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Isaiah 30:6

The oracle concerning the beasts of the Negev Through a land of distress and anguish, From where come lioness and lion, viper and flying serpent, They carry their riches on the backs of young donkeys And their treasures on camels' humps, To a people who cannot profit them;

Daniel 7:11

"Then I kept looking because of the sound of the boastful words which the horn was speaking; I kept looking until the beast was slain, and its body was destroyed and given to the burning fire.

Daniel 7:17

'These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth.

Daniel 7:19

"Then I desired to know the exact meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others, exceedingly dreadful, with its teeth of iron and its claws of bronze, and which devoured, crushed and trampled down the remainder with its feet,

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Daniel 7:4

"The first was like a lion and had the wings of an eagle. I kept looking until its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the ground and made to stand on two feet like a man; a human mind also was given to it.

Wild Beasts Subdued

Job 5:22

"You will laugh at violence and famine, And you will not be afraid of wild beasts.

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Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram butting westward, northward, and southward, and no other beasts could stand before him nor was there anyone to rescue from his power, but he did as he pleased and magnified himself.

Acts 10:12

and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.

Revelation 4:6-9

and before the throne there was something like a sea of glass, like crystal; and in the center and around the throne, four living creatures full of eyes in front and behind. The first creature was like a lion, and the second creature like a calf, and the third creature had a face like that of a man, and the fourth creature was like a flying eagle. And the four living creatures, each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within; and day and night they do not cease to say, "HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is THE LORD GOD, THE ALMIGHTY, WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO IS TO COME." read more.
And when the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever,

Revelation 5:6-14

And I saw between the throne (with the four living creatures) and the elders a Lamb standing, as if slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth. And He came and took the book out of the right hand of Him who sat on the throne. When He had taken the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. read more.
And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation. "You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to our God; and they will reign upon the earth." Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing." And every created thing which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all things in them, I heard saying, "To Him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, be blessing and honor and glory and dominion forever and ever." And the four living creatures kept saying, "Amen " And the elders fell down and worshiped.

Revelation 6:1-7

Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, "Come." I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. When He broke the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come." read more.
And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him. When He broke the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come " I looked, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand. And I heard something like a voice in the center of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not damage the oil and the wine." When the Lamb broke the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, "Come."

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures; and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 11:7

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.

Revelation 14:3-9

And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders; and no one could learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been purchased from the earth. These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb. And no lie was found in their mouth; they are blameless. read more.
And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people; and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters." And another angel, a second one, followed, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality." Then another angel, a third one, followed them, saying with a loud voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,

Revelation 15:2

And I saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who had been victorious over the beast and his image and the number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, holding harps of God.

Revelation 16:2-10

So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth; and it became a loathsome and malignant sore on the people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image. The second angel poured out his bowl into the sea, and it became blood like that of a dead man; and every living thing in the sea died. Then the third angel poured out his bowl into the rivers and the springs of waters; and they became blood. read more.
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things; for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it." And I heard the altar saying, "Yes, O Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments." The fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun, and it was given to it to scorch men with fire. Men were scorched with fierce heat; and they blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory. Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened; and they gnawed their tongues because of pain,

Revelation 19:4-19

And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne saying, "Amen Hallelujah!" And a voice came from the throne, saying, "Give praise to our God, all you His bond-servants, you who fear Him, the small and the great." Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying, "Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns. read more.
"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready." It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints. Then he said to me, "Write, 'Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb '" And he said to me, "These are true words of God." Then I fell at his feet to worship him But he said to me, "Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy." And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war. His eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems; and He has a name written on Him which no one knows except Himself. He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. And the armies which are in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, were following Him on white horses. From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty. And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS." Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds which fly in midheaven, "Come, assemble for the great supper of God, so that you may eat the flesh of kings and the flesh of commanders and the flesh of mighty men and the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them and the flesh of all men, both free men and slaves, and small and great." And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to make war against Him who sat on the horse and against His army.

Revelation 20:4-10

Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were completed. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years. read more.
When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand of the seashore. And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them. And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Revelation 6:1-8

Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, "Come." I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. When He broke the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come." read more.
And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him. When He broke the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come " I looked, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand. And I heard something like a voice in the center of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not damage the oil and the wine." When the Lamb broke the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, "Come." I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

Revelation 14:3

And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders; and no one could learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been purchased from the earth.

Revelation 15:7

Then one of the four living creatures gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives forever and ever.

Revelation 19:4

And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne saying, "Amen Hallelujah!"

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, With His fierce and great and mighty sword, Even Leviathan the twisted serpent; And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.

Job 40:15-24

"Behold now, Behemoth, which I made as well as you; He eats grass like an ox. "Behold now, his strength in his loins And his power in the muscles of his belly. "He bends his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are knit together. read more.
"His bones are tubes of bronze; His limbs are like bars of iron. "He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword. "Surely the mountains bring him food, And all the beasts of the field play there. "Under the lotus plants he lies down, In the covert of the reeds and the marsh. "The lotus plants cover him with shade; The willows of the brook surround him. "If a river rages, he is not alarmed; He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth. "Can anyone capture him when he is on watch, With barbs can anyone pierce his nose?

Leviticus 11:3

'Whatever divides a hoof, thus making split hoofs, and chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat.

Jeremiah 12:4

How long is the land to mourn And the vegetation of the countryside to wither? For the wickedness of those who dwell in it, Animals and birds have been snatched away, Because men have said, "He will not see our latter ending."

Genesis 7:2-3

"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female; also of the birds of the sky, by sevens, male and female, to keep offspring alive on the face of all the earth.

Psalm 50:11

"I know every bird of the mountains, And everything that moves in the field is Mine.

Leviticus 26:22

'I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce your number so that your roads lie deserted.

Job 12:7-8

"But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you. "Or speak to the earth, and let it teach you; And let the fish of the sea declare to you.

Job 37:8

"Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its den.

Job 35:11

Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth And makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?'

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Beasts » Often used as instruments of punishment

Deuteronomy 32:24

'They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by plague And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts I will send upon them, With the venom of crawling things of the dust.

Leviticus 26:22

'I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce your number so that your roads lie deserted.

Ezekiel 5:17

'Moreover, I will send on you famine and wild beasts, and they will bereave you of children; plague and bloodshed also will pass through you, and I will bring the sword on you. I, the LORD, have spoken.'"

Jeremiah 15:3

"I will appoint over them four kinds of doom," declares the LORD: "the sword to slay, the dogs to drag off, and the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Beasts » Subjection of

Genesis 1:26

Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

Genesis 9:2

"The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given.

Psalm 8:6

You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,

Hebrews 2:8

YOU HAVE PUT ALL THINGS IN SUBJECTION UNDER HIS FEET " For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him.

Beasts » Not to be eaten alive or with blood

Genesis 9:4

"Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

Deuteronomy 12:16

"Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

"Only be sure not to eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

Beasts » Often cut off for the sins of men

Exodus 11:5

and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of the Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the firstborn of the slave girl who is behind the millstones; all the firstborn of the cattle as well.

Genesis 6:7

The LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Genesis 7:23

Thus He blotted out every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky, and they were blotted out from the earth; and only Noah was left, together with those that were with him in the ark.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, And everyone who lives in it languishes Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky, And also the fish of the sea disappear.

Beasts » That died naturally or were torn, not to be eaten

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Leviticus 17:15

"When any person eats an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, whether he is a native or an alien, he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and remain unclean until evening; then he will become clean.

Leviticus 22:8

'He shall not eat an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, becoming unclean by it; I am the LORD.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Persecutors

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.

Beasts » Unclean » Not eaten

Leviticus 11:4-8

'Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which divide the hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you. 'Likewise, the shaphan, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you; the rabbit also, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you; read more.
and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you. 'You shall not eat of their flesh nor touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 1:7-8

'Turn and set your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all their neighbors in the Arabah, in the hill country and in the lowland and in the Negev and by the seacoast, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates. 'See, I have placed the land before you; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to them and their descendants after them.'

Beasts » Clean » Sheep

Deuteronomy 7:13

"He will love you and bless you and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your herd and the young of your flock, in the land which He swore to your forefathers to give you.

Deuteronomy 14:4

"These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,

Beasts » Clean » Used for food

Leviticus 11:2

"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'These are the creatures which you may eat from all the animals that are on the earth.

Deuteronomy 12:15

"However, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, whatever you desire, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you; the unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle and the deer.

Beasts » Clean and unclean

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

"You shall not eat any detestable thing. "These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep. read more.
"Any animal that divides the hoof and has the hoof split in two and chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat. "Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these among those which chew the cud, or among those that divide the hoof in two: the camel and the rabbit and the shaphan, for though they chew the cud, they do not divide the hoof; they are unclean for you. "The pig, because it divides the hoof but does not chew the cud, it is unclean for you. You shall not eat any of their flesh nor touch their carcasses. "These you may eat of all that are in water: anything that has fins and scales you may eat, but anything that does not have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean for you. "You may eat any clean bird. "But these are the ones which you shall not eat: the eagle and the vulture and the buzzard, and the red kite, the falcon, and the kite in their kinds, and every raven in its kind, and the ostrich, the owl, the sea gull, and the hawk in their kinds, the little owl, the great owl, the white owl, the pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant, the stork, and the heron in their kinds, and the hoopoe and the bat. "And all the teeming life with wings are unclean to you; they shall not be eaten. "You may eat any clean bird.

Beasts » Illustrative of » AntiChrist

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like those of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion And the dragon gave him his power and his throne and great authority.

Beasts » Domestic » Not to be cruelly used

Numbers 22:27-32

When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam; so Balaam was angry and struck the donkey with his stick. And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, "What have I done to you, that you have struck me these three times?" Then Balaam said to the donkey, "Because you have made a mockery of me! If there had been a sword in my hand, I would have killed you by now." read more.
The donkey said to Balaam, "Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden all your life to this day? Have I ever been accustomed to do so to you?" And he said, "No." Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand; and he bowed all the way to the ground. The angel of the LORD said to him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come out as an adversary, because your way was contrary to me.

Beasts » Domestic » To be taken care of

Leviticus 25:7

'Even your cattle and the animals that are in your land shall have all its crops to eat.

Beasts » Unclean » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

the rabbit also, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you;

Deuteronomy 14:7

"Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these among those which chew the cud, or among those that divide the hoof in two: the camel and the rabbit and the shaphan, for though they chew the cud, they do not divide the hoof; they are unclean for you.

Beasts » Unclean » Fox

Psalm 63:10

They will be delivered over to the power of the sword; They will be a prey for foxes.

Song of Songs 2:5

"Sustain me with raisin cakes, Refresh me with apples, Because I am lovesick.

Beasts » Clean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:3

'Whatever divides a hoof, thus making split hoofs, and chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat.

Deuteronomy 14:6

"Any animal that divides the hoof and has the hoof split in two and chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat.

Beasts » Exposure to wild

Daniel 6:16

Then the king gave orders, and Daniel was brought in and cast into the lions' den The king spoke and said to Daniel, "Your God whom you constantly serve will Himself deliver you."

Beasts » Clean » Roebuck

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

2 Samuel 2:18

Now the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel; and Asahel was as swift-footed as one of the gazelles which is in the field.

Beasts » Domestic » To enjoy the sabbath

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you.

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant or your ox or your donkey or any of your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you, so that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.

Beasts » Clean » Ox

Deuteronomy 14:4

"These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,

Exodus 21:28

"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.

Beasts » Unclean » Camel

Leviticus 11:4

'Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which divide the hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you.

Genesis 24:64

Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac she dismounted from the camel.

Beasts » Unclean » Mouse

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who sanctify and purify themselves to go to the gardens, Following one in the center, Who eat swine's flesh, detestable things and mice, Will come to an end altogether," declares the LORD.

Leviticus 11:29

'Now these are to you the unclean among the swarming things which swarm on the earth: the mole, and the mouse, and the great lizard in its kinds,

Beasts » Unclean » Mule

2 Samuel 13:29

The servants of Absalom did to Amnon just as Absalom had commanded. Then all the king's sons arose and each mounted his mule and fled.

1 Kings 10:25

They brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year.

Beasts » Unclean » Coney

Leviticus 11:5

'Likewise, the shaphan, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you;

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are for the wild goats; The cliffs are a refuge for the shephanim.

Beasts » Unclean » Mole

Leviticus 11:30

and the gecko, and the crocodile, and the lizard, and the sand reptile, and the chameleon.

Isaiah 2:20

In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats Their idols of silver and their idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship,

Beasts » Unclean » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who sanctify and purify themselves to go to the gardens, Following one in the center, Who eat swine's flesh, detestable things and mice, Will come to an end altogether," declares the LORD.

Beasts » Many kinds of, noisome and destructive

Ezekiel 5:17

'Moreover, I will send on you famine and wild beasts, and they will bereave you of children; plague and bloodshed also will pass through you, and I will bring the sword on you. I, the LORD, have spoken.'"

Leviticus 26:6

'I shall also grant peace in the land, so that you may lie down with no one making you tremble I shall also eliminate harmful beasts from the land, and no sword will pass through your land.

Beasts » Illustrative of » People of different nations

Daniel 4:12

'Its foliage was beautiful and its fruit abundant, And in it was food for all The beasts of the field found shade under it, And the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches, And all living creatures fed themselves from it.

Daniel 4:21-22

and whose foliage was beautiful and its fruit abundant, and in which was food for all, under which the beasts of the field dwelt and in whose branches the birds of the sky lodged-- it is you, O king; for you have become great and grown strong, and your majesty has become great and reached to the sky and your dominion to the end of the earth.

Beasts » Found in » Fields

Deuteronomy 7:22

"The LORD your God will clear away these nations before you little by little; you will not be able to put an end to them quickly, for the wild beasts would grow too numerous for you.

Joel 2:22

Do not fear, beasts of the field, For the pastures of the wilderness have turned green, For the tree has borne its fruit, The fig tree and the vine have yielded in full.

Beasts » Many kinds of, domestic

Genesis 36:6

Then Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all his household, and his livestock and all his cattle and all his goods which he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to another land away from his brother Jacob.

Genesis 45:17

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Say to your brothers, 'Do this: load your beasts and go to the land of Canaan,

Beasts » Subjects of God's care

Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; Your judgments are like a great deep O LORD, You preserve man and beast.

Psalm 104:10-11

He sends forth springs in the valleys; They flow between the mountains; They give drink to every beast of the field; The wild donkeys quench their thirst.

Beasts » Unclean » Badger

Exodus 25:5

rams' skins dyed red, porpoise skins, acacia wood,

Ezekiel 16:10

"I also clothed you with embroidered cloth and put sandals of porpoise skin on your feet; and I wrapped you with fine linen and covered you with silk.

Beasts » Unclean » Ass

Genesis 22:3

So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Matthew 21:2

saying to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied there and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to Me.

Beasts » Clean » Hart

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Job 39:1

"Do you know the time the mountain goats give birth? Do you observe the calving of the deer?

Beasts » Power over, given to man

Genesis 1:26

Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

Beasts » Created by God

Genesis 1:24

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after their kind"; and it was so.

Genesis 2:19

Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.

Beasts » Unclean » Dromedary

1 Kings 4:28

They also brought barley and straw for the horses and swift steeds to the place where it should be, each according to his charge.

Esther 8:10

He wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus, and sealed it with the king's signet ring, and sent letters by couriers on horses, riding on steeds sired by the royal stud.

Beasts » Unclean » Wolf

John 10:12

"He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; In the morning he devours the prey, And in the evening he divides the spoil."

Beasts » Illustrative of » UnGodly professors

2 Peter 2:12

But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,

Jude 1:10

But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed.

Beasts » Illustrative of » The wicked

Psalm 49:20

Man in his pomp, yet without understanding, Is like the beasts that perish.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Kingdoms

Daniel 7:11

"Then I kept looking because of the sound of the boastful words which the horn was speaking; I kept looking until the beast was slain, and its body was destroyed and given to the burning fire.

Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram butting westward, northward, and southward, and no other beasts could stand before him nor was there anyone to rescue from his power, but he did as he pleased and magnified himself.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of understanding

Psalm 32:9

Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding, Whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check, Otherwise they will not come near to you.

Psalm 73:22

Then I was senseless and ignorant; I was like a beast before You.

Beasts » Unclean » Dog

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Luke 16:2

"And he called him and said to him, 'What is this I hear about you? Give an accounting of your management, for you can no longer be manager.'

Beasts » Supply clothing to man

Job 31:20

If his loins have not thanked me, And if he has not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep,

Beasts » Described as » By nature wild, &c

Psalm 50:11

"I know every bird of the mountains, And everything that moves in the field is Mine.

Beasts » Found in » Forests

Isaiah 56:9

All you beasts of the field, All you beasts in the forest, Come to eat.

Micah 5:8

The remnant of Jacob Will be among the nations, Among many peoples Like a lion among the beasts of the forest, Like a young lion among flocks of sheep, Which, if he passes through, Tramples down and tears, And there is none to rescue.

Beasts » Frequently suffered on account of the sins of men

Joel 1:18

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle wander aimlessly Because there is no pasture for them; Even the flocks of sheep suffer.

Joel 1:20

Even the beasts of the field pant for You; For the water brooks are dried up And fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Beasts » Man by nature no better than

Ecclesiastes 3:18-19

I said to myself concerning the sons of men, "God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts." For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity.

Beasts » Habitations of » Dens and caves

Job 37:8

"Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its den.

Job 38:40

When they crouch in their dens And lie in wait in their lair?

Beasts » Unclean » Wild ass

Job 6:5

"Does the wild donkey bray over his grass, Or does the ox low over his fodder?

Job 39:5-8

"Who sent out the wild donkey free? And who loosed the bonds of the swift donkey, To whom I gave the wilderness for a home And the salt land for his dwelling place? "He scorns the tumult of the city, The shoutings of the driver he does not hear. read more.
"He explores the mountains for his pasture And searches after every green thing.

Beasts » Unclean » Leopard

Song of Songs 4:8

"Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, May you come with me from Lebanon Journey down from the summit of Amana, From the summit of Senir and Hermon, From the dens of lions, From the mountains of leopards.

Beasts » Found in » Mountains

Song of Songs 4:8

"Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, May you come with me from Lebanon Journey down from the summit of Amana, From the summit of Senir and Hermon, From the dens of lions, From the mountains of leopards.

Beasts » Differ in flesh from birds and fishes

1 Corinthians 15:39

All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one flesh of men, and another flesh of beasts, and another flesh of birds, and another of fish.

Beasts » Clean » Fallow deer

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beasts » Clean » Wild goat

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beasts » Clean » Chamois

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beasts » Clean » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beasts » Clean » Wild ox

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beasts » Clean » Goat

Deuteronomy 14:4

"These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,

Beasts » No likeness of, to be worshipped

Deuteronomy 4:17

the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

Beasts » Habitations of » Deserted cities

Isaiah 13:21-22

But desert creatures will lie down there, And their houses will be full of owls; Ostriches also will live there, and shaggy goats will frolic there. Hyenas will howl in their fortified towers And jackals in their luxurious palaces. Her fateful time also will soon come And her days will not be prolonged.

Beasts » Unclean » Not offered in sacrifice

Leviticus 27:11

'If, however, it is any unclean animal of the kind which men do not present as an offering to the LORD, then he shall place the animal before the priest.

Beasts » Unclean » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

'Now these are to you the unclean among the swarming things which swarm on the earth: the mole, and the mouse, and the great lizard in its kinds,

Beasts » Unclean » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

and the gecko, and the crocodile, and the lizard, and the sand reptile, and the chameleon.

Beasts » Unclean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:26

'Concerning all the animals which divide the hoof but do not make a split hoof, or which do not chew cud, they are unclean to you: whoever touches them becomes unclean.

Beasts » Received their names from adam

Genesis 2:19-20

Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name. The man gave names to all the cattle, and to the birds of the sky, and to every beast of the field, but for Adam there was not found a helper suitable for him.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of immortality

Psalm 49:12-15

But man in his pomp will not endure; He is like the beasts that perish. This is the way of those who are foolish, And of those after them who approve their words. Selah. As sheep they are appointed for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall rule over them in the morning, And their form shall be for Sheol to consume So that they have no habitation. read more.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, For He will receive me. Selah.

Beasts » Unclean » Caused uncleanness when dead

Leviticus 5:2

'Or if a person touches any unclean thing, whether a carcass of an unclean beast or the carcass of unclean cattle or a carcass of unclean swarming things, though it is hidden from him and he is unclean, then he will be guilty.

Beasts » Unclean » First-born of, redeemed

Numbers 18:15

"Every first issue of the womb of all flesh, whether man or animal, which they offer to the LORD, shall be yours; nevertheless the firstborn of man you shall surely redeem, and the firstborn of unclean animals you shall redeem.

Beasts » Unclean » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

"God brings them out of Egypt, He is for them like the horns of the wild ox.

Beasts » Unclean » Bear

2 Samuel 17:8

Moreover, Hushai said, "You know your father and his men, that they are mighty men and they are fierce, like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. And your father is an expert in warfare, and will not spend the night with the people.

Beasts » Unclean » Lion

Judges 14:5-6

Then Samson went down to Timnah with his father and mother, and came as far as the vineyards of Timnah; and behold, a young lion came roaring toward him. The Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily, so that he tore him as one tears a young goat though he had nothing in his hand; but he did not tell his father or mother what he had done.

Beasts » Unclean » Ape

1 Kings 10:22

For the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.

Beasts » Clean » First born of, not redeemed

Numbers 18:17

"But the firstborn of an ox or the firstborn of a sheep or the firstborn of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy You shall sprinkle their blood on the altar and shall offer up their fat in smoke as an offering by fire, for a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Beasts » Creation of, exhibits God's power

Jeremiah 27:5

"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of speech

2 Peter 2:16

but he received a rebuke for his own transgression, for a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet.

Beasts » Unclean » Horse

Job 39:19-25

"Do you give the horse his might? Do you clothe his neck with a mane? "Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrible. "He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength; He goes out to meet the weapons. read more.
"He laughs at fear and is not dismayed; And he does not turn back from the sword. "The quiver rattles against him, The flashing spear and javelin. "With shaking and rage he races over the ground, And he does not stand still at the voice of the trumpet. "As often as the trumpet sounds he says, 'Aha!' And he scents the battle from afar, And the thunder of the captains and the war cry.

Beasts » Found in » Deserts

Isaiah 13:21

But desert creatures will lie down there, And their houses will be full of owls; Ostriches also will live there, and shaggy goats will frolic there.

Beasts » Clean » Used for sacrifice

Beasts » Herb of the field given to, for food

Genesis 1:30

and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth which has life, I have given every green plant for food"; and it was so.

Beasts » Made for the praise and glory of God

Psalm 148:10

Beasts and all cattle; Creeping things and winged fowl;

Beasts » History of, written by solomon

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that grows on the wall; he spoke also of animals and birds and creeping things and fish.

Beasts » Habitations of » Under spreading trees

Daniel 4:12

'Its foliage was beautiful and its fruit abundant, And in it was food for all The beasts of the field found shade under it, And the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches, And all living creatures fed themselves from it.

Beasts » Representations of, worshipped by the heathen

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.

Beasts » Early distinguished into clean and unclean

Genesis 7:2

"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;

Beasts » Given to man for food after the flood

Genesis 9:3

"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.

Beasts » Instinctively fear man

Genesis 9:2

"The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given.

Beasts » The property of God

Beasts » Described as » Possessed of instinct

Beasts » Described as » Being four-footed

Acts 10:12

and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.

Beasts » Liable to diseases

Exodus 9:3

behold, the hand of the LORD will come with a very severe pestilence on your livestock which are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the herds, and on the flocks.

Beasts » Described as » Capable of being tamed

Beasts » Unclean » Behemoth

Job 40:15

"Behold now, Behemoth, which I made as well as you; He eats grass like an ox.

Beasts » Lessons of wisdom to be learned from

Job 12:7

"But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Beasts

2 Peter 2:12

But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,



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