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Isaiah 30:6

An oracle of the animals of the Negev: Through a land of trouble and distress, [of] lioness and lion, {among} them [are] snake and flying serpent; they carry their wealth on [the] {backs} of male donkeys and their treasures on [the] humps of camels, to a people [that] cannot profit [them].

Daniel 7:11

"{I continued watching} then because of the noise of the boastful words of the horn [who was] speaking; {I continued watching} until the beast was slain and its body was destroyed, and it was given [over] to burning with fire.

Daniel 7:17

'These great beasts which are four [in number] [are] four kings [who] will arise from the earth.

Daniel 7:19

"Then I desired to make certain concerning the fourth beast that was different from {all the others}--exceedingly terrifying, with its iron teeth and its claws of bronze; it devoured and crushed [and] stamped the remainder with its feet--

Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram charging westward and northward and southward, and {none of the beasts stood before it}, and there was no rescuing from {its power}, and it did {what it wanted} and it became strong.

Acts 10:12

in which were all the four-footed animals and reptiles of the earth and birds of the sky.

Revelation 4:6-9

And before the throne [was something] like a sea of glass, like crystal, and in the midst of the throne and around the throne [were] four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back. And the first living creature [was] similar to a lion, and the second living creature [was] similar to an ox, and the third living creature had a face like a man's, and the fourth living creature [was] similar to an eagle flying. And the four living creatures, {each one} of them, had six wings apiece, full of eyes around and inside, and they do not have rest day and night, saying, "Holy, holy, holy [is] the Lord God All-Powerful, the one who was and the one who is and the one who is coming!"read more.
And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to the one who is seated on the throne, the one who lives {forever and ever},

Revelation 5:6-14

And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures and in the midst of the elders a Lamb standing as though slaughtered, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent into all the earth. And he came and took [the scroll] from the right hand of the one who was seated on the throne. And when he took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one of whom had a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.read more.
And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation, and made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they will reign on the earth." And I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and of the living creatures and of the elders, and their number was ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands times thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb who was slaughtered to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!" And I heard every creature that [is] in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and in the sea and everything in them saying, "To the one who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb [be] praise and honor and glory and power {forever and ever}." And the four living creatures were saying, "Amen!" and the elders fell down and worshiped.

Revelation 6:1-7

And I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying like the sound of thunder, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a white horse, and the one seated on it had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and in order that he might conquer. And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come!"read more.
And another horse came out, fiery red, and it was granted to the one seated on it to take peace from the earth, and that they would slaughter one another, and a large sword was given to him. And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a black horse, and the one seated on it had a balance scale in his hand. And I heard [something] like a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not damage the olive oil and the wine!" And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard a voice from the fourth living creature saying, "Come!"

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood around the throne and the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 11:7

And when they have completed their testimony, the beast that comes up from the abyss will make war with them and will conquer them and will kill them.

Revelation 14:3-9

And they were singing [something] like a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, and no one was able to learn the song except the one hundred forty-four thousand who had been bought from the earth. These are those who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins. These [are] the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were bought from humanity [as] first fruits to God and to the Lamb, and in their mouth a lie was not found; they are blameless.read more.
And I saw another angel flying {directly overhead}, having an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who reside on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and language and people, saying with a loud voice, "Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship the one who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and the springs of water!" And another second angel followed, saying, "Fallen, fallen [is] Babylon the great, who caused all the nations to drink from the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality." And another third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,

Revelation 15:2

And I saw [something] like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who had conquered the beast and his image and the number of his name were standing by the glassy sea, holding harps from God.

Revelation 16:2-10

And the first went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and there was an evil and painful sore on the people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image. And the second poured out his bowl on the sea, and it became blood, like [that] of a dead person, and every living thing [that was] in the sea died. And the third poured out his bowl on the rivers and the springs of water, and they became blood.read more.
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "You are righteous, the one who is and the one who was, the Holy One, because you have judged these [things], because they have poured out the blood of the saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; they are deserving!" And I heard the altar saying, "Yes, Lord God All-Powerful, true and righteous [are] your judgments." And the fourth poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was granted to it to burn up people with fire. And people were burned up [by the] great heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who has the authority over these plagues, and they did not repent to give him glory. And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened, and they began chewing their tongues because of the pain.

Revelation 19:4-19

And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who is seated on the throne, saying, "Amen! Hallelujah!" And a voice came out from the throne, saying, "Praise our God all his slaves, and those who fear him, the small and the great!" And I heard [something] like the sound of a great crowd and [something] like the sound of many waters and [something] like the sound of powerful thunder, saying, "Hallelujah! For the Lord God, the All-Powerful, reigns!read more.
Let us rejoice and be glad and give him the glory, because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come, and his bride has prepared herself. And it has been granted to her that she be dressed in bright, clean fine linen (for the fine linen is the righteous deeds of the saints). And he said to me, "Write: Blessed [are] those who are invited to the banquet of the wedding celebration of the Lamb!" And he said to me, "These are the true words of God." And I fell down before his feet to worship him, and he said to me, "{Do not do that!} I am a fellow slave of you and of your brothers who hold to 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 the one seated on it was called "Faithful" and "True," and with justice he judges and makes war. Now his eyes [were] a flame of fire, and on his head [were] many royal headbands having a name written that no one except he himself knows. And [he was] dressed in an outer garment dipped in blood, and his name is called the Word of God. And the armies [that are] in heaven, dressed in clean, white fine linen, were following him on white horses. And out of his mouth came a sharp sword, so that with it he could strike the nations. And he will shepherd them with an iron rod, and he stomps the winepress of the wine of the furious wrath of God, the All-Powerful. And he has a name written on his outer garment and on his thigh: "King of kings and Lord of lords." And I saw one angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly {directly overhead}, "Come! Assemble for the great banquet of God, in order that you may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of military tribunes, and the flesh of the powerful, and the flesh of horses and those seated on them, and the flesh of all [people], both free and slave, and small and great!" And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to make war with the one who is seated on the horse and with his army.

Revelation 20:4-10

And I saw thrones, and they sat down on them, and authority to judge was granted to them. And [I saw] the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God, and who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and did not receive the mark on their forehead and on their hand, and they came to life and reigned with Christ [for] a thousand years. (The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were completed.) This [is] the first resurrection. Blessed and holy [is] the one who has a part in the first resurrection. Over this person the second death has no authority, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him a thousand years.read more.
And when the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison and he will go out to deceive the nations [that are] at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to assemble them for battle, {whose number} [is] like the sand of the sea. And they went up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the fortified camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and consumed them. And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulphur, where the beast and the false prophet also [are], and they will be tormented day and night {forever and ever}.

Revelation 6:1-8

And I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying like the sound of thunder, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a white horse, and the one seated on it had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and in order that he might conquer. And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come!"read more.
And another horse came out, fiery red, and it was granted to the one seated on it to take peace from the earth, and that they would slaughter one another, and a large sword was given to him. And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a black horse, and the one seated on it had a balance scale in his hand. And I heard [something] like a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not damage the olive oil and the wine!" And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard a voice from the fourth living creature saying, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a pale green horse, and the one seated on it {was named} Death, and Hades followed after him. And authority was granted to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword and by famine and by pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

Revelation 14:3

And they were singing [something] like a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, and no one was able to learn the song except the one hundred forty-four thousand who had been bought from the earth.

Revelation 15:7

And one of the four living creatures gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives {forever and ever},

Isaiah 27:1

On that day, Yahweh will punish with his cruel, great and strong sword Leviathan, [the] fleeing serpent, and Leviathan, [the] twisting serpent, and he will kill the sea monster that [is] in the sea.

Job 40:15-24

"Look, Behemoth, which I have made just as [I made] you; it eats grass like the ox. Look, its strength [is] in its loins and its power in the muscles of its stomach. It keeps its tail straight like a cedar; [the] sinews of its thighs are tightly wound.read more.
Its bones [are] tubes of copper, its limbs like rods of iron. "It [is] the first of God's actions; the [one who] made him furnishes [it with] his sword. Yes, [the] mountains yield produce for it, and all {wild animals} play there. Under [the] lotus tree it lies, in [the] hiding place of [the] reeds and [in the] marsh. [The] lotus trees cover it [with] their shade; [the] wadi's poplar trees surround it. Look, [if the] river is turbulent, it is not frightened; it is confident even though [the] Jordan rushes against its mouth. Can anyone take it by its eyes? Can he pierce [its] nose with a snare?

Leviticus 11:3

Any among the animals that has a divided hoof and has a split cleft in [the] hoof, such you may eat.

Jeremiah 12:4

{How long} will the land mourn, and the vegetation of every field dry up, because of the wickedness of those who live in it? [The] animals and [the] birds are swept away, because they have said, "He does not see our future."

Genesis 7:2-3

From all the clean animals you must take for yourself {seven pairs}, a male and its mate. And from the animals that [are] not clean [you must take] two, a male and its mate, as well as from the birds of heaven {seven pairs}, male and female, {to keep their kind alive} on the face of the earth.

Psalm 50:11

I know every bird of [the] mountains, and [every] moving creature in [the] field [is] mine.

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send {wild animals} out among you, and they shall make you childless, and they shall cut down your domestic animals, and they shall make you fewer; and your roads shall be desolate.

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

Job 12:7-8

"But ask [the] animals, and they will teach you, and the birds of the heaven, and they will tell you; or ask the earth, and it will teach you, and the fishes of the sea will declare to you.

Job 35:11

[who] teaches us more than [the] animals of [the] earth and makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?'

From Thematic Bible


Beasts » Often used as instruments of punishment

Deuteronomy 32:24

[They will become] weakened by famine, and consumed by plague and bitter pestilence; and the teeth of wild animals I will send against them, with [the] poison of [the] creeping [things] in [the] dust;

Leviticus 26:22

And I will send {wild animals} out among you, and they shall make you childless, and they shall cut down your domestic animals, and they shall make you fewer; and your roads shall be desolate.

Ezekiel 5:17

And I will send against you famine and fierce animals, and they will make you childless; and plague and blood will pass through you, and I will bring [the] sword upon you. I, Yahweh, I have spoken!"

Jeremiah 15:3

"And I will summon over them four types of calamity," {declares} Yahweh, "the sword to kill, and the dogs to drag away, and the birds of the air and the wild animals of the earth to devour and to destroy.

Beasts » Subjection of

Genesis 9:2

And fear of you and dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth, and on every bird of heaven, [and] on everything that moves upon the ground, and on all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they shall be given.

Hebrews 2:8

you subjected all [things] under his feet. For in subjecting all [things], he left nothing [that was] not subject to him. But now we do not yet see all [things] subjected to him,

Beasts » Not to be eaten alive or with blood

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only the blood you must not eat, [but] on the ground you must pour it like water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only, be sure not to eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the meat.

Beasts » Often cut off for the sins of men

Exodus 11:5

and every firstborn in the land of Egypt will die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sits on his throne to the firstborn of the slave woman who [is] behind the pair of millstones and every firstborn animal.

Genesis 6:7

And Yahweh said, "I will destroy humankind whom I created from upon the face of the earth, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven, for I regret that I have made them."

Genesis 7:23

And he blotted out every living thing upon the surface of the ground, from humankind, to animals, to creeping things, and to the birds of heaven; they were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah and those who [were] with him in the ark remained.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, and all [those] living in it languish with the animals of the field, and the birds of the heaven, and even the fish of the sea are being swept away.

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

Exodus 22:31

And you will be men of holiness for me; and you will not eat meat [from] a carcass mangled in the field; you will throw it to the dog.

Leviticus 17:15

"And [if there is] any person who eats a dead body or a mangled carcass, [whether] among the native or among the alien, then he shall wash his garments, and he shall wash [himself] with water, and he shall be unclean until the evening, and he shall be clean.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Persecutors

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord helped me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fulfilled and all the Gentiles might hear, and he rescued [me] from the lion's mouth.

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

Beasts » Unclean » Not eaten

Leviticus 11:4-8

However, these you may not eat from those that chew the cud and from those that have a divided hoof: the camel, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you; and the coney, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you; and the hare, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you; read more.
and the pig, because it has a divided hoof and has a split cleft in the hoof but it does not chew cud--it [is] unclean for you. You must not eat from their meat, and you must not touch their dead body--they are unclean for you.

Deuteronomy 1:7-8

Turn [now] and {move on}, and go [into] the hill of the Amorites and to all [of] the neighboring regions in the Jordan {Valley} in the hill country and in the Negev and in the coastal area along the sea, [into] the land of the Canaanites and [into] the Lebanon, as far as the great river Euphrates. Look, I have set the land {before you}; go and take possession of the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give [it] to them and to their offspring after them.'

Beasts » Clean » Sheep

Deuteronomy 7:13

And he will love you, and he will bless you, and he will multiply you, and he will bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your soil, your grain, your wine, and your olive oil, and [newborn] calves of your cattle, and the [newborn] lambs of your flocks in the land that he swore to your ancestors to give you.

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals you may eat: ox, {sheep, goats},

Beasts » Clean » Used for food

Leviticus 11:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'These [are] the animals that you may eat from all the animals that [are] on the land:

Deuteronomy 12:15

"But {whenever you desire} you may slaughter, and you may eat meat according to the blessing of Yahweh your God that he has given to you in all [of] your {towns}; the unclean and the clean may eat it [just] as [they would] the gazelle and as the deer.

Beasts » Clean and unclean

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

You shall not eat any detestable thing. These are the animals you may eat: ox, {sheep, goats}, deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, and mountain sheep. read more.
And any animal having a split hoof and [so] {a dividing of the hoof into two parts} {and that chews the cud} among the animals--that [animal] you may eat. Only these you may not eat from {those chewing the cud} and from {those having a division of the hoof}: the camel and the hare and the coney, because {they chew the cud}, but they [do] not divide the hoof; they are [therefore] unclean for you. And [also] the pig {because it has a division of the hoof} {but does not chew the cud}; it [is] unclean for you; from their meat you shall not eat, and you shall not touch their {carcasses}. "This [is what] you shall eat from all that [is] in the water: {everything} {that has fins and scales} you may eat. But {anything that does not have} fins and scales, you may not eat, [for] it [is] unclean for you. "All [of] [the] birds [that] [are] clean you may eat. Now these [are] the ones you shall not eat {any of them}: the eagle and the vulture and the short-toed eagle, and the red kite and the black kite or {any kind of falcon}, and any [kind] of crow according to its kind, and the {ostrich} and the short-eared owl and the seagull and the hawk according to its kind, the little owl and the great owl and the barn owl, and the desert owl and the carrion vulture and the cormorant, and the stork and the heron according to its kind and the hoopoe and the bat. And [also] all [of] {the winged insects}; they [are] unclean for you; you shall not eat [them]. You may eat any clean bird.

Beasts » Illustrative of » AntiChrist

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and they sat down on them, and authority to judge was granted to them. And [I saw] the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God, and who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and did not receive the mark on their forehead and on their hand, and they came to life and reigned with Christ [for] a thousand years.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw was similar to a leopard, and its feet [were] like a bear's, and its mouth [was] like 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

When the donkey saw the angel of Yahweh, she lay down under Balaam, so {Balaam became angry}, and he struck the donkey with [his] staff. Yahweh opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, "What did I do to you that you struck me these three times?" Balaam said to the donkey, "Because you made a mockery of me! If only I had a sword in my hand, I would kill you right now!" read more.
The donkey said to Balaam, "Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden all your life until this day? Have I been in the habit of doing this to you?" He said, "No." Then Yahweh exposed the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the road with his sword drawn in his hand, and he bowed down and worshiped to his face. The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why have you struck this donkey three times? Look, I have come out as an adversary because your conduct is perverse before me.

Beasts » Domestic » To be taken care of

Leviticus 25:7

and all its yield shall be for your domestic animal and for the wild animal, which [are] in your land to eat.

Beasts » Unclean » Hare

Leviticus 11:6

and the hare, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you;

Deuteronomy 14:7

Only these you may not eat from {those chewing the cud} and from {those having a division of the hoof}: the camel and the hare and the coney, because {they chew the cud}, but they [do] not divide the hoof; they are [therefore] unclean for you.

Beasts » Unclean » Fox

Psalm 63:10

They [who] would {deliver him to the sword} will become a portion for jackals.

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with the raisins, refresh me with the apples, {for I [am] lovesick}.

Beasts » Clean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:3

Any among the animals that has a divided hoof and has a split cleft in [the] hoof, such you may eat.

Deuteronomy 14:6

And any animal having a split hoof and [so] {a dividing of the hoof into two parts} {and that chews the cud} among the animals--that [animal] you may eat.

Beasts » Exposure to wild

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

Daniel 6:16

Then the king gave the command, and Daniel was brought in and they threw [him] into {the lion pit}. {The king said} to Daniel, "Your God, whom you serve {faithfully}, may he rescue you!"

Beasts » Clean » Roebuck

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

2 Samuel 2:18

The three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel. Now Asahel [was] swift with his feet as one of the gazelles which [is] in the open field.

Beasts » Domestic » To enjoy the sabbath

Exodus 20:10

But the seventh day [is] a Sabbath for Yahweh your God; you will not do any work--you or your son or your daughter, your male slave or your female slave, or your animal, or your alien who [is] in your gates--

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day [is] Sabbath unto Yahweh your God; you shall not do any work, or your son, or your daughter, or your slave, or your slave woman, or your ox, or your donkey, or any of your domestic animals, or your [resident] alien who [is] in your {towns}, so that your slave and your slave woman may rest as you [rest].

Beasts » Clean » Ox

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals you may eat: ox, {sheep, goats},

Exodus 21:28

" 'And if an ox gores a man or a woman and he dies, the ox will surely be stoned, and its meat will not be eaten, and the owner of the ox [is] innocent.

Beasts » Unclean » Camel

Leviticus 11:4

However, these you may not eat from those that chew the cud and from those that have a divided hoof: the camel, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you;

Genesis 24:64

And Rebekah lifted up her eyes and saw Isaac. And she got down from the camel.

Beasts » Unclean » Mouse

Isaiah 66:17

Those who sanctify themselves and those who cleanse themselves {to go into} the gardens after [the] one in the middle, eating the flesh of swine and detestable things and rodents together shall come to an end!" {declares} Yahweh.

Leviticus 11:29

" 'And these [are] the unclean for you among the swarmers that swarm on the land: the weasel and the mouse and the thorn-tailed lizard according to its kind,

Beasts » Unclean » Mule

2 Samuel 13:29

So Absalom's servants did to Amnon just as Absalom commanded, and all the sons of the king got up, and each mounted his mule and fled.

1 Kings 10:25

They [were] each bringing his gift; objects of silver and objects of gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules. {This used to happen year after year}.

Beasts » Unclean » Coney

Leviticus 11:5

and the coney, because it [is] a chewer of cud but it does not have a hoof that is divided--it [is] unclean for you;

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains [are] for the wild goats; [the] cliffs [are] a refuge for the rock badgers.

Beasts » Unclean » Mole

Leviticus 11:30

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

Isaiah 2:20

On that day humanity will throw away its idols of silver and its idols of gold, which they made for it to worship, to the rodents and to the bats--

Beasts » Unclean » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

and the pig, because it has a divided hoof and has a split cleft in the hoof but it does not chew cud--it [is] unclean for you.

Isaiah 66:17

Those who sanctify themselves and those who cleanse themselves {to go into} the gardens after [the] one in the middle, eating the flesh of swine and detestable things and rodents together shall come to an end!" {declares} Yahweh.

Beasts » Many kinds of, noisome and destructive

Ezekiel 5:17

And I will send against you famine and fierce animals, and they will make you childless; and plague and blood will pass through you, and I will bring [the] sword upon you. I, Yahweh, I have spoken!"

Leviticus 26:6

And I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and there shall not be {anybody who makes you afraid}, and I will remove harmful animals from the land, and {no sword shall pass through your land}.

Beasts » Illustrative of » People of different nations

Daniel 4:12

Its foliage [was] beautiful, and its fruit abundant, and in it [was] provision for all. Under it the animals of the field sought shade, and in its branches the birds of heaven nested, and from it all the living beings were fed.

Daniel 4:21-22

and its foliage [was] beautiful and its fruit abundant, and [so there was] provision for all in it, [and] the animals of the field lived under it and in its branches nest [the] birds of heaven, --it is you, O king, who have grown [great] and you have grown strong, and [so] your greatness has increased and it has reached to heaven and your sovereignty to the end of the earth.

Beasts » Found in » Fields

Deuteronomy 7:22

And Yahweh your God will clear away these nations {from before you} little by little; you will not be able to finish them off quickly, {lest} the {wild animals} {multiply} {against you}.

Joel 2:22

Do not fear, wild animals of [the] field, because [the] pastures of [the] desert have put forth new green shoots, because [the] tree has produced its fruit, [the] fig tree and [the] vine have yielded their produce.

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 household, and his sheep and goats, and all his cattle, and all the goods that he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to a land away from his brother Jacob.

Genesis 45:17

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Say to your brothers: 'Do this--load your donkeys and go back to the land of Canaan,

Beasts » Subjects of God's care

Psalm 104:10-11

[You are] the one who sends forth springs into the valleys; they flow between [the] mountains. They give drink for every beast of [the] field. [The] wild donkeys {quench} their thirst.

Beasts » Unclean » Badger

Exodus 25:5

and red-dyed ram skins, and fine leather, and acacia wood,

Ezekiel 16:10

And I clothed you [with] beautiful finished cloth, and I put sandals [on] you [of] fine leather, and I bound you in fine linen, and I covered you [with] costly fabric.

Beasts » Unclean » Ass

Genesis 22:3

And Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his donkey. And he took two of his servants with him, and Isaac his son. And he chopped wood for a burnt offering. And he got up and went to the place which God had told him.

Matthew 21:2

saying to them, "Go into the village before you, and right away you will find a donkey tied and a colt with her. Untie [them] [and] bring [them] to me.

Beasts » Clean » Hart

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Job 39:1

"Do you know [the] time when [the] goats of [the] rocks give birth? Do you observe [the] doe deer's giving birth?

Beasts » Power over, given to man

Beasts » Created by God

Genesis 1:24

And God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kind: cattle and moving things, and wild animals according to their kind." And it was so.

Genesis 2:19

And out of the ground Yahweh God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and he brought [each] to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called that living creature [was] its name.

Beasts » Unclean » Dromedary

1 Kings 4:28

The barley and the straw for the horses and for packhorses they brought to the place where they were, each according to his share.

Esther 8:10

And he wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus, and he sealed [the letters] with the king's signet ring and sent them by couriers on horses, riding on royal horses {bred by} racing mares.

Beasts » Unclean » Wolf

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf approaching and abandons the sheep and runs away--and the wolf seizes them and scatters [them]--

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin [is] a devouring wolf, devouring the prey in the morning, and dividing the plunder in the evening.

Beasts » Illustrative of » UnGodly professors

2 Peter 2:12

But these persons, like irrational animals born [only with] natural [instincts] for capture and killing, blaspheming {about things} they do not understand, in their destruction will also be destroyed,

Jude 1:10

But these persons blaspheme all that they do not understand, and all that they understand by instinct like the irrational animals, by these [things] they are being destroyed.

Beasts » Illustrative of » The wicked

Psalm 49:20

Humankind in [its] pomp, but does not understand, is like the beasts [that] perish.

Beasts » Illustrative of » Kingdoms

Daniel 7:11

"{I continued watching} then because of the noise of the boastful words of the horn [who was] speaking; {I continued watching} until the beast was slain and its body was destroyed, and it was given [over] to burning with fire.

Daniel 8:4

I saw the ram charging westward and northward and southward, and {none of the beasts stood before it}, and there was no rescuing from {its power}, and it did {what it wanted} and it became strong.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of understanding

Psalm 32:9

Do not be like a horse [or] like a mule, without understanding; [that needs] his tackle--bridle and rein--for restraint [or he would not] come near you.

Psalm 73:22

then I was brutish and ignorant. With you I was [like] the beasts.

Beasts » Unclean » Dog

Exodus 22:31

And you will be men of holiness for me; and you will not eat meat [from] a carcass mangled in the field; you will throw it to the dog.

Luke 16:2

And he summoned him [and] said to him, 'What is this I hear about you? Give the account of your management, because you can no longer manage.'

Beasts » Supply clothing to man

Job 31:20

if his loins have not blessed me, or by means of my sheep's fleece he has warmed himself,

Beasts » Described as » By nature wild, &c

Psalm 50:11

I know every bird of [the] mountains, and [every] moving creature in [the] field [is] mine.

Beasts » Found in » Forests

Isaiah 56:9

All wild animals [in the] field, come, to devour, all wild animals in the forest!

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob will be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, like a lion among the wild animals of the forest, like a young lion among the herds of sheep which, when it passes through and treads [down] and tears in pieces, there is none who [can] deliver.

Beasts » Frequently suffered on account of the sins of men

Joel 1:18

How [the] beasts groan; the herds of cattle wander around because there is no pasture for them; [the] flocks of sheep are in distress.

Joel 1:20

Also, the beasts of [the] field long for you, because the courses of water are dried up, and fire has devoured the pastures of the desert.

Beasts » Man by nature no better than

Ecclesiastes 3:18-19

I said to myself concerning {humans}, "God sifts them in order to show them that they are like beasts." For the fate of {humans} and the fate of the beast is {the same}. The death of the one is like the death of the other, for {both are mortal}. Man has no advantage over the beast, for both are fleeting.

Beasts » Habitations of » Dens and caves

Job 38:40

when they are crouched in the dens, [when] they lie in the thicket in an ambush?

Beasts » Unclean » Wild ass

Job 6:5

Does [the] wild ass bray over grass, or [the] ox bellow over its fodder?

Job 39:5-8

"Who has sent forth [the] wild ass free? And who has released [the] wild donkey's bonds, [to] which I have given [the] wilderness [as] its house and [the] salt flat [as] its dwelling place? It scorns [the] city's turmoil; it does not hear [the] driver's shouts. read more.
It explores [the] mountains [as] its pasture and searches after every kind of green plant.

Beasts » Unclean » Leopard

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me from Lebanon, my bride! Come with me from Lebanon! Look from the top of Amana, from the top of Senir and Hermon, from the dwelling places of the lions, from the mountains of leopard.

Beasts » Found in » Mountains

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me from Lebanon, my bride! Come with me from Lebanon! Look from the top of Amana, from the top of Senir and Hermon, from the dwelling places of the lions, from the mountains of leopard.

Beasts » Differ in flesh from birds and fishes

1 Corinthians 15:39

Not all flesh [is] the same, but [there is] one flesh of human beings, and another flesh of animals, and another flesh of birds, and another of fish,

Beasts » Clean » Fallow deer

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Beasts » Clean » Wild goat

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Beasts » Clean » Chamois

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Beasts » Clean » Pygarg

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Beasts » Clean » Wild ox

Deuteronomy 14:5

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

Beasts » Clean » Goat

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals you may eat: ox, {sheep, goats},

Beasts » No likeness of, to be worshipped

Deuteronomy 4:17

a replica of any animal that [is] upon the earth, a replica of any winged bird that flies in the air,

Beasts » Habitations of » Deserted cities

Isaiah 13:21-22

But wild animals will lie down there, and their houses will be full [of] howling creatures, and the daughters of ostriches will live there, and goats will dance there. And hyenas will answer in its palaces, and jackals in the pleasure palaces; and its time {is coming soon}, and its days will not be prolonged.

Beasts » Unclean » Not offered in sacrifice

Leviticus 27:11

But if [it is] any unclean animal from which they may not present an offering for Yahweh, then he shall present the animal {before} the priest.

Beasts » Unclean » Weasel

Leviticus 11:29

" 'And these [are] the unclean for you among the swarmers that swarm on the land: the weasel and the mouse and the thorn-tailed lizard according to its kind,

Beasts » Unclean » Ferret

Leviticus 11:30

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

Beasts » Unclean » How distinguished

Leviticus 11:26

" '[With regard] to any animal that has a divided hoof but does not split the hoof, or does not have a cud [for] chewing--they [are] unclean for you; anyone who touches them shall become unclean.

Beasts » Received their names from adam

Genesis 2:19-20

And out of the ground Yahweh God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and he brought [each] to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called that living creature [was] its name. And the man {gave names} to every domesticated animal and to the birds of heaven and to all the wild animals. But for [the] man there was not found a helper {as his counterpart}.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of immortality

Psalm 49:12-15

But man cannot continue in [his] pomp. He is like the beasts [that] perish. This [is] the journey [of those who] have foolish [confidence], and those after them [who] accept their sayings. Selah Like sheep they are destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode. read more.
Surely God will ransom my life from the {power} of Sheol, because he will receive me. Selah

Beasts » Unclean » Caused uncleanness when dead

Leviticus 5:2

Or if a person touches anything unclean, {whether} an unclean [wild] animal's dead body or an unclean domestic animal's dead body or an unclean swarmer's dead body, but {he is unaware of it}, he [is] unclean and he is guilty.

Beasts » Unclean » First-born of, redeemed

Numbers 18:15

All [the] first offspring of a womb of any creature that they offer to Yahweh, whether human or animal, will be yours; you will surely redeem the firstborn of the human and the unclean firstborn of the animal.

Beasts » Unclean » Unicorn

Numbers 23:22

God, who brings them out from Egypt, [is] like the strength of a wild ox for them.

Beasts » Unclean » Bear

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai continued, "You know your father and his men, that they [are] mighty warriors and they {are enraged} as a bear robbed of [her] offspring in the field. Your father [is] a man of war, so he will not spend the night with the troops.

Beasts » Unclean » Lion

Judges 14:5-6

And Samson and his father and mother went down to Timnah, and they came to the vineyards of Timnah, and suddenly a young lion [came] roaring to meet him. And the Spirit of Yahweh rushed upon him, and he tore the lion apart as one might tear apart a male kid goat ({he was bare-handed}). But he did not tell his father and mother what he had done.

Beasts » Unclean » Ape

1 Kings 10:22

For the fleet of Tarshish belonged to the king [and was] on the sea with the fleet of Hiram; once every three years the fleet of Tarshish used to come carrying gold and silver, ivory, apes, and baboons.

Beasts » Clean » First born of, not redeemed

Numbers 18:17

Only the firstborn of an ox or the firstborn of a sheep or the firstborn of a goat you will not redeem; they [are] holy. Their blood you will sprinkle over the altar, and their fat you will turn into smoke [as] an offering made by fire, a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh.

Beasts » Creation of, exhibits God's power

Jeremiah 27:5

"I have made the earth with humankind and animals that [are] on the face of the earth by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and I give it to whomever is right in my eyes.

Beasts » Described as » Devoid of speech

2 Peter 2:16

but received a rebuke for his own lawlessness: a speechless donkey, speaking with a human voice, restrained {the prophet's madness}.

Beasts » Unclean » Horse

Job 39:19-25

"Do you give power to the horse? Do you clothe its neck [with] a mane? Do you make it leap like the locust? [The] majesty of its snorting [is] terrifying. They paw in the valley, and it exults with strength; it goes out to meet [the] battle. read more.
It laughs at danger and is not dismayed, and it does not turn back from {before} [the] sword. Upon it [the] quiver rattles [along with] [the] flash of [the] spear and [the] short sword. With roar and rage {it races over the ground}, and it cannot stand still at [the] sound of [the] horn. {Whenever} a horn [sounds], it says, 'Aha!' And it smells [the] battle from a distance-- [the] thunder of [the] commanders and [the] war cry.

Beasts » Found in » Deserts

Isaiah 13:21

But wild animals will lie down there, and their houses will be full [of] howling creatures, and the daughters of ostriches will live there, and goats will dance there.

Beasts » Clean » Used for sacrifice

Beasts » Herb of the field given to, for food

Genesis 1:30

And to every kind of animal of the earth and to every bird of heaven, and to everything that moves upon the earth in which [there is] life [I am giving] every green plant as 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 birds},

Beasts » History of, written by solomon

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

Beasts » Habitations of » Under spreading trees

Daniel 4:12

Its foliage [was] beautiful, and its fruit abundant, and in it [was] provision for all. Under it the animals of the field sought shade, and in its branches the birds of heaven nested, and from it all the living beings were fed.

Beasts » Representations of, worshipped by the heathen

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God with the likeness of an image of mortal human beings and birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.

Beasts » Early distinguished into clean and unclean

Genesis 7:2

From all the clean animals you must take for yourself {seven pairs}, a male and its mate. And from the animals that [are] not clean [you must take] two, a male and its mate,

Beasts » Given to man for food after the flood

Beasts » Instinctively fear man

Genesis 9:2

And fear of you and dread of you shall be upon every animal of the earth, and on every bird of heaven, [and] on everything that moves upon the ground, and on all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they shall be given.

Beasts » The property of God

Beasts » Described as » Possessed of instinct

Beasts » Described as » Being four-footed

Acts 10:12

in which were all the four-footed animals and reptiles of the earth and birds of the sky.

Beasts » Liable to diseases

Exodus 9:3

look, the hand of Yahweh [is] about to be [present with] a very {severe} plague on your livestock that are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the cattle, and on the sheep and goats.

Beasts » Described as » Capable of being tamed

Beasts » Unclean » Behemoth

Job 40:15

"Look, Behemoth, which I have made just as [I made] you; it eats grass like the ox.

Beasts » Lessons of wisdom to be learned from

Job 12:7

"But ask [the] animals, and they will teach you, and the birds of the heaven, and they will tell you;

Wicked, the, are compared to » Beasts

2 Peter 2:12

But these persons, like irrational animals born [only with] natural [instincts] for capture and killing, blaspheming {about things} they do not understand, in their destruction will also be destroyed,

Topics on Beasts

Four Beasts Of Daniel

27;7;4

The first [was] like lion and {had} [the] wings of an eagle. I was watching until its wings were plucked off, and it was lifted up from the earth and it was raised on [its] feet like a human, and a human heart was given to it.

Wild Beasts Subdued

18;5;22

At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and you shall not fear the wild animals of the earth.