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Theasaurus: Hunting

42 Bible Verses about Hunting

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Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it was said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Yahweh."

Psalm 91:3

For he will deliver you from [the] snare of [the] fowler, from [the] plague of destruction.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew up. And Esau [was] a skilled hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob [was] a peaceful man, living [in] tents.

Genesis 27:3

So now, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt food for me.

Genesis 49:9

Judah [is] a lion's cub. From the prey, my son, you have gone up. He bowed down; he crouched like a lion and as a lioness. Who shall rouse him?

Leviticus 17:13

"And [if there is] {anyone} from the {Israelites} or from the alien who is dwelling in their midst who hunts a wild game animal or a bird that may be eaten, then he shall pour out its blood, and he shall cover it with the soil.

1 Samuel 24:11

Now, my father, see, yes, see, the hem of your robe in my hand! For {when I cut} the hem of your robe I did not kill you. Know and {realize} that there is no evil or rebellion in my hand. I did not sin against you, but you [are] hunting down my life to take it.

Psalm 124:7

Our soul has escaped like a bird from [the] snare of fowlers. The snare [is] broken, and we have escaped.

Job 38:39

"Can you hunt prey for [the] lion? And can you satisfy [the] hunger of strong lions

Numbers 23:24

Look! [the] people will rise like the lion; he raises himself and will not lie down until he eats [the] prey and drinks the blood of the slain."

Job 4:11

[The] lion is perishing without prey, and [the] lion's whelps are scattered.

Psalm 17:12

{He is like} a lion; he longs to tear apart, and like a strong lion crouching in hiding places.

Psalm 22:13

They open their mouth against me [like] a lion tearing and roaring.

Psalm 104:21

The young lions [are] roaring for the prey and seeking their food from God.

Isaiah 5:29

His roaring [is] like the lion, and he roars like young lions. And he growls and seizes his prey, and he carries [it] off, and not one can rescue [it].

Ezekiel 19:6

And he walked about in the midst of lions; he became a fierce lion, and he learned to tear prey; he ate humans.

Ezekiel 22:25

The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her [is] like a roaring lion [that] is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and treasure; they make its widows numerous in the midst of her.

Amos 3:4

Does a lion roar in the forest {when he has no prey}? Does a fierce, young lion cry out from his den unless he has caught [something]?

Nahum 2:12

The lion tore apart enough [prey] for his cubs, he strangled [prey] for his lioness; he filled {his lair} [with] prey and his den [with] mangled carcass.

Job 9:26

They go by like papyrus skiffs, like an eagle swoops down on [its] prey.

Job 39:27-30

Or does [the] eagle fly high at your command and construct its nest high? It lives [on the] rock and spends the night {on the rock point and the mountain stronghold}. From there it spies out [the] prey; its eyes look from far away.read more.
And its young ones lick blood greedily, and where [the] dead carcasses [are], there they [are]."

Amos 9:3

And [even] if they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, from there I will search and will take them, and [even] if they hide from before my eyes at the bottom of the sea, from there I will command the sea serpent and it will bite them.

Job 19:22

Why do you pursue me like God? And are not satisfied with my flesh?

Jeremiah 16:16

Look, I [am] sending for many fishermen,' {declares} Yahweh, 'and they will fish them out, and {afterward} I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and from the clefts of the cliffs.

Ezekiel 12:13

And I will spread out my net on him, and he will be captured in my hunting snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, the land of the Chaldeans, but he will not see it, and there he will die.

Jeremiah 5:26

For wicked people are found among my people, they lie in wait like the hiding of fowlers, they set up a trap, they catch humans.

Genesis 31:36

Then Jacob became angry and quarreled with Laban. Jacob answered and said to Laban, "What [is] my offense? What [is] my sin that you pursued after me?

1 Samuel 23:23

Look, find out all of the hiding places where he hides. Then return to me {with dependable information}, and I will go with you. And then if he [is] there in the land, then I will seek him among all the thousands of Judah."

1 Samuel 26:20

And so then, do not let my blood fall to the ground {away from} the presence of Yahweh, for the king of Israel has gone out to seek a single flea, as one hunts a partridge in the mountains."

Job 18:8-10

for he is thrust into a net by his feet, and he walks into a pitfall. A trap seizes [him] by [the] heel; a snare takes hold of him. His rope is hidden in the ground, and his trap on [the] path.

Psalm 119:110

[The] wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I do not wander from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

Psalm 141:9

Protect me from [the] {grasp} of [the] trap they have laid for me, and [from the] snares of evildoers.

Proverbs 6:5

Save yourself like a gazelle from a hand, or like a bird from the hand of a fowler.

Isaiah 10:2

to guide [the] needy away from legal claims, and to rob the justice from the poor of my people, to make widows their spoil; and they plunder orphans.

Isaiah 13:14

And this shall happen: like a hunted gazelle or sheep {with none to gather them}, they will each turn to his [own] people, and they will each flee to his [own] land.

Isaiah 59:15

and truth is missing, and he who turns aside from evil [is] plundered. And Yahweh saw, and it was displeasing in his eyes that there was no justice

Lamentations 3:52

My enemies hunt me without cause, like a bird.

Micah 7:2

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

Genesis 21:20

And God was with the boy, and he grew and lived in the wilderness. And he became {an expert with a bow}.

From Thematic Bible


Hunting » Fowling

1 Samuel 26:20

And so then, do not let my blood fall to the ground {away from} the presence of Yahweh, for the king of Israel has gone out to seek a single flea, as one hunts a partridge in the mountains."

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man does not know his time. Just as fish are caught in a cruel net and like birds who are seized in a snare, so also {humans} are ensnared at a cruel time when it falls suddenly upon them.

Proverbs 1:17

for "in vain is the net scattered, in the sight of any {winged bird}."

Amos 3:5

Does a bird fall into a trapping net on the earth when there is no snare for it? Does a trapping net spring up from the ground unless it has certainly caught something?

Psalm 140:5

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

Hunting » By esau

Genesis 27:3

So now, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt food for me.

Genesis 27:30

And as soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob, {immediately after} Jacob had gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, Esau his brother came [back] from his hunting.

Genesis 27:5

Now Rebekah [was] listening as Isaac spoke to Esau his son, and [when] Esau went to the field to hunt wild game to bring [back],

Genesis 27:33

Then Isaac {trembled violently}. Then he said, "Who then [was] he that hunted wild game and brought [it] to me, and I ate [it] all before you came, and I blessed him? Moreover, he will be blessed!"

Hunting » Of lion

Job 10:16

And [if my head] grows bold, you would hunt me as the lion in its prime; {and you repeat your exploits against me}.

Hunting » Figurative

Jeremiah 16:16

Look, I [am] sending for many fishermen,' {declares} Yahweh, 'and they will fish them out, and {afterward} I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and from the clefts of the cliffs.

Hunting » Authorized in the mosaic law

Leviticus 17:13

"And [if there is] {anyone} from the {Israelites} or from the alien who is dwelling in their midst who hunts a wild game animal or a bird that may be eaten, then he shall pour out its blood, and he shall cover it with the soil.

Hunting » By ishmael

Genesis 21:20

And God was with the boy, and he grew and lived in the wilderness. And he became {an expert with a bow}.

Hunting » By nimrod

Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it was said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Yahweh."