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37 Bible Verses about Nets

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John 21:6

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish.

Luke 5:4

And when he stopped speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch."

Isaiah 51:20

Your children have fainted; they lie at [the] head of all [the] streets, like an antelope in a snare, those who are full [of] the wrath of Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.

Ezekiel 47:10

And then fishers from En Gedi and [on] up to En Eglaim will stand beside it, a sea-girt drying yard for nets; their fish for the dragnets will be {of every kind}, like the fish of the great sea, [and] very many.

Matthew 4:18

Now [as he] was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew, throwing a casting net into the sea (for they were fishermen).

Proverbs 1:17

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

Isaiah 19:8

And the fishers will mourn, and all of those who cast fishhooks in the Nile will lament, and those who spread out fishing nets on [the] {surface} of [the] water will languish.

Ezekiel 26:5

It will become a place for spreading out dragnets in the midst of the sea; for I have spoken,' {declares} the Lord Yahweh. 'And it will become as plunder for the nations,

Matthew 4:21

And going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James the [son] of Zebedee and his brother John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets, and he called them.

Mark 1:19

And going on a little [farther], he saw James the [son] of Zebedee and his brother John, and they [were] in the boat mending the nets.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet that was thrown into the sea and gathered [fish] of every kind,

Mark 1:18

And immediately they left their nets [and] followed him.

Luke 5:2-4

and he saw two boats there beside the lake, but the fishermen had gotten out of them [and] were washing their nets. And he got into one of the boats, which was Simon's, [and] asked him to put out from the land a little. And he sat down [and] began to teach the crowds from the boat. And when he stopped speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch."

Proverbs 29:5

A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.

Habakkuk 1:15-17

He brings up all of them with a fishhook; he drags them up with a fishnet; he gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore, he rejoices and exults. Therefore he sacrifices to his fishnet and makes offerings to his dragnet, for by them {he makes a good living} and his food [is] rich. Will he therefore empty his fishnet and continually kill nations without showing mercy?

Job 18:8

for he is thrust into a net by his feet, and he walks into a pitfall.

Psalm 9:15

[The] nations have fallen in [the] pit [that] they made; their foot is caught in [the] net that they hid.

Psalm 10:9

He lies in ambush {secretly,} like a lion in a thicket. He lies in ambush to seize [the] poor; he seizes [the] poor by catching him in his net.

Psalm 25:15

My eyes [are] continually toward Yahweh, because he will take my feet from [the] net.

Psalm 35:7

For without cause they secretly hide the pit with their net for me; without cause they dug [it] for my life.

Psalm 57:6

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

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 141:10

Let [the] wicked fall into their nets, while I escape altogether.

Ezekiel 19:8

And nations set out against him {from the surrounding provinces}, and they spread their net over him, and he was caught in their pit.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests! Give heed, house of Israel! Listen, house of the king! Because the judgment [applies] to you; because you have been a snare for Mizpah, and a net spread out on Tabor;

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.

Job 19:6

know then that God has wronged me and has surrounded me [with] his net.

Hosea 7:12

Just as they go, I will cast my net over them; I will bring them down like the birds of the heavens; I will discipline them according to a report to their assembly.

Luke 5:10

and so also [were] James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were business partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, "Do not be afraid! From now on you will be catching people!"

Lamentations 1:13

From heaven he sent fire, into my bones he let it descend. He spread out a net for my feet; he turned me back, he gave me devastation, fainting all day.

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.

Ezekiel 17:20

And I will spread my net over him, and he will be caught in my hunting net, and I will bring him [to] Babylon, and I will enter into judgment with him there [about] his infidelity that he displayed against me.

Ezekiel 32:3

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Now I will spread my net over you in [the] assembly of many peoples, and I will bring you up in my dragnet.

Exodus 27:4-5

And you will make for it a grating, a work of bronze network, and you will make on the network four bronze rings on its four ends. And you will put it under the ledge of the altar, below, and the network will be up to the middle of the altar.

1 Kings 7:17

A network of latticework [and] wreaths of chainwork with small chains [were] for the capitals which [were] on top of the pillars; seven for the first capital and seven for the second capital.

Jeremiah 52:22

And a capital upon it [was] bronze and the height of the one capital [was] five cubits, and latticework and pomegranates [were] on the capital on all sides, all [of] bronze. And like these [was] the second pillar with pomegranates.

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Luke 5:4-6

And when he stopped speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch." And Simon answered [and] said, "Master, [although we] worked hard through the whole night, we caught nothing. But at your word I will let down the nets." And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

John 21:6-8

And he said to them, "Throw the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find [some]." So they threw [it], and were no longer able to haul it in from the large number of the fish. Then that disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" So Simon Peter, [when he] heard that it was the Lord, tied around himself his outer garment (for he was naked) and threw himself into the sea. But the other disciples came in the boat, dragging the net of fish, because they were not far from the land, but about two hundred cubits away.

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Nets Torn

Luke 5:6

And [when they] did this, they caught a very large number of fish, and their nets began to tear.