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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.

Daniel 7:17

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

Daniel 7:19

Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceedingly dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of bronze; which devoured, broke in pieces, and stamped the residue with its feet;

Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.

Acts 10:12

In which were all manner of four-footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, 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 living creatures full of eyes in front and behind. And the first living creature was like a lion, and the second living creature like a calf, and the third living creature had a face as a man, and the fourth living creature was like a flying eagle. And the four living creatures had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.read more.
And when those living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him that sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

Revelation 5:6-14

And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as though 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 scroll out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne. And when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of saints.read more.
And they sang a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation; And have made us unto our God a kingdom 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 the living creatures and 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 receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing. And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sits upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever. And the four living creatures said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshiped him that lives forever and ever.

Revelation 6:1-7

And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four living creatures saying, Come and see. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer. And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, Come and see.read more.
And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from 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 living creature say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on it had a pair of balances in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see you hurt not the oil and the wine. And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, Come and see.

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,

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 sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth. These are they who were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from among men, being the first fruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.read more.
And I saw another angel fly in midheaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and tribe, and tongue, and people, Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment has come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters. And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worships the beast and his image, and receives his 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 them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

Revelation 16:2-10

And the first went, and poured out his bowl upon the earth; and there fell foul and evil sores upon the men who had the mark of the beast, and upon them who worshiped his image. And the second angel poured out his bowl upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man; and every living thing died in the sea. And the third angel poured out his bowl upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.read more.
And I heard the angel of the waters say, You are righteous, O Lord, who is, and was, and shall be, because you have judged thus. For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; for they are deserving of it. And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are your judgments. And the fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun; and power was given unto it to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who has power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory. And the fifth angel poured out his bowl upon the throne of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

Revelation 19:4-19

And the four and twenty elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia. And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all you his servants, and you that fear him, both small and great. And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigns.read more.
Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of saints. And he said unto me, Write, Blessed are they who are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he said unto me, These are the true sayings of God. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See you do it not: I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. 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. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed with a robe dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. And out of his mouth goes forth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: 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 robe 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 fly in midheaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; That you may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and slave, 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 sat on the horse, and against his army.

Revelation 20:4-10

And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and who had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the rest of the dead lived not 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 power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.read more.
And when the thousand years are ended, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters 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 over the breadth of the earth, and encircled the camp of the saints, 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 shall be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Revelation 6:1-8

And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four living creatures saying, Come and see. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer. And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, Come and see.read more.
And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from 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 living creature say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on it had a pair of balances in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see you hurt not the oil and the wine. And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, Come and see. And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on it was Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the living creatures of the earth.

Revelation 14:3

And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man 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 living creatures gave unto the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives forever and ever.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD with his hard and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the fleeing serpent, even leviathan that twisted serpent; and he shall slay the monster that is in the sea.

Job 40:15-24

Behold now behemoth, which I made with you; he eats grass as an ox. Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscles of his belly. He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his thighs are knit together.read more.
His bones are as strong pieces of bronze; his bones are like bars of iron. He is the first of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him. Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play. He lies under the shady trees, in the hiding of the reeds, and marsh. The shady trees cover him with their shade; the willows of the brook surround him. Behold, though a river rages, he fears not: he is confident though the Jordan rushes into his mouth. He takes it with his eyes: his nose pierces through snares.

Leviticus 11:3

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

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.

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.

Psalm 50:11

I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.

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.

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 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 wasted with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of animals upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.

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.

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.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will appoint over them four kinds, says 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 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.

Beasts » Not to be eaten alive or with blood

Deuteronomy 12:16

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

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure that you eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and you may not eat the life with the 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 creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for I am sorry that I have made them.

Genesis 7:23

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

Hosea 4:3

Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwells in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.

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

Exodus 22:31

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

Leviticus 17:15

And every soul that eats that which died of itself, or that which was torn by animals, whether it be one 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 shall he be clean.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Persecutors

2 Timothy 4:17

However 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.

Beasts » Unclean » Not eaten

Leviticus 11:4-8

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. And the rock badger, 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 cloven footed, yet it chews not the cud; it is unclean to you. Of their flesh shall you not eat, and their carcass shall you not touch; they are unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 1:7-8

Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places near there, in the plain, in the hills, and in the lowland, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Euphrates. Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their descendants after them.

Beasts » Clean » Sheep

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.

Deuteronomy 14:4

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

Beasts » Clean » Used for food

Leviticus 11:2

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

Deuteronomy 12:15

Nevertheless you may kill and eat flesh in all your gates, whatsoever your soul desires, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which he has given you: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart.

Beasts » Clean and 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.

Beasts » Illustrative of » AntiChrist

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and who had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

Beasts » Domestic » Not to be cruelly used

Numbers 22:27-32

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. read more.
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:

Beasts » Domestic » To be taken care of

Leviticus 25:7

And for your cattle, and for the animals that are in your land, shall all the increase 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 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.

Beasts » Unclean » Fox

Psalm 63:10

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

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with cakes of raisins, refresh me with apples: for I am sick with love.

Beasts » Clean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:3

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

Deuteronomy 14:6

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.

Beasts » Exposure to wild

Daniel 6:16

Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spoke and said unto Daniel, Your God whom you serve continually, he will deliver you.

Beasts » Clean » Roebuck

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.

Beasts » Domestic » To enjoy the sabbath

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:

Deuteronomy 5:14

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, nor your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your ox, nor your donkey, nor any of your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates; that your manservant and your maidservant may rest as well as you.

Beasts » Clean » Ox

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals which you 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 be surely stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear.

Beasts » Unclean » Camel

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.

Genesis 24:64

And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she alighted from the camel.

Beasts » Unclean » Mouse

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,

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 every man got him up upon his mule, and fled.

1 Kings 10:25

And they brought every man his present, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and garments, and armor, and spices, horses, and mules, a set rate year by year.

Beasts » Unclean » Coney

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Mole

Leviticus 11:30

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

Isaiah 2:20

In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made, each for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Beasts » Unclean » 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 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.

Beasts » Many kinds of, noisome and destructive

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.

Leviticus 26:6

And I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will rid evil animals out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

Beasts » Illustrative of » People of different nations

Daniel 4:12

Its leaves were fair, and its fruit much, and in it was food for all: the beasts of the field had shadow under it, and the fowls of the heaven dwelt in its boughs, and all flesh was fed from it.

Daniel 4:21-22

Whose leaves were fair, and its fruit much, and in it was food for all; under which the beasts of the field dwelt, and upon whose branches the fowls of the heaven had their habitation: It is you, O king, that have grown and become strong: for your greatness has grown, and reached unto heaven, and your dominion to the end of the earth.

Beasts » Found in » Fields

Deuteronomy 7:22

And the LORD your God will drive out those nations before you little by little: you may not consume them at once, lest the wild animals of the field become too numerous for you.

Joel 2:22

Be not afraid, you beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring up, for the tree bears her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.

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 the country from the face of his brother Jacob.

Genesis 45:17

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto your brothers, This do you; load your beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan;

Beasts » Subjects of God's care

Psalm 104:10-11

He sends the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills. They give drink to every beast of the field: the wild donkeys quench their thirst.

Beasts » Unclean » Badger

Exodus 25:5

And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and acacia wood,

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and gave you sandals of badgers' skin, and I clothed you with fine linen, and I covered you with silk.

Beasts » Unclean » Ass

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.

Matthew 21:2

Saying unto them, Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you shall find a donkey tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me.

Beasts » Clean » Hart

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.

Job 39:1

Know you the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? or can you mark when the hinds do calve?

Beasts » Power over, given to man

Beasts » Created by God

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Dromedary

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:

Beasts » Unclean » Wolf

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.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is ravenous as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Beasts » Illustrative of » UnGodly professors

Jude 1:10

But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.

Beasts » Illustrative of » The wicked

Psalm 49:20

Man that is in honor, and understands not, is like the beasts that perish.

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 till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.

Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of understanding

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.

Psalm 73:22

So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before you.

Beasts » Unclean » Dog

Exodus 22:31

And you shall be holy men unto me: neither shall you eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; you 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 you? give an account of your stewardship; for you may be no longer steward.

Beasts » Supply clothing to man

Job 31:20

If his heart has not blessed me, and if he was 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 mine.

Beasts » Found in » Forests

Isaiah 56:9

All you beasts of the field, come to devour, yea, all you beasts in the forest.

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: which, if it passes through, both treads down, and tears in pieces, and none can deliver.

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; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

Joel 1:20

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

Beasts » Man by nature no better than

Ecclesiastes 3:18-19

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.

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 donkey bray when it has grass? or the ox lows over its fodder?

Job 39:5-8

Who has let the wild donkey go free? or who has loosed the bonds of the wild donkey? Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings. He scorns the multitude of the city, neither regards he the shouts of the driver. 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

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.

Beasts » Found in » Mountains

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.

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 fish, and another of birds.

Beasts » Clean » Fallow deer

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.

Beasts » Clean » Wild goat

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.

Beasts » Clean » Chamois

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.

Beasts » Clean » 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.

Beasts » Clean » Wild ox

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.

Beasts » Clean » Goat

Deuteronomy 14:4

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

Beasts » No likeness of, to be worshipped

Deuteronomy 4:17

The likeness of any animal 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 howling creatures; and ostriches shall dwell there, and wild goats shall dance there. The hyenas shall cry in its towers, and jackals in their pleasant palaces: her time is near, and her days shall not be prolonged.

Beasts » Unclean » Not offered in sacrifice

Leviticus 27:11

And if it be any unclean animal, of which they do not offer 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 creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the great lizard after its kind,

Beasts » Unclean » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

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

Beasts » Unclean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:26

The carcasses of every animal which divides the hoof, and is not cloven footed, nor chews the cud, are unclean unto you: every one 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 Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was its name. 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.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of immortality

Psalm 49:12-15

Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish. This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling. read more.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.

Beasts » Unclean » Caused uncleanness when dead

Leviticus 5:2

Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcass of an unclean animal, or a carcass of unclean cattle, or the carcass of unclean creeping things, and it is hidden from him; he also 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 bring unto the LORD, whether it be of men or animals, shall be yours: nevertheless the firstborn of man shall you surely redeem, and the firstling of unclean animals shall you redeem.

Beasts » Unclean » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

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

Beasts » Unclean » Bear

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.

Beasts » Unclean » Lion

Judges 14:5-6

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. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he tore him as he would have torn a kid, and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not 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 in three years came the navy of Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Beasts » Clean » First born of, not redeemed

Numbers 18:17

But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy: you shall sprinkle their blood upon the altar, and shall burn their fat for an offering made by fire, for a sweet aroma 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 ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed right unto me.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of speech

2 Peter 2:16

But was rebuked for his iniquity: the dumb donkey speaking with man's voice restrained the madness of the prophet.

Beasts » Unclean » Horse

Job 39:19-25

Have you given the horse strength? have you clothed his neck with thunder? Can you make him afraid like a grasshopper? the majesty of his snorting is terrible. He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength: he goes out to meet the armed men. read more.
He mocks at fear, and is not frightened; neither turns he back from the sword. The quiver rattles against him, the glittering spear and the javelin. He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither does he halt at the sound of the trumpet. He says among the trumpets, Aha; and he smells the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.

Beasts » Found in » Deserts

Isaiah 13:21

But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of howling creatures; and ostriches shall dwell there, and wild goats 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 everything that creeps upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green plant for food: and it was so.

Beasts » Made for the praise and glory of God

Psalm 148:10

Beasts, and all cattle; 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 spoke also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.

Beasts » Habitations of » Under spreading trees

Daniel 4:12

Its leaves were fair, and its fruit much, and in it was food for all: the beasts of the field had shadow under it, and the fowls of the heaven dwelt in its boughs, and all flesh was fed from it.

Beasts » Representations of, worshipped by the heathen

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.

Beasts » Early distinguished into clean and unclean

Genesis 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.

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 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.

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 four-footed beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.

Beasts » Liable to diseases

Exodus 9:3

Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon your cattle which are in the field, upon the horses, upon the donkeys, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous plague.

Beasts » Described as » Capable of being tamed

Beasts » Unclean » Behemoth

Job 40:15

Behold now behemoth, which I made with you; 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 you; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell you:

Wicked, the, are compared to » Beasts

Topics on Beasts

Four Beasts Of Daniel

27;7;4

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings: I beheld till its wings were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Wild Beasts Subdued

18;5;22

At destruction and famine you shall laugh: neither shall you be afraid of the beasts of the earth.