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Fowler (3 Occurrences)

Psalms 91:3 For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Proverbs 6:5 Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hosea 9:8 A prophet watches over Ephraim with my God. A fowler's snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Fowler (3 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FOWLER. foul'-er (yoqesh): A professional birdcatcher. ...
Psalm 91:3: "For he will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler. ...
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Fowler's (3 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Fowler's (3 Occurrences). Psalms 91:3 That He will deliver
thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. ...
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Snare (69 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 50:24, "I have laid a snare for thee"; Hosea 9:8, "A fowler's snare is
in all his ways"; Amos 3:5 seems to indicate that the snare was set for the feet ...
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Bird (65 Occurrences)
... Psalms 124:7 Our soul has escaped like a bird out of the fowler's snare. ... A fowler's
snare is on all of his paths, and hostility in the house of his God. ...
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... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) One whose employment it is to catch birds; a fowler.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BIRD-CATCHER. burd'-kach-er See FOWLER. ...
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Kishi (1 Occurrence)
... kish'i (qishi, "snarer," "fowler"): Father of Ethan, one of the singers David "set
over the service of song" in the house of the Lord (1 Chronicles 6:31); the ...
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Noisome (7 Occurrences)
... (See JPS). Psalms 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the
fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. (KJV JPS WBS). ...
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Net (91 Occurrences)

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Gin (10 Occurrences)
... (2.) Job 18:9, Isaiah 8:14, Hebrews pah, a plate or thin layer; and hence a net,
a snare, trap, especially of a fowler (Psalm 69: 22, "Let their table before ...
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Fowl-house (1 Occurrence)
Fowl-house. << Fowler's, Fowl-house. Fowls >>. Multi-Version Concordance Fowl-house
(1 Occurrence). ... (BBE). << Fowler's, Fowl-house. Fowls >>. Reference Bible.
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

foul'-er (yoqesh): A professional birdcatcher. In the days previous to firearms, birds were captured with nets spread on the ground, in traps and snares. There was a method of taking young birds from a nest, raising them by hand, and when they had become very tame, they were confined in hidden cages so that their voices would call others of their kind to the spot and they could be killed by arrows of concealed bowmen or the use of the throw-stick (Ecclesiasticus 11:30) This was a stick 1 1/2 feet in length and 1/2 inches in diameter, hurled with a rotary motion at the legs of the birds and was very effective when thrown into flocks of ground birds, such as partridge or quail, especially if the birds were running up hill. There was also a practice of sewing a captured bird's eyelids together and confining it so that its cries would call large numbers of birds through curiosity and they could then be taken in the several ways mentioned. The fowlers supplied the demand for doves and other birds used for caged pets, and furnished the market with wild pigeons and doves for sacrifice and such small birds as were used for food. Psalm 91:3: "For he will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler. And from the deadly pestilence."

This is David's promise that the Almighty will deliver us from the evil plans laid to ruin us, as a bird sometimes in its struggles slips the hair and escapes from the "snare" (which see) set for it. Psalm 124:7:

"Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers:

The snare is broken, and we are escaped."

Here is the fulfillment of the former promise in a cry of rejoicing. Sometimes the snare held fast, sometimes it broke; then the joy in the heart of a freed man was like the wild exultation in the heart of the escaping bird. Proverbs 6:5:

"Deliver thyself as a roe from the hands. of the hunter.

And as a bird from the hand of the fowler."

With methods so primitive as these for taking birds, it must have occurred frequently that a stunned, wounded or entrapped bird slipped even from the hand that held it and made good its escape.

Jeremiah 5:26: "For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men." Here is the plain comparison strongly drawn between wicked men entrapping their fellows and fowlers taking unsuspecting birds.

The last reference is in Hosea 9:8: "Ephraim was a watchman with my God: as for the prophet, a fowler's snare is in all his ways, and enmity in the house of his God." Wherever he goes, the prophet is in danger of being trapped.

Gene Stratton-Porter

Easton's Bible Dictionary
The arts of, referred to Psalm 91:3; 124:7; Proverbs 6:5; Jeremiah 5:26; Hosea 9:8; Ezek. 17:20; Ecclesiastes 9:12. Birds of all kinds abound in Palestine, and the capture of these for the table and for other uses formed the employment of many persons. The traps and snares used for this purpose are mentioned Hosea 5:1; Proverbs 7:23; 22:5; Amos 3:5; Psalm 69:22; comp. Deuteronomy 22:6, 7.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A sportsman who pursues wild fowl, or takes or kills for food.
Strong's Hebrew
3353. yaqush -- a fowler, trapper
... << 3352, 3353. yaqush. 3354 >>. a fowler, trapper. Transliteration: yaqush Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-koosh') Short Definition: fowler. Word Origin pass. part. ...
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3352. yaqosh -- a fowler, trapper
... << 3351, 3352. yaqosh. 3353 >>. a fowler, trapper. Transliteration: yaqosh
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-koshe') Short Definition: catcher. ...
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3369. yaqosh -- to lay a bait or lure
... fowler lay a snare. A primitive root; to ensnare (literally or figuratively) --
fowler (lay a) snare. << 3368, 3369. yaqosh. 3370 >>. Strong's Numbers.
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