Most Relevant Verses
After the LORD God formed from the ground every wild animal and every bird that flies, he brought each of them to the man to see what he would call it. Whatever the man called each living creature became its name.
How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations.
Then God said, "Let the oceans swarm with living creatures, and let flying creatures soar above the earth throughout the sky!" So God created every kind of magnificent marine creature, every kind of living marine crawler with which the waters swarmed, and every kind of flying creature. And God saw how good it was. God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!" read more.
The twilight and the dawn were the fifth day. Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth each kind of living creature, each kind of livestock and crawling thing, and each kind of earth's animals!" And that is what happened: God made each kind of the earth's animals, along with every kind of livestock and crawling thing. And God saw how good it was.
Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time. You open your hand and keep on satisfying the desire of every living thing.
Look at the birds in the sky. They don't plant or harvest or gather food into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. You are more valuable than they are, aren't you?
Consider the crows. They don't plant or harvest, they don't even have a storeroom or barn, yet God feeds them. How much more valuable are you than birds!
He causes springs to gush forth into rivers that flow between the mountains. They give water for animals of the field to drink; the wild donkeys quench their thirst. Birds of the sky live beside them and chirp a song among the foliage.
So why shouldn't I be concerned about Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 human beings who do not know their right hand from their left, as well as a lot of livestock?
"Two sparrows are sold for a penny, aren't they? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father's permission.
My God sent his angel and sealed the mouths of the lions. They have not harmed me, proving that I'm innocent before him. Also against you, your majesty, I've committed no offense."
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!"
God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"
All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.
You gave him dominion over the work of your hands, you put all things under his feet: Sheep and cattle all of them, wild creatures of the field, birds in the sky, fish in the sea whatever moves through the currents of the oceans.
When they came near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples on ahead and told them, "Go into the village ahead of you. At once you will find a donkey tied up and a colt with it. Untie them, and bring them to me. If anyone says anything to you, tell him, "The Lord needs them,' and that person will send them at once."
When they came near Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples on ahead and told them, "Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you go into it, you will find a colt tied up that no one has ever ridden. Untie it, and bring it along. If anyone asks you, "Why are you doing this?,' say, "The Lord needs it,' and he will send it back here at once."
As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples on ahead. "Go into the village ahead of you," he said. "As you enter, you will find a colt tied up that no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it along. If anyone asks you why you are untying it, say this: "The Lord needs it.'"
You are to bring two of every living thing into the ark so they may remain alive with you. They are to be male and female. From birds according to their species, from domestic animals according to their species, and from everything that crawls on the ground according to their species two of everything will come to you so they may remain alive. For your part, take some of the edible food and store it away these stores will be food for you and the animals."read more.
Noah did all of this, precisely as God had commanded.
"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything. However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!
When the LORD your God enlarges your territory just as he told you and you say "I want to eat meat' since you desire to eat it, you may do so as much as you please. "If the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish his name is distant from you, then you may slaughter from your herd and your flock what the LORD has provided for you, as he instructed you. You may consume them in your cities as much as you please. You may eat them, just as you would gazelle and deer. Ritually unqualified and qualified people may eat them. read more.
Only be sure to refrain from eating blood, because blood is the source of life and you must not consume blood with the meat. You must not consume it; instead, pour it on the ground as you would water. You must not eat it, so that life will go well for you and for your children after you. Then you'll do what is right in the eyes of the LORD.
You are to take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of the unclean animals, a male and its mate; along with seven pairs of the flying birds, male and female, in order to keep their offspring alive on the surface of all the earth.
while Abel brought the best parts of some of the firstborn from his flock. The LORD looked favorably upon Abel and his offering,
Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings on it from every clean animal and every clean bird.
because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it.
In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness.