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Genesis 1:24

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth each kind of living creature, each kind of livestock and crawling thing, and each kind of earth's animals!" And that is what happened:

Job 12:7

"Ask the wild animals, and they'll teach you; the birds of the sky will tell you.

Genesis 9:2

All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.

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Animals » Lions » Sheep

Genesis 30:32

Jacob responded, "You don't have to give me anything. Just do this for me: Let me tend your flock again and watch over it. Let me walk among your flocks today and remove every speckled or spotted sheep, along with every black lamb, and let me do the same with the speckled and spotted goats. These will be my wages.

Deuteronomy 18:4

Give them the first gatherings of your grain, wine, and oil, as well as wool from the shearing of your flock.

Deuteronomy 32:14

with curds from cattle and with milk from sheep, with the fat of lambs, with rams from Bashan, with the fat of goats, with the finest of wheat and from the juice of grapes you drank wine.

2 Chronicles 7:5

King Solomon offered a sacrifice of 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep, which is how the king and all of the people dedicated God's Temple.

Animals » Names of » Deer

Psalm 42:1

As an antelope pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, God.

Deuteronomy 14:5

deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep.

2 Samuel 2:18

Zeruiah's three sons Joab, Abishai, and Asahel were there. As a runner, Asahel was fast, like one of the wild gazelles.

2 Samuel 22:34

He has made my feet like those of a deer, setting me secure on his high places!

1 Chronicles 12:8

Mighty and experienced warriors from the descendants of Gad joined David at his wilderness stronghold. They were expert handlers of both shield and spear, with hardened looks and as agile as a gazelle on a mountain slope.

Animals » Beasts symbolical

Revelation 7:11

All the angels stood around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell on their faces in front of the throne and worshipped God,

Isaiah 30:6

An oracle about the animals of the Negev: "Through a land of trouble, dryness, and distress, of lionesses and roaring lions, where there is no water, a land of vipers and darting snakes, he carries their riches on donkeys' backs, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a nation that cannot benefit them,

Daniel 7:11

"I continued watching because of the audacious words that the horn was speaking. I kept observing until the animal was killed and its body destroyed and given over to burning fire.

Animals » Names of » Camels

Judges 6:5

They would invade with their livestock and tents, swooping in as numerous as locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels and they came into the land to destroy it.

Job 1:3

His livestock included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 teams of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and many servants. Indeed, the man's stature greatly exceeded that of many people who lived in the East.

Genesis 12:16

He treated Abram well because of her, so Abram acquired sheep, oxen, male and female donkeys, male and female servants, and camels.

Genesis 30:43

Therefore the man Jacob prospered so much that he had large flocks, female and male servants, as well as camels and donkeys.

Leviticus 11:4

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),

Animals » Names of » Bullocks, as offerings

Exodus 29:11

Then you are to slaughter the bull in the LORD's presence at the doorway of the Tent of Meeting.

Exodus 29:36

and every day you are to offer a bull as a sin offering for atonement. Offer the sin offering on the altar when you make atonement for it and anoint the altar to consecrate it.

Leviticus 4:4

"He is to bring the bull to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, into the LORD's presence, where he is to lay his hand on the head of the bull and slaughter it in the LORD's presence.

Numbers 15:8

"When you prepare a bull as a burnt offering, or as a sacrifice to fulfill a vow, or for peace offerings to the LORD,

1 Kings 18:33

Then he laid the wood in order, cut the bull into pieces, and laid them on top of the wood. "Fill four pitchers with water," he ordered. "Then pour them out on the burnt offering and the wood."

Animals » Lions » Characteristics of

Deuteronomy 33:22

About Dan he said: "Dan is a lion's cub, leaping forth from Bashan."

Judges 14:18

Then the men of the city answered him just before sunset on the seventh day: "What is sweeter than honey? What are stronger than lions?" Samson responded, "If you hadn't plowed with my heifer, you wouldn't have solved my riddle."

2 Samuel 17:10

Then even men who would otherwise be as brave as lions will be scared, because every Israeli knows your father is a mighty man, and they know his men are valiant!

Job 10:16

But if I do lift up my head, you will hunt me like a lion! You will perform miracles in order to fight against me.

Psalm 17:12

Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.

Animals » Names of » Cattle

Genesis 31:18

and drove all his livestock ahead of him, with everything that belonged to him, including the livestock that he had bought and accumulated in Paddan-aram, intending to deliver them to his father Isaac in the land of Canaan.

Exodus 9:4

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."'"

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Numbers 32:1

Now, the descendants of Reuben and descendants of Gad happened to be joint owners of a very large herd of cattle. When they observed that Jazer and Gilead were good grazing lands for cattle,

Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Don't bring the earnings of a female prostitute nor the income of a male prostitute into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vow. Both of these are detestable to the LORD your God."

1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Picking up a dog by the ears that's what someone is like who meddles in another's fight.

Animals » God's care of

1 Corinthians 9:9

For in the Law of Moses it is written, "You must not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain." God is not only concerned about oxen, is he?

Genesis 9:9-10

"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.

Animals » Names of » Asses, beasts of burden

Genesis 22:3

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.

Numbers 22:28

That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?"

Judges 5:10

"Speak up, you who ride white donkeys, sitting on cloth saddles while you travel on your way!

Judges 10:4

His 30 sons rode on 30 donkeys, controlling 30 cities in the territory of Gilead named Havvoth-jair to this day.

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

Animals » Names of » Dragons

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the venom of serpents, a poisonous cobra.

Isaiah 34:13

Thorns will grow over its palaces, nettles and brambles its fortresses. It will become a haunt for jackals, a home for ostriches.

Jeremiah 9:11

"I'll make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, a refuge for jackals. I'll make the towns of Judah desolate, without inhabitants."

Jeremiah 51:37

Babylon will become a heap of ruins, a refuge for jackals, a desolate place and an object of scorn.

More verses: Micah 1:8 Malachi 1:3

Animals » Lions » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

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).

Isaiah 65:4

who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

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

Animals » Laws concerning

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Exodus 21:28-36

"If an ox gores a man or woman so that they die, the ox is certainly to be stoned and its flesh may not be eaten, but the owner of the ox is free from liability. But if the ox has gored previously, and its owner has been warned about it but didn't restrain it, and it kills a man or woman, the ox is to be stoned and its owner also is to be put to death. If a fine is imposed on him, he may pay all that was imposed on him as a ransom for his life. read more.
This same ordinance applies if it gores a son or daughter. "If the ox gores a male or female servant, the owner is to give 30 shekels of silver to the servant's master, and the ox is to be stoned. If a man opens a pit or digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or donkey falls into it, the owner of the pit is to make restitution. He is to pay money to its owner, and the dead animal will become his. "If a man's ox strikes his neighbor's ox and it dies, they are to sell the live ox and divide the money. They also are to divide the dead animal. But if it was known that the ox had gored previously, and its owner didn't restrain it, he shall certainly repay ox for ox, and the dead ox will become his."

Exodus 22:1-4

"If a man steals an ox or sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he is to repay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep. "If a thief is found while breaking into a house, and is struck down and dies, it is not a capital crime in that case, but if the sun has risen on him, then it is a capital crime in that case. A thief shall certainly make restitution, but if he has nothing, he is to be sold for his theft. read more.
If what was stolen is actually found alive in his possession, whether an ox, a donkey or a sheep, he is to repay double.

Animals » Names of » Leopards

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, come with me from Lebanon. May you journey from the top of Amana, from the tops of Senir and Hermon, from the dens of lions, from the mountain lairs of leopards.

Isaiah 11:6

"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.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will devastate them. A leopard is watching their towns, and everyone who goes out of them will be torn to pieces. For their transgressions are many, and their apostasies numerous.

Hosea 13:7

"So I will be like a lion to them. Like a leopard I will stalk them along the road.

More verses: Habakkuk 1:8

Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

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,

2 Samuel 17:8

"You know how strong your father and his men are. They're as mad as a bear robbed of her cubs! Furthermore, your father is a skilled warrior. He won't stay with his army at night.

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him, took note of the young men, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Suddenly two female bears emerged from the woods and mauled 42 of the young men.

Proverbs 17:12

It's better to meet a mother bear who has lost her cubs than a fool in his stupidity.

Proverbs 28:15

A roaring lion and a charging bear that's what a wicked tyrant is over poor people.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Animals » Instincts of

Psalm 59:6

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city.

Deuteronomy 32:11

Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

Job 35:11

who teaches us more than the earth's wild animals, and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?'

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise. It has no commander, officer, or ruler, but prepares its provisions in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.

Proverbs 30:25-28

Ants aren't a strong species, yet they prepare their food in the summer. The rock badgers aren't a strong species either, yet they build their dens in the rocks. Locusts have no king, but they all swarm in ranks. read more.
Spiders can be caught by the hand, yet they're found in kings' palaces.

Animals » Names of » Horses

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he must not amass horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt to obtain more horses. For the LORD said you must never return that way again.

2 Kings 23:11

He abolished the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun at the entrance to the LORD's Temple, near the offices of Nathan-melech, the official, that were in the precincts. He also set fire to the chariots of the sun.

Job 39:19

Do you instill the horse with strength? Do you clothe its neck with a mane?

Psalm 32:9

Don't be like a horse or mule, without understanding. They are held in check by a bit and bridle in their mouths; otherwise they will not remain near you.

More verses: Psalm 33:17

Animals » Names of » Goats, as offerings

Genesis 15:9

The LORD responded, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Leviticus 4:24

He is then to lay his hand on the head of the goat and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered in the LORD's presence as a sin offering.

Leviticus 16:15

"He is to slaughter the male goat as a sin offering for the people and bring its blood beyond the curtain and do with its blood as he did with the blood of the bull: He is to sprinkle it on the Mercy Seat that is, over the surface of the Mercy Seat.

Judges 13:19

So Manoah prepared a young goat and a grain offering and offered it on a boulder to the LORD, who kept on performing miracles while Manoah and his wife watched continually.

2 Chronicles 29:23

They brought the male goats for the sin offering to the king within the assembled gathering, laid their hands on them,

Animals » Habits of

Psalm 29:9

The voice of the LORD causes deer to give birth, and strips the forest bare. In his Temple all of them shout, "Glory!"

Job 12:7-8

"Ask the wild animals, and they'll teach you; the birds of the sky will tell you. Or ask the green plants of the earth and they'll teach you; let the fish in the sea tell you.

Job 40:20

Mountains produce food for him, where all the wild animals frolic.

Psalm 104:20-25

You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls. Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God. When the sun rises, they gather and lie down in their dens. read more.
People go out to their work and labor until evening. How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations. There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

Animals » Names of » Foxes

Nehemiah 4:3

Tobiah the Ammonite stood to the side, commenting, "If a fox were to jump onto what they're building, it would collapse their stone wall!"

Judges 15:4

So Samson went out, caught 300 foxes, grabbed some torches, tied the foxes together in pairs at their tails, and fastened a torch between each pair of tails.

Psalm 63:10

May they be given over to the power of the sword; may they become carrion for jackals.

Song of Songs 2:15

Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that destroy the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom."

Animals » Names of » Lambs, for offerings

Exodus 29:39

"You are to offer one lamb in the morning and the other at twilight,

Leviticus 3:7

If the offering that he is bringing is a lamb, then he is to bring it to the LORD.

Leviticus 4:32

"If he brings a lamb for his offering, he is to bring a female without defect.

Leviticus 5:6

and bring compensation to the LORD for the guilt that he committed: a female from the flock whether a lamb or goat for a sin offering. Then the priest is to make atonement for him."

Numbers 6:12

He is to dedicate to the LORD the days of his consecration by bringing a year old male lamb as his offering. The previous time will have failed because his consecration became defiled.

Animals » Lions » Mules

2 Samuel 13:29

So Absalom's young men did to Amnon just as they had been ordered, but the rest of David's sons jumped up, mounted their mules, and escaped.

2 Samuel 18:9

Absalom happened to run into David's soldiers. While Absalom was trying to get away on his mule, it ran under the thick branches of a giant oak tree, and Absalom's head got caught in the tree! As his mule ran out from under him, Absalom was left hanging above the ground.

Psalm 32:9

Don't be like a horse or mule, without understanding. They are held in check by a bit and bridle in their mouths; otherwise they will not remain near you.

1 Kings 1:33

and David addressed them. "Take your lord's servants, have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and take him down to Gihon.

Zechariah 14:15

A similar plague will also strike horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all of the animals in those camps."

Animals » Lions » Rams, used in sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

The LORD responded, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Genesis 22:13

Then Abraham looked up and behind him to see a ram caught by its horns in the thicket. So Abraham went over, grabbed the ram, and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.

Exodus 29:15

"You are to take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.

Leviticus 5:15

"When a person commits a truly treacherous act and sins inadvertently concerning the sacred things of the LORD, then he is to bring a trespass offering to the LORD from the flock as compensation for his guilt. It is to be a ram without defect, estimated as to its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel.

Numbers 5:8

But if the person has no related redeemer to whom compensation may be made, the payment is to be brought to the LORD and given to the priest, in addition to a ram for atonement with which he is to be atoned.

Animals » Homes of

Psalm 104:20-25

You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls. Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God. When the sun rises, they gather and lie down in their dens. read more.
People go out to their work and labor until evening. How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations. There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

Isaiah 34:14

And desert creatures will meet with hyenas, and goat-demons will call out to each other. There also Liliths will settle, and find for themselves a resting place.

Job 24:5

"Look! Like wild donkeys in the wilderness, they work diligently as they seek wild game in the desert, food for them and their young ones.

Animals » Lions » Unicorn

Deuteronomy 33:17

May the firstborn of his bull be honorable to him, and may his horns be those of a wild ox. With them may he push people all together, to the ends of the earth. These are the myriads of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh."

Job 39:9

Is the wild ox willing to serve you? Will he sleep at night near your feeding trough?

Psalm 29:6

He makes them stagger like a calf, even Lebanon and Sirion like a young wild ox.

Isaiah 34:7

Wild oxen will fall together with them young steers and mighty bulls. Their land will be drenched with blood, and their soil will be swollen with fat.

Animals » Sent in judgment

Leviticus 26:22

I'll send wild beasts against you from the open country to deprive you of your children, destroy your cattle, and decrease your number so that your roads become desolate.

Numbers 21:6-7

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died. Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

Deuteronomy 8:15

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,

Ezekiel 5:17

"I'll send famine and wild beasts against you that will rob you of your children. Pestilence and bloodshed will devastate you when I'll declare war on you. I, the LORD, have spoken."

Animals » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 7:21

Any person who touches a ceremonially unclean thing whether the uncleanness pertains to human beings, animals, or to creeping things and then eats from the meat of peace offerings that belongs to the LORD is to be eliminated from contact with his people."

Leviticus 20:25

"I am your God. I've separated you from the people. You are to differentiate between the clean animal and the unclean and between the unclean bird and the clean. You are not to make yourselves detestable on account of any animal, bird, or any creeping creature of the ground that I've separated for you as unclean.

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

"You must not eat any detestable food. These are the animals that you may eat: ox, sheep, goat, deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep. read more.
You may eat every animal with a divided hoof those with split cloven hooves that chews the cud. However, you must not eat these animals that chew the cud or have a divided hoof: the camel, hare, and rock badger. Even though they chew the cud, their hooves are not divided. Therefore they are unclean for you. And also the pig, because even though its hoof is divided, it does not chew the cud. It is therefore unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or even touch their carcasses. "You may choose to eat from these creatures in the water: you may eat anything with fin and scale, but you may not eat anything without fin and scale, since it is unclean to you. "You may eat all clean birds. But you must not eat from any of these: the eagle, vulture, osprey, buzzard, any kind of kite, any kind of raven, the ostrich, night hawk, seagull, any kind of falcon, the little owl, the great owl, the horned owl, the pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant, the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe, and the bat. Any winged, swarming insect is unclean to you. They must not be eaten. You may eat every bird that is clean.

Acts 10:11-15

and saw heaven open and something like a large linen sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the ground. In it were all kinds of four-footed animals, reptiles, and birds of the air. Then a voice told him, "Get up, Peter! Kill something and eat it." read more.
But Peter said, "Absolutely not, Lord, for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean!" Again the voice came to him a second time, "You must stop calling unclean what God has made clean."

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Animals » Instruments of God's will

Joel 1:4

Whatever the devouring locust left behind the locust swarm has consumed! Whatever the locust swarm has left behind, the young locust has consumed! Whatever the young locust has left behind, the ravaging locust has consumed!"

Joshua 24:12

"Then I sent hornets ahead of you to drive out two kings of the Amorites before you without your using either sword or bow.

Numbers 21:6

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died.

Numbers 22:28

That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?"

Exodus 10:1-20

Then the LORD told Moses, "Go to Pharaoh, for I've hardened his heart and the hearts of his officials in order to perform these signs of mine among them, so you may tellyour children and your grandchildren how I toyed with the Egyptians and about my miraculous signs that I performed among them, so all of youmay know that I am the LORD. Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and told him, "This is what the LORD God of the Hebrews says: "How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, so they may serveme. read more.
But if you refuse to let my people go, tomorrow I'm going to bring locusts into your territory. They'll cover the surface of the land so a person cannot see the ground, and they'll eat what is left for you of the residue from the hail. They'll also eat all your trees that grow in the orchards. Your houses will be filled, along with the houses of all your officials and the houses of all the Egyptians something that neither your fathers nor your ancestors ever saw from the time they were on earth until now.'" Then Moses turned and left Pharaoh's presence. Then the officials of Pharaoh told him, "How long will this man be a snare to us? Let the people go so they may serve the LORD their God! Don't you realize yet that Egypt is about to be destroyed?" Moses and Aaron were brought back to Pharaoh and he told them, "Go, serve the LORD your God. But exactly who will go?" Moses said, "We will go with our young and with our old. We will go with our sons and our daughters, with our sheep and our cattle, because it's a festival to the LORD for us." Then Pharaoh told them, "The LORD will certainly be with you if I let you and your little ones go. I know some evil plan is in your mind. No! Let the men go and serve the LORD, for that is what you were seeking." Then they were driven out from the presence of Pharaoh. The LORD told Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, and they'll come up over the land of Egypt and eat all the vegetation of the land, everything that the hail left." Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the LORD sent an east wind into the land all that day and throughout the night. When morning came, the east wind brought the locusts. The locusts came up over all the land of Egypt and settled on all the territory of Egypt in great swarms. There had never been locusts like this before nor would there ever be again. They covered the surface of the entire land so that it was dark. They ate all the vegetation of the land and the fruit from the trees that the hail left. Nothing green was left on the trees or on the vegetation in all the land of Egypt. Pharaoh quickly called Moses and Aaron and said, "I've sinned against the LORD your God and against you. Now, please forgive my sin only this time, and pray to the LORD your God that he would at least remove this from me." Moses left Pharaoh and prayed to the LORD. Then the LORD brought a very strong west wind that took the locusts and drove them into the Reed Sea. Not one locust remained in all the territory of Egypt. But the LORD made Pharaoh's heart stubborn and he would not let the Israelis go.

More verses: Jeremiah 8:17

Animals » Cruelty to

Numbers 22:27

When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she crouched down under Balaam. As a result, Balaam got so angry that he started to whip the donkey with his staff.

2 Samuel 8:4

David captured 1,000 of his chariots, 1,700 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers. David hamstrung all the chariot horses except for enough to supply 100 chariots.

1 Chronicles 18:4

David confiscated 1,000 chariots, 7,000 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers from him, and hamstrung all of the chariot horses except for a reserve force of 100 chariots.

Animals » Man's dominion over the natural world

Genesis 9:2

All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.

Animals » Names of » Heifers, offered as sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

The LORD responded, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Numbers 19:2

"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.

Deuteronomy 21:3

Then the elders of the city nearest the body are to take a heifer that hasn't been put to work or hasn't pulled a yoke

Animals » Lions » General references to

1 Samuel 17:34

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,

Judges 14:5

Then Samson went down in the direction of Timnah with his father and mother and arrived as far as the vineyards of Timnah. And surprise! a young lion came roaring at him!

1 Kings 13:24

Not long after the man of God had left, a lion met him along the road and killed him. His body was left lying in the middle of the road with the donkey standing beside it and with the lion also standing next to the body.

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

1 Kings 4:28

They also provided barley and straw for the horses and camels to their respective locations, each consistent with their responsibilities.

Esther 8:10

He wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed it with the king's signet ring. He sent the letters by couriers on horseback, riding steeds especially bred for the king.

Isaiah 60:6

Throngs of camels will blanket you: the young camels of Midian and Ephu; all those from Shebu will come. They'll carry gold and frankincense, and proclaim the praise of the LORD.

Jeremiah 2:23

"How can you say, "I'm not defiled. I haven't gone after the Baals.'? Look at what you've done in the valley. Know what you have done. You are a swift young camel galloping aimlessly;

Animals » Suffer under divine judgments, sent upon man

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm about to pour out my anger and my wrath on this place, on people and animals, on the trees of the field, and on the fruit of the ground. It will burn, and it won't be put out."

Jeremiah 12:4

How long will the land mourn and the vegetation of every field dry up? Because of the wickedness of those who live in it, animals and birds are swept away. For they say, "He does not see our future."

Jeremiah 21:6

I'll strike down the residents of this city, both people and animals, and they'll die from a terrible plague.

Ezekiel 14:13

"Son of Man, when a nation sins against me by a treacherous act, I'll reach out to oppose it, destroying its source of food, by sending famine against it, and by destroying both people and beast within it.

Ezekiel 14:17

"Or if I were to bring war to that land and say, "Hey, sword! Pass throughout the land so I can destroy both man and beasts in it,'

Animals » Lions » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Acts 20:29

I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock.

Animals » Names of » Calves

Genesis 18:7

Next, Abraham ran to the herd, found a choice and tender calf, and gave it to the young men, who went off in a hurry to prepare it.

1 Samuel 28:24

Both his servants and the woman urged him, and so he listened to them. He got up off the ground and sat on the bed. The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

Amos 6:4

lying on ivory beds, stretching out on your couches, eating lambs from the flock, and fattened calves from the stall,

Animals » Names of » Kine

Deuteronomy 7:13

He'll love you and increase your numbers. He'll bless the fruit of your womb, the fruit of your land (the grain, new wine, and oil), the offspring of your herds, and the lambs of your flock, in the land that the LORD promised your ancestors he would give you.

1 Samuel 6:7

"So make a new cart, and take two milk cows that have never had a yoke on them. Hitch the cows to the cart and take their calves away from them and back to the house.

Genesis 32:15

30 milking camels with their young, 40 cows with ten bulls, and 20 female donkeys with ten male donkeys.

Animals » Names of » Conies, rock rabbits

Leviticus 11:5

the rock badger (because it chews its cud but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are for wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for the rock badger.

Proverbs 30:26

The rock badgers aren't a strong species either, yet they build their dens in the rocks.

Animals » Ordained as food for man

Genesis 9:2-3

All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion. "Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything.

Leviticus 11:3

You may eat any animal that has divided hooves with cloven feet and that ruminates its cud,

Leviticus 11:9

"You may eat anything that lives in the water that is, you may eat anything that has fins and scales either from the seas or from the rivers.

Leviticus 11:21-22

However, you may eat winged creatures that crawl on four legs that extend over its head and by which it hops on the ground. These creatures that you may eat include the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind.

Deuteronomy 14:4-6

These are the animals that you may eat: ox, sheep, goat, deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep. You may eat every animal with a divided hoof those with split cloven hooves that chews the cud.

Animals » Lions » Mice

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Leviticus 11:29

"These are unclean for you among the swarming creatures that crawl over the land: the rat, mouse, lizards of every kind,

1 Samuel 6:4

They asked, "What is the guilt offering that we should send back to him?"

Animals » Humaneness to (toward animals and other creatures)

Exodus 23:5

If you see your enemy's donkey lying helpless under its load, you must not abandon it; rather, you are certainly to return it to him.

Deuteronomy 22:6

"When you encounter a bird's nest along the road, whether in a tree or on the ground, and the mother bird is sitting on its chicks or eggs, don't take the mother along with its young.

Luke 14:5

Then he asked them, "If your son or ox falls into a well on the Sabbath day, you would pull him out immediately, wouldn't you?"

Animals » God's control of

Isaiah 11:6

"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.

Isaiah 11:8

The nursing child will play over the hole of the cobra, and the weaned child will put his hand on vipers' dens.

Isaiah 35:9

No lions will be there no nor will any ferocious beasts get up on it, and they will not be found there. "But the redeemed will walk there,

Animals » Lions » Vipers, poisonous serpents

Isaiah 30:6

An oracle about the animals of the Negev: "Through a land of trouble, dryness, and distress, of lionesses and roaring lions, where there is no water, a land of vipers and darting snakes, he carries their riches on donkeys' backs, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a nation that cannot benefit them,

Job 20:16

He will suck the poison of cobras; the fangs of a viper will slay him.

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs and weave a spider's web; whoever eats their eggs dies, and any crushed egg hatches out futility.

Animals » Nature of

Psalm 32:9

Don't be like a horse or mule, without understanding. They are held in check by a bit and bridle in their mouths; otherwise they will not remain near you.

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

"As for human beings," I told myself, "God puts them to the test, that they might see themselves as mere animals." For what happens to people also happens to animals a single event happens to them: just as someone dies, so does the other. In fact, they all breathe the same way, so that a human being has no superiority over an animal. All of this is pointless. All of them go to one place: all of them originate from dust, and all of them return to dust. read more.
Who knows whether the spirit of human beings ascends, and whether the spirit of animals descends to the earth?

Animals » Two of every sort preserved in the ark

Genesis 6:19-20

You are to bring two of every living thing into the ark so they may remain alive with you. They are to be male and female. From birds according to their species, from domestic animals according to their species, and from everything that crawls on the ground according to their species two of everything will come to you so they may remain alive.

Genesis 7:2-3

You are to take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of the unclean animals, a male and its mate; along with seven pairs of the flying birds, male and female, in order to keep their offspring alive on the surface of all the earth.

Genesis 7:5

Noah did everything that the LORD commanded.

Genesis 7:9

two by two, male and female, they entered the ark to join Noah, just as God had commanded.

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

More verses: Genesis 8:19

Animals » Possessed of devils

Matthew 8:31-32

So the demons began to plead with Jesus, saying, "If you drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs." He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

Mark 5:13

So he let them do this. The unclean spirits came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd of about 2,000 rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned there.

Luke 8:33

Then the demons came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down a steep slope into the lake and drowned.

Animals » Names of » Elephants

1 Kings 10:22

because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Job 40:15

"Please observe Behemoth, which I made along with you. He eats grass like an ox.

Animals » Suffered the plagues of egypt

Exodus 8:17

They did this. Aaron stretched his hand out with his staff, struck the dust of the land, and gnats came on people and animals all the dust of the ground became gnats throughout the land of Egypt.

Exodus 9:9-10

The soot will become dust over the entire land of Egypt, and it will become boils erupting into sores on people and animals throughout the land of Egypt." So they took soot from the kiln and stood before Pharaoh. Then Moses threw it into the air,and it became boils producing running sores on people and animals.

Exodus 9:19

So send for your livestock and everything that belongs to you that's out in the field, because every person and animal found in the field that has not been brought inside to shelters will die when the hail comes down on them."'"

Exodus 11:5

and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt will die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sits on his throne to the firstborn of the slave girl who operatesthe hand mill, along with the firstborn of the animals.

Animals » Creations of

Genesis 1:24

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth each kind of living creature, each kind of livestock and crawling thing, and each kind of earth's animals!" And that is what happened:

Genesis 2:19

After the LORD God formed from the ground every wild animal and every bird that flies, he brought each of them to the man to see what he would call it. Whatever the man called each living creature became its name.

Jeremiah 27:5

"By my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth, mankind, and the animals that are on the face of the earth, and I give it to whomever I see fit.

Animals » Facts about breeding

Genesis 30:35-43

That very day, Laban removed the male goats that were striped or spotted, all the female goats that were speckled or spotted that is, every one that had white on them and all the black lambs and placed them into the care of his sons. He sent them as far away from Jacob as a three days' journey could take them. Meanwhile, Jacob kept tending the rest of Laban's flock. Jacob took branches from white poplar trees, freshly cut almond trees, and some other trees, stripped off their bark to make white streaks, and uncovered the white part inside the branches. read more.
Then he placed the branches that he had stripped bare in all the watering troughs where the flocks came to drink. He placed the branches in front of the flock, and they went into heat as they came to drink. When the flocks mated in front of the branches, they would bear offspring that were striped, speckled, or spotted. Jacob kept the lambs separate, facing the striped and entirely black ones that belonged to Laban's flock. He set his own herd by itself and would not let them be with Laban's flock. Whenever the more vigorous of the flock came into heat, Jacob would place the branches in the troughs in front of the flock to make them mate by the branches. But he didn't put the branches in front of any of the feeble members of the flock. As a result, the feeble ones belonged to Laban, but the stronger ones belonged to Jacob. Therefore the man Jacob prospered so much that he had large flocks, female and male servants, as well as camels and donkeys.

Genesis 31:8-9

"When Laban said, "The speckled ones will be your wages,' then all the flock gave birth to speckled ones. Then when he said, "The streaked ones will be your wages,' all the flock gave birth to streaked offspring. "So God has taken away your father's livestock and has given them to me.

Animals » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 7:2-8

You are to take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of the unclean animals, a male and its mate; along with seven pairs of the flying birds, male and female, in order to keep their offspring alive on the surface of all the earth. Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made." read more.
Noah did everything that the LORD commanded. Noah was 600 years old when water began to flood the earth. Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives entered the ark with him before the flood waters arrived. From both clean and unclean animals, from birds, and from everything that crawls on the ground,

Animals » Cruelty to » Houghing horses

2 Samuel 8:4

David captured 1,000 of his chariots, 1,700 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers. David hamstrung all the chariot horses except for enough to supply 100 chariots.

1 Chronicles 18:4

David confiscated 1,000 chariots, 7,000 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers from him, and hamstrung all of the chariot horses except for a reserve force of 100 chariots.

Animals » Lions » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep.

Animals » Names of » Chameleon

Leviticus 11:30

the gecko, crocodile, lizard, sand lizard, and chameleon.

Animals » Names of » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

the gecko, crocodile, lizard, sand lizard, and chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Lizards

Leviticus 11:30

the gecko, crocodile, lizard, sand lizard, and chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

"These are unclean for you among the swarming creatures that crawl over the land: the rat, mouse, lizards of every kind,

Animals » Under the curse

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Genesis 6:7

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

Animals » Names of » Greyhound

Proverbs 30:31

The strutting rooster, as well as the goat, and a king with his army.

Animals » Names of » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

the hare (because it chews its cud, but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),

Animals » Names of » Apes

1 Kings 10:22

because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Animals » Perish at death

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knows whether the spirit of human beings ascends, and whether the spirit of animals descends to the earth?

Animals » Cruelty to » balaam

Numbers 22:22-33

At this, the anger of the LORD flared up against Balaam, because he was leaving. So the angel of the LORD stood in the way to oppose him. As Balaam was riding his donkey, accompanied by two of his servants, all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road, but the angel of the LORD stood on a narrow path that crossed the vineyards. It had walls on both sides of the path. read more.
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she squeezed herself so close to the wall that Balaam's foot was pressed to the wall. So he beat her again! Then the angel of the LORD went along a little further and stood in a much narrower space, where it was impossible to turn either right or left. When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she crouched down under Balaam. As a result, Balaam got so angry that he started to whip the donkey with his staff. That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?" "Because you're playing a dirty trick on me," Balaam answered the donkey. "If only I had a sword in my hand! I'd kill you right now!" But in response, the donkey asked Balaam, "I'm your donkey that you've ridden on in the past without incident, am I not, and I'm the same donkey you're riding on right now, am I not? Am I in the habit of treating you like this?" "No," he admitted. Then the LORD enabled Balaam to see, so he observed the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand. So he bowed down and prostrated himself on his face. Then the angel of the LORD asked him, "Why did you beat your donkey in the space of only three footsteps? I've come to oppose you, because I say that what you're doing is perverted. The donkey saw me and turned in front of me in the space of those three footsteps.

Animals » Names of » Boars

Psalm 80:13

Wild boars of the forest gnaw at it, and creatures of the field feed on it.

Animals » Belong to God

Psalm 50:10-12

Indeed, every animal of the forest is mine, even the cattle on a thousand hills. I know all the birds in the mountains; indeed, everything that moves in the field is mine. "If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world is mine along with everything in it.

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

2 Chronicles 14:15

They also attacked the tents of those who owned livestock and carried off lots of sheep and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.

Animals » Names of » Behemoth

Job 40:15

"Please observe Behemoth, which I made along with you. He eats grass like an ox.

Animals » Paul contends with

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I have fought with wild animals in Ephesus from merely human motives, what do I get out of it? If the dead are not raised, "Let's eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."

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

Genesis 33:17

but Jacob set out for Succoth, built a house there, and constructed some cattle shelters. He named the place Succoth.

Animals » Menstruation of

Jeremiah 2:24

a wild donkey accustomed to the desert, sniffing the wind in her passion. When she's in heat, who can turn her away? None of the males who pursue her need to tire themselves out, for in her month they'll find her."

Animals » Food of

Genesis 1:30

I have given all green plants as food for every wild animal of the earth, every bird that flies, and to every living thing that crawls on the earth." And that is what happened.

Animals » Named

Genesis 2:20

The man gave names to all the livestock, to the birds that fly, and to each of earth's animals, but there was not found a strength corresponding to him,

Idolatry » Objects of » Animals

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images that looked like mortal human beings, birds, four-footed animals, and reptiles.

Meat » Animals

Genesis 9:1-4

God blessed Noah and his sons and ordered them, "Be productive, multiply, and fill the earth. All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion. "Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything. read more.
However, you are not to eat meat with its life that is, its blood in it!

Wicked people » Compared with » Animals

2 Peter 2:12

These people, like irrational animals, are mere creatures of instinct that are born to be caught and killed. They insult what they don't understand, and like animals they, too, will be destroyed,

Topics on Animals

A Thousand Animals

1 Samuel 25:2

David got up and went down to the Wilderness of Paran. Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel of Judah, and the man was very rich. He had 3,000 sheep and 1,000 goats, and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.

Animals Cut In Pieces

Exodus 29:17

You are to cut the ram into pieces, wash its entrails and legs, put them on the altar along with the pieces and its head,

Animals Eating

Exodus 22:5

"When a man lets a field or vineyard be grazed over or releases his livestock so that they graze in another man's field, he is to make restitution from the best of his field or vineyard.

Animals Eating People

Genesis 37:20

Come on! Let's kill him and toss him into one of the cisterns. Then we'll report that some wild animal devoured him and wait to see what becomes of his dreams!"

Animals Falling

Exodus 21:33

If a man opens a pit or digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or donkey falls into it,

Animals Forsaking

Job 39:14

She abandons her eggs on the ground and lets them be warmed in the sand,

Animals Going Astray

Exodus 23:4

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him.

Animals Killing

1 Kings 13:24

Not long after the man of God had left, a lion met him along the road and killed him. His body was left lying in the middle of the road with the donkey standing beside it and with the lion also standing next to the body.

Animals Mating

Genesis 30:38

Then he placed the branches that he had stripped bare in all the watering troughs where the flocks came to drink. He placed the branches in front of the flock, and they went into heat as they came to drink.

Animals Multiplying

Genesis 1:22

God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!"

Animals Torn To Pieces

Genesis 31:39

and whatever was torn by beasts, I never bothered to bring to you. Instead, I bore the losses myself. Even so, you demanded that I provide restitution for anything that was stolen, whether during the day or the night.

Animals, Care For

Genesis 9:8-10

Later, God told Noah and his sons,

Animals, Cruelty Towards

Genesis 33:13-15

"Sir, you know that the children are frail," Jacob suggested, "and the ewes and cows with me are still nursing their young. If they're driven even for a day, the entire flock will die.

Animals, Figurative Use

Genesis 49:9-14

Judah is a lion cub. My son, you have gone up from the prey. Crouching like a lion, he lies down, Like a lioness, who would dare rouse him?

Animals, religious role of

Zephaniah 1:3

"I'll consume both human beings and animals I'll consume the birds of the sky, the fish in the sea, and the wicked along with their sin, when I eliminate human beings from the land," declares the LORD.

Animals, Types Of

Deuteronomy 14:5

deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep.

Beating Animals

Numbers 22:23

all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,

Black Animals

Genesis 30:32

Jacob responded, "You don't have to give me anything. Just do this for me: Let me tend your flock again and watch over it. Let me walk among your flocks today and remove every speckled or spotted sheep, along with every black lamb, and let me do the same with the speckled and spotted goats. These will be my wages.

Bodies Of Animals

Exodus 12:46

It is to be eaten in one house, and you are not to take any of the meat outside the house, nor are you to break any of its bones.

Both Men And Animals Affected

Ezekiel 29:11

Neither man nor beast will walk through that area. It won't even be inhabited for 40 years.

Both Men And Animals Killed

Genesis 6:7

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

Both Men And Animals Saved

Ezekiel 36:11

I'll make both the population and the livestock increase throughout your territories. They'll increase and be fruitful. I'll make your territories to be settled like you were in the past, and you will be treated better than you ever were before. At that time you will know that I am the LORD.

Clean Animals

Song of Solomon 6:6

Your teeth are like a flock of ewes coming up from being washed. All of them are twins, not one has lost her young.

Corpses Of Animals

Exodus 21:35

"If a man's ox strikes his neighbor's ox and it dies, they are to sell the live ox and divide the money. They also are to divide the dead animal.

Driving Out Animals

Genesis 15:11

When birds of prey swooped down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

Fat Animals

Genesis 41:2

when all of a sudden seven healthy, plump cows emerged from the Nile to graze in the grass that grew in the reeds that lined the bank.

Fat Of Animals

Leviticus 7:23

"Tell the Israelis, "You are not to eat the fat of an ox, a lamb, or a goat.

Fear And Animals

Genesis 9:2

All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.

Feeding Animals

Genesis 24:25

And yes," she continued, "we have plenty of straw and feed, as well as a place to spend the night."

Female Animals

Numbers 15:27

"Now when one person sins inadvertently, then he is to bring a one year old female goat for a sin offering.

Five Animals

Exodus 22:1

"If a man steals an ox or sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he is to repay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

Killing Domesticated Animals

Exodus 12:29

And so at midnight the LORD struck down every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock.

Killing Wild Animals

Nahum 2:13

"I am against you," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and I will send your chariots up in smoke. A sword will devour your young lions, I will eliminate your prey from the earth, and the voice of your messengers will no longer be heard."

Male And Female Animals

Leviticus 3:1

"If someone's offering is a peace offering from the cattle, the presenter is to offer it without defect, whether the animal is male or female. They are to be brought to the LORD.

Male Animals

Leviticus 22:19

so that he'll be sure to be accepted, he is to offer a male without defect from the bulls, the lambs, and the goats.

Miscarrying Animals

Genesis 31:38

Meanwhile, these past 20 years that I've been with you, your sheep and goats never had miscarriages, I never once ate any of the rams from your flock,

Putting Animals Down

Genesis 24:11

As evening approached, he had the camels kneel outside the town at the water well, right about the time when women customarily went out to draw water.

Red Animals

Numbers 19:2

"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.

Relation Of Animals To Man

Genesis 9:2

All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.

Rules About Killing Animals

Exodus 13:13

You are to redeem every firstborn donkey with a lamb, and if you don't redeem it, you are to break its neck. You are to redeem every firstborn among your sons.

Satan, Compared With Animals

Psalm 91:3

He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague.

Separating Animals

Genesis 30:40

Jacob kept the lambs separate, facing the striped and entirely black ones that belonged to Laban's flock. He set his own herd by itself and would not let them be with Laban's flock.

Sick Animals

Malachi 1:8

When you bring blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you sacrifice crippled or diseased animals, is that not wrong? Offer that to your governor would he be pleased with you or receive you favorably?" asks the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Strength Of Animals

Genesis 30:41

Whenever the more vigorous of the flock came into heat, Jacob would place the branches in the troughs in front of the flock to make them mate by the branches.

Taking Animals

Genesis 30:35

That very day, Laban removed the male goats that were striped or spotted, all the female goats that were speckled or spotted that is, every one that had white on them and all the black lambs and placed them into the care of his sons.

Ten Animals

Genesis 24:10

Then Abraham's servant took ten camels from his master's herd of camels and left on his journey with all kinds of gifts from his master's inventory. Eventually, he traveled as far as Aram-naharaim, Nahor's home town.

Thighs Of Animals

Exodus 29:22

"You are to take the fat from the ram, the fat tail, the fat that covers the entrails, the lobe of the liver, the two kidneys and the fat that is on them, the right thigh (for it's a ram of ordination),

Three Animals

1 Samuel 10:3

Then you'll go on further from there and come to the oak at Tabor. There three men going up to the LORD at Bethel will meet you. One will be herding three young goats, one will be carrying three loaves of bread, and one will be carrying a bottle of wine.

Twelve Animals

Numbers 7:87

All the livestock for burnt offerings totaled twelve bulls, twelve rams, twelve sheep in their first year with corresponding meal offerings, and twelve male goats for sin offerings.

Two Animals

Genesis 6:19

You are to bring two of every living thing into the ark so they may remain alive with you. They are to be male and female.

Weak Animals

Genesis 30:42

But he didn't put the branches in front of any of the feeble members of the flock. As a result, the feeble ones belonged to Laban, but the stronger ones belonged to Jacob.

Wild Animals Devouring

Genesis 37:20

Come on! Let's kill him and toss him into one of the cisterns. Then we'll report that some wild animal devoured him and wait to see what becomes of his dreams!"

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