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Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth living souls after their kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth, after their kind. And it was so.

Job 12:7

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowl of the heavens, and they shall tell thee;

Genesis 9:2

And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered.

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Animals » Lions » Sheep

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock to-day, to remove thence all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and that shall be my hire.

Deuteronomy 18:4

The firstfruits also of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the firstfruits of the shearing of thy sheep, shalt thou give him;

Deuteronomy 32:14

Cream of kine, and milk of sheep, With the fat of lambs, And rams of the breed of Bashan, and he-goats, With the fat of kidneys of wheat; And thou didst drink pure wine, the blood of the grape.

2 Chronicles 7:5

And king Solomon sacrificed a sacrifice of twenty-two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

Animals » Names of » Deer

Psalm 42:1

{To the chief Musician. An instruction; of the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Deuteronomy 14:5

the hart, and the gazelle, and the stag, and the wild goat, and the dishon and the oryx, and the wild sheep.

2 Samuel 2:18

And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel. Now Asahel was swift of foot, as one of the gazelles that are in the field.

2 Samuel 22:34

He maketh my feet like hinds' feet, And setteth me upon my high places.

1 Chronicles 12:8

And of the Gadites, there separated themselves to David in the stronghold in the wilderness mighty men of valour, men fit for the service of war, armed with shield and spear; whose faces were like the faces of lions, and who were swift as the gazelles upon the mountains:

Animals » Beasts symbolical

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood around the throne, and the elders, and the four living creatures, and fell before the throne upon their faces, and worshipped God,

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south: Through a land of trouble and anguish, whence come the lioness and lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to

Daniel 7:11

I beheld therefore, because of the voice of the great words that the horn spoke; I beheld till the beast was slain, and its body destroyed, and it was given up to be burned with fire.

Animals » Names of » Camels

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their cattle and their tents, coming like locusts for number; both they and their camels could not be counted; so that they wasted the land as they came in.

Job 1:3

And his substance was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and very many servants; and this man was greater than all the children of the east.

Genesis 12:16

And he treated Abram well on her account; and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and bondmen, and bondwomen, and she-asses, and camels.

Genesis 30:43

And the man increased very, very much, and had much cattle, and bondwomen, and bondmen, and camels, and asses.

Leviticus 11:4

Only these shall ye not eat of those that chew the cud, or of those with cloven hoofs: the camel, for it cheweth the cud, but hath not cloven hoofs it shall be unclean unto you;

Animals » Names of » Bullocks, as offerings

Exodus 29:11

and thou shalt slaughter the bullock before Jehovah, at the entrance of the tent of meeting;

Exodus 29:36

And thou shalt offer every day a bullock as a sin-offering for atonement; and the altar shalt thou cleanse from sin, by making atonement for it, and shalt anoint it, to hallow it.

Leviticus 4:4

And he shall bring the bullock to the entrance of the tent of meeting before Jehovah; and shall lay his hand on the bullock's head, and slaughter the bullock before Jehovah.

Numbers 15:8

And when thou offerest a bullock for a burnt-offering, or a sacrifice for the performance of a vow, or for a peace-offering to Jehovah,

1 Kings 18:33

and he put the wood in order, and cut the bullock in pieces, and laid it on the wood. And he said, Fill four pitchers with water, and pour it on the burnt-offering, and on the wood.

Animals » Lions » Characteristics of

Deuteronomy 33:22

And of Dan he said, Dan is a young lion; He shall spring forth from Bashan.

Judges 14:18

And the men of the city said to him on the seventh day before the sun went down, "What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?" And he said to them, "If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have found out my riddle."

2 Samuel 17:10

and even the valiant man whose heart is as the heart of a lion shall utterly melt; for all Israel knows that thy father is a mighty man, and they that are with him are valiant men.

Job 10:16

And it increaseth: thou huntest me as a fierce lion; and ever again thou shewest thy marvellous power upon me.

Psalm 17:12

He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as a young lion lurking in secret places.

Animals » Names of » Cattle

Genesis 1:25

And God made the beast of the earth after its kind, and the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing of the ground after its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Genesis 31:18

and carried away all his cattle, and all his property that he had acquired the cattle of his possessions that he had acquired in Padan-Aram, to go to Isaac his father, into the land of Canaan.

Exodus 9:4

And Jehovah will distinguish between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt; and there shall nothing die of all that the children of Israel have.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is the sabbath of Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy bondman, nor thy handmaid, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates.

Numbers 32:1

And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had much cattle, a very great multitude; and they saw the land of Jaazer, and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for cattle.

Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow; for even both these are an abomination to Jehovah thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat, and him that dieth in the field shall the fowl of the heavens eat; for Jehovah hath spoken.

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Proverbs 26:17

He that passing by vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Animals » God's care of

1 Corinthians 9:9

For in the law of Moses it is written, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that is treading out corn. Is God occupied about the oxen,

Genesis 9:9-10

And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you; and with every living soul which is with you, fowl as well as cattle, and all the animals of the earth with you, of all that has gone out of the ark every animal of the earth.

Animals » Names of » Asses, beasts of burden

Genesis 22:3

And Abraham rose early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son; and he clave the wood for the burnt-offering, and rose up and went to the place that God had told him of.

Numbers 22:28

And Jehovah opened the mouth of the ass, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times?

Judges 5:10

"Tell of it, you who ride on tawny asses, you who sit on rich carpets and you who walk by the way.

Judges 10:4

And he had thirty sons who rode on thirty asses; and they had thirty cities, called Hav'voth-ja'ir to this day, which are in the land of Gilead.

More verses: 1 Samuel 9:3 Matthew 21:2

Animals » Names of » Dragons

Psalm 91:13

Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under foot.

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the poison of dragons, And the cruel venom of vipers.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in her fortresses; and it shall be a dwelling-place of wild dogs, a court for ostriches.

Jeremiah 9:11

And I will make Jerusalem heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:37

And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals, an astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.

More verses: Micah 1:8 Malachi 1:3

Animals » Lions » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

and the swine, for it hath cloven hoofs, and feet quite split open, but it cheweth not the cud it shall be unclean unto you.

Isaiah 65:4

who sit down among the graves, and lodge in the secret places; who eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one in the midst; that eat swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall perish together, saith Jehovah.

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

More verses: Luke 15:15 2 Peter 2:22

Animals » Laws concerning

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is the sabbath of Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy bondman, nor thy handmaid, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates.

Exodus 21:28-36

And if an ox gore a man or a woman, so that they die, then the ox shall certainly be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be guiltless. But if the ox have gored heretofore, and it have been testified to its owner, and he have not kept it in, and it kill a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned, and its owner also shall be put to death. If there be imposed on him a satisfaction, then he shall give the ransom of his life, according to what is imposed on him. read more.
Whether it gore a son or gore a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done to him. If the ox gore a bondman or a handmaid, he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. And if a man open a pit, or if a man dig a pit, and do not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall into it, the owner of the pit shall make it good, shall give money to the owner of them; and the dead ox shall be his. And if one man's ox gore his neighbour's ox, and it die, then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money thereof, and divide the dead also. Or if it be known that the ox have gored heretofore, and its owner have not kept him in, he shall in any case restore ox for ox; and the dead shall be his.

Exodus 22:1-4

If a man steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for the ox, and four sheep for the sheep. If the thief be encountered breaking in, and be smitten so that he die, there shall be no blood-guiltiness for him. If the sun be risen on him, there shall be blood-guiltiness for him; he should have made full restitution: if he had nothing, he would have been sold for his theft. read more.
If the stolen thing be actually found alive in his hand, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep, he shall restore double.

Animals » Names of » Leopards

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me, from Lebanon, my spouse, With me from Lebanon, Come, look from the top of Amanah, From the top of Senir and Hermon, From the lions' dens, From the mountains of the leopards.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatted beast together, and a little child shall lead them.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, a wolf of the evenings shall waste them; the leopard lurketh against their cities, every one that goeth out thence is torn in pieces: for their transgressions are multiplied, their backslidings are increased.

Hosea 13:7

And I will be unto them as a lion; as a leopard I will lurk for them by the way;

More verses: Habakkuk 1:8

Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

2 Samuel 17:8

And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of Jehovah. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tore forty-two children of them.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a fool in his folly.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Animals » Instincts of

Psalm 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Deuteronomy 32:11

As the eagle stirreth up its nest, Hovereth over its young, Spreadeth out its wings, Taketh them, beareth them on its feathers,

Job 35:11

Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the fowl of the heavens?

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 30:25-28

The ants, a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer; the rock-badgers are but a feeble folk, yet they make their house in the cliff; the locusts have no king, yet they go forth all of them by bands; read more.
thou takest hold of the lizard with the hands, yet is she in kings' palaces.

Animals » Names of » Horses

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor lead back the people to Egypt, to multiply horses; for Jehovah hath said unto you, Ye shall not return again any more that way.

2 Kings 23:11

And he abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had appointed to the sun at the entrance of the house of Jehovah, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs, and burned the chariots of the sun, with fire.

Job 39:19

Hast thou given strength to the horse? hast thou clothed his neck with the quivering mane?

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as a horse, as a mule, which have no understanding: whose trappings must be bit and bridle, for restraint, or they will not come unto thee.

More verses: Psalm 33:17

Animals » Names of » Goats, as offerings

Genesis 15:9

And he said to him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 4:24

And he shall lay his hand on the head of the goat, and slaughter it at the place where they slaughter the burnt-offering before Jehovah: it is a sin-offering.

Leviticus 16:15

And he shall slaughter the goat of the sin-offering, which is for the people, and bring its blood inside the veil, and do with its blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the mercy-seat, and before the mercy-seat;

Judges 13:19

So Mano'ah took the kid with the cereal offering, and offered it upon the rock to the LORD, to him who works wonders.

2 Chronicles 29:23

And they brought near the he-goats of the sin-offering before the king and the congregation; and they laid their hands upon them.

Animals » Habits of

Psalm 29:9

The voice of Jehovah maketh the hinds to calve, and layeth bare the forests; and in his temple doth every one say, Glory!

Job 12:7-8

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowl of the heavens, and they shall tell thee; Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee; and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.

Job 37:8

And the wild beast goeth into its lair, and they remain in their dens.

Job 40:20

For the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.

Psalm 104:20-25

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth: The young lions roar after the prey, and to seek their food from God. The sun ariseth, they retreat, and lay them down in their dens. read more.
Man goeth forth unto his work, and to his labour until the evening. How manifold are thy works, O Jehovah! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. Yonder is the great and wide sea: therein are moving things innumerable, living creatures small and great.

Animals » Names of » Foxes

Nehemiah 4:3

And Tobijah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox went up, it would break down their stone wall. --

Judges 15:4

So Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches; and he turned them tail to tail, and put a torch between each pair of tails.

Psalm 63:10

They shall be given over to the power of the sword; they shall be the portion of foxes.

Song of Songs 2:15

Take us the foxes, The little foxes, that spoil the vineyards; For our vineyards are in bloom.

Animals » Names of » Lambs, for offerings

Exodus 29:39

The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer between the two evenings.

Leviticus 3:7

If he present a sheep for his offering, then shall he present it before Jehovah,

Leviticus 4:32

And if he bring a sheep for his offering for sin, a female without blemish shall he bring it.

Leviticus 5:6

and he shall bring his trespass-offering to Jehovah for his sin which he hath sinned, a female from the small cattle, a sheep or doe goat, for a sin-offering; and the priest shall make atonement for him to cleanse him from his sin.

Numbers 6:12

And he shall again consecrate to Jehovah the days of his separation, and shall bring a yearling lamb for a trespass-offering. But the first days are forfeited, for his consecration hath been defiled.

Animals » Lions » Mules

2 Samuel 13:29

And the servants of Absalom did to Amnon as Absalom had commanded. Then all the king's sons arose, and they rode each upon his mule and fled.

2 Samuel 18:9

And Absalom found himself in the presence of David's servants. And Absalom was riding upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of the great terebinth, and his head caught in the terebinth, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as a horse, as a mule, which have no understanding: whose trappings must be bit and bridle, for restraint, or they will not come unto thee.

1 Kings 1:33

And the king said to them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride upon mine own mule, and bring him down to Gihon;

Zechariah 14:15

And so shall be the plague of the horse, of the mule, of the camel, and of the ass, and of all the beasts that shall be in those camps, as this plague.

Animals » Lions » Rams, used in sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

And he said to him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon.

Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold, behind was a ram caught in the thicket by its horns; and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it up for a burnt-offering instead of his son.

Exodus 29:15

And thou shalt take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram;

Leviticus 5:15

If any one act unfaithfully and sin through inadvertence in the holy things of Jehovah, then he shall bring his trespass-offering to Jehovah, a ram without blemish out of the small cattle, according to thy valuation by shekels of silver, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass-offering.

Numbers 5:8

And if the man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, the trespass which is recompensed to Jehovah shall be the priest's, besides the ram of the atonement, wherewith an atonement is made for him.

Animals » Homes of

Job 37:8

And the wild beast goeth into its lair, and they remain in their dens.

Psalm 104:20-25

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth: The young lions roar after the prey, and to seek their food from God. The sun ariseth, they retreat, and lay them down in their dens. read more.
Man goeth forth unto his work, and to his labour until the evening. How manifold are thy works, O Jehovah! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches. Yonder is the great and wide sea: therein are moving things innumerable, living creatures small and great.

Isaiah 34:14

And there shall the beasts of the desert meet with the jackals, and the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; the lilith also shall settle there, and find for herself a place of rest.

Job 24:5

Lo, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking early for the prey: the wilderness yieldeth them food for their children.

Animals » Lions » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

God brought him out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of a buffalo.

Deuteronomy 33:17

His majesty is as the firstling of his ox; And his horns are as the horns of a buffalo. With them shall he push the peoples Together to the ends of the earth. These are the myriads of Ephraim, And these are the thousands of Manasseh.

Job 39:9

Will the buffalo be willing to serve thee, or will he lodge by thy crib?

Psalm 29:6

And he maketh them to skip like a calf, Lebanon and Sirion like a young buffalo.

Isaiah 34:7

And the buffaloes shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.

Animals » Sent in judgment

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send the beasts of the field among you, that they may rob you of your children, and cut off your cattle, and make you few in number; and your streets shall be desolate.

Numbers 21:6-7

Then Jehovah sent fiery serpents among the people, which bit the people; and much people of Israel died. And the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, in that we have spoken against Jehovah, and against thee: pray to Jehovah that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.

Deuteronomy 8:15

who led thee through the great and terrible wilderness, a wilderness of fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there is no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

Deuteronomy 28:26

And thy carcase shall be meat unto all the fowl of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and there shall be no man to scare them away.

Ezekiel 5:17

And I will send upon you famine and evil beasts, which shall bereave thee of children; and pestilence and blood shall pass through thee; and I will bring the sword upon thee: I, Jehovah, have spoken.

Animals » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 7:21

And if any one touch anything unclean, the uncleanness of man, or unclean beast, or any unclean abomination, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace-offering, which is for Jehovah, that soul shall be cut off from his peoples.

Leviticus 20:25

And ye shall make a separation between the clean beast and the unclean, and between the unclean fowl and the clean, and ye shall not make yourselves an abomination by beast, or by fowl, or by anything that creepeth on the ground which I have separated for you, declaring it as unclean.

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing. These are the beasts which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat; the hart, and the gazelle, and the stag, and the wild goat, and the dishon and the oryx, and the wild sheep. read more.
And every beast that hath cloven hoofs, and the feet quite split open into double hoofs, and which cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that ye shall eat. Only these ye shall not eat of those that chew the cud, or of those with hoofs cloven and split open: the camel, and the hare, and the rock-badger; for they chew the cud, but have not cloven hoofs they shall be unclean unto you; and the swine, for it hath cloven hoofs, yet cheweth not the cud it shall be unclean unto you. Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch. These shall ye eat of all that are in the waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales shall ye eat; but whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye shall not eat: it shall be unclean unto you. All clean birds shall ye eat. But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the sea-eagle, and the falcon, and the kite, and the black kite after its kind; and every raven after its kind; and the female ostrich, and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk after its kind; the owl, and the ibis and the swan, and the pelican, and the carrion vulture, and the gannet, and the stork, and the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat. And every winged crawling thing shall be unclean unto you; they shall not be eaten. All clean fowls shall ye eat.

Acts 10:11-15

and he beholds the heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending, as a great sheet, bound by the four corners and let down to the earth; in which were all the quadrupeds and creeping things of the earth, and the fowls of the heaven. And there was a voice to him, Rise, Peter, slay and eat. read more.
And Peter said, In no wise, Lord; for I have never eaten anything common or unclean. And there was a voice again the second time to him, What God has cleansed, do not thou make common.

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Animals » Instruments of God's will

Joel 1:4

that which the palmer-worm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.

Joshua 24:12

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, as the two kings of the Amorites; not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.

Numbers 21:6

Then Jehovah sent fiery serpents among the people, which bit the people; and much people of Israel died.

Numbers 22:28

And Jehovah opened the mouth of the ass, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times?

Exodus 10:1-20

And Jehovah said to Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh; for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his bondmen, that I might do these my signs in their midst, and that thou mightest tell in the ears of thy son and thy son's son what I have wrought in Egypt, and my signs which I have done among them; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah. And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah the God of the Hebrews: How long dost thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me. read more.
For, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, I will to-morrow bring locusts into thy borders; and they shall cover the face of the land, so that ye will not be able to see the land; and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which ye have remaining from the hail, and shall eat every tree which ye have growing in the field; and they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy bondmen, and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither thy fathers nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto this day. And he turned and went out from Pharaoh. And Pharaoh's bondmen said to him, How long shall this man be a snare to us? let the men go, that they may serve Jehovah their God: dost thou not yet know that Egypt is ruined? And Moses and Aaron were brought again to Pharaoh. And he said to them, Go, serve Jehovah your God. Who are they that shall go? And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters; with our flocks and with our herds will we go; for we have a feast of Jehovah. And he said to them, Let Jehovah be so with you, as I let you go, and your little ones: see that evil is before you! Not so: go now, ye that are men, and serve Jehovah! for it is that ye have desired. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence. And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up over the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land all that the hail hath left. And Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and Jehovah brought an east wind on the land all that day and all that night. When it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts. And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the borders of Egypt, very grievous; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them will be such. And they covered the face of the whole land, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees that the hail had left; and there remained not any green thing on the trees, and in the herbs of the field, throughout the land of Egypt. And Pharaoh called Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against Jehovah your God, and against you. And now, forgive, I pray you, my sin only this time, and intreat Jehovah your God that he may take away from me this death only! And he went out from Pharaoh, and intreated Jehovah. And Jehovah turned a very powerful west wind, which took away the locusts, and drove them into the Red Sea: there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt. And Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

More verses: Jeremiah 8:17

Animals » Cruelty to

Numbers 22:27

And the ass saw the Angel of Jehovah, and lay down under Balaam; and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he smote the ass with his staff.

2 Samuel 8:4

And David took from him one thousand seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

1 Chronicles 18:4

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

Animals » Man's dominion over the natural world

James 3:7

For every species both of beasts and of birds, both of creeping things and of sea animals, is tamed and has been tamed by the human species;

Genesis 9:2

And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered.

Psalm 8:6

Thou hast made him to rule over the works of thy hands; thou hast put everything under his feet:

Hebrews 2:8

thou hast subjected all things under his feet. For in subjecting all things to him, he has left nothing unsubject to him. But now we see not yet all things subjected to him,

Animals » Names of » Heifers, offered as sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

And he said to him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon.

Numbers 19:2

This is the statute of the law which Jehovah hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without blemish, wherein is no defect, and upon which never came yoke;

Deuteronomy 21:3

and the city that is nearest unto him that is slain, even the elders of that city shall take a heifer that hath not been wrought with, that hath not drawn in the yoke;

Animals » Lions » General references to

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

Judges 14:5

Then Samson went down with his father and mother to Timnah, and he came to the vineyards of Timnah. And behold, a young lion roared against him;

1 Kings 13:24

and he departed. And a lion met him by the way and slew him; and his corpse was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it; the lion also stood by the corpse.

Daniel 6:19

Then the king arose with the light at break of day, and went in haste unto the den of lions.

Animals » Names of » Dromedaries, used as beasts if burden

1 Kings 4:28

And the barley, and the straw for the horses and coursers, they brought to the place where the superintendents were, every man according to his charge.

Esther 8:10

And he wrote in the name of king Ahasuerus, and sealed it with the king's ring, and sent letters by couriers on horseback riding on coursers, horses of blood reared in the breeding studs:

Isaiah 60:6

A multitude of camels shall cover thee, young camels of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall publish the praises of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 2:23

How sayest thou, I am not defiled, I have not gone after the Baals? See thy way in the valley, acknowledge what thou hast done a swift dromedary traversing her ways!

Animals » Suffer under divine judgments, sent upon man

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, mine anger and my fury shall be poured out upon this place; upon man, and upon beast, and upon the trees of the field, and upon the fruit of the ground; and it shall burn, and shall not be quenched.

Jeremiah 12:4

How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of all the fields wither? Because of the wickedness of them that dwell therein, the beasts and the birds perish; for they say, He will not see our end.

Jeremiah 21:6

And I will smite the inhabitants of this city, both man and beast: they shall die of a great pestilence.

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sinneth against me by working unfaithfulness, and I stretch out my hand upon it, and break the staff of the bread thereof, and send famine upon it, and cut off man and beast from it;

Ezekiel 14:17

Or if I bring the sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land, so that I cut off man and beast from it,

Animals » Lions » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

but he who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf seizes them and scatters the sheep.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;

Animals » Names of » Calves

Genesis 18:7

And Abraham ran to the herd, and took a calf tender and good, and gave it to the attendant; and he hasted to dress it.

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof;

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Animals » Names of » Kine

Deuteronomy 7:13

and he will love thee, and bless thee, and multiply thee, and will bless the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, thy corn and thy new wine, and thine oil, the offspring of thy kine, and the increase of thy sheep, in the land which he swore unto thy fathers to give thee.

1 Samuel 6:7

And now make a new cart, and take two milch kine, on which there has come no yoke, and tie the kine to the cart, and bring their calves home from them;

Genesis 32:15

thirty milch camels with their colts; forty kine, and ten bulls; twenty she-asses, and ten young asses.

Animals » Names of » Conies, rock rabbits

Leviticus 11:5

and the rock-badger, for it cheweth the cud, but hath not cloven hoofs it shall be unclean unto you;

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs, a refuge for the rock-badgers.

Proverbs 30:26

the rock-badgers are but a feeble folk, yet they make their house in the cliff;

Animals » Ordained as food for man

Genesis 9:2-3

And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you: as the green herb I give you everything.

Leviticus 11:3

Whatever hath cloven hoofs, and feet quite split open, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts that shall ye eat.

Leviticus 11:9

These shall ye eat of all that are in the waters: whatever hath fins and scales in waters, in seas and in rivers, these shall ye eat;

Leviticus 11:21-22

Yet these shall ye eat of every winged crawling thing that goeth upon all four: those which have legs above their feet with which to leap upon the earth. These shall ye eat of them: the arbeh after its kind, and the solam after its kind, and the hargol after its kind, and the hargab after its kind.

Deuteronomy 14:4-6

These are the beasts which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat; the hart, and the gazelle, and the stag, and the wild goat, and the dishon and the oryx, and the wild sheep. And every beast that hath cloven hoofs, and the feet quite split open into double hoofs, and which cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that ye shall eat.

Animals » Lions » Mice

Isaiah 66:17

They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one in the midst; that eat swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall perish together, saith Jehovah.

Leviticus 11:29

And these shall be unclean unto you among the crawling things which crawl on the earth: the mole, and the field-mouse, and the lizard, after its kind;

1 Samuel 6:4

Then they said, What is the trespass-offering which we shall return to him? And they said, Five golden hemorrhoids, and five golden mice, the number of the lords of the Philistines; for one plague is upon them all, and upon your lords.

Animals » Humaneness to (toward animals and other creatures)

Exodus 23:5

If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under its burden, beware of leaving it to him: thou shalt certainly loosen it with him.

Deuteronomy 22:6

If a bird's nest chance to be before thee in the way, in any tree, or upon the ground, with young or with eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:

Luke 14:5

And answering he said to them, Of which of you shall an ass or ox fall into a well, that he does not straightway pull him up on the sabbath day?

Animals » God's control of

Psalm 91:13

Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under foot.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatted beast together, and a little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 11:8

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the adder, and the weaned child shall put forth its hand to the viper's den.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion shall be there, nor shall ravenous beast go up thereon, nor be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there.

Animals » Lions » Vipers, poisonous serpents

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south: Through a land of trouble and anguish, whence come the lioness and lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to

Job 20:16

He shall suck the poison of asps; the viper's tongue shall kill him.

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch serpents' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.

Animals » Nature of

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as a horse, as a mule, which have no understanding: whose trappings must be bit and bridle, for restraint, or they will not come unto thee.

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

I said in my heart, It is thus with the children of men, that God may prove them, and that they should see that they themselves are but beasts. For what befalleth the children of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other, and they have all one breath; and man hath no pre-eminence above the beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place: all are of the dust, and all return to dust. read more.
Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?

Animals » Two of every sort preserved in the ark

Genesis 6:19-20

And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they shall be male and female. Of fowl after their kind, and of the cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind, two of each shall go in to thee, to keep them alive.

Genesis 7:2-3

Of all clean beasts thou shalt take to thee by sevens, a male and its female; but of the beasts that are not clean two, a male and its female. Also of the fowl of the heavens by sevens, male and female; to keep seed alive on the face of all the earth.

Genesis 7:5

And Noah did according to all that Jehovah had commanded him.

Genesis 7:9

there came two and two unto Noah into the ark, male and female, as God had commanded Noah.

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

More verses: Genesis 8:19

Animals » Possessed of devils

Matthew 8:31-32

and the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, send us away into the herd of swine. And he said to them, Go. And they, going out, departed into the herd of swine; and lo, the whole herd of swine rushed down the steep slope into the sea, and died in the waters.

Mark 5:13

And Jesus immediately allowed them. And the unclean spirits going out entered into the swine, and the herd rushed down the steep slope, into the sea (about two thousand), and were choked in the sea.

Luke 8:33

And the demons, going out from the man, entered into the swine, and the herd rushed down the precipice into the lake, and were choked.

Animals » Names of » Elephants

1 Kings 10:22

For the king had on the sea a Tarshish-fleet, with the fleet of Hiram: once in three years came the Tarshish-fleet, bringing gold and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Job 40:15

See now the behemoth, which I made with thee: he eateth grass as an ox.

Animals » Suffered the plagues of egypt

Exodus 8:17

And they did so; and Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff, and smote the dust of the earth, and there arose gnats on man and on beast: all the dust of the land became gnats throughout the land of Egypt.

Exodus 9:9-10

And it shall become fine dust over all the land of Egypt, and shall become boils on man and on cattle, breaking out with blisters, throughout the land of Egypt. And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it toward the heavens; and it became boils with blisters breaking out on man and on cattle.

Exodus 9:19

And now send, and secure thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field: all the men and the cattle that are found in the field, and are not brought home on them the hail shall come down, and they shall die.

Exodus 11:5

And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sitteth on his throne, even unto the firstborn of the bondwoman that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of cattle.

Animals » Creations of

Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth living souls after their kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth, after their kind. And it was so.

Genesis 2:19

And out of the ground Jehovah Elohim had formed every animal of the field and all fowl of the heavens, and brought them to Man, to see what he would call them; and whatever Man called each living soul, that was its name.

Jeremiah 27:5

I have made the earth, man and beast that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm; and I give them unto whom it seemeth right in mine eyes.

Animals » Facts about breeding

Genesis 30:35-43

And he removed that day the he-goats that were ringstraked and spotted, and all the she-goats that were speckled and spotted, every one that had white in it, and all the brown among the lambs, and gave them into the hand of his sons. And he put three days' journey between himself and Jacob. And Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flock. And Jacob took fresh rods of white poplar, almond-tree, and maple; and peeled off white stripes in them, uncovering the white which was on the rods. read more.
And he set the rods which he had peeled before the flock, in the troughs at the watering-places where the flock came to drink, and they were ardent when they came to drink. And the flock was ardent before the rods; and the flock brought forth ringstraked, speckled, and spotted. And Jacob separated the lambs, and set the faces of the flock toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he made himself separate flocks, and did not put them with Laban's flock. And it came to pass whensoever the strong cattle were ardent, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the flock in the gutters, that they might become ardent among the rods; but when the sheep were feeble, he put them not in; so the feeble were Laban's, and the strong Jacob's. And the man increased very, very much, and had much cattle, and bondwomen, and bondmen, and camels, and asses.

Genesis 31:8-9

If he said thus; The speckled shall be thy hire, then all the flocks bore speckled; and if he said thus: The ringstraked shall be thy hire, then all the flocks bore ringstraked. And God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me.

Animals » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 7:2-8

Of all clean beasts thou shalt take to thee by sevens, a male and its female; but of the beasts that are not clean two, a male and its female. Also of the fowl of the heavens by sevens, male and female; to keep seed alive on the face of all the earth. For in yet seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living being which I have made will I destroy from the ground. read more.
And Noah did according to all that Jehovah had commanded him. And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was on the earth. And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood. Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowl, and of everything that creeps on the ground,

Animals » Cruelty to » Houghing horses

2 Samuel 8:4

And David took from him one thousand seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

1 Chronicles 18:4

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

Animals » Lions » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

the hart, and the gazelle, and the stag, and the wild goat, and the dishon and the oryx, and the wild sheep.

Animals » Names of » Chameleon

Leviticus 11:30

and the groaning lizard, and the great red lizard, and the climbing lizard, and the chomet, and the chameleon.

Animals » Names of » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

and the groaning lizard, and the great red lizard, and the climbing lizard, and the chomet, and the chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Lizards

Leviticus 11:30

and the groaning lizard, and the great red lizard, and the climbing lizard, and the chomet, and the chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

And these shall be unclean unto you among the crawling things which crawl on the earth: the mole, and the field-mouse, and the lizard, after its kind;

Animals » Under the curse

Genesis 3:14

And Jehovah Elohim said to the serpent, Because thou hast done this, be thou cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field. On thy belly shalt thou go, and eat dust all the days of thy life.

Genesis 6:7

And Jehovah said, I will destroy Man, whom I have created, from the earth from man to cattle, to creeping things, and to fowl of the heavens; for I repent that I have made them.

Animals » Names of » Greyhound

Proverbs 30:31

a horse girt in the loins; or the he-goat; and a king, against whom none can rise up.

Animals » Names of » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

and the hare, for it cheweth the cud, but hath not cloven hoofs it shall be unclean unto you;

Animals » Names of » Apes

1 Kings 10:22

For the king had on the sea a Tarshish-fleet, with the fleet of Hiram: once in three years came the Tarshish-fleet, bringing gold and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Animals » Perish at death

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?

Animals » Cruelty to » balaam

Numbers 22:22-33

And God's anger was kindled because he went; and the Angel of Jehovah set himself in the way to withstand him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two young men were with him. And the ass saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and the ass turned aside out of the way, and went into the field, and Balaam smote the ass to turn her into the way. And the Angel of Jehovah stood in a hollow of the vineyards, a wall being on this side, and a wall on that side. read more.
And the ass saw the Angel of Jehovah, and she pressed herself against the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall; and he smote her again. Then the Angel of Jehovah went still further, and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left. And the ass saw the Angel of Jehovah, and lay down under Balaam; and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he smote the ass with his staff. And Jehovah opened the mouth of the ass, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times? And Balaam said to the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in my hand, for now would I kill thee! And the ass said to Balaam, Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine to this day? was I ever wont to do so to thee? And he said, No. Then Jehovah opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed and prostrated himself on his face. And the Angel of Jehovah said to him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, it was I who came forth to withstand thee, for the way thou walkest in is for ruin before me. And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times; had she not turned from me, I had now certainly slain thee, and saved her alive.

Animals » Names of » Boars

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the forest doth waste it, and the beast of the field doth feed off it.

Animals » Belong to God

Psalm 50:10-12

For every beast of the forest is mine, the cattle upon a thousand hills; I know all the fowl of the mountains, and the roaming creatures of the field are mine: If I were hungry, I would not tell thee; for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.

Animals » Kindness to: instances of » People of gerar, in providing tents for cattle

2 Chronicles 14:15

They smote also the tents of cattle, and carried away sheep and camels in abundance, and returned to Jerusalem.

Animals » Names of » Behemoth

Job 40:15

See now the behemoth, which I made with thee: he eateth grass as an ox.

Animals » Paul contends with

1 Corinthians 15:32

If, to speak after the manner of man, I have fought with beasts in Ephesus, what is the profit to me if those that are dead do not rise? let us eat and drink; for to-morrow we die.

Animals » Kindness to: instances of » Jacob, in erecting booths for his cattle

Genesis 33:17

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built himself a house, and for his cattle he made booths. Therefore the name of the place was called Succoth.

Animals » Menstruation of

Jeremiah 2:24

a wild ass, used to the wilderness, that snuffeth up the wind in her desire! In her ardour, who shall turn her away? All they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.

Animals » Food of

Genesis 1:30

and to every animal of the earth, and to every fowl of the heavens, and to everything that creepeth on the earth, in which is a living soul, every green herb for food. And it was so.

Animals » Named

Genesis 2:20

And Man gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the heavens, and to every beast of the field; but as for Adam, he found no helpmate, his like.

Idolatry » Objects of » Animals

Romans 1:23

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.

Meat » Animals

Genesis 9:1-4

And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth. And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you: as the green herb I give you everything. read more.
Only, the flesh with its life, its blood, ye shall not eat.

Wicked people » Compared with » Animals

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption,

Topics on Animals

A Thousand Animals

9;25;2

And there was a man at Maon, whose business was at Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats; and he was shearing his sheep at Carmel.

Animals At Specific Ages

2;12;5

Your lamb shall be without blemish, a yearling male; ye shall take it from the sheep, or from the goats.

Animals Cut In Pieces

2;29;17

And thou shalt cut up the ram into its pieces, and wash its inwards, and its legs, and put them upon its pieces, and upon its head;

Animals Eating

2;22;5

If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and put in his cattle, and pasture in another man's field, of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard shall he make it good.

Animals Eating People

1;37;20

And now come and let us kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, An evil beast has devoured him; and we will see what becomes of his dreams.

Animals Falling

2;21;33

And if a man open a pit, or if a man dig a pit, and do not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall into it,

Animals Fate After Death

19;49;12

Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Animals Forsaking

18;39;14

For she leaveth her eggs to the earth, and warmeth them in the dust,

Animals Going Astray

2;23;4

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him.

Animals Going To Heaven

21;3;21

Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?

Animals Having A Soul

21;3;21

Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?

Animals In Heaven

66;19;11

And I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and one sitting on it, called Faithful and True, and he judges and makes war in righteousness.

Animals Killing

11;13;24

and he departed. And a lion met him by the way and slew him; and his corpse was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it; the lion also stood by the corpse.

Animals Mating

1;30;38

And he set the rods which he had peeled before the flock, in the troughs at the watering-places where the flock came to drink, and they were ardent when they came to drink.

Animals Multiplying

1;1;22

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply on the earth.

Animals Serving Human Needs

1;3;21

And Jehovah Elohim made Adam and his wife coats of skin, and clothed them.

Animals Suckling

1;32;15

thirty milch camels with their colts; forty kine, and ten bulls; twenty she-asses, and ten young asses.

Animals Torn To Pieces

1;31;39

What was torn I have not brought to thee; I had to bear the loss of it: of my hand hast thou required it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

Animals, Care For

1;9;8-10

And God spoke to Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,

Animals, Cruelty Towards

1;33;13-15

And he said to him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and the suckling sheep and kine are with me; and if they should overdrive them only one day, all the flock would die.

Animals, Figurative Use

1;49;9-14

Judah is a young lion; From the prey, my son, thou art gone up. He stoopeth, he layeth himself down as a lion, And as a lioness: who will rouse him up?

Animals, God's Care Of

19;147;9

Who giveth to the cattle their food, to the young ravens which cry.

Animals, religious role of

36;1;3

I will take away man and beast; I will take away the fowl of the heavens and the fishes of the sea, and the stumbling-blocks with the wicked, and I will cut off mankind from off the face of the ground, saith Jehovah.

Animals, Types Of

5;14;5

the hart, and the gazelle, and the stag, and the wild goat, and the dishon and the oryx, and the wild sheep.

Beating Animals

4;22;23

And the ass saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and the ass turned aside out of the way, and went into the field, and Balaam smote the ass to turn her into the way.

Binding As Animals

19;118;27

Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar.

Black Animals

1;30;32

I will pass through all thy flock to-day, to remove thence all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and that shall be my hire.

Bodies Of Animals

2;12;46

In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth any of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.

Both Men And Animals Affected

26;29;11

No foot of man shall pass through it, nor shall foot of beast pass through it, nor shall it be inhabited, forty years.

Both Men And Animals Killed

1;6;7

And Jehovah said, I will destroy Man, whom I have created, from the earth from man to cattle, to creeping things, and to fowl of the heavens; for I repent that I have made them.

Both Men And Animals Saved

26;36;11

And I will multiply upon you man and beast, and they shall increase and bring forth fruit; and I will cause you to be inhabited as in your former times, yea, I will make it better than at your beginnings: and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Caring For Animals

20;12;10

A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Clean Animals

22;6;6

Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep Which go up from the washing; Which have all borne twins, And none is barren among them.

Corpses Of Animals

2;21;35

And if one man's ox gore his neighbour's ox, and it die, then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money thereof, and divide the dead also.

Driving Out Animals

1;15;11

And the birds of prey came down on the carcases; and Abram scared them away.

Fat Animals

1;41;2

And behold, there came up out of the river seven kine, fine-looking and fat-fleshed, and they fed in the reed-grass.

Fat Of Animals

3;7;23

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, No fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat shall ye eat.

Fear And Animals

1;9;2

And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered.

Feeding Animals

1;24;25

And she said to him, There is straw, and also much provender with us; also room to lodge.

Female Animals

4;15;27

And if one soul sin through inadvertence, then he shall present a yearling she-goat for a sin-offering.

Five Animals

2;22;1

If a man steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for the ox, and four sheep for the sheep.

Horns Of Animals

38;1;18

And I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and behold four horns.

Killing Domesticated Animals

2;12;29

And it came to pass that at midnight Jehovah smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.

Killing Wild Animals

34;2;13

Behold, I am against thee, saith Jehovah of hosts: and I will burn her chariots into smoke; and the sword shall devour thy young lions, and I will cut off thy prey from the earth; and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.

Male And Female Animals

3;3;1

And if his offering be a sacrifice of peace-offering, if he present it of the herd, whether a male or female, he shall present it without blemish before Jehovah.

Male Animals

3;22;19

it shall be for your acceptance, without blemish, a male of the oxen, of the sheep, and of the goats.

Men Similar To Animals

19;49;12

Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Miscarrying Animals

1;31;38

These twenty years have I been with thee: thy ewes and thy she-goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock I have not eaten.

Noting What Animals Eat

3;11;3

Whatever hath cloven hoofs, and feet quite split open, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts that shall ye eat.

Putting Animals Down

1;24;11

And he made the camels kneel down outside the city by a well of water, at the time of the evening, when the women came out to draw water.

Red Animals

4;19;2

This is the statute of the law which Jehovah hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without blemish, wherein is no defect, and upon which never came yoke;

Relation Of Animals To Man

1;9;2

And let the fear of you and the dread of you be upon every animal of the earth, and upon all fowl of the heavens: upon all that moveth on the ground; and upon all the fishes of the sea: into your hand are they delivered.

Rules About Killing Animals

2;13;13

And every firstling of an ass shalt thou ransom with a lamb; and if thou do not ransom it, thou shalt break its neck; and every firstborn of a man among thy sons shalt thou ransom.

Satan, Compared With Animals

19;91;3

Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the destructive pestilence.

Separating Animals

1;30;40

And Jacob separated the lambs, and set the faces of the flock toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he made himself separate flocks, and did not put them with Laban's flock.

Seven Animals

1;7;2

Of all clean beasts thou shalt take to thee by sevens, a male and its female; but of the beasts that are not clean two, a male and its female.

Sick Animals

39;1;8

And if ye offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? And if ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? Present it now unto thy governor: will he be pleased with thee? or will he accept thy person? saith Jehovah of hosts.

Strength Of Animals

1;30;41

And it came to pass whensoever the strong cattle were ardent, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the flock in the gutters, that they might become ardent among the rods;

Taking Animals

1;30;35

And he removed that day the he-goats that were ringstraked and spotted, and all the she-goats that were speckled and spotted, every one that had white in it, and all the brown among the lambs, and gave them into the hand of his sons.

Ten Animals

1;24;10

And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; now all the treasure of his master was under his hand; and he arose and went to Aram-naharaim, to the city of Nahor.

Thighs Of Animals

2;29;22

Also of the ram shalt thou take the fat, and the fat-tail, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the net of the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder for it is a ram of consecration --

Three Animals

9;10;3

And thou shalt go on forward from thence, and shalt come to the oak of Tabor, and there shall meet thee three men going up to God, to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three cakes of bread, and another carrying a flask of wine.

Trampling Animals

19;91;13

Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under foot.

Twelve Animals

4;7;87

All the cattle for the burnt-offering was: twelve bullocks, twelve rams, twelve yearling lambs and their oblation; and twelve bucks of the goats for a sin-offering.

Two Animals

1;6;19

And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they shall be male and female.

Unclean Animals

1;7;2

Of all clean beasts thou shalt take to thee by sevens, a male and its female; but of the beasts that are not clean two, a male and its female.

Weak Animals

1;30;42

but when the sheep were feeble, he put them not in; so the feeble were Laban's, and the strong Jacob's.

Wild Animals Devouring

1;37;20

And now come and let us kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, An evil beast has devoured him; and we will see what becomes of his dreams.