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Theasaurus: Grasshoppers

6 Bible Verses about Grasshoppers

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 13:33

We even saw the Nephilim there—the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim! To ourselves we seemed like grasshoppers, and we must have seemed the same to them.”

Isaiah 40:22

God is enthroned above the circle of the earth;
its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.
He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.

Judges 6:5

For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also, they are afraid of heights and dangers on the road;
the almond tree blossoms,
the grasshopper loses its spring,
and the caper berry has no effect;
for man is headed to his eternal home,
and mourners will walk around in the street;

Nahum 3:17

Your court officials are like the swarming locust,
and your scribes like clouds of locusts,
which settle on the walls on a cold day;
when the sun rises, they take off,
and no one knows where they are.

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Agriculture » Foes of » Grasshoppers

Numbers 13:33

We even saw the Nephilim there—the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim! To ourselves we seemed like grasshoppers, and we must have seemed the same to them.”

Judges 6:5

For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also, they are afraid of heights and dangers on the road;
the almond tree blossoms,
the grasshopper loses its spring,
and the caper berry has no effect;
for man is headed to his eternal home,
and mourners will walk around in the street;

Isaiah 40:22

God is enthroned above the circle of the earth;
its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.
He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.

More verses: Nahum 3:17

Armies » Compared to » Grasshoppers

Judges 6:3-5

Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the eastern peoples came and attacked them. They encamped against them and destroyed the produce of the land, even as far as Gaza. They left nothing for Israel to eat, as well as no sheep, ox or donkey. For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

Judges 7:12

Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and all the Qedemites had settled down in the valley like a swarm of locusts, and their camels were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore.

Insects » Grasshoppers » Hornets

Joshua 24:12

I sent the hornet ahead of you, and it drove out the two Amorite kings before you. It was not by your sword or bow.

Exodus 23:28

I will send the hornet in front of you, and it will drive the Hivites, Canaanites, and Hittites away from you.

Deuteronomy 7:20

The Lord your God will also send the hornet against them until all the survivors and those hiding from you perish.

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