They have tails like those of scorpions, and stings. In their tails they have power to harm men for five months.
Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so does a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.
Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has many feet, even all creeping things that creep on the earth, them you shall not eat; for they are an abomination.
He spoke, and swarms of flies came, and lice in all their borders.
Yahweh did so; and there came grievous swarms of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses: and in all the land of Egypt the land was corrupted by reason of the swarms of flies.
"'All flying insects that walk on all fours are an abomination to you.
Else, if you will not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies on you, and on your servants, and on your people, and into your houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are.
I know all the birds of the mountains. The wild animals of the field are mine.
All your trees and the fruit of your ground shall the locust possess.
They had hair like women's hair, and their teeth were like those of lions.
I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast its fruit before its time in the field," says Yahweh of Armies.
All winged creeping things are unclean to you: they shall not be eaten.
You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.
They were given power not to kill them, but to torment them for five months. Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion, when it strikes a person.
the ants are not a strong people, yet they provide their food in the summer.
Even of these you may eat: any kind of locust, any kind of katydid, any kind of cricket, and any kind of grasshopper.
The shapes of the locusts were like horses prepared for war. On their heads were something like golden crowns, and their faces were like people's faces.
'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.'
They had breastplates, like breastplates of iron. The sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, or of many horses rushing to war.
Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he didn't give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.
wild animals and all livestock; small creatures and flying birds;
Then out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.
God created the large sea creatures, and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind. God saw that it was good.
God made the animals of the earth after their kind, and the livestock after their kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind. God saw that it was good.
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.
Yahweh God prepared a vine, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shade over his head, to deliver him from his discomfort. So Jonah was exceedingly glad because of the vine.
There we saw the Nephilim, the sons of Anak, who come of the Nephilim: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight."
But Peter said, "Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean."
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, "This man does not cast out demons, except by Beelzebul, the prince of the demons."
The Word of Yahweh that came to Joel, the son of Pethuel.
I will send the hornet before you, which will drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before you.
But God prepared a worm at dawn the next day, and it chewed on the vine, so that it withered.
Don't be afraid, you worm Jacob, and you men of Israel. I will help you," says Yahweh, "and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
1 Samuel 24:14
Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?
You blind guides, who strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!
Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;
Yahweh did according to the word of Moses, and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people. There remained not one.
Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and Yahweh brought an east wind on the land all that day, and all the night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
"'By these you will become unclean: whoever touches the carcass of them shall be unclean until the evening.