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12 Bible Verses about Animals, Care For
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Later, God told Noah and his sons, "Pay attention! I'm establishing my covenant with you and with your descendants after you, and with every living creature that is with you the flying creatures, the livestock, and all the wildlife of the earth that are with you all the earth's animals that came out of the ark.
God kept Noah in mind, along with all the wildlife and livestock that were with him in the ark. God's Spirit moved throughout the earth, causing the flood waters to subside.
The LORD will distinguish between the livestock of Israel and the livestock of the Egyptians, so that nothing that belongs to the Israelis will die."'" The LORD set the time: "Tomorrow the LORD will do this thing in the land." The LORD did this thing the next day, and all the livestock of the Egyptians died. But not one of the livestock died that belonged to the Israelis.
"Can you hunt prey for the lioness to satisfy young lions when they crouch in their dens and lie in ambush in their lairs? Who prepares food for the raven, when its offspring cry out to God as they wander for lack of food?"
"Do you know when the mountain goat gives birth? Do you watch the doe as it calves its young? Can you count the months of their gestation? Do you know the time when they give birth, when they crouch down to give birth to their offspring, and let go of their birth pangs?read more.
Their young are strong; they grow up in the open field; then they go off and don't return to them." "Who sets the wild donkey free? Who loosens the bonds of the wild donkey to whom I've given the Arabah for a home; the salt plain for his dwelling place? He despises city noises; he ignores the shouts of the driver. He ranges the mountains that are his pasture to search for anything green. Is the wild ox willing to serve you? Will he sleep at night near your feeding trough? Can you bind the ox to plow a furrow with a rope? Will he harrow after you in the valley? Will you trust him because of his great strength and entrust your labor to him? Will you trust him that he'll bring in your grain, and gather it to your threshing floor?" "The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork? She abandons her eggs on the ground and lets them be warmed in the sand, but she forgets that a foot might crush them or any wild animal might trample them. She mistreats her young as though they're not hers, and she has no fear that her labor may be in vain, because God didn't grant her wisdom and never gave her understanding. And yet when she gets ready to run, she laughs at the horse and its rider." Do you instill the horse with strength? Do you clothe its neck with a mane? Can you make him leap like the locust, and make the splendor of his snorting terrifying? He paws the ground in the valley and rejoices in his strength; he goes out to face weapons. He scoffs at fear and is never scared; he never retreats from a sword. A quiver of arrows rattles against his side, along with a flashing spear and a lance. Leaping in his excitement, he takes in the ground; he cannot stand still when the trumpets sound! When the trumpet blasts he'll neigh, "Aha! Aha!' From a distance he can sense war, the war cry of generals, and their shouting." "Is it by your understanding that the hawk flies, spreading its wings toward the south? Does the eagle soar high at your command and build its nest on the highest crags? He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold. From there he searches for prey, and his eyes recognize it from a distance. His young ones feast on blood; he'll be found wherever there's a carcass."
You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls. Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God.
The righteous person looks out for the welfare of his livestock, but even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
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?