He became a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD. That is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD."
He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague.
As the boys were growing up, Esau became skilled at hunting and was a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was the quiet type who tended to stay indoors.
so go find your weapons, take your bow and arrows, go outside, and hunt some game for me.
Judah is a lion cub. My son, you have gone up from the prey. Crouching like a lion, he lies down, Like a lioness, who would dare rouse him?
"If a person from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you has hunted live game or a bird that may be eaten, he is to extract its blood and cover it with soil,
1 Samuel 24:11
Looke, my father, look! The corner of your robe is in my hand. Indeed, by my cutting off the corner of your robe and not killing you, you may know and understand that I have no evil intent or transgression I haven't wronged you, even though you are hunting me to take my life.
We have escaped like a bird from the hunter's trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.
"Can you hunt prey for the lioness to satisfy young lions
Look! The people are like lions. Like the lion, he rises up! He does not lie down again until he has consumed his prey and drunk the blood of the slain."
Full grown lions die when they cannot find prey; that's when the lion cubs are scattered.
Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.
Their mouths are opened wide toward me, like roaring and attacking lions.
Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God.
With a roar like a lion, they snarl, and like young lions, they growl; they seize their prey and then carry it off, with no one to rescue.
He prowled around among the lions, became a strong, young lion, and learned to become a hunter-prowler to eat human beings.
There's a conspiracy of prophets within her, and like a roaring lion tearing its prey, they've devoured people, and confiscated treasures, and taken precious things. They've added to the population of widows within her.
Will a lion roar in the forest without having found its prey? Will a young lion cry from its den without having caught anything?
This lion renders its prey to pieces to feed its whelps, and strangles enough prey for its mate, filling its lairs with prey and its dens with rendered flesh.
They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.
Does the eagle soar high at your command and build its nest on the highest crags? He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold. From there he searches for prey, and his eyes recognize it from a distance.read more.
His young ones feast on blood; he'll be found wherever there's a carcass."
Even if they hide at the top of Mount Carmel, from there I will search and seize them. Even if they hide from my sight in the depths of the sea, from there I will order the serpent to strike them.
Why are you chasing me, as God has been doing? Aren't you satisfied that I'm sick?
"I'm about to send many fishermen," declares the LORD, "and they'll catch them. Afterwards, I'll send for many hunters and they'll hunt for them on every mountain and hill and in the crevices of the rocks.
But I'll throw my net over him. As a result, he'll be captured with my net, and with it I'll bring him to Babel, the land of the Chaldeans. He won't see it, though he'll die there.
The wicked one arrogantly pursues the afflicted, who are trapped in the schemes he devises.
"Evil men are found among my people. They lie in wait like someone who traps birds. They set a trap, but they do so to catch people.
Then Jacob got angry and started an argument with Laban. "What have I done?" he demanded. "What's my crime that would cause you to come pursue me so violently?
1 Samuel 23:23
Investigate and find out all the hiding places there where he hides, and return to me with reliable information. Then I'll go down with you, and if he's in the land, I'll search him out among all the thousands of Judah."
1 Samuel 26:20
Now, don't let my blood fall to the ground away from the LORD's presence. Indeed, the king of Israel has come out to seek a single flea, like someone hunts a partridge in the mountains."
"For he has stumbled into a net with his own feet; he walked right into the network! The trap seizes him by the heel; a snare tightens its hold on him. A rope lies hidden in the dirt; a trap lies waiting for him where he is walking."
Though the wicked lay a trap for me, I haven't wandered away from your precepts.
The arrogant have laid a trap for me; they have spread a net with ropes, lining it with snares along the way. Interlude
Protect me from the trap laid for me and from the snares of those who practice evil.
Deliver yourself like a gazelle from a hunter's hand, or like a bird from a fowler's hand.
to deprive the needy of justice and to rob the poor of my people of their rights, so that widows may become their spoil and so that they may plunder orphans!
They will be like a hunted gazelle, or like sheep with no one to gather them, each will turn to his own people, and each will flee to his own land.
Truth is missing, and whoever turns away from evil becomes a prey." "Then the LORD looked, and it displeased him that there was no justice.
My enemies hunted me like a bird, viciously and without justification.
The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.
God was with the boy as he grew up. He settled in the wilderness and became an expert archer.
The lazy person does not roast what he has hunted, but diligence is one's most important possession.