Bible Verses about Hunting

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Hunting? Discover the top Bible verses about Hunting from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Hunting to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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30 After Isaac finished blessing him, and Jacob had scarcely left his father’s presence, his brother Esau came in from hunting.
27 The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.
9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD.”
5 Does a bird swoop down to a trap on the ground when no bait is there? Does a trap spring up from the ground if it has not caught anything?
3 Now then, get your equipment—your quiver and bow—and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.
15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
20 Now do not let my blood fall to the ground far from the presence of the LORD. The king of Israel has come out to look for a flea—as one hunts a partridge in the mountains.”
20 Your children have fainted; they lie at every street corner, like antelope caught in a net. They are filled with the wrath of the LORD, with the rebuke of your God.
John 8:32
32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
23 Lamech said to his wives, “Adah and Zillah, listen to me; wives of Lamech, hear my words. I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for injuring me.
24 If Cain is avenged seven times, then Lamech seventy-seven times.”
13 “ ‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among you who hunts any animal or bird that may be eaten must drain out the blood and cover it with earth,
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6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
20 God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
16 “But now I will send for many fishermen,” declares the LORD, “and they will catch them. After that I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them down on every mountain and hill and from the crevices of the rocks.
27 The boys grew up, and Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.
5 Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
29 Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.
30 And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground—everything that has the breath of life in it—I give every green plant for food.” And it was so.
54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.
3 Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.
16 If I hold my head high, you stalk me like a lion and again display your awesome power against me.
17 How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
12 Moreover, no one knows when their hour will come: As fish are caught in a cruel net, or birds are taken in a snare, so people are trapped by evil times that fall unexpectedly upon them.
34 But David said to Saul, “Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear came and carried off a sheep from the flock,
20 Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant fighter from Kabzeel, performed great exploits. He struck down Moab’s two mightiest warriors. He also went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion.
3 Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.
28 Arrows do not make it flee; slingstones are like chaff to it.
4 The nations heard about him, and he was trapped in their pit. They led him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
8 Then the nations came against him, those from regions round about. They spread their net for him, and he was trapped in their pit.
7 Since they hid their net for me without cause and without cause dug a pit for me,
9 With hooks they pulled him into a cage and brought him to the king of Babylon. They put him in prison, so his roar was heard no longer on the mountains of Israel.
19 I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.
11 My name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to me, because my name will be great among the nations,” says the LORD Almighty.
1 This will be my third visit to you. “Every matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.”
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3 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.”
4 “How can someone be born when they are old?” Nicodemus asked. “Surely they cannot enter a second time into their mother’s womb to be born!”
5 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.
Hebrews 12:14
14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
17 And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
5 Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back,
33 Isaac trembled violently and said, “Who was it, then, that hunted game and brought it to me? I ate it just before you came and I blessed him—and indeed he will be blessed!”
19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,
18 And I tell you that you are Peter,and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadeswill not overcome it.
15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’
17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will bebound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will beloosed in heaven.
22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church,
23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.
10 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.