the field and the birds of the sky; yes, the fish of the sea also die.

Luke 5:6

When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.

Matthew 17:27

But, lest we cause them to stumble, go to the sea, cast a hook, and take up the first fish that comes up. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater coin. Take that, and give it to them for me and you."

Luke 5:4

When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep, and let down your nets for a catch."

Leviticus 11:9

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

1 Corinthians 15:39

All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one flesh of men, another flesh of animals, another of fish, and another of birds.

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

John 21:3

Simon Peter said to them, "I'm going fishing." They told him, "We are also coming with you." They immediately went out, and entered into the boat. That night, they caught nothing.

Jonah 1:17

Yahweh 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

He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that springs out of the wall; he spoke also of animals, and of birds, and of creeping things, and of fish.

Matthew 4:18

Walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers: Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew, his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.

Mark 6:41

He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke the loaves, and he gave to his disciples to set before them, and he divided the two fish among them all.

Ezekiel 38:20

so that the fish of the sea, and the birds of the sky, and the animals of the field, and all creeping things who creep on the earth, and all the men who are on the surface of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.

Matthew 15:34

Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" They said, "Seven, and a few small fish."

Luke 9:13

But he said to them, "You give them something to eat." They said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we should go and buy food for all these people."

Matthew 14:17

They told him, "We only have here five loaves and two fish."

John 21:13

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

John 6:26

Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, you seek me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves, and were filled.

John 21:6

He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.

Ezekiel 47:9

It shall happen, that every living creature which swarms, in every place where the rivers come, shall live; and there shall be a very great multitude of fish; for these waters are come there, and [the waters of the sea] shall be healed, and everything shall live wherever the river comes.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.

Luke 9:16

He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, he blessed them, and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude.

Matthew 15:36

and he took the seven loaves and the fish. He gave thanks and broke them, and gave to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.

Jeremiah 16:16

Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says Yahweh, and they shall fish them up; and afterward I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the clefts of the rocks.

Job 12:8

Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach you. The fish of the sea shall declare to you.

Matthew 7:9

Or who is there among you, who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

Deuteronomy 14:10

and whatever doesn't have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean to you.

John 21:11

Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land, full of great fish, one hundred fifty-three; and even though there were so many, the net wasn't torn.

Matthew 7:10

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

Zephaniah 1:3

I will sweep away man and animal. I will sweep away the birds of the sky, the fish of the sea, and the heaps of rubble with the wicked. I will cut off man from the surface of the earth, says Yahweh.

Luke 5:5

Simon answered him, "Master, we worked all night, and took nothing; but at your word I will let down the net."

Jonah 2:10

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

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

John 21:10

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

Genesis 1:21

God created the large sea creatures, and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind. God saw that it was good.

Revelation 8:9

and one third of the living creatures which were in the sea died. One third of the ships were destroyed.

Mark 8:7

They had a few small fish. Having blessed them, he said to serve these also.

From Thematic Bible


the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Fish

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

Fish » General references to

Leviticus 11:9

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

Psalm 8:8

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

John 21:6

He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.

Genesis 1:21

God created the large sea creatures, and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind. God saw that it was good.

Fish » Miraculous draughts of

John 21:6

He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.

Luke 5:6

When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.

Matthew 17:27

But, lest we cause them to stumble, go to the sea, cast a hook, and take up the first fish that comes up. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater coin. Take that, and give it to them for me and you."

Fish » Miracles connected with » Of the loaves and fishes

Matthew 14:19

He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.

Matthew 15:36

and he took the seven loaves and the fish. He gave thanks and broke them, and gave to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.

Luke 5:6

When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.

Luke 9:3-17

He said to them, "Take nothing for your journey -- neither staffs, nor wallet, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats apiece. Into whatever house you enter, stay there, and depart from there. As many as don't receive you, when you depart from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a testimony against them." read more.
They departed, and went throughout the villages, preaching the Good News, and healing everywhere. Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him; and he was very perplexed, because it was said by some that John had risen from the dead, and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the old prophets had risen again. Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this, about whom I hear such things?" He sought to see him. The apostles, when they had returned, told him what things they had done. He took them, and withdrew apart to a deserted place of a city called Bethsaida. But the multitudes, perceiving it, followed him. He welcomed them, and spoke to them of the Kingdom of God, and he cured those who needed healing. The day began to wear away; and the twelve came, and said to him, "Send the multitude away, that they may go into the surrounding villages and farms, and lodge, and get food, for we are here in a deserted place." But he said to them, "You give them something to eat." They said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless we should go and buy food for all these people." For they were about five thousand men. He said to his disciples, "Make them sit down in groups of about fifty each." They did so, and made them all sit down. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to the sky, he blessed them, and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the multitude. They ate, and were all filled. They gathered up twelve baskets of broken pieces that were left over.

Fish » Caught » Hooks

Isaiah 19:8

The fishermen will lament, and all those who fish in the Nile will mourn, and those who spread nets on the waters will languish.

Matthew 17:27

But, lest we cause them to stumble, go to the sea, cast a hook, and take up the first fish that comes up. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater coin. Take that, and give it to them for me and you."

Amos 4:2

The Lord Yahweh has sworn by his holiness that behold, "The days shall come on you that they will take you away with hooks, and the last of you with fish hooks.

Fish » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 11:9-12

"'These you may eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, that you may eat. All that don't have fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of all the living creatures that are in the waters, they are an abomination to you, and you detest them. You shall not eat of their flesh, and you shall detest their carcasses. read more.
Whatever has no fins nor scales in the waters, that is an abomination to you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

These you may eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales may you eat; and whatever doesn't have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean to you.

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

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

John 21:9-13

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread. Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish which you have just caught." Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land, full of great fish, one hundred fifty-three; and even though there were so many, the net wasn't torn. read more.
Jesus said to them, "Come and eat breakfast." None of the disciples dared inquire of him, "Who are you?" knowing that it was the Lord. Then Jesus came and took the bread, gave it to them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Jonah swallowed by

Jonah 1:17

Yahweh 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 belly of the whale, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Fish » Broiled

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

John 21:9-13

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread. Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish which you have just caught." Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land, full of great fish, one hundred fifty-three; and even though there were so many, the net wasn't torn. read more.
Jesus said to them, "Come and eat breakfast." None of the disciples dared inquire of him, "Who are you?" knowing that it was the Lord. Then Jesus came and took the bread, gave it to them, and the fish likewise.

Fish » Traffic in

Nehemiah 13:16

There lived men of Tyre also therein, who brought in fish, and all kinds of wares, and sold on the Sabbath to the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem.

John 21:13

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

Fish » Miracles connected with » Great draught of

John 21:6

He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.

Luke 5:4-7

When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep, and let down your nets for a catch." Simon answered him, "Master, we worked all night, and took nothing; but at your word I will let down the net." When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking. read more.
They beckoned to their partners in the other boat, that they should come and help them. They came, and filled both boats, so that they began to sink.

Fish » Caught » With nets

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.

Fish » Figurative

Ezekiel 47:9-10

It shall happen, that every living creature which swarms, in every place where the rivers come, shall live; and there shall be a very great multitude of fish; for these waters are come there, and [the waters of the sea] shall be healed, and everything shall live wherever the river comes. It shall happen, that fishermen shall stand by it: from En Gedi even to En Eglaim shall be a place for the spreading of nets; their fish shall be after their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many.

Fish » Creation of

Genesis 1:20-22

God said, "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of sky." God created the large sea creatures, and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind. God saw that it was good. God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

Fish » Ponds for » In egypt

Isaiah 19:10

The pillars will be broken in pieces. All those who work for hire will be grieved in soul.

Fish » Miracles connected with » Coin obtained from mouth of

Matthew 17:27

But, lest we cause them to stumble, go to the sea, cast a hook, and take up the first fish that comes up. When you have opened its mouth, you will find a stater 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 an ivory tower. Your eyes are like the pools in Heshbon by the gate of Bathrabbim. Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon which looks toward Damascus.

Fish » Caught » Spears

Job 41:7

Can you fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?

Fish » Appointed for food

Genesis 9:2-3

The fear of you and the dread of you will be on every animal of the earth, and on every bird of the sky. Everything that the ground teems with, and all the fish of the sea are delivered into your hand. Every moving thing that lives will be food for you. As the green herb, I have given everything to you.

Food » List of articles » Fish

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

Food » Articles of » Fish

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

The fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians couldn't drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

I will put hooks in your jaws, and I will make the fish of your rivers stick to your scales; and I will bring you up out of the midst of your rivers, with all the fish of your rivers which stick to your scales.

Victuals » List of articles » Fish

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Matthew 7:10

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

Luke 24:42

They gave him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.

Topics on Fish

Catch Of Fish

John 21:6

He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." They cast it therefore, and now they weren't able to draw it in for the multitude of fish.