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Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kinds, cattle, and creeping things, and beasts of the earth after their kinds: and it was so

Job 12:7

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach you; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell you:

Genesis 9:2

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

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Animals » Lions » Sheep

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown lambs among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my wages.

Deuteronomy 18:4

The firstfruit also of your grain, of your wine, and of your oil, and the first of the fleece of your sheep, shall you give him.

Deuteronomy 32:14

Curds of the cattle, and milk of the flock, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the finest of the wheat; and you did drink the pure blood of the grape.

2 Chronicles 7:5

And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

Animals » Names of » Deer

Psalm 42:1

[To the Chief Musician. A maschil, for the Sons of Korah.] As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

Deuteronomy 14:5

The hare, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the ibex, and the antelope, and the mountain sheep.

2 Samuel 2:18

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

2 Samuel 22:34

He makes my feet like hinds' feet: and sets me upon my high places.

1 Chronicles 12:8

And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David at the stronghold in the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the gazelles 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 living creatures, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshiped God,

Isaiah 30:6

The burden concerning the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from where come the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the backs of young donkeys, and their treasures upon the humps 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 till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.

Animals » Names of » Camels

Judges 6:5

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.

Job 1:3

His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; 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 male donkeys, and menservants, and maidservants, and female donkeys, and camels.

Genesis 30:43

And the man increased exceedingly, and had large flocks, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and donkeys.

Leviticus 11:4

Nevertheless these shall you not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as 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 you shall kill the bullock before the LORD, by the door of the tabernacle of meeting.

Exodus 29:36

And you shall offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement: and you shall cleanse the altar, when you have made an atonement for it, and you shall anoint it, to sanctify it.

Leviticus 4:4

And he shall bring the bullock unto the door of the tabernacle of meeting 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 you prepare a bullock for a burnt offering, or for a sacrifice in performing a vow, or peace offerings 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 barrels with water, and pour it on the burnt sacrifice, and on the wood.

Animals » Lions » Characteristics of

Deuteronomy 33:22

And of 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 you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have found out my riddle.

2 Samuel 17:10

And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man, and they who are with him are valiant men.

Job 10:16

For it increases. You hunt me as a fierce lion: and again you show yourself awesome against me.

Psalm 17:12

Like as a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.

Animals » Names of » Cattle

Genesis 1:25

And God made the beasts of the earth after their kinds, and cattle after their kinds, and every thing that creeps upon the earth after its kind: and God saw that it was good.

Genesis 31:18

And he carried away all his cattle, and all his goods which he had gotten, the cattle of his getting, which he had gotten in Paddanaram, to go to Isaac his father in the land of Canaan.

Exodus 9:4

And the LORD shall make distinction between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all belonging to the children of Israel.

Exodus 20:10

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates:

Numbers 32:1

Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for cattle;

Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the wages of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD your God for any vow: for even both of these are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by, and meddles with a quarrel 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, You shall not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treads out the grain. Does God care for oxen?

Genesis 9:9-10

And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your descendants after you; And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

Animals » Names of » Asses, beasts of burden

Genesis 22:3

And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his donkey, 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

And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto you, that you have smitten me these three times?

Judges 5:10

Speak, you that ride on white donkeys, you that sit in judgment, and walk by the way.

Judges 10:4

And he had thirty sons that rode on thirty donkey colts, and they had thirty cities, which are called Havothjair 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

You shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the serpent shall you trample under feet.

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the poison of serpents, and the cruel venom of asps.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in its fortresses: and it shall be a habitation of jackals, and a court for ostriches.

Jeremiah 9:11

And I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, and a den of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:37

And Babylon shall become a heap, a dwelling place for jackals, 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 cloven footed, yet it chews not the cud; it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 65:4

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

Isaiah 66:17

They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens following one in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, says the LORD.

Matthew 7:6

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

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

Animals » Laws concerning

Exodus 20:10

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates:

Exodus 21:28-36

If an ox gores a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear. But if the ox were accustomed to gore with its horn in time past, and it has been testified to its owner, and he has not kept it in, but that it has killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and its owner also shall be put to death. If there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatsoever 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 manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or a donkey fall in it; The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the dead beast shall be his. And if one man's ox hurts another's, that it dies; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; and the dead ox also they shall divide. Or if it be known that the ox was accustomed to gore in time past, and its owner has not kept it 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 be found breaking in, and be smitten that he dies, there shall no blood be shed for him. If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. read more.
If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or donkey, or sheep; he shall restore double.

Animals » Names of » Leopards

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon: 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 also 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 little child shall lead them.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Hosea 13:7

Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them:

More verses: Habakkuk 1:8

Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:

2 Samuel 17:8

For, said Hushai, you know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and your 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 there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tore forty and two of the youths.

Proverbs 17:12

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

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Animals » Instincts of

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle stirs up its nest, flutters over its young, spreads abroad its wings, takes them, bears them on its 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, you 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 badgers are but a feeble folk, yet they make their houses in the rocks; The locusts have no king, yet they go forth all of them by bands; read more.
The spider takes hold with its hands, and is in kings' palaces.

Animals » Names of » Horses

Deuteronomy 17:16

But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: since as the LORD has said unto you, you shall return no more that way again.

2 Kings 23:11

And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the court, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire.

Job 39:19

Have you given the horse strength? have you clothed his neck with thunder?

Psalm 32:9

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

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 female goat three years old, and a ram three years old, and a turtle dove, and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 4:24

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

Leviticus 16:15

Then shall he kill the goat of the sin offering, that is for the people, and bring his blood within the veil, and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the mercy seat, and before the mercy seat:

Judges 13:19

So Manoah took a kid with a grain offering, and offered it upon a rock unto the LORD: and the angel did a wondrous thing; and Manoah and his wife looked on.

2 Chronicles 29:23

And they brought forth the male goats for the sin offering before the king and the congregation; and they laid their hands upon them:

Animals » Habits of

Psalm 29:9

The voice of the LORD makes the hinds to calve, and strips bare the forests: and in his temple does every one speak of his glory.

Job 12:7-8

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach you; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell you: Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach you: and the fish of the sea shall declare unto you.

Job 40:20

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

Psalm 104:20-25

You make darkness, and it is night: in which all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God. The sun arises, they gather themselves together, and lay themselves down in their dens. read more.
Man goes forth unto his work and to his labor until the evening. O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches. So is this great and wide sea, which teems with things innumerable, both small and great.

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 goes up, he shall even break down their stone wall.

Judges 15:4

And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turned tail to tail, and put a torch in the midst between two tails.

Psalm 63:10

They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

Song of Songs 2:15

Catch us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.

Animals » Names of » Lambs, for offerings

Exodus 29:39

The one lamb you shall offer in the morning; and the other lamb you shall offer in the evening:

Leviticus 3:7

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

Leviticus 4:32

And if he brings a lamb for a sin offering, he shall bring it a female without blemish.

Leviticus 5:6

And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD for his sin which he has sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.

Numbers 6:12

And he shall consecrate unto the LORD the days of his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering: but the days that were before shall be lost, because his separation 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 every man got him up upon his mule, and fled.

2 Samuel 18:9

And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught fast in the oak, and he was left hanging between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.

Psalm 32:9

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

1 Kings 1:33

The king also said unto them, Take with you the servants 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 on the horse, on the mule, on the camel, and on the donkey, and on all the beasts that shall be in these tents, so shall this plague be.

Animals » Lions » Rams, used in sacrifices

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old, and a female goat three years old, and a ram three years old, and a turtle dove, and a young pigeon.

Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind 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

You shall also take one ram; and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram.

Leviticus 5:15

If a soul commits a trespass, and sins through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his trespass unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with your valuation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:

Numbers 5:8

But if the man has no kinsman to make restitution for the trespass unto, let the restitution for the trespass be unto the LORD, even to the priest; besides the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him.

Animals » Homes of

Psalm 104:20-25

You make darkness, and it is night: in which all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their food from God. The sun arises, they gather themselves together, and lay themselves down in their dens. read more.
Man goes forth unto his work and to his labor until the evening. O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches. So is this great and wide sea, which teems with things innumerable, both small and great.

Isaiah 34:14

The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the hyenas, and the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; the night creature also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest.

Job 24:5

Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, go they 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 wild ox.

Deuteronomy 33:17

His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of a wild ox: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

Job 39:9

Will the wild ox be willing to serve you, or abide by your crib?

Psalm 29:6

He makes them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young wild ox.

Isaiah 34:7

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

Animals » Sent in judgment

Leviticus 26:22

I will also send wild animals among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your highways 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. Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against you; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.

Deuteronomy 8:15

Who led you through that great and terrible wilderness, in which were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and thirsty land, where there was no water; who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint;

Deuteronomy 28:26

And your carcasses shall be food unto all fowls of the air, and unto the animals of the earth, and no man shall frighten them away.

Ezekiel 5:17

So will I send upon you famine and wild beasts, and they shall bereave you; and pestilence and blood shall pass through you; and I will bring the sword upon you. I the LORD have spoken it.

Animals » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 7:21

Moreover the soul that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man, or any unclean animal, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain unto the LORD, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 20:25

You shall therefore make a distinction between clean animals and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and you shall not make your souls abominable by animal, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creeps on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

You shall not eat any abominable thing. These are the animals which you shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, The hare, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the ibex, and the antelope, and the mountain sheep. read more.
And every animal that parts the hoof, and has the hoof split in two, and chews the cud, among the animals, that you shall eat. Nevertheless these you shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that have cloven hooves; as the camel, and the hare, and the rock badger: for they chew the cud, but divide not the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you. And the swine, because it divides the hoof, yet chews not the cud, it is unclean unto you: you shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcass. These you shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall you eat: And whatsoever has not fins and scales you may not eat; it is unclean unto you. Of all clean birds you shall eat. But these are they of which you shall not eat: the eagle, and the vulture, and the osprey, And the buzzard, and the falcon, and the kite after their kinds, And every raven after its kind, And the ostrich, and the nighthawk, and the sea gull, and the hawk after their kinds, The little owl, and the great owl, and the water hen, And the pelican, and the carrion vulture, and the cormorant, And the stork, and the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat. And every winged insect is unclean unto you: they shall not be eaten. But of all clean fowls you may eat.

Acts 10:11-15

And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet held at the four corners, and let down to the earth: In which were all manner of four-footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, 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 anything that is common or unclean. And the voice spoke unto him again the second time, What God has cleansed, that call not common.

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Animals » Instruments of God's will

Joel 1:4

That which the cutting locust has left has the swarming locust eaten; and that which the swarming locust has left has the crawling locust eaten; and that which the crawling locust has left has the consuming locust eaten.

Joshua 24:12

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; but not with your sword, nor with your 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

And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto you, that you have 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 servants, that I might show these my signs before him: And that you may tell in the ears of your son, and of your son's son, what things I have done in Egypt, and my signs which I have done among them; that you may know that I am the LORD. And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus says the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me. read more.
Else, if you refuse to let my people go, behold, tomorrow will I bring the locusts into your land: And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one cannot 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 grows for you out of the field: And they shall fill your houses, and the houses of all your servants, and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither your fathers, nor your fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto this day. And he turned, and went out from Pharaoh. And Pharaoh's servants 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: know you 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: but who are they that shall go? And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go; for we must hold a feast unto the LORD. And he said unto them, Let the LORD be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: look to it; for evil is before you. Not so: go now you that are men, and serve the LORD; for that you did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence. And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even 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 rested in all the country of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such. For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs 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 you, my sin only this once, and entreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only. And he went out from Pharaoh, and entreated 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 land of Egypt. But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

More verses: Jeremiah 8:17

Animals » Cruelty to

Numbers 22:27

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

2 Samuel 8:4

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

1 Chronicles 18:4

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: David also hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them a 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 beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moves upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

Psalm 8:6

You made him to have dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet:

Hebrews 2:8

You have 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 see not yet all things 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 female goat three years old, and a ram three years old, and a turtle dove, and a young pigeon.

Numbers 19:2

This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD has commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring you a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came a yoke:

Deuteronomy 21:3

And it shall be, that the city which is nearest unto the slain man, even the elders of that city shall take a heifer, which has never been worked, and which has not pulled in the yoke;

Hebrews 9:13

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

Animals » Lions » General references to

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:

Judges 14:5

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

1 Kings 13:24

And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and his carcass was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it, the lion also stood by the carcass.

Daniel 6:19

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

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

1 Kings 4:28

Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds brought they unto the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge.

Esther 8:10

And he wrote in king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the king's ring, and sent letters by couriers on horseback, and riding on royal horses bred from swift horses:

Isaiah 60:6

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

Jeremiah 2:23

How can you say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? see your way in the valley, know what you have done: you are a swift dromedary traversing her ways;

Animals » Suffer under divine judgments, sent upon man

Jeremiah 7:20

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; 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 mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell in it? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our latter end.

Jeremiah 21:6

And I will strike 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 trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out my hand upon it, and will break its supply of bread, and will send famine upon it, and will cut off man and beast from it:

Ezekiel 14:17

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

Animals » Lions » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

But he that is a hireling, and not the 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 shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Animals » Names of » Calves

Genesis 18:7

And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetched 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 fatted calf in the house; and she hastened, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread of it:

Amos 6:4

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch yourselves upon your 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 you, and bless you, and multiply you: he will also bless the fruit of your womb, and the fruit of your land, your grain, and your wine, and your oil, the increase of your cattle, and the flocks of your sheep, in the land which he swore unto your fathers to give you.

1 Samuel 6:7

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

Genesis 32:15

Thirty milch camels with their colts, forty cows, and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys, and ten he-donkeys.

Animals » Names of » Conies, rock rabbits

Leviticus 11:5

And the rock badger, because it chews the cud, but divides not the hoof; it is unclean unto you.

Psalm 104:18

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the badgers.

Proverbs 30:26

The badgers 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 beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moves upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green plants have I given you all things.

Leviticus 11:3

Whatsoever parts the hoof, and is cloven footed, 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: whatsoever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, them shall you eat.

Leviticus 11:21-22

Yet these may you eat of every winged insect that goes upon all fours, which have legs above their feet, to leap with upon the earth; Even these of them you may eat; the locust after its kind, and the bald locust after its kind, and the cricket after its kind, and the grasshopper after its kind.

Deuteronomy 14:4-6

These are the animals which you shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, The hare, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the ibex, and the antelope, and the mountain sheep. And every animal that parts the hoof, and has the hoof split in two, and chews the cud, among the animals, that you shall eat.

Animals » Lions » Mice

Isaiah 66:17

They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens following one in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, says the LORD.

Leviticus 11:29

These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the great lizard after its kind,

1 Samuel 6:4

Then said they, What shall be the trespass offering which we shall return to him? They answered, Five golden tumors, and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines: for one plague was on you all, and on your lords.

Animals » Humaneness to (toward animals and other creatures)

Exodus 23:5

If you see the donkey of him who hates you lying under its burden, and would refrain to help him, you shall surely help with him.

Deuteronomy 22:6

If a bird's nest happens to be before you in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they are young ones, or eggs, and the mother sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young:

Luke 14:5

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

Animals » God's control of

Psalm 91:13

You shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the serpent shall you trample under feet.

Isaiah 11:6

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

Isaiah 11:8

And the nursing child shall play over the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the adder's den.

Isaiah 35:9

No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up on it, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there:

Animals » Lions » Vipers, poisonous serpents

Isaiah 30:6

The burden concerning the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from where come the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the backs of young donkeys, and their treasures upon the humps 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 viper's eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eats of their eggs dies, and from that which is crushed a viper breaks out.

Animals » Nature of

Psalm 32:9

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

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

I said in my heart concerning the condition of the sons of men, that God might reveal them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; the same thing befalls them: as the one dies, so dies the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man has no advantage over a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. read more.
Who knows the spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that 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 shall you bring into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female. Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after its kind, two of every sort shall come unto you, to keep them alive.

Genesis 7:2-3

Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep their kind 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 heaven were opened.

More verses: Genesis 8:19

Animals » Possessed of devils

Matthew 8:31-32

So the demons besought him, saying, If you cast us out, allow us to go away into the herd of swine. And he said unto them, Go. And when they came 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 Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (there were about two thousand;) and were drowned in the sea.

Luke 8:33

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

Animals » Names of » Elephants

1 Kings 10:22

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

Job 40:15

Behold now behemoth, which I made with you; 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 small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be boils breaking forth with sores upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt. And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became boils breaking forth with sores upon man, and upon beast.

Exodus 9:19

Send therefore now, and gather your cattle, and all that you have in the field; for upon every man and beast that 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 living creatures after their kinds, cattle, and creeping things, and beasts of the earth after their kinds: 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 Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was its name.

Jeremiah 27:5

I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed right unto me.

Animals » Facts about breeding

Genesis 30:35-43

And he removed that day the male goats that were striped and spotted, and all the female 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 plane tree; and peeled white streaks 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 flocks striped, speckled, and spotted. And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the striped, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves, and put them not with Laban's flock. And it came to pass, when the stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods. But when the cattle were feeble, he put them not in: so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's. And the man increased exceedingly, and had large flocks, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and donkeys.

Genesis 31:8-9

If he said thus, The speckled shall be your wages; then all the cattle bore speckled: and if he said thus, The striped shall be your wages; then bore all the flock striped. Thus God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me.

Animals » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 7:2-8

Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep their kind alive upon the face of all the earth. For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living thing that I have made will I 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 beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of everything that creeps upon the earth,

Animals » Cruelty to » Houghing horses

2 Samuel 8:4

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

1 Chronicles 18:4

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

Animals » Lions » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

The hare, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the ibex, and the antelope, and the mountain sheep.

Animals » Names of » Chameleon

Leviticus 11:30

And the gecko, and the monitor lizard, and the wall lizard, and the sand lizard, and the chameleon.

Animals » Names of » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

And the gecko, and the monitor lizard, and the wall lizard, and the sand lizard, and the chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Lizards

Leviticus 11:30

And the gecko, and the monitor lizard, and the wall lizard, and the sand lizard, and the chameleon.

Animals » Lions » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the great lizard after its kind,

Animals » Under the curse

Genesis 3:14

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon your belly shall you go, and dust shall you eat all the days of your 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 creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for I am sorry that I have made them.

Animals » Names of » Greyhound

Proverbs 30:31

A greyhound; a male goat also; and a king, against whom there is no rising 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 in three years came the navy of Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Animals » Perish at death

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 donkey, and his two servants were with him. And the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and the donkey turned aside out of the way, and went into the field: and Balaam struck the donkey, to turn her into the way. But the angel of the LORD stood in a path of the vineyards, a wall being on one side, and a wall on the other side. read more.
And when the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she thrust herself unto the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall: and he struck her again. And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left. And when the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she fell down under Balaam: and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with a staff. And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto you, that you have smitten me these three times? And Balaam said unto the donkey, Because you have mocked me: I would there were a sword in my hand, for now would I kill you. And the donkey said unto Balaam, Am not I your donkey, upon which you have ridden ever since I became yours unto this day? was I ever accustomed to do so unto you? And he said, Nay. 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 have you struck your donkey these three times? behold, I went out to withstand you, because your way is perverse before me: And the donkey saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I would have slain you, and saved her alive.

Animals » Names of » Boars

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the wood does waste it, and the wild beast of the field does devour 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 mine. If I were hungry, I would not tell you: 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 struck also the enclosures of cattle, 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 you; he eats grass as an ox.

Animals » Paul contends with

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

Genesis 33:17

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Animals » Menstruation of

Jeremiah 2:24

A wild donkey used to the wilderness, that sniffs in the wind in her desire; in her mating time who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.

Animals » Food of

Genesis 1:30

And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to everything that creeps upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green plant for food: and it was so.

Animals » Named

Genesis 2:20

And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a helper suitable for him.

Idolatry » Objects of » Animals

Romans 1:23

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

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 beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moves upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green plants have I given you all things. read more.
But flesh with its life, which is its blood, shall you not eat.

Wicked people » Compared with » Animals

Topics on Animals

A Thousand Animals

9;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 At Specific Ages

2;12;5

Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: you shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:

Animals Cut In Pieces

2;29;17

And you shall cut the ram in pieces, and wash its entrails, and its legs, and put them with its pieces, and with its head.

Animals Eating

2;22;5

If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his animal, 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

1;37;20

Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast has devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

Animals Falling

2;21;33

And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or a donkey fall in it;

Animals Fate After Death

19;49;12

Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Animals Forsaking

18;39;14

Which leaves her eggs in the earth, and warms them in dust,

Animals Going Astray

2;23;4

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.

Animals Going To Heaven

21;3;21

Who knows the spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward to the earth?

Animals Having A Soul

21;3;21

Who knows the spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward to the earth?

Animals In Heaven

66;19;11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon it was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he does judge and make war.

Animals Killing

11;13;24

And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and his carcass was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it, the lion also stood by the carcass.

Animals Mating

1;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

1;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 Serving Human Needs

1;3;21

Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

Animals Suckling

1;32;15

Thirty milch camels with their colts, forty cows, and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys, and ten he-donkeys.

Animals Torn To Pieces

1;31;39

That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto you; I bore the loss of it; of my hand did you require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.

Animals, Care For

1;9;8-10

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

Animals, Cruelty Towards

1;33;13-15

And he said unto him, My lord knows that the children are frail, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.

Animals, Figurative Use

1;49;9-14

Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, you are gone up: he stooped down, he crouched as a lion, and as a lioness; who shall rouse him up?

Animals, God's Care Of

19;147;9

He gives to the beast its food, and to the young ravens that cry.

Animals, religious role of

36;1;3

I will consume man and beast; I will consume the fowls of the heaven, and the fish of the sea, and the stumbling blocks with the wicked; and I will cut off man from off the land, says the LORD.

Animals, Types Of

5;14;5

The hare, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the ibex, and the antelope, and the mountain sheep.

Beating Animals

4;22;23

And the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and the donkey turned aside out of the way, and went into the field: and Balaam struck the donkey, to turn her into the way.

Binding As Animals

19;118;27

God is the LORD, who has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.

Black Animals

1;30;32

I will pass through all your flock today, removing from there all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown lambs among the sheep, and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and of such shall be my wages.

Bodies Of Animals

2;12;46

In one house shall it be eaten; you shall not carry forth any of the flesh outside of the house; neither shall you break a bone of it.

Both Men And Animals Affected

26;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

1;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 creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for I am sorry that I have made them.

Both Men And Animals Saved

26;36;11

And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you according to your former times, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Caring For Animals

20;12;10

A righteous man regards the life of his animal: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Clean Animals

22;6;6

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

Corpses Of Animals

2;21;35

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

Driving Out Animals

1;15;11

And when the birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

Fat Animals

1;41;2

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

Fat Of Animals

3;7;23

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

Fear And Animals

1;9;2

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

Feeding Animals

1;24;25

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

Female Animals

4;15;27

And if any soul sins through ignorance, then he shall bring a female goat of the first year for a sin offering.

Five Animals

2;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

38;1;18

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

Killing Domesticated Animals

2;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 to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

Killing Wild Animals

34;2;13

Behold, I am against you, says the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour your young lions: and I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voice of your messengers shall no more be heard.

Male And Female Animals

3;3;1

And if his offering be a sacrifice of a peace offering, if he offer it of the herd; whether it be a male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.

Male Animals

3;22;19

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

Men Similar To Animals

19;49;12

Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Miscarrying Animals

1;31;38

This twenty years have I been with you; your ewes and your female goats have not cast their young, and the rams of your flock have I not eaten.

Noting What Animals Eat

3;11;3

Whatsoever parts the hoof, and is cloven footed, and chews the cud, among the animals, that shall you eat.

Putting Animals Down

1;24;11

And he made his camels to 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

4;19;2

This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD has commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring you a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came a yoke:

Relation Of Animals To Man

1;9;2

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

Rules About Killing Animals

2;13;13

And every firstling of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb; and if you will not redeem it, then you shall break its neck: and all the firstborn of man among your children shall you redeem.

Satan, Compared With Animals

19;91;3

Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence.

Separating Animals

1;30;40

And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the striped, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves, and put them not with Laban's flock.

Seven Animals

1;7;2

Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

Sick Animals

39;1;8

And if you offer the blind for a sacrifice, is it not evil? and if you offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto your governor; will he be pleased with you, or accept your person? says the LORD of hosts.

Strength Of Animals

1;30;41

And it came to pass, when the stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods.

Taking Animals

1;30;35

And he removed that day the male goats that were striped and spotted, and all the female 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

1;24;10

And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.

Thighs Of Animals

2;29;22

Also you shall take of the ram the fat and the fat tail, and the fat that covers the entrails, and the fat above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:

Three Animals

9;10;3

Then shall you go on forward from there, and you shall come to the oak of Tabor, and there shall meet you three men going up to God to Bethel, one carrying three kids, and another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a skin of wine:

Trampling Animals

19;91;13

You shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the serpent shall you trample under feet.

Twelve Animals

4;7;87

All the oxen for the burnt offering were twelve bullocks, the rams twelve, the lambs of the first year twelve, with their grain offering: and the kids of the goats for sin offering twelve.

Two Animals

1;6;19

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

Unclean Animals

1;7;2

Of every clean beast you shall take to you by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

Weak Animals

1;30;42

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

Wild Animals Devouring

1;37;20

Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast has devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.