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53 Bible Verses about Animals, Types Of
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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.
"Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; cry out, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you. He is righteous, and he is able to save. He is humble, and is riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his male servants with him, along with his son Isaac. He cut the wood for the burnt offering and set out to go to the place about which God had spoken to him.
And if you refuse to let them go, then I'm going to strike all your territory with frogs. The Nile will swarm with frogs. They'll come up and enter your house, your bedroom, your bed, and your servants' houses. They'll jump on your people, into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs. The frogs will be all over you and your servants."'"read more.
Then the LORD told Moses, "Tell Aaron, "Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, over the Nile River, and over the ponds, and bring up frogs over the land of Egypt.'" So Aaron stretched his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land of Egypt. But the magicians did the same thing with their secret arts, and they brought up frogs on the land of Egypt. Then Pharaoh called to Moses and Aaron and said, "Plead with the LORD so that he may remove the frogs from me and my people. I'll let the people go so they can offer sacrifices to the LORD." Moses told Pharaoh, "You decide when I should plead for you, your servants, and your people to remove the frogs from you and your household. They'll remain only in the Nile River." Pharaoh said, "Tomorrow." Moses said, "It will be just as you say, so that you may know that there is no one like the LORD our God. The frogs will leave you, your house, your officials, and your people. They'll remain only in the Nile River." Then Moses and Aaron left Pharaoh's presence, and Moses cried out to the LORD about the frogs which he had sent on Pharaoh. The LORD did just as Moses asked, and the frogs died in the houses, in the courtyards, and in the fields. They gathered them up into large piles and the land smelled terrible.
The LORD God is my strength he will make my feet like those of a deer, equipping me to tread on my mountain heights. For the choir director: On my stringed instruments.
So they brought their livestock to Joseph, and Joseph traded food in exchange for horses, various flocks and herds, and donkeys. He fed them with food in exchange for their livestock during that year.
The beast that I saw was like a leopard. Its feet were like bear's feet, and its mouth was like a lion's mouth. The dragon gave it his power, his throne, and complete authority.
who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who led you through the vast and dangerous desert, that parched land without water, with its poisonous snakes and scorpions. He brought water out of solid rock for you,
I held out my hands all day long to a disobedient people, who walk in a way that isn't good, following their own inclinations a people who continually provoke me to my face; they keep sacrificing in gardens and waving their hands over stone altars; who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;
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.
"The wolf will live with the lamb; the leopard will lie down with the young goat. The calf and the lion will graze together, and a little child will lead them.
"The wolf will live with the lamb; the leopard will lie down with the young goat. The calf and the lion will graze together, and a little child will lead them. The cow and the bear will graze, and their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. The nursing child will play over the hole of the cobra, and the weaned child will put his hand on vipers' dens.
You are to do your work for six days, but on the seventh day you are to refrain from work so that your ox and donkey may rest, and so the son of your maidservant and the alien may be refreshed.
This is the offering that you are to accept from them: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet material; fine linen and goat hair; ram skins dyed red, dolphin skins, and acacia wood;
except you are not to eat the following animals that have divided hooves or ruminate their cud: the camel (because it chews the cud but doesn't have divided hooves, it is to be unclean for you), the rock badger (because it chews its cud but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you), the hare (because it chews its cud, but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you), read more.
and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).
"These are unclean for you among the swarming creatures that crawl over the land: the rat, mouse, lizards of every kind, the gecko, crocodile, lizard, sand lizard, and chameleon.
"This is the ordinance of the law that the LORD commanded that the Israelis be told: They are to bring you a spotless red heifer, without physical defect, that has never been fitted with a yoke.
These are the animals that you may eat: ox, sheep, goat, deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep.
David told Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd for his father. When a lion or bear came and took a lamb from the flock, I would go out after it, strike it down, and rescue the lamb from its mouth. Then when it rose up against me, I would grab it by its fur, strike it down, and kill it.
"Please observe Behemoth, which I made along with you. He eats grass like an ox. Now take a look at the strength that he has in his loins, and in the muscles of his abdomen. His tail protrudes stiffly, like cedar; the sinews of his thigh interlink for strength.read more.
His bones are conduits of bronze; his strong bones are like bars of iron. He is the grandest of God's undertakings, yet his creator is approaching him with his sword. Mountains produce food for him, where all the wild animals frolic. He lies under the lotus trees, hiding under reeds and marshes. The lotus trees cover him with their shade, and willows that line the wadis surround him. What you see as a raging river doesn't alarm him; he is confident when the Jordan overflows. Are your eyes looking to capture him, or to pierce his snout with a bridle?"
"Can you draw Leviathan out of the water with a hook, or tie down his tongue with a rope? Can you attach a bridle to his snout, or pierce his jaw with a hook? Will he make many supplications to you, or will he beg you for mercy?read more.
Will he try to make a deal with you, so that you may take him in servitude forever? "Will you play with him like a pet bird? Will you put a leash on him for your little girls? Will your business be able to buy him, Will you divide him among your merchant friends? Will you fill his flesh with harpoons, or his head with lances? Lay your hand on him, and you'll remember the struggle. You'll never do that again! "Look! Anyone's hope to capture him will prove itself false; anyone would be terrified just by looking at him. No one is fierce enough to dare to arouse him. "Who, then, can stand in my presence and face me? Who can take me to court and be reconciled to me? All of heaven is mine. "I won't be silent concerning his limbs, his mighty strength, and orderly frame. Who can strip off his outer armor? Who can approach him with a bridle? Who dares to open his mouth, since it is ringed with his terrible teeth! His protective scales are his pride, they lie sealed tightly together. Each one is so close to the other that not even air comes in between them. Each is attached to the other, grasping each other so they cannot be separated. "His snorting releases flashes of light; his eyes are like the rays of the dawn. Flames blaze from his mouth; streams of sparking fire fly out. Smoke billows from his nostrils; like a boiling pot or burning reeds. His breath can ignite coal; and flames proceed from his mouth. "His neck is so powerful that all who meet him are terrified. There is no flaw in his body's armor; it is firmly fixed on him and unbreachable. His heart is as strong as stone, it is as hard as a lower millstone. When he rears up, the mighty are terrified; they are bewildered as he thrashes about. "Thrusting at him with a sword won't be effective, nor will spears, darts, or javelins. He regards iron like straw, and hardened bronze like a dead tree. Arrows won't make him flee; stones from a sling are only pebbles to him. Clubs are like twigs; he laughs at the whoosh of the javelin. "Beneath him he is armored as with sharp potsherds; he tears through muddy ground like a threshing sledge through grain. He causes the deep to boil like water in a pot, and churns the sea like one stirs ointment. The sea is luminescent behind him; his wake turns the sea white, like those with gray hair. "There's nothing like him on earth; he was created without the ability to fear. He looks down on everything that is high; he rules over every kind of pride."
But desert beasts will lie down there, and their houses will be full of howling creatures; there owls will dwell, and goat-demons will dance there. Hyenas will howl in its strongholds, and jackals will make their dens in its citadels. Its time is close at hand, and its days will not be extended any further.
For moths will eat them up just like a garment, and worms will devour them like wool; but my deliverance will last forever, and my salvation to all generations.