Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.
a lion, mightiest of the beasts, who does not retreat from anything;
All that walk on their paws among all the creatures that walk on all fours are unclean to you. Anyone who touches their carcass will be unclean until the evening,
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears punishment has not been perfected in love.
and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for an image resembling mortal human beings or birds or four-footed animals or reptiles.
then your barns will be filled completely, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
Samson went and captured three hundred jackals and got some torches. He tied the jackals in pairs by their tails and then tied a torch to each pair.
So do not throw away your confidence, because it has great reward.
Wild animals will rest there, the ruined houses will be full of hyenas. Ostriches will live there, wild goats will skip among the ruins.
But Moses said, "That would not be the right thing to do, for the sacrifices we make to the Lord our God would be an abomination to the Egyptians. If we make sacrifices that are an abomination to the Egyptians right before their eyes, will they not stone us?
Therefore desert creatures and jackals will live there. Ostriches will dwell in it too. But no people will ever live there again. No one will dwell there for all time to come.
You will once again have mercy on us; you will conquer our evil deeds; you will hurl our sins into the depths of the sea.
You must have a spade among your other equipment and when you relieve yourself outside you must dig a hole with the spade and then turn and cover your excrement.
The Lord God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, cursed are you above all the wild beasts and all the living creatures of the field! On your belly you will crawl and dust you will eat all the days of your life.
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every arrogant obstacle that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and we take every thought captive to make it obey Christ.
A cow and a bear will graze together, their young will lie down together. A lion, like an ox, will eat straw.
When the people saw that Moses delayed in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said to him, "Get up, make us gods that will go before us. As for this fellow Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him!"
"They even sent for men from far away; when the messenger arrived, those men set out. For them you bathed, painted your eyes, and decorated yourself with jewelry.
So he made a whip of cords and drove them all out of the temple courts, with the sheep and the oxen. He scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.
Wild animals and wild dogs will congregate there; wild goats will bleat to one another. Yes, nocturnal animals will rest there and make for themselves a nest.
His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters.
Do not take gold, silver, or copper in your belts,
All is pure to those who are pure. But to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
The seven years of abundance in the land of Egypt came to an end.
Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover for us to eat."
God gives a man riches, property, and wealth so that he lacks nothing that his heart desires, yet God does not enable him to enjoy the fruit of his labor -- instead, someone else enjoys it! This is fruitless and a grave misfortune.
You may eat any among the animals that has a divided hoof (the hooves are completely split in two) and that also chews the cud.
A blacksmith works with his tool and forges metal over the coals. He forms it with hammers; he makes it with his strong arm. He gets hungry and loses his energy; he drinks no water and gets tired.
Then an expert in the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."