Animal Life

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Genesis 2:19

And out of the ground Yahweh God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and he brought [each] to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called that living creature [was] its name.

Genesis 1:20-25

And God said, "Let the waters swarm [with] swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth across the face of the vaulted dome of heaven. So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [that] moves, [with] which the waters swarm, according to their kind, and every bird [with] wings 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 the 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 moving things, and wild animals according to their kind." And it was so. So God made wild animals according to their kind and the cattle according to their kind, and every creeping thing of the earth according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

Psalm 145:15-16

[The] eyes of all look hopefully to you, and you give them their food in due time, opening your hand, and satisfying [the] desire [of] every living creature.

Deuteronomy 22:7

you shall certainly let the mother go, but you may take the young for yourselves; [do this] {so that it may go well} for you and {you may live long in the land}.

Psalm 104:10-12

[You are] the one who sends forth springs into the valleys; they flow between [the] mountains. They give drink for every beast of [the] field. [The] wild donkeys {quench} their thirst. Along them the birds of the heavens abide. From among [the] branches they {sing}.

Psalm 136:25

[The one who] gives food to all flesh, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

Jonah 4:11

And should I not be concerned about Nineveh, the great city, {in which there are} more {than one hundred and twenty thousand} people who do not know right from left, plus many animals?"

Numbers 22:28

Yahweh opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, "What did I do to you that you struck me these three times?"

Jonah 1:17

And Yahweh provided a large fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Hebrews 11:33

who through faith conquered kingdoms, accomplished justice, obtained what was promised, shut the mouths of lions,

Genesis 9:2

And fear of you and dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth, and on every bird of heaven, [and] on everything that moves upon the ground, and on all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they shall be given.

Psalm 8:6-8

You make him over the works of your hands; all [things] you have placed under his feet: sheep and cattle, all of them, and also [the] wild animals of [the] field, [the] birds of [the] sky and the fish of the sea, [everything] that passes along the paths of seas.

Daniel 2:38

and [also] {human beings wherever they dwell}, the animals of the field and the birds of heaven--he has given into your hand and made you ruler over all of them--you are the head of gold.

Hebrews 2:8

you subjected all [things] under his feet. For in subjecting all [things], he left nothing [that was] not subject to him. But now we do not yet see all [things] subjected to him,

Matthew 21:1-3

And when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, "Go into the village before you, and right away you will find a donkey tied and a colt with her. Untie [them] [and] bring [them] to me. And if anyone says anything to you, you will say, 'The Lord {needs them},' and he will send them at once."

Mark 11:1-3

And when they came near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, "Go into the village before you, and right away [as you] enter into it you will find a colt tied, on which no one [has] ever sat. Untie it and bring [it]. And if anyone says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say 'The Lord has need of it, and will send it here again at once.'"

Luke 19:29-31

And it happened that when he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, to the hill called [the Mount] of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, 'Go into the village in front of [you], in which [as you] enter you will find a colt tied, on which {no person has ever} sat, and untie it [and] bring [it]. And if anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying [it]?' you will say this: 'The Lord has need of it.'"

Genesis 6:19-22

And of every living thing, from all flesh, you must bring two from every [kind] into the ark to keep [them] alive with you; they shall be male and female. From the birds according to their kind, and from the animals according to their kind, from every creeping thing [on] the ground according to its kind--two from every kind shall come to you to keep [them] alive. And [as for] you, take for yourself from every kind of food that is eaten. And you must gather [it] to yourself. And it shall be for you and for them for food."read more.
And Noah did according to all that God commanded him; thus he did.

Genesis 9:3-4

Every moving thing that lives shall be for you as food. As [I gave] the green plants to you, I have [now] given you everything. Only you shall not eat {raw flesh with blood in it}.

Deuteronomy 12:20-25

"When Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he has {promised} to you, and you say 'I want to eat [some] meat,' {because you want it}, {whenever you desire} you may eat meat. If the place that Yahweh your God will choose to put his name there is [too] far from you, and you slaughter any of your herd and any of your flock that Yahweh has given to you [just] as I have commanded you, then you may eat whenever you desire in your {towns}. Surely [just] as the gazelle and the deer is eaten, so [both] the unclean and the clean together may eat it.read more.
Only, be sure not to eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the meat. You shall not eat it, [but] on the ground you shall pour it out like water. You shall not eat it, so that {it will go well} for you [and] your children after you, because [then] you will [be] doing what is right in the eyes of Yahweh.

Genesis 7:2-3

From all the clean animals you must take for yourself {seven pairs}, a male and its mate. And from the animals that [are] not clean [you must take] two, a male and its mate, as well as from the birds of heaven {seven pairs}, male and female, {to keep their kind alive} on the face of the earth.

Leviticus 11:47

to distinguish between the unclean and the clean and between the animal that is to be eaten and the animal that must not be eaten.'"

Leviticus 17:11

Indeed the flesh's life [is] in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your lives, because it [is] the blood with the life that makes atonement.

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