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Theasaurus: Grasshoppers

6 Bible Verses about Grasshoppers

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 13:33

There we saw the Nephilim [or giants], the sons of Anak, who come from the giants; and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.

Isaiah 40:22

It is God Who sits above the circle (the horizon) of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens like [gauze] curtains and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,

Leviticus 11:22

Of these you may eat: the whole species of locust, of bald locust, of cricket, and of grasshopper.

Judges 6:5

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came like locusts for multitude; both they and their camels could not be counted. So they wasted the land as they entered it.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also when [the old] are afraid of danger from that which is high, and fears are in the way, and the almond tree [their white hair] blooms, and the grasshopper [a little thing] is a burden, and desire and appetite fail, because man goes to his everlasting home and the mourners go about the streets or marketplaces.

Nahum 3:17

Your princes are like the grasshoppers and your marshals like the swarms of locusts which encamp in the hedges on a cold day -- "but when the sun rises, they fly away, and no one knows where they are.

From Thematic Bible


Agriculture » Foes of » Grasshoppers

Leviticus 11:22

Of these you may eat: the whole species of locust, of bald locust, of cricket, and of grasshopper.

Numbers 13:33

There we saw the Nephilim [or giants], the sons of Anak, who come from the giants; and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.

Judges 6:5

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came like locusts for multitude; both they and their camels could not be counted. So they wasted the land as they entered it.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also when [the old] are afraid of danger from that which is high, and fears are in the way, and the almond tree [their white hair] blooms, and the grasshopper [a little thing] is a burden, and desire and appetite fail, because man goes to his everlasting home and the mourners go about the streets or marketplaces.

Isaiah 40:22

It is God Who sits above the circle (the horizon) of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens like [gauze] curtains and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,

More verses: Nahum 3:17

Armies » Compared to » Grasshoppers

Judges 6:3-5

For whenever Israel had sown their seed, the Midianites and the Amalekites and the people of the east came up against them. They would encamp against them and destroy the crops as far as Gaza and leave no nourishment for Israel, and no ox or sheep or donkey. For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came like locusts for multitude; both they and their camels could not be counted. So they wasted the land as they entered it.

Judges 7:12

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east lay along the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand on the seashore for multitude.

Insects » Grasshoppers » Hornets

Joshua 24:12

I sent the hornet [that is, the terror of you] before you, which drove the two kings of the Amorites out before you; but it was not by your sword or by your bow.

Exodus 23:28

And I will send hornets before you which shall drive out the Hivite, Canaanite, and Hittite from before you.

Deuteronomy 7:20

Moreover, the Lord your God will send the hornet among them until those who are left and hide themselves from you are destroyed.