Eating Corpses

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Genesis 40:19

Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head but will have you beheaded and hung on a tree, and [you will not so much as be given burial, but] the birds will eat your flesh.

Deuteronomy 28:26

And your dead body shall be food for all the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and there shall be no one to frighten them away.

1 Kings 14:11

Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and any who dies in the field the birds of the heavens shall eat. For the Lord has spoken it.

1 Kings 16:4

Any of Baasha's family who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and any who dies in the field the birds of the heavens shall eat.

1 Kings 21:24

Any belonging to Ahab who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and any who dies in the field the birds of the air shall eat.

1 Kings 21:23

Also the Lord said of Jezebel: The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.

2 Kings 9:10

And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and none shall bury her. And he opened the door and fled.

2 Kings 9:36

They came again and told Jehu. He said, This is the word of the Lord which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, In the portion of Jezreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel.

Jeremiah 7:33

And the dead bodies of this people will be meat for the fowls of the air and for the beasts of the earth, and none will frighten them away.

Jeremiah 16:4

They shall die of deadly diseases. They shall not be lamented, nor shall they be buried, but they shall be like dung upon the face of the ground. They shall perish and be consumed by the sword and by famine, and their dead bodies shall be food for the fowls of the air and for the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 19:7

And I will pour out and make void the counsel and the plans of [the men of] Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will cause their people to fall by the sword before their enemies and by the hands of those who seek their lives, and their dead bodies I will give to be food for the birds of the air and for the beasts of the earth.

Jeremiah 34:20

I will give them into the hands of their enemies and into the hands of those who seek their life. And their dead bodies will be food for the birds of the heavens and the beasts of the earth.

Ezekiel 39:17

And you, son of man, thus says the Lord God: Say to the birds of prey of every sort and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves and come, gather from every side to the sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you, even a great sacrificial feast on the mountains of Israel at which you may eat flesh and drink blood.

Revelation 19:17-18

Then I saw a single angel stationed in the sun's light, and with a mighty voice he shouted to all the birds that fly across the sky, Come, gather yourselves together for the great supper of God, That you may feast on the flesh of rulers, the flesh of generals and captains, the flesh of powerful and mighty men, the flesh of horses and their riders, and the flesh of all humanity, both free and slave, both small and great!

Job 39:30

His young ones suck up blood, and where the slain are, there is he.

Matthew 24:28

Wherever there is a fallen body (a corpse), there the vultures (or eagles) will flock together.

Luke 17:37

Then they asked Him, Where, Lord? He said to them, Wherever the dead body is, there will the vultures or eagles be gathered together.

Genesis 15:11

And when the birds of prey swooped down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

1 Samuel 17:44

The Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give your flesh to the birds of the air and the beasts of the field.

1 Samuel 17:46

This day the Lord will deliver you into my hand, and I will smite you and cut off your head. And I will give the corpses of the army of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Psalm 79:2

The dead bodies of Your servants they have given as food to the birds of the heavens, the flesh of Your saints to the beasts of the earth.

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