and they had tails with stingers, like scorpions, so that with their tails they had the power to harm people for five months.
Dead flies make a perfumer's oil ferment and stink; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
Do not eat any of the creatures that swarm on the earth, anything that moves on its belly or walks on all fours or on many feet, for they are detestable.
He spoke, and insects came- gnats throughout their country.
And the Lord did this. Thick swarms of flies went into Pharaoh's palace and his officials' houses. Throughout Egypt the land was ruined because of the swarms of flies.
"All winged insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you.
But if you will not let My people go, then I will send swarms of flies against you, your officials, your people, and your houses. The Egyptians' houses will swarm with flies, and so will the land where they live.
I know every bird of the mountains, and the creatures of the field are Mine.
Whirring insects will take possession of all your trees and your land's produce.
they had hair like women's hair; their teeth were like lions' teeth;
I will rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not ruin the produce of your ground, and your vine in your field will not be barren," says the Lord of Hosts.
a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings' palaces.
They were not permitted to kill them, but were to torment [them] for five months; their torment is like the torment caused by a scorpion when it strikes a man.
the ants are not a strong people, yet they store up their food in the summer;
You may eat these: the various kinds of locust, the various kinds of katydid, the various kinds of cricket, and the various kinds of grasshopper.
The appearance of the locusts was like horses equipped for battle. On their heads were something like gold crowns; their faces were like men's faces;
where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.
they had chests like iron breastplates; the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots with many horses rushing into battle;
At once an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give the glory to God, and he became infected with worms and died.
wild animals and all cattle, creatures that crawl and flying birds,
Then out of the smoke locusts came to the earth, and power was given to them like the power that scorpions have on the earth.
So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. [He also created] every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
So God made the wildlife of the earth according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and creatures that crawl on the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
He sent among them swarms of flies, which fed on them, and frogs, which devastated them.
Then the Lord God appointed a plant, and it grew up to provide shade over Jonah's head to ease his discomfort. Jonah was greatly pleased with the plant.
We even saw the Nephilim there." (The offspring of Anak were descended from the Nephilim.) "To ourselves we seemed like grasshoppers, and we must have seemed the same to them."
"No, Lord!" Peter said. "For I have never eaten anything common and unclean!"
When the Pharisees heard this, they said, "The man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."
The word of the Lord that came to Joel son of Pethuel:
I will send the hornet in front of you, and it will drive the Hivites, Canaanites, and Hittites away from you.
When dawn came the next day, God appointed a worm that attacked the plant, and it withered.
Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel: I will help you- the Lord's declaration. Your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
1 Samuel 24:14
Who has the king of Israel come after? What are you chasing after? A dead dog? A flea?
Blind guides! You strain out a gnat, yet gulp down a camel!
Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise.
The Lord did as Moses had said: He removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people; not one was left.
So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the Lord sent an east wind over the land all that day and through the night. By morning the east wind had brought in the locusts.
"These will make you unclean. Whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean until evening,