23 Bible Verses about Animals Having A Soul
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Who really knows if the human spirit ascends upward, and the animal's spirit descends into the earth?
It is the same with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable, what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.
For the fate of humans and the fate of animals are the same: As one dies, so dies the other; both have the same breath. There is no advantage for humans over animals, for both are fleeting.
A righteous person cares for the life of his animal, but even the most compassionate acts of the wicked are cruel.
Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life came into the ark to Noah.
All flesh is not the same: People have one flesh, animals have another, birds and fish another.
And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures that move on the ground -- everything that has the breath of life in it -- I give every green plant for food." It was so.
in whose hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all the human race.
For your lifeblood I will surely exact punishment, from every living creature I will exact punishment. From each person I will exact punishment for the life of the individual since the man was his relative.
Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."
God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: cattle, creeping things, and wild animals, each according to its kind." It was so.
God created the great sea creatures and every living and moving thing with which the water swarmed, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. God saw that it was good.
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living person"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the life's breath returns to God who gave it.
for the life of every living thing is in the blood. So I myself have assigned it to you on the altar to make atonement for your lives, for the blood makes atonement by means of the life.
Wealthy people do not understand; they are like animals that perish.
The Lord God formed the man from the soil of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.
You must take with you seven of every kind of clean animal, the male and its mate, two of every kind of unclean animal, the male and its mate,
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!
On the other hand, you may slaughter and eat meat as you please when the Lord your God blesses you in all your villages. Both the ritually pure and impure may eat it, whether it is a gazelle or an ibex.
But you must not eat meat with its life (that is, its blood) in it.
So the man named all the animals, the birds of the air, and the living creatures of the field, but for Adam no companion who corresponded to him was found.
Therefore you must distinguish between the clean animal and the unclean, and between the unclean bird and the clean, and you must not make yourselves detestable by means of an animal or bird or anything that creeps on the ground -- creatures I have distinguished for you as unclean.
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