39 Bible Verses about bugs
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They have tails and stingers like scorpions, and their ability to injure people for five months is in their tails.
One dead fly makes the perfumer's ointment give off a rancid stench, so a little folly can outweigh much wisdom.
You must not eat anything that crawls on its belly or anything that walks on all fours or on any number of legs of all the swarming things that swarm on the land, because they are detestable.
He ordered flies to come; gnats invaded their whole territory.
The Lord did so; a thick swarm of flies came into Pharaoh's house and into the houses of his servants, and throughout the whole land of Egypt the land was ruined because of the swarms of flies.
"'Every winged swarming thing that walks on all fours is detestable to you.
If you do not release my people, then I am going to send swarms of flies on you and on your servants and on your people and in your houses. The houses of the Egyptians will be full of flies, and even the ground they stand on.
I keep track of every bird in the hills, and the insects of the field are mine.
Whirring locusts will take over every tree and all the produce of your soil.
They had hair like women's hair, and their teeth were like lions' teeth.
Then I will stop the plague from ruining your crops, and the vine will not lose its fruit before harvest," says the Lord who rules over all.
and any winged thing on the ground are impure to you -- they may not be eaten.
a lizard you can catch with the hand, but it gets into the palaces of the king.
The locusts were not given permission to kill them, but only to torture them for five months, and their torture was like that of a scorpion when it stings a person.
ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare their food in the summer;
These you may eat from them: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, the grasshopper of any kind.
Now the locusts looked like horses equipped for battle. On their heads were something like crowns similar to gold, and their faces looked like men's faces.
where their worm never dies and the fire is never quenched.
They had breastplates like iron breastplates, and the sound of their wings was like the noise of many horse-drawn chariots charging into battle.
Immediately an angel of the Lord struck Herod down because he did not give the glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.
you animals and all you cattle, you creeping things and birds,
Then out of the smoke came locusts onto the earth, and they were given power like that of the scorpions of the earth.
God created the great sea creatures and every living and moving thing with which the water swarmed, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. God saw that it was good.
God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the cattle according to their kinds, and all the creatures that creep along the ground according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.
He sent swarms of biting insects against them, as well as frogs that overran their land.
The Lord God appointed a little plant and caused it to grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to rescue him from his misery. Now Jonah was very delighted about the little plant.
We even saw the Nephilim there (the descendants of Anak came from the Nephilim), and we seemed liked grasshoppers both to ourselves and to them."
But Peter said, "Certainly not, Lord, for I have never eaten anything defiled and ritually unclean!"
But when the Pharisees heard this they said, "He does not cast out demons except by the power of Beelzebul, the ruler of demons!"
This is the Lord's message that was given to Joel the son of Pethuel:
I will send hornets before you that will drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite before you.
So God sent a worm at dawn the next day, and it attacked the little plant so that it dried up.
Don't be afraid, despised insignificant Jacob, men of Israel. I am helping you," says the Lord, your protector, the Holy One of Israel.
Who has the king of Israel come out after? Who is it that you are pursuing? A dead dog? A single flea?
Blind guides! You strain out a gnat yet swallow a camel!
Go to the ant, you sluggard; observe its ways and be wise!
and the Lord did as Moses asked -- he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people. Not one remained!
So Moses extended his staff over the land of Egypt, and then the Lord brought an east wind on the land all that day and all night. The morning came, and the east wind had brought up the locusts!
"'By these you defile yourselves; anyone who touches their carcass will be unclean until the evening,