38 Bible Verses about Animal Life
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And out of the ground LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every bird of the heavens, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them, and whatever the man called every living creature, that was the name of it.
O LORD, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom have thou made them all. The earth is full of thy riches.
And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. And God created the great sea creatures, and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, according to their kind, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.read more.
And there was evening and there was morning, a fifth day. And God said, Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kind, cattle, and creeping things, and beasts of the earth according to their kind. And it was so. And God made the beasts of the earth according to their kind, and the cattle according to their kind, and everything that creeps upon the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
The eyes of all wait for thee, and thou give them their food in due season. Thou open thy hand, and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Look to the birds of the sky, because they sow not, nor do they reap, nor gather into barns, and your heavenly Father feeds them. Are ye not more valuable then they?
Consider the ravens, because they do not sow, nor do they reap, for which there is no storehouse nor barn, and God feeds them. How much ye are worth more than the birds.
Thou shall surely let the dam go, but the young thou may take to thyself, that it may be well with thee, and that thou may prolong thy days.
He sends forth springs into the valleys. They run among the mountains. They give drink to every beast of the field. The wild donkeys quench their thirst. By them the birds of the heavens have their habitation. They sing among the branches.
who gives food to all flesh, for his loving kindness [is] forever.
He gives to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens which cry.
And should not I have regard for Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred and twenty thousand men who cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and also much cattle?
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall on the ground independent of your Father.
My God has sent his [heavenly] agent, and has shut the lions' mouths, and they have not hurt me, inasmuch as before him innocence was found in me. And also before thee, O king, I have done no harm.
And LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to thee, that thou have smitten me these three times?
And LORD prepared a great sea creature to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the sea creature three days and three nights.
who, through faith, conquered kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, closed the mouths of lions,
And God said, Let us make man in our image--after our likeness--and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that
And God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful, and multiply and replenish the earth, and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing that moves upo
And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every bird of the heavens, with all with which the ground teems, and all the fishes of the sea. They are delivered into your hand.
Thou make him to have dominion over the works of thy hands. Thou have put all things under his feet. All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field, the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes through the paths of the seas.
And wherever the sons of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the birds of the heavens, he has given into thy hand, and has made thee to rule over them all. Thou are the head of gold.
Thou subordinated all things under his feet. For in subordinating all things to him, he left nothing not subordinate to him. But now we do not yet see all things subordinated to him.
For every species, both of beasts and of birds, both of creeping things and things in the sea, is tamed, and has been tamed by the human species.
And LORD God made for Adam and for his wife coats of skins, and clothed them.
And when they came near to Jerusalem, and came to Bethsphage, to the mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, Go into the village opposite you, and straightaway ye will find a donkey tied, and a colt with it. Having loosed them, bring to me. And if any man says anything to you, ye will say, The Lord has need of them, and straightaway he will send them.
And when they came near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sends forth two of his disciples, and says to them, Go ye into the village opposite you, and straightaway as ye enter into it, ye will find a colt tied, on which none of men have ever sat. After untying it, bring it. And if any man should say to you, Why are ye doing this? say ye, The Lord has need of it, and straightaway he sends it here.
And it came to pass when he came near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying, Go ye into the opposite village, in which, having entered, ye will find a colt tied, on which no man ever sat. Having untied, bring it. And if any man asks you, Why do ye untie it? Thus ye will say to him, The Lord has need of it.
And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort thou shall bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee. They shall be male and female. Of the birds according to their kind, and of the cattle according to their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground according to its kind. Two of every sort shall come to thee, to keep them alive. And take thou to thee of all food that is eaten, and gather it to thee, and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.read more.
Thus Noah did; according to all that God commanded him, so he did.
Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. As the green herb, I have given you all. But flesh with the life of it, [which is] the blood of it, ye shall not eat.
When LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he has promised thee, and thou shall say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul desires to eat flesh, thou may eat flesh, after all the desire of thy soul. If the place which LORD thy God shall choose, to put his name there, be too far from thee, then thou shall kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which LORD has given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou may eat within thy gates, a Even as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so thou shall eat of it. The unclean and the clean may eat of it alike.read more.
Only be sure that thou not eat the blood. For the blood is the life, and thou shall not eat the life with the flesh. Thou shall not eat it. Thou shall pour it out upon the ground as water. Thou shall not eat it, that it may go well with thee, and with thy sons after thee, when thou shall do that which is right in the eyes of LORD.
Of every clean beast thou shall take to thee by sevens, the male and his female. And of the beasts that are not clean two, the male and his female. Also of the birds of the heavens by sevens, male and female, to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.
to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the living thing that may be eaten and the living thing that may not be eaten.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat of it. And LORD had respect to Abel and to his offering,
And Noah built an altar to LORD, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean bird, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that makes atonement by reason of the life.
And almost all things, according to the law, are cleansed with blood, and remission does not occur without bloodshed.
Praise LORD from the earth, ye sea-monsters, and all deeps,
Let everything that has breath praise LORD. Praise ye LORD.
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