He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh."
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.
The boys grew. Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field. Jacob was a quiet man, living in tents.
Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field, and take me venison.
Judah is a lion's cub. From the prey, my son, you have gone up. He stooped down, he crouched as a lion, as a lioness. Who will rouse him up?
"'Whatever man there is of the children of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who takes in hunting any animal or bird that may be eaten; he shall pour out its blood, and cover it with dust.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, behold, yes, see the skirt of your robe in my hand; for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and didn't kill you, know and see that there is neither evil nor disobedience in my hand, and I have not sinned against you, though you hunt for my life to take it.
Our soul has escaped like a bird out of the fowler's snare. The snare is broken, and we have escaped.
"Can you hunt the prey for the lioness, or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
Behold, the people rises up as a lioness, As a lion he lifts himself up. He shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, and drinks the blood of the slain."
The old lion perishes for lack of prey. The cubs of the lioness are scattered abroad.
He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
They open their mouths wide against me, lions tearing prey and roaring.
The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God.
Their roaring will be like a lioness. They will roar like young lions. Yes, they shall roar, and seize their prey and carry it off, and there will be no one to deliver.
He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in its midst, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in its midst.
Will a lion roar in the thicket, when he has no prey? Does a young lion cry out of his den, if he has caught nothing?
The lion tore in pieces enough for his cubs, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with the kill, and his dens with prey.
They have passed away as the swift ships, as the eagle that swoops on the prey.
Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up, and makes his nest on high? On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold. From there he spies out the prey. His eyes see it afar off.read more.
His young ones also suck up blood. Where the slain are, there he is."
Though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out there; and though they be hidden from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent, and it will bite them.
Why do you persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says Yahweh, and they shall fish them up; and afterward I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the clefts of the rocks.
My net also will I spread on 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.
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch, as fowlers lie in wait. They set a trap. They catch men.
Jacob was angry, and argued with Laban. Jacob answered Laban, "What is my trespass? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued after me?
1 Samuel 23:23
See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hides himself, and come again to me with certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall happen, if he is in the land, that I will search him out among all the thousands of Judah."
1 Samuel 26:20
Now therefore, don't let my blood fall to the earth away from the presence of Yahweh; for the king of Israel has come out to seek a flea, as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains."
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he wanders into its mesh. A snare will take him by the heel. A trap will catch him. A noose is hidden for him in the ground, a trap for him in the way.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
The proud have hidden a snare for me, they have spread the cords of a net by the path. They have set traps for me. Selah.
Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, from the traps of the workers of iniquity.
Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
to deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
It will happen that like a hunted gazelle, and like sheep that no one gathers, they will each turn to their own people, and will each flee to their own land.
Yes, truth is lacking; and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey. Yahweh saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.
They have chased me relentlessly like a bird, those who are my enemies without cause.
The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.
God was with the boy, and he grew. He lived in the wilderness, and became, as he grew up, an archer.
The slothful man doesn't roast his game, but the possessions of diligent men are prized.