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Hunter
Any person who hunts animals.
Dictionaries
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hunt, Hunter, Hunting
The Assyrian king Ashurbanipal hunting lions. BMHUNT, HUNTER, HUNTING. The two most noted hunters of the Bible are Nimrod (Gen 10:9) and Esau (Gen 25:27). In the ancient Near East a hunter had special heroic standing, which reflected the non-urban life of nomadic society where men spent much time
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hunting, Hunter
HUNTING, HUNTER. The narratives of the patriarchal period depict the Hebrews as occupied chiefly with the raising of flocks and other semi-sedentary agricultural activities. Hunting was seldom engaged in as a pastime, and was generally resorted to only either at the promptings of hunger or when the wild
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hunt, Hunter, Hunting
HUNT, HUNTER, HUNTING (Heb. ṣayid, to “lie in wait”; rādap, to “run after”). Naturally, the pursuit and capture of wild animals early became a means of both sustenance and pleasure.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hunt, Hunter
HUNT, HUNTER To pursue game for food or pleasure. Hunting was an important supplementary food source, especially in the seminomadic stage of civilization. Genesis mentions several hunters by name, none of whom are Israelite ancestors (Nimrod, 10:9; Ishmael, 21:20; Esau, 25:27), perhaps suggesting that