30 Bible Verses About Hunting (Explained)

Hunting has been a part of human existence since ancient times, providing sustenance and livelihood for many. In the Bible, hunting is mentioned in various contexts, offering insights into themes of provision, stewardship, and spiritual warfare. Join us as we examine verses that shed light on the practice of hunting and the lessons it imparts about God’s provision and protection.

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Bible Verses About Hunting

Genesis 9:3 – Permission to Eat Meat

“Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.”

Proverbs 12:27 – Diligent Hands

“The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.”

Proverbs 24:5 – Wise Warrior

“The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength.”

Proverbs 27:23 – Know the State of Your Flocks

“Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds.”

Psalm 18:34 – Training for Battle

“He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.”

Genesis 25:27 – Skillful Hunter

“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.”

Job 12:7 – Creatures Teach

“But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you.”

Genesis 27:3 – Game to Prepare

“Now then, get your equipment—your quiver and bow—and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.”

Pslam 104:21 – Lions Roaring

“The lions roar for their prey and seek their food from God.”

Job 38:41 – Lions and Ravens

“Who provides food for the raven when its young cry out to God and wander about for lack of food?”

Song of Solomon 2:15 – Catching the Foxes

“Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.”

Proverbs 21:20 – Precious Treasure

“The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.”

Deuteronomy 12:15 – Eat Animals

“Nevertheless, you may slaughter your animals in any of your towns and eat as much of the meat as you want, as if it were gazelle or deer, according to the blessing the LORD your God gives you. Both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat it.”

Proverbs 27:1 – Boast About Tomorrow

“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.”

1 Timothy 6:17 – Riches and Hope

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.”

Joshua 24:15 – Choose to Serve

“But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.”

1 Corinthians 6:12 – Everything is Permissible

““I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but I will not be mastered by anything.”

2 Peter 3:8 – A Thousand Years

“But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.”

1 Thessalonians 5:21 – Test Everything

“but test them all; hold on to what is good,”

Luke 12:34 – Treasure in Heaven

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Colossians 3:1 – Set Your Hearts

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.”

Matthew 6:21 – Treasure in Heaven

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Philippians 4:6 – Do Not Be Anxious

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

John 14:6 – The Way, the Truth, and the Life

“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

James 5:16 – Confess Your Sins

“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”

Acts 2:38 – Repent and Be Baptized

“Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”

James 1:12 – Crown of Life

“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”

1 Peter 5:8 – Be Alert

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Do Everything for the Glory of God

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First the Kingdom

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

James 1:17 – Perfect Gift

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

John 3:16 – God’s Love for the World

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Galatians 5:22 – Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,”

Ephesians 2:8-9 – Saved by Grace

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.”

Matthew 5:13 – Salt of the Earth

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.”

Psalm 18:39 – Girded with Strength

“You armed me with strength for battle; you humbled my adversaries before me.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Do Not Fear

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Matthew 11:28 – Come to Me

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Use Your Gifts

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – Temptation

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

Psalm 20:7 – Trust in the Name of the Lord

“Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.”

Psalm 23:1 – The Lord is My Shepherd

“The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.”

Philippians 4:13 – I Can Do All Things

“I can do all things through him who gives me strength.”

Proverbs 16:9 – Man’s Heart Plans

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.”

Psalm 34:4 – I Sought the Lord

“I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.”

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