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Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living soul after its nature, beasts and serpents and animals of the earth after its nature; and it was so.

Job 12:7

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the heavens, and they shall show thee;

Genesis 9:2

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered.

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Animals » Lions » Sheep

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock today, setting apart all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown rams among the rams, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and of such shall be my hire.

Deuteronomy 18:4

The firstfruits also of thy grain, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstfruits of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him;

Deuteronomy 32:14

butter of cows and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs and rams of the sons of Bashan (or fruitfulness) and goats with the fat of kidneys, of wheat; and thou didst drink the blood of the grape, pure wine.

2 Chronicles 7:5

And King Solomon offered in sacrifice twenty-two thousand oxen and one hundred and twenty thousand sheep; and so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

Animals » Names of » Deer

Psalm 42:1

As the hart pants after the water brooks, so does my soul pant after thee, O God.

Deuteronomy 14:5

the hart and the roebuck and the buffalo and the wild goat and the unicorn (rhinoceros) and the wild ox and the mountain goat,

2 Samuel 2:18

And the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel, and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.

2 Samuel 22:34

he who makes my feet like hinds' feet, and he who sets me upon my high places;

1 Chronicles 12:8

And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David in the fortress in the wilderness, men of might of war fit for the battle, put in order with shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;

Animals » Beasts symbolical

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood round about the throne and about the elders and the four animals; and they fell upon their faces before the throne and worshipped God,

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent; they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.

Daniel 7:11

I beheld then because of the voice of the great words which the horn spoke; I beheld even until the beast was slain and its body was undone and given over to be burned in the fire.

Animals » Names of » Camels

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents in a great multitude like locusts, for there was no number in them nor in their camels, and they would enter into the land destroying it.

Job 1:3

His substance was seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred she asses, and a very great store of servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Genesis 12:16

And he treated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep and oxen and he asses and menslaves and maidslaves and she asses and camels.

Genesis 30:43

And the man increased exceedingly, and had many sheep, and maidslaves and menslaves, and camels, and asses.

Leviticus 11:4

Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of those that chew the cud or of those that divide the hoof: the camel because it chews the cud but divides not the hoof; it is unclean unto you.

Animals » Names of » Bullocks, as offerings

Exodus 29:11

And thou shalt kill the bullock before the LORD by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Exodus 29:36

And thou shalt sacrifice a bullock every day for reconciliation of sin; and thou shalt remove the sin from the altar, and thou shalt anoint it to sanctify it.

Leviticus 4:4

And he shall bring the bullock unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony before the LORD and shall lay his hand upon the bullock's head and kill the bullock before the LORD.

Numbers 15:8

And when thou preparest a bullock for a burnt offering or for a sacrifice, to offer a vow or a sacrifice of peace unto the LORD,

1 Kings 18:33

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

Animals » Lions » Characteristics of

Deuteronomy 33:22

And to Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp; he shall leap from Bashan.

Judges 14:18

And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey? And what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye would have never discovered my enigma.

2 Samuel 17:10

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

Job 10:16

And thou dost increase. Thou dost hunt me as a fierce lion; turning and doing marvels in me.

Psalm 17:12

like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were 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 cattle after their kind and every thing that moves upon the earth after its kind; and God saw that it was good.

Genesis 31:18

and he carried away all his livestock and all his goods which he had gotten, the livestock of his getting, which he had gotten in Padanaram, to return unto Isaac his father in the land of Canaan.

Exodus 9:4

And the LORD shall separate between the livestock of Israel and the livestock of Egypt so that nothing shall die of all that is of the sons of Israel.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day shall be the sabbath of the LORD thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manslave, nor thy maidslave, nor thy beast, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates;

Numbers 32:1

Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had a very great multitude of livestock, and when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, it seemed unto them that the place was a place for livestock.

Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

The one that dies of those of Jeroboam in the city, the dogs shall eat, and the one that dies in the field, the fowls of the air shall eat; for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Animals » God's care of

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treads out the grain. Does God take care for oxen?

Genesis 9:9-10

Behold that I establish my covenant with you and with your seed after you and with every living soul that is with you, of the fowl, of the animals, and of every beast of the earth with you, from all that go out of the ark to every animal of the earth,

Animals » Names of » Asses, beasts of burden

Genesis 22:3

And Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his ass and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son, and cut the wood for the burnt offering and rose up and went unto the place of which God had told him.

Numbers 22:28

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

Judges 5:10

Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that preside in judgment, and walk by the way.

Judges 10:4

And he had thirty sons that rode on thirty ass colts, and they had thirty cities, which are called the cities of Jair unto 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 adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the poison of dragons and the cruel venom of asps.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof; and it shall be a habitation of dragons and a court for young owls.

Jeremiah 9:11

And I will make Jerusalem heaps and a den of dragons; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:37

And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, an astonishment, and a hissing, without an inhabitant.

More verses: Micah 1:8 Malachi 1:3

Animals » Lions » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

And the swine though it divides the hoof and is clovenfooted, yet it chews not the cud: it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 65:4

who remain asleep among the graves, and lodge in the deserts, who eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those that sanctify themselves and purify themselves in the gardens, one behind another; those that eat swine's flesh and abomination, and the mouse shall be cut off together, saith the LORD.

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

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

Animals » Laws concerning

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day shall be the sabbath of the LORD thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manslave, nor thy maidslave, nor thy beast, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates;

Exodus 21:28-36

If an ox gores a man or a woman that they die, then the ox shall surely be stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be absolved. But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past and it has been testified to his owner, and he has not kept him in, but that he has killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death. If there is laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatever is laid upon him. read more.
Whether it has gored a son or has gored a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done unto him. If the ox shall gore a manslave or a maidslave, he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. And if someone shall open a pit or if someone shall dig a pit and not cover it and an ox or an ass falls in it, the owner of the pit shall make it good and give money unto their owner, and the dead beast shall be his. And if one man's ox hurts another's that he dies; then they shall sell the live ox and divide the money of it, and the dead ox they shall also divide. Or if it is known that the ox used to push in time past and his owner has not kept him in, he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the dead shall be his own.

Exodus 22:1-4

If a man shall steal an ox or a sheep and kill it or sell it he shall restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep. If a thief is found breaking into a house and is smitten so he dies, he that killed him shall not be guilty of his blood. If the sun is risen upon him, he that killed him is guilty of his blood; the thief should make full restitution; if he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. read more.
If he is found with the theft in his hand, whether it be ox or ass or sheep, he shall restore double.

Animals » Names of » Leopards

Song of Songs 4:8

With me from Lebanon, my spouse, thou shalt come with me from Lebanon; thou shalt look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a child shall shepherd them.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them and a tiger shall lie in wait over their cities; anyone that goes out from there shall be torn in pieces because their rebellions have been multiplied, and their backslidings are increased.

Hosea 13:7

Therefore I will be unto them as a lion; as a tiger in the way I will observe them:

More verses: Habakkuk 1:8

Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David replied unto Saul, Thy slave was the pastor of his father's sheep, and if a lion or a bear came and took a lamb out of the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and now their souls are bitter, 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 the LORD. And two bears came forth out of the forest and tore apart forty-two young men of them.

Proverbs 17:12

It is better to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his folly.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Animals » Instincts of

Psalm 59:6

They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings,

Job 35:11

who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the fowls of heaven?

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 30:25-28

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their food in the summer; the conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks; the locusts have no king, yet all of them go forth by bands; read more.
the spider takes hold with her hands and is in kings' palaces.

Animals » Names of » Horses

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses; for the LORD has said unto you, Ye shall not procure to return any more to that way.

2 Kings 23:11

And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathanmelech, the chamberlain who was in charge of the Parbar, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

Job 39:19

Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as the horse or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in subjection with bit and bridle, or they will not come near unto thee.

More verses: Psalm 33:17

Animals » Names of » Goats, as offerings

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 4:24

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the he goat and kill it in the place where they kill the burnt offering before the LORD; it is sin.

Leviticus 16:15

After that, he shall kill the goat of the sin of the people and bring its blood inside the veil and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock and sprinkle it upon the seat of reconciliation and before the seat of reconciliation;

Judges 13:19

So Manoah took a kid with a present and sacrificed it upon a rock unto the LORD, and the angel did wondrously, and Manoah and his wife looked on.

2 Chronicles 29:23

And they brought forth the he goats of the sin before the king and the congregation, and they laid their hands upon them;

Animals » Habits of

Psalm 29:9

The voice of the LORD shall make the hinds to calve and shall uncover the forests: and in his temple every one speaks to his glory.

Job 12:7-8

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the heavens, and they shall show thee; or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee; the fishes of the sea shall declare it unto thee also.

Job 40:20

Surely 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 move. The young lions roar after their prey and seek their food from God. The sun arises, they withdraw and lay themselves down in their dens. read more.
Man goes forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all; the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts.

Animals » Names of » Foxes

Nehemiah 4:3

Now Tobiah, the Ammonite, was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox were to go up it, he would break down their stone wall.

Judges 15:4

And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turning them tail to tail, he put a torch between every two tails.

Psalm 63:10

They shall be slain by the sword; they shall be a portion for foxes.

Song of Songs 2:15

Hunt the foxes for us, the little foxes, that spoil the vines; for our vines are in blossom.

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 at evening.

Leviticus 3:7

If he offers a lamb for his offering, he shall offer it before the LORD;

Leviticus 4:32

And if he brings a lamb as his offering, as the sin, he shall bring a female without blemish.

Leviticus 5:6

and he shall bring for his guilt unto the LORD for his sin, which he has committed, a female from the flock, a lamb, or a kid of the goats, for his sin; and the priest shall reconcile him from his sin.

Numbers 6:12

And they shall consecrate unto the LORD the days of their Nazariteship and shall bring a lamb of the first year for their guilt; but the days that were before shall be lost because their Nazariteship was defiled.

Animals » Lions » Mules

2 Samuel 13:29

And the servants of Absalom did unto Amnon as Absalom had commanded. Then all the king's sons arose, and they all got upon their mules and fled.

2 Samuel 18:9

And Absalom met the slaves of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, 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 the horse or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in subjection with bit and bridle, or they will not come near unto thee.

1 Kings 1:33

And the king said unto them, Take with you the slaves of your lord and cause Solomon my son to ride upon my 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 were in the armies.

Animals » Lions » Rams, used in sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked and beheld behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering instead of his son.

Exodus 29:15

Thou shalt likewise take one ram, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram.

Leviticus 5:15

When any person commits a trespass and sins through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD, then he shall bring for the expiation of his guilt unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, in thy estimation of two shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for his guilt;

Numbers 5:8

But if that man has no redeemer to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto the LORD, even to the priest, beside the ram of the reconciliations, whereby reconciliation shall be made for him.

Animals » Homes of

Psalm 104:20-25

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest move. The young lions roar after their prey and seek their food from God. The sun arises, they withdraw and lay themselves down in their dens. read more.
Man goes forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all; the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts.

Isaiah 34:14

The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow; the screech owl shall have his seat there and find for himself a place of rest.

Job 24:5

Behold, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, rising early for a prey; the wilderness yields food for them and for their children.

Animals » Lions » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

God brought them out of Egypt; he has, as it were the strength of a unicorn.

Deuteronomy 33:17

His beauty is like the firstborn of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns; with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth; these are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and these are the thousands of Manasseh.

Job 39:9

Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee or abide by thy crib?

Psalm 29:6

And He made them skip like a calves; Lebanon and Sirion like the sons of the unicorns.

Isaiah 34:7

And the unicorns shall fall with them, and the bulls with the calves; and their land shall become drunk with blood, and their dust shall be greased with fatness.

Animals » Sent in judgment

Leviticus 26:22

I will also send wild beasts among you which shall rapture your children and destroy your animals and make you few in number, and your ways shall be desolate.

Numbers 21:6-7

And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and many people of Israel died. Then the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against thee; pray unto the LORD that he take away these serpents from among us. And Moses prayed for the people.

Deuteronomy 8:15

who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness of burning serpents and scorpions and drought, where there was no water, who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint,

Deuteronomy 28:26

And thy carcase shall be food unto all fowls of the air and unto the beasts of the earth, and there shall be no one to frighten them away.

Ezekiel 5:17

So I will send upon you famine and evil beasts that will destroy thee; and pestilence and blood shall pass through thee; and I will bring the sword upon thee. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Animals » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 7:21

Moreover the person that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man or any unclean beast or any abominable unclean thing and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace, which is of the LORD, that person shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 20:25

Therefore, ye shall differentiate between clean animals and unclean and between unclean fowls and clean; and ye shall not defile your persons by animals or by fowl or by any manner of living thing that moves on the ground which I have separated from you as unclean.

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing. These are the animals which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, the hart and the roebuck and the buffalo and the wild goat and the unicorn (rhinoceros) and the wild ox and the mountain goat, read more.
and every animal that parts the hoof and cleaves the cleft into two claws and chews the cud among the beasts that ye shall eat. Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of those that chew the cud or of those that divide the cloven hoof: the camel and the hare and the coney, for they chew the cud, but do not divide the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you; and the swine, because it divides the hoof, yet does not chew the cud, it is unclean unto you. Ye shall not eat of their flesh nor touch their dead carcase. These ye shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat, but whatever does not have fins and scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto you. Of all clean birds ye shall eat. But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle and the ossifrage and the ospray and the glede and the kite and the vulture after his kind and every raven after his kind and the owl and the night hawk and the cuckow and the hawk after his kind the little owl and the great owl and the swan and the pelican and the gier eagle and the cormorant and the stork and the heron after her kind and the lapwing and the bat. And every serpent that flies shall be unclean unto you; they shall not be eaten. But of all clean fowls ye may eat.

Acts 10:11-15

and saw the heaven opened and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners and let down to the earth, in which were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air. And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter, kill and eat. read more.
But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean. And the voice spoke unto him again the second time, That which God has cleansed, do not call common.

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Animals » Instruments of God's will

Joel 1:4

That which the palmerworm has left the locust has eaten; and that which the locust has left the cankerworm has eaten; and that which the cankerworm has left the caterpillar has eaten.

Joshua 24:12

And I sent hornets before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites, but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.

Numbers 21:6

And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and many people of Israel died.

Numbers 22:28

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

Exodus 10:1-20

And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his slaves that I might show these my signs among them and that thou may tell in the ears of thy sons and of thy son's sons the things I did in Egypt and my signs which I gave among them and that ye may know that I am the LORD. Then Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh and said unto him, Thus hath the LORD God of the Hebrews said, How long wilt 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, tomorrow I will bring the locusts into thy borders, and they shall cover the face of the earth that one will not be able to see the earth, and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remains unto you from the hail and shall eat every tree which produces fruit for you out of the field: And they shall fill thy houses and the houses of all thy slaves 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 himself and went out from Pharaoh. Then Pharaoh's slaves said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? Let the men go that they may serve the LORD their God; knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed? And Moses and Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh; and he said unto them, Go, serve the LORD your God. Who are those that shall go? And Moses replied, We must go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our sheep and with our cows we must go; for we have a solemn feast unto the LORD. And he said unto them, Even if the LORD be with you, how can I let you go with your little ones; look at the malice which is before your face. It shall not be so: go now ye that are men and serve the LORD; for that is what ye did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence. Then the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt and eat all the grass of the land and all that the hail has left. And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts. And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt and landed in all the borders of Egypt. Very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall there be such. For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they ate all the grass of the land and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left; and there did not remain any green thing in the trees or in the grass of the field, through all the land of Egypt. Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the LORD your God and against you. Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only. And he went out from Pharaoh and intreated the LORD. And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt. But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the sons of Israel go.

More verses: Jeremiah 8:17

Animals » Cruelty to

Numbers 22:27

And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she fell down under Balaam; and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he smote the ass with a staff.

2 Samuel 8:4

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

1 Chronicles 18:4

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

Animals » Man's dominion over the natural world

Genesis 9:2

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered.

Psalm 8:6

Thou hast made him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:

Hebrews 2:8

Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we do not see yet that all things are put under him.

Animals » Names of » Heifers, offered as sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Numbers 19:2

This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD has commanded, saying, Speak unto the sons of Israel that they bring thee a red heifer, perfect, in which there is no blemish, and upon which there has never been placed a yoke;

Deuteronomy 21:3

and it shall be that the elders of the city which is next unto the dead man shall take a heifer, which has not served, and which has not drawn in the yoke;

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of bulls and of goats and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctified to the purifying of the flesh,

Animals » Lions » General references to

1 Samuel 17:34

And David replied unto Saul, Thy slave was the pastor of his father's sheep, and if a lion or a bear came and took a lamb out of the flock,

Judges 14:5

Then Samson went down with his father and his mother to Timnath, and when they came to the vineyards of Timnath, behold, a young lion came roaring against him.

1 Kings 13:24

and as he went, a lion met him by the way and slew him, and his carcase was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it, and the lion also stood by the carcase.

Daniel 6:19

Therefore, the king arose very early in the morning at dawn and went in haste unto the den of lions.

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

1 Kings 4:28

They also brought barley and straw for the horses and beasts of burden unto the place where he was, each one according to his charge.

Esther 8:10

And he wrote in King Ahasuerus's name and sealed it with the king's ring and sent letters by posts on horseback, and riders on mules, mules that were born of mares,

Isaiah 60:6

The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all those from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall show forth the praises of the LORD.

Jeremiah 2:23

How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? See thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: thou art a swift dromedary traversing her ways;

Animals » Suffer under divine judgments, sent upon man

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, my 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 be desolate, and the grass of all the field wither, for the wickedness of those that dwell therein? The cattle are lacking, and the birds, because they said, He shall not see our latter 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 the land sins against me by rebelling blatantly and I stretch out my hand upon her and break the staff of the bread thereof and send famine upon her and cut off man and beast out of her

Ezekiel 14:17

Or if I bring a sword upon the land and say: Sword, go through the land; so that I cut off man and beast out of her;

Animals » Lions » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Animals » Names of » Calves

Genesis 18:7

And Abraham ran unto the herd and brought a calf tender and good and gave it unto a young man; and he hastened to dress it.

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fat calf in the house, and she hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it.

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 out of the midst of the stall;

Animals » Names of » Kine

Deuteronomy 7:13

and he will love thee and bless thee and multiply thee; he will also bless the fruit of thy womb and the fruit of thy land, thy grain and thy wine and thine oil, the increase of thy cows and the flocks of thy sheep, in the land which he swore unto thy fathers to give thee.

1 Samuel 6:7

Now, therefore, make a new cart and take two milk cows, on which no yoke has been placed and tie the cows to the cart and bring their calves home from them.

Animals » Names of » Conies, rock rabbits

Leviticus 11:5

And the coney because it chews the cud, but divides not the hoof: it is unclean unto you.

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are a refuge for the wild goats, and the rocks for the conies.

Proverbs 30:26

the conies are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks;

Animals » Ordained as food for man

Genesis 9:2-3

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green grass I have given you all things.

Leviticus 11:3

Whatever divides the hoof and is clovenfooted and chews the cud, among the animals, that shall you eat.

Leviticus 11:9

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat.

Leviticus 11:21-22

Yet these may ye eat of every flying insect that goes upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with them upon the earth; these of them ye may eat: the locust according to his species and the bald locust according to his species and the beetle according to his species and the grasshopper according to his species.

Deuteronomy 14:4-6

These are the animals which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, the hart and the roebuck and the buffalo and the wild goat and the unicorn (rhinoceros) and the wild ox and the mountain goat, and every animal that parts the hoof and cleaves the cleft into two claws and chews the cud among the beasts that ye shall eat.

Animals » Lions » Mice

Isaiah 66:17

Those that sanctify themselves and purify themselves in the gardens, one behind another; those that eat swine's flesh and abomination, and the mouse shall be cut off together, saith the LORD.

Leviticus 11:29

These also shall be unclean unto you among the animals that creep upon the earth: the weasel and the mouse and the frog according to his species

1 Samuel 6:4

Then said they, What shall be the expiation of guilt which we shall pay unto him? They answered, Five golden hemorrhoids and five golden rats, according to the number of the cardinals of the Philistines, for the same plague that is on you is also on your cardinals.

Animals » Humaneness to (toward animals and other creatures)

Exodus 23:5

If thou see the ass of him that hates thee lying under his burden, will thou forbear to help him? Thou shalt surely help him to raise it up.

Deuteronomy 22:6

If a bird's nest is encountered before thee in the way in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, and the mother sitting upon the young or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the mother with the young.

Luke 14:5

and answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day?

Animals » God's control of

Psalm 91:13

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

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a child shall shepherd them.

Isaiah 11:8

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up thereon, nor shall any be found there so that the redeemed can walk there:

Animals » Lions » Vipers, poisonous serpents

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent; they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.

Job 20:16

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

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch cockatrice' eggs and weave the spider's web; whosoever shall eat of their eggs shall die, and if they should squeeze them, a viper shall come out.

Animals » Nature of

Psalm 32:9

Be ye not as the horse or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in subjection with bit and bridle, or they will not come near unto thee.

Psalm 49:12

Nevertheless man will not abide forever in honour; he is like the beasts that are cut off.

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sons of men that God might manifest them and that they might see that they themselves are beasts one to another. For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; even one thing befalls them: as the one dies, so dies the other; and they all have one breath; so that a man has no more breath than a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all shall turn to dust again. read more.
Who knows that the spirit of the sons of men goes upward and that the spirit of the beast goes downward 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 fowls after their kind and of beasts after their kind, of every animal of the earth after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

Genesis 7:2-3

Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the heavens by seven pairs, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.

Genesis 7:5

And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.

Genesis 7:9

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

Genesis 7:11

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

More verses: Genesis 8:19

Animals » Possessed of devils

Matthew 8:31-32

So the demons besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine. And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine; and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea and perished in the waters.

Mark 5:13

And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out and entered into the swine, and the herd fell over a cliff into the sea (they were about two thousand) and were choked in the sea.

Luke 8:33

Then the demons went out of the man and entered into the swine, and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake and were choked.

Animals » Names of » Elephants

1 Kings 10:22

For the king had at sea a navy of Tarshish with the navy of Hiram; once every three years the navy of Tarshish came, bringing gold, silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Job 40:15

Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eats grass as an ox.

Animals » Suffered the plagues of egypt

Exodus 8:17

And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

Exodus 9:9-10

And it shall become dust upon all the land of Egypt, which shall cause boils breaking forth with blisters upon man and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt. And they took the soot of the furnace and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and boils breaking forth with blisters came upon man and upon beast

Exodus 9:19

Send therefore now and gather thy livestock and all that thou hast in the field; for upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field and shall not be brought home, the hail shall come down upon them, and they shall die.

Exodus 11:5

and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sits upon his throne even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill and all the firstborn of beasts.

Animals » Creations of

Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living soul after its nature, beasts and serpents and animals of the earth after its nature; and it was so.

Genesis 2:19

And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living soul, that was its name.

Jeremiah 27:5

I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom was upright in my 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 and every one that had some white in it, and all the brown among the sheep and gave them into the hand of his sons. And he set three days' journey between himself and Jacob, and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks. And Jacob took rods of green poplar and of the almond and chestnut tree and peeled white strakes in them and made the white appear which was in the rods. read more.
And he set the rods which he had peeled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink that they should conceive when they came to drink. And the flocks conceived before the rods and brought forth ringstraked, speckled, and spotted sheep. And Jacob separated the lambs, and put with his flock the ringstraked and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves and did not put them together with Laban's sheep. And it came to pass, whenever the stronger sheep conceived, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the sheep in the gutters that they might conceive among the rods. But when the sheep were feeble, he did not put them in; so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's. And the man increased exceedingly, and had many sheep, and maidslaves and menslaves, and camels, and asses.

Genesis 31:8-9

If he said thus, The speckled shall be thy wages; then all the sheep bore speckled; and if he said thus, The ringstraked shall be thy hire; then all the sheep bore ringstraked. Thus God has taken away the livestock of your father and given them to me.

Animals » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 7:2-8

Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the heavens by seven pairs, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth. For yet in seven days, I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every substance that I have made I will destroy from off the face of the earth. read more.
And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him. And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon 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 animals and of animals that are not clean and of fowls and of every thing that moves upon the earth,

Animals » Cruelty to » Houghing horses

2 Samuel 8:4

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

1 Chronicles 18:4

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

Animals » Lions » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

the hart and the roebuck and the buffalo and the wild goat and the unicorn (rhinoceros) and the wild ox and the mountain goat,

Animals » Names of » Chameleon

Leviticus 11:30

and the ferret and the lizard and the snail and the slug and the mole.

Animals » Names of » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

and the ferret and the lizard and the snail and the slug and the mole.

Animals » Lions » Lizards

Leviticus 11:30

and the ferret and the lizard and the snail and the slug and the mole.

Animals » Lions » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

These also shall be unclean unto you among the animals that creep upon the earth: the weasel and the mouse and the frog according to his species

Animals » Under the curse

Genesis 3:14

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all beasts and above every animal of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life;

Genesis 6:7

And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast and the animals and the fowls of the air; for I repent of having made them.

Animals » Names of » Greyhound

Proverbs 30:31

the greyhound who is girded up of loins; a he goat also, and the king, against whom no one rises up.

Animals » Names of » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

And the hare because it chews the cud, but divides not the hoof: it is unclean unto you.

Animals » Names of » Apes

1 Kings 10:22

For the king had at sea a navy of Tarshish with the navy of Hiram; once every three years the navy of Tarshish came, bringing gold, silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Animals » Perish at death

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knows that the spirit of the sons of men goes upward and that the spirit of the beast goes downward to the earth?

Animals » Cruelty to » balaam

Numbers 22:22-33

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the LORD stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and his two servants were with him. And the ass saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; and the ass turned aside out of the way and went into the field. Then Balaam smote the ass to turn her into the way. But the angel of the LORD stood in a path of the vineyards, a wall being on this side and a wall on that side. read more.
And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she thrust herself unto the wall and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall; and he smote her again. And the angel of the LORD went further and stood in a narrow place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left. And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she fell down under Balaam; and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he smote the ass with a staff. Then the LORD opened the mouth of the ass, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee that thou hast smitten me these three times? And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me. I wish there were a sword in my hand, for now would I kill thee. And the ass said unto Balaam, Am I not thine ass upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day? Was I ever accustomed to do so unto thee? And he said, No. Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way and his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed down his head and fell flat on his face. And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? Behold, I went out as thine adversary, because thy way is perverse before me. The ass saw me and turned from me these three times; and if she had not turned from me, I also now would slay thee and leave her alive.

Animals » Names of » Boars

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the wood wastes it, and the wild beast of the field devours it.

Animals » Belong to God

Psalm 50:10-12

For every beast of the forest is mine and the cattle upon a thousand hills. I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are with me. If I were hungry, I would not tell thee; for the world is mine and the fullness thereof.

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

2 Chronicles 14:15

They smote also the booths of livestock and carried away sheep and camels in abundance and returned to Jerusalem.

Animals » Names of » Behemoth

Job 40:15

Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eats grass as an ox.

Animals » Paul contends with

1 Corinthians 15:32

If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what does it advantage me, if the dead do not rise? let us eat and drink; for tomorrow 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 made booths for his livestock; therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Animals » Menstruation of

Jeremiah 2:24

a wild ass used to the wilderness that breaths according to the desire of her soul; from her lust, who shall stop her? All those that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.

Animals » Food of

Genesis 1:30

And to every beast of the earth and to every fowl of the air and to every thing that moves upon the earth, in which there is a living soul, I have given all green grass for food; and it was so.

Animals » Named

Genesis 2:20

And the man gave names to every beast, and to the fowl of the heavens, and to every animal of the field; but for the man there was not found a help meet for him.

Idolatry » Objects of » Animals

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and of fourfooted beasts and of serpents.

Meat » Animals

Genesis 9:1-4

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green grass I have given you all things. read more.
But flesh with the soul (or life) thereof, which is its blood, ye shall not eat.

Wicked people » Compared with » Animals

Psalm 49:12

Nevertheless man will not abide forever in honour; he is like the beasts that are cut off.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,

Topics on Animals

A Thousand Animals

1 Samuel 25:2

And there was a man in Maon whose possessions were in Carmel, and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats, and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.

Animals Cut In Pieces

Exodus 29:17

And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces and wash his intestines and his legs and put them upon his pieces and upon his head.

Animals Eating

Exodus 22:5

If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten and shall put in his beast and shall feed in another man's field; of the best of his own field and of the best of his own vineyard shall he make restitution.

Animals Eating People

Genesis 37:20

now therefore, come and let us slay him and cast him into a cistern, and we will say, Some evil beast has devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

Animals Falling

Exodus 21:33

And if someone shall open a pit or if someone shall dig a pit and not cover it and an ox or an ass falls in it,

Animals Forsaking

Job 39:14

Who leaves her eggs in the earth and warms them in dust

Animals Going Astray

Exodus 23:4

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.

Animals Killing

1 Kings 13:24

and as he went, a lion met him by the way and slew him, and his carcase was cast in the way, and the ass stood by it, and the lion also stood by the carcase.

Animals Mating

Genesis 30:38

And he set the rods which he had peeled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink that they should conceive when they came to drink.

Animals Multiplying

Genesis 1:22

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

Animals Torn To Pieces

Genesis 31:39

That which was torn of beasts I did not bring unto thee; I bore the sin; thou didst require of my hand that which was stolen, whether by day or by night.

Animals, Care For

Genesis 9:8-10

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

Animals, Cruelty Towards

Genesis 33:13-15

And he said unto him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and the sheep and cows with young are with me; and if men should overdrive them, in one day all the sheep will die.

Animals, Figurative Use

Genesis 49:9-14

Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up; he stooped down, he couched as a lion and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?

Animals, religious role of

Zephaniah 1:3

I will destroy the men and the beasts; I will destroy the fowls of the heaven and the fishes of the sea, and the wicked shall stumble; and I will cut off men from upon the face of the earth, saith the LORD.

Animals, Types Of

Deuteronomy 14:5

the hart and the roebuck and the buffalo and the wild goat and the unicorn (rhinoceros) and the wild ox and the mountain goat,

Beating Animals

Numbers 22:23

And the ass saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; and the ass turned aside out of the way and went into the field. Then Balaam smote the ass to turn her into the way.

Black Animals

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock today, setting apart all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown rams among the rams, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and of such shall be my hire.

Bodies Of Animals

Exodus 12:46

It shall be eaten in one house; 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

Ezekiel 29:11

No foot of man shall pass through it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years.

Both Men And Animals Killed

Genesis 6:7

And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast and the animals and the fowls of the air; for I repent of having made them.

Both Men And Animals Saved

Ezekiel 36:11

And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall multiply and grow; and I will cause thee to dwell as was thy desire of old and will do better unto you than at your beginnings; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Clean Animals

Song of Solomon 6:6

Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, of which every one bears twins, and there is not one barren among them.

Corpses Of Animals

Exodus 21:35

And if one man's ox hurts another's that he dies; then they shall sell the live ox and divide the money of it, and the dead ox they shall also divide.

Driving Out Animals

Genesis 15:11

And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.

Fat Animals

Genesis 41:2

And, behold, there came up out of the river seven beautiful cows and very fat, and they fed in a meadow.

Fat Of Animals

Leviticus 7:23

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox or of sheep or of goat.

Fear And Animals

Genesis 9:2

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered.

Feeding Animals

Genesis 24:25

She said moreover unto him, We have both straw and fodder enough and room to lodge in.

Female Animals

Numbers 15:27

And if any person sins through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first year as the sin.

Five Animals

Exodus 22:1

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

Horns Of Animals

Zechariah 1:18

Then I lifted up my eyes and saw and behold four horns.

Killing Domesticated Animals

Exodus 12:29

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

Killing Wild Animals

Nahum 2:13

Behold, I speak unto thee, saith the LORD of the hosts, and I will burn and reduce thy chariots into smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions; and I will cut off thy robbery from the earth, and the voice of thy ambassadors shall never be heard again.

Male And Female Animals

Leviticus 3:1

And if his offering is a sacrifice of peace, if he offers it of the bovine cattle, whether it is male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.

Male Animals

Leviticus 22:19

ye shall offer of your own free will a male without blemish of the bovine cattle of the sheep or of the goats.

Miscarrying Animals

Genesis 31:38

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

Noting What Animals Eat

Leviticus 11:3

Whatever divides the hoof and is clovenfooted and chews the cud, among the animals, that shall you eat.

Putting Animals Down

Genesis 24:11

And he made his camels kneel down outside the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.

Red Animals

Numbers 19:2

This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD has commanded, saying, Speak unto the sons of Israel that they bring thee a red heifer, perfect, in which there is no blemish, and upon which there has never been placed a yoke;

Relation Of Animals To Man

Genesis 9:2

And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth and upon every fowl of the heavens, upon all that moves upon the earth and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand they are delivered.

Rules About Killing Animals

Exodus 13:13

And every firstborn of an ass thou shalt ransom with a lamb; and if thou wilt not ransom it, then thou shalt cut off its head; and in the same manner thou shalt ransom all the human firstborn among thy sons.

Satan, Compared With Animals

Psalm 91:3

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

Separating Animals

Genesis 30:40

And Jacob separated the lambs, and put with his flock the ringstraked and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves and did not put them together with Laban's sheep.

Seven Animals

Genesis 7:2

Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female.

Sick Animals

Malachi 1:8

And when ye offer the blind animal for sacrifice, is it not evil? Likewise when ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy prince; will he be pleased with thee or accept thy person? said the LORD of the hosts.

Strength Of Animals

Genesis 30:41

And it came to pass, whenever the stronger sheep conceived, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the sheep in the gutters that they might conceive among the rods.

Taking Animals

Genesis 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 and every one that had some white in it, and all the brown among the sheep and gave them into the hand of his sons.

Ten Animals

Genesis 24:10

And the slave took ten camels of the camels of his master and departed with the best of what his master had in his hand; and he arose and went to Ara-naharaim, unto the city of Nahor.

Thighs Of Animals

Exodus 29:22

Then thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the tail and the fat that covers the intestines and the caul above the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is upon them and the right shoulder, for it is a ram of consecrations,

Three Animals

1 Samuel 10:3

Then shalt thou go on forward from there, and thou shalt come to the plain of Tabor, and three men going up to God to Bethel shall meet thee, one carrying three kids and another carrying three loaves of bread and another carrying a bottle of wine.

Twelve Animals

Numbers 7:87

All the oxen for the burnt offering were twelve bullocks, the rams twelve, the lambs of the first year twelve, with their present; and the he goats for sin twelve.

Two Animals

Genesis 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

Genesis 7:2

Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female.

Weak Animals

Genesis 30:42

But when the sheep were feeble, he did not put them in; so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's.

Wild Animals Devouring

Genesis 37:20

now therefore, come and let us slay him and cast him into a cistern, and we will say, Some evil beast has devoured him; and we shall see what will become of his dreams.