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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.

Daniel 7:17

These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise in the earth.

Daniel 7:19

Then I had the desire to know the truth regarding the fourth beast, which was so different from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured and broke in pieces and trod down that which was left with its feet;

Daniel 8:4

I saw that the ram smote with the horns to the west, to the north, and to the south and that no beast could stand before him, nor could anyone escape from his hand; but he did according to his will and made himself great.

Acts 10:12

in which were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air.

Revelation 4:6-9

And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal, and in the midst of the throne and round about the throne were four animals full of eyes in front and behind. And the first animal was like a lion and the second animal like a calf, and the third animal had a face as a man, and the fourth animal was like a flying eagle. And the four animals had each of them six wings about him, and they were full of eyes within, and they did not cease day or night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come.read more.
And when those animals give glory and honour and praise to the one that is seated on the throne, who lives for ever and ever,

Revelation 5:6-14

And I saw, and, behold, in the midst of the throne and of the four animals and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that was seated upon the throne. And when he had taken the book, the four animals and the twenty-four elders fell on their faces before the Lamb, each one of them having harps, and golden vials full of incense, which are the prayers of saints.read more.
And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us unto God by thy blood, out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation and hast made us unto our God kings and priests, and we shall reign on the earth. And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and of the animals and of the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to take power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing. And I heard every creature which is in heaven and upon the earth and under the earth and such as are upon the sea and all that are in it, saying, Blessing and honour and glory and power, be unto him that is seated upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever. And the four animals said, Amen. And the twenty-four elders fell on their faces and worshipped him that lives for ever and ever.

Revelation 6:1-7

And I saw when the Lamb had opened the first seal, and I heard the first of the four animals, saying as with a voice of thunder, Come and see. And I saw and, behold, a white horse; and he that was seated upon him had a bow, and a crown was given unto him, and he went forth victorious, that he might also overcome. And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second animal, which said, Come and see.read more.
And another horse went forth that was red, and unto him that was seated thereon was given power to take away the peace of the earth and that they should kill one another; and there was given unto him a great sword. And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third animal, which said, Come and see. And I saw and, behold, a black horse, and he that was seated upon him had a yoke in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four animals, which said, A choenix of wheat for a denarius and three choenix of barley for a denarius; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth animal, which said, Come and see.

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,

Revelation 11:7

And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them and shall overcome them and kill them.

Revelation 14:3-9

and they sang as it were a new song before the throne and before the four animals and the elders; and no one could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth. These are those who are not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These are redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile, for they are without blemish before the throne of God.read more.
And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the eternal gospel that he might evangelize those that dwell on the earth and every nation and kindred and tongue and people, saying with a loud voice, Fear God and give glory to him, for the hour of his judgment is come; and worship him that has made the heaven and the earth and the sea and the fountains of waters. And another angel followed, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she has given all the Gentiles to drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If anyone worships the beast and its image and receives the mark in his forehead or in his hand,

Revelation 15:2

And I saw, as it were, a sea of glass mingled with fire and those that had gotten the victory over the beast and over its image and over its mark and over the number of its name stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

Revelation 16:2-10

And the first went and poured out his vial upon the earth; and an evil and grievous sore fell upon the men who had the mark of the beast and upon those who worshipped its image. And the second angel poured out his vial into the sea; and it became blood as of a dead man, and every living soul died in the sea. And the third angel poured out his vial into the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.read more.
And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, who art and wast the Holy one because thou hast judged these things; for they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they deserve it. And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments. And the fourth angel poured out his vial against the sun; and it was given unto it to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who has authority over these plagues; and they did not repent to give him glory. And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the throne of the beast; and its kingdom was filled with darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

Revelation 19:4-19

And the twenty-four elders and the four animals fell upon their faces and worshipped God that was seated upon the throne, saying, Amen! Halelu-JAH! And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his slaves and ye that fear him, both small and great. And I heard as it were the voice of a great company and as the voice of many waters and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Halelu-JAH; for the Lord God almighty reigns.read more.
Let us be glad and rejoice and give glory to him; for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his bride has made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright: for the fine linen is the righteousness of the saints. And he said unto me, Write, Blessed are those who are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he said unto me, These are the true words of God. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. And I saw the heaven open, and behold a white horse; and he that was seated upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. And his eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no one has known, but he himself. And he was clothed with a garment dipped in blood; and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies that are in the heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the Gentiles; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; and he treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And he has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that flew in the midst of the heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God, that ye may eat flesh of kings and flesh of captains, and flesh of mighty men and flesh of horses and of those that sit on them and the flesh of everyone, free and bond, both small and great. And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war against him that was seated upon the horse and against his army.

Revelation 20:4-10

And I saw thrones, and those who sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them; and I saw the souls of those that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not worshipped the beast neither its image neither had received its mark upon their foreheads or in their hands; and they shall live and reign with Christ the thousand years. But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is he that has part in the first resurrection; on such the second death has no authority, but they shall be priests of God and of the Christ and shall reign with him a thousand years.read more.
And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison and shall go out to deceive the Gentiles which are upon the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle; the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. And they went up on the breadth of the earth and compassed the camp of the saints about and the beloved city; and fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them. And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and they shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

Revelation 6:1-8

And I saw when the Lamb had opened the first seal, and I heard the first of the four animals, saying as with a voice of thunder, Come and see. And I saw and, behold, a white horse; and he that was seated upon him had a bow, and a crown was given unto him, and he went forth victorious, that he might also overcome. And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second animal, which said, Come and see.read more.
And another horse went forth that was red, and unto him that was seated thereon was given power to take away the peace of the earth and that they should kill one another; and there was given unto him a great sword. And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third animal, which said, Come and see. And I saw and, behold, a black horse, and he that was seated upon him had a yoke in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four animals, which said, A choenix of wheat for a denarius and three choenix of barley for a denarius; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth animal, which said, Come and see. And I looked and, behold, a green horse, and he that was seated upon him was named Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given unto him over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword and with hunger and with death and with the beasts of the earth.

Revelation 14:3

and they sang as it were a new song before the throne and before the four animals and the elders; and no one could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth.

Revelation 15:7

And one of the four animals gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God, who lives for ever and ever.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall visit punishment upon leviathan the fleeing serpent, and upon leviathan that serpent of double vision; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Job 40:15-24

Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eats grass as an ox. Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. He moves his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.read more.
His bones are as strong as brass; his members are like bars of iron. He is the beginning of the ways of God; he that made him shall make his sword draw near unto him. Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play. He shall lie down under the shade, in the covert of the reeds and of the damp places. The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about. Behold, he shall drink up a river and not change; he trusts that he can draw up the Jordan into his mouth. His maker shall take him by the weakness of his eyes in a snare, and pierce through his nose.

Leviticus 11:3

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

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.

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.

Psalm 50:11

I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are with me.

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.

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.

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 35:11

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

From Thematic Bible


Beasts » Often used as instruments of punishment

Deuteronomy 32:24

They shall be consumed with hunger and devoured with burning heat and with bitter destruction; I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.

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.

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.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will visit over them four kinds of evil, saith the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven and the beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Beasts » Subjection of

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.

Beasts » Not to be eaten alive or with blood

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure not to eat the blood; for the blood is the soul (or the life), and thou art not to eat the soul with its flesh.

Beasts » Often cut off for the sins of men

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.

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.

Genesis 7:23

And every substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man and cattle and the animals and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth, and only Noah remained alive and those that were with him in the ark.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the earth shall mourn, and every one that dwells therein shall be cut off, with the beasts of the field and the fowls of heaven; and even the fishes of the sea shall be caught.

Beasts » That died naturally or were torn, not to be eaten

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

Leviticus 17:15

And any person that eats that which died of itself or that which was torn by beasts whether it is a natural of your own country or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening; then he shall be clean.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Persecutors

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Not eaten

Leviticus 11:4-8

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. And the coney because it chews the cud, but divides not the hoof: it is unclean unto you. And the hare because it chews the cud, but divides not the hoof: it is unclean unto you. read more.
And the swine though it divides the hoof and is clovenfooted, yet it chews not the cud: it is unclean to you. Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcase you shall not touch: they are unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 1:7-8

turn and take your journey and go to the mount of the Amorite and unto all the places nearby, in the plain, in the hills, and in the valleys and to the Negev and by the sea side to the land of the Canaanite and unto Lebanon unto the great river, the river Euphrates. Behold, I have given the land in your presence; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, that he would give unto them and to their seed after them.

Beasts » Clean » Sheep

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.

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,

Beasts » Clean » Used for food

Leviticus 11:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, These are the animals which ye shall eat among all the animals that are on the earth.

Deuteronomy 12:15

Notwithstanding, thou may kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, according to the desire of thy soul, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he has given thee; the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck and as of the hart.

Beasts » Clean and 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.

Beasts » Illustrative of » AntiChrist

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and those who sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them; and I saw the souls of those that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not worshipped the beast neither its image neither had received its mark upon their foreheads or in their hands; and they shall live and reign with Christ the thousand years.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and its feet were as the feet of a bear, and its mouth as the mouth of a lion; and the dragon gave it his power and his throne and great authority.

Beasts » Domestic » Not to be cruelly used

Numbers 22:27-32

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. read more.
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.

Beasts » Domestic » To be taken care of

Leviticus 25:7

and for thy beast and for the animals that are in thy land shall all the fruit thereof be food.

Beasts » Unclean » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

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

Deuteronomy 14:7

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;

Beasts » Unclean » Fox

Psalm 63:10

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

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with flagons of wine, strengthen me with apples; for I am sick with love.

Beasts » Clean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:3

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

Deuteronomy 14:6

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.

Beasts » Exposure to wild

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.

Daniel 6:16

Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king, speaking unto Daniel, said, Thy God whom thou servest continually, may he deliver thee.

Beasts » Clean » Roebuck

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.

Beasts » Domestic » To enjoy the sabbath

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;

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day is the sabbath unto the LORD thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou nor thy son nor thy daughter nor thy manslave nor thy maidslave nor thine ox nor thine ass nor any animal of thine nor thy stranger that is within thy gates, that thy manslave and thy maidslave may rest as well as thou.

Beasts » Clean » Ox

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,

Exodus 21:28

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Camel

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.

Genesis 24:64

And Rebekah also lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.

Beasts » Unclean » Mouse

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

Beasts » Unclean » Mule

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.

1 Kings 10:25

And they each one brought his presents each year, vessels of gold and vessels of silver and garments and arms and spices, horses, and mules.

Beasts » Unclean » Coney

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Mole

Leviticus 11:30

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

Isaiah 2:20

In that day man shall cast his idols of silver and his idols of gold (which they made each one for himself to worship) into the caves of the moles and of the bats,

Beasts » Unclean » 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 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.

Beasts » Many kinds of, noisome and destructive

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.

Leviticus 26:6

For I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and no one shall make you afraid; and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

Beasts » Illustrative of » People of different nations

Daniel 4:12

His leaves were fair, and his fruit abundant, and in him was food for all; underneath him the beasts of the field lay down in his shadow, and in his branches dwelt the fowls of the heaven, and all flesh was fed of him.

Daniel 4:21-22

whose leaves were fair and his fruit abundant and in him was food for all, under whom the beasts of the field dwelt, and in whose branches the fowls of the heaven dwelt: it is thou, O king, that grew and made thyself strong; for thy greatness has grown and has reached unto heaven, and thy dominion to the end of the earth.

Beasts » Found in » Fields

Deuteronomy 7:22

And the LORD thy God will put out those Gentiles before thee little by little; thou may not consume them at once lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.

Joel 2:22

Be not afraid, ye animals of the field; for the pastures of the wilderness shall become green again, for the trees shall bear their fruit, the fig tree and the vine shall give their fruits.

Beasts » Many kinds of, domestic

Genesis 36:6

And Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all the persons of his house and his cattle and all his beasts and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan, and went into another country from the face of his brother Jacob.

Genesis 45:17

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, Do this: lade your beasts and go, return unto the land of Canaan

Beasts » Subjects of God's care

Psalm 104:10-11

Thou art he who sends the springs into the valleys, which run among the mountains. They give drink to every beast of the field; the wild asses quench their thirst.

Beasts » Unclean » Badger

Exodus 25:5

and rams' skins dyed red and badgers' skins and cedar wood,

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed thee also with broidered work and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I clothed thee with silk.

Beasts » Unclean » Ass

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.

Matthew 21:2

saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied and a colt with her; loose them and bring them unto me.

Beasts » Clean » Hart

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,

Job 39:1

Knowest thou the time when the mountain goats bring forth? Hast thou observed when the hinds calve?

Beasts » Power over, given to man

Beasts » Created by God

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Dromedary

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,

Beasts » Unclean » Wolf

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.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin, ravening wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and in the evening he shall divide the spoil.

Beasts » Illustrative of » UnGodly professors

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,

Jude 1:10

But these speak evil of those things which they do not know; but what they know by nature as animals without reason, in those things they corrupt themselves.

Beasts » Illustrative of » The wicked

Psalm 49:20

Man that is in honour that does not understand is like the beasts that are cut off.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Kingdoms

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.

Daniel 8:4

I saw that the ram smote with the horns to the west, to the north, and to the south and that no beast could stand before him, nor could anyone escape from his hand; but he did according to his will and made himself great.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of understanding

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 73:22

But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.

Beasts » Unclean » Dog

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

Luke 16:2

And he called him and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship, for thou may no longer be steward.

Beasts » Supply clothing to man

Job 31:20

if his loins have not blessed me and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

Beasts » Described as » By nature wild, &c

Psalm 50:11

I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are with me.

Beasts » Found in » Forests

Isaiah 56:9

All ye beasts of the field, all ye beasts of the forest; come to devour.

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many peoples as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep, who, if he goes through and treads down and tears in pieces, there are none that can escape.

Beasts » Frequently suffered on account of the sins of men

Joel 1:18

How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are perplexed because they have no pasture; the flocks of sheep are condemned.

Joel 1:20

The beasts of the field also cry unto thee for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire has devoured the meadows of the wilderness.

Beasts » Man by nature no better than

Ecclesiastes 3:18-19

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.

Beasts » Habitations of » Dens and caves

Job 38:40

when they crouch in their dens and abide in their lairs to lie in wait?

Beasts » Unclean » Wild ass

Job 6:5

Does the wild ass bray when he has grass? Does the ox low over his fodder?

Job 39:5-8

Who freed the wild ass, and who loosed its bands? Unto whom I made a house in the wilderness, and his dwellings in the salty land. He laughs at the multitude of the city, neither does he hearken to the voice of the exactor of tribute. read more.
The range of the mountains is his pasture, and he searches after every green thing.

Beasts » Unclean » Leopard

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.

Beasts » Found in » Mountains

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.

Beasts » Differ in flesh from birds and fishes

1 Corinthians 15:39

All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

Beasts » Clean » Fallow deer

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,

Beasts » Clean » Wild goat

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,

Beasts » Clean » Chamois

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,

Beasts » Clean » 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,

Beasts » Clean » Wild ox

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,

Beasts » Clean » Goat

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,

Beasts » No likeness of, to be worshipped

Deuteronomy 4:17

the likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl that flies in the air,

Beasts » Habitations of » Deserted cities

Isaiah 13:21-22

But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures, and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there. And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their palaces, and dragons in their pleasant palaces; and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.

Beasts » Unclean » Not offered in sacrifice

Leviticus 27:11

And if it is an unclean animal, which cannot be offered as a sacrifice unto the LORD, then he shall present the animal before the priest;

Beasts » Unclean » 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

Beasts » Unclean » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

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

Beasts » Unclean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:26

The carcasses of every animal which divides the hoof and is not clovenfooted, nor chews the cud, are unclean unto you; everyone that touches them shall be unclean.

Beasts » Received their names from adam

Genesis 2:19-20

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. 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.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of immortality

Psalm 49:12-15

Nevertheless man will not abide forever in honour; he is like the beasts that are cut off. This their way is their folly; yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. Like sheep they are laid in Sheol; death shall feed on them, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their beauty shall be consumed in the grave from their dwelling. read more.
Surely God will ransom my soul from the hand of Sheol when he shall take me. Selah.

Beasts » Unclean » Caused uncleanness when dead

Leviticus 5:2

Likewise the person who touches any unclean thing, whether it is a carcase of an unclean beast or a carcase of unclean animal or the carcase of an unclean serpent, even if it is hidden from him, he shall be unclean and guilty.

Beasts » Unclean » First-born of, redeemed

Numbers 18:15

Every thing that opens the womb in all flesh, which they shall offer unto the LORD, whether it is of men or animals, shall be thine; nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely ransom, and the firstborn of unclean animals shalt thou ransom.

Beasts » Unclean » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

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

Beasts » Unclean » Bear

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Lion

Judges 14:5-6

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. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand, but he did not make known unto his father or his mother what he had done.

Beasts » Unclean » Ape

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.

Beasts » Clean » First born of, not redeemed

Numbers 18:17

But the firstborn of a cow, or the firstborn of a sheep, or the firstborn of a goat, thou shalt not ransom; they are sanctified; thou shalt sprinkle their blood upon the altar and shalt burn their fat for an offering on fire, for an acceptable savour unto the LORD.

Beasts » Creation of, exhibits God's power

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.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of speech

2 Peter 2:16

and was rebuked for his iniquity; a dumb animal accustomed to a yoke (upon which he was seated), speaking with man's voice, hindered the madness of the prophet.

Beasts » Unclean » Horse

Job 39:19-25

Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him leap as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is formidable. He paws at the earth and rejoices in his strength; he goes forth to meet the armed men. read more.
He mocks fear and is not afraid; neither does he turn his face from the sword. The quiver rattles against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage; the sound of the shofar does not trouble him; for the blasts of the shofar fill him with courage; he smells the battle afar off, the thunder of the princes and the sound of the battle-cry.

Beasts » Found in » Deserts

Isaiah 13:21

But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures, and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.

Beasts » Clean » Used for sacrifice

Beasts » Herb of the field given to, for food

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.

Beasts » Made for the praise and glory of God

Psalm 148:10

beasts and all animals; creeping things and flying fowl,

Beasts » History of, written by solomon

1 Kings 4:33

And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springs out of the wall. He also spoke of animals and of fowl and of serpents and of fishes.

Beasts » Habitations of » Under spreading trees

Daniel 4:12

His leaves were fair, and his fruit abundant, and in him was food for all; underneath him the beasts of the field lay down in his shadow, and in his branches dwelt the fowls of the heaven, and all flesh was fed of him.

Beasts » Representations of, worshipped by the heathen

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.

Beasts » Early distinguished into clean and unclean

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.

Beasts » Given to man for food after the flood

Beasts » Instinctively fear 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.

Beasts » The property of God

Beasts » Described as » Possessed of instinct

Beasts » Described as » Being four-footed

Acts 10:12

in which were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air.

Beasts » Liable to diseases

Exodus 9:3

behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy livestock which are in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the cows, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous pestilence.

Beasts » Described as » Capable of being tamed

Beasts » Unclean » Behemoth

Job 40:15

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

Beasts » Lessons of wisdom to be learned from

Job 12:7

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

Wicked, the, are compared to » Beasts

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 Beasts

Four Beasts Of Daniel

Daniel 7:4

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings; I beheld until the its wings were plucked off, and it was removed from the earth, and it stood up on its feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Wild Beasts Subdued

Job 5:22

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh; neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth;