He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.
And the boys grew: and Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.
Now therefore take, I pray you, your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison;
Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, you are gone up: he stooped down, he crouched as a lion, and as a lioness; who shall rouse him up?
And whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, who hunts and catches any animal or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not, know you and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against you; yet you hunt my soul to take it.
Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Will you hunt the prey for the lion? or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion, and lift up themselves as a young lion: he shall not lie down until he eats of the prey, and drinks the blood of the slain.
The old lion perishes for lack of prey, and the strong lion's whelps are scattered abroad.
Like as a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
They gaped on me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.
The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safely, and none shall deliver it.
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst, like a roaring lion tearing the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in her midst.
Will a lion roar in the forest, when he has no prey? will a young lion cry out from his den, if he has taken nothing?
The lion did tear in pieces enough for his cubs, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with prey, and his dens with torn flesh.
They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hastens to the prey.
Does the eagle mount up at your command, and make her nest on high? She dwells and abides on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the stronghold. From there she seeks the prey, and her eyes behold afar off.read more.
Her young ones also suck up blood: and where the slain are, there is she.
And though they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, I will search and take them from there; and though they are hidden from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them:
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says the LORD, and they shall catch them; and afterward will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.
My net also will I spread upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare: and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there.
The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
For among my people are found wicked men: they lie in wait, as he that sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
And Jacob was angry, and upbraided Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that you have so hotly pursued after me?
1 Samuel 23:23
See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hides himself, and come you again to me with certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands of Judah.
1 Samuel 26:20
Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD: for the king of Israel has come out to seek a flea, as when one does hunt a partridge in the mountains.
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walks upon a snare. The trap shall take him by the heel, and a snare shall lay hold of him. The noose is laid for him on the ground, and a trap for him in the way.
The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I strayed not from your precepts.
The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set traps for me. Selah.
Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the traps of the workers of iniquity.
Deliver yourself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
To turn aside the needy from justice, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!
And it shall be as the hunted gazelle, and as a sheep that no man gathers up: every man shall return to his own people, and flee everyone into his own land.
Yea, truth fails; and he that departs from evil makes himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.
The godly man has perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
The slothful man roasts not that which he took in hunting: but the possessions of a diligent man are precious.