Eating Corpses

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 40:19

In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head-from off you-and hang you on a tree. Then the birds will eat the flesh from your body."

Deuteronomy 28:26

Your corpses will be food for all the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the land, and no one will scare them away.

1 Kings 14:11

Anyone who belongs to Jeroboam and dies in the city, the dogs will eat, and anyone who dies in the field, the birds of the sky will eat, for the Lord has said it!'

1 Kings 16:4

Anyone who belongs to Baasha and dies in the city, the dogs will eat, and anyone who is his and dies in the field, the birds of the sky will eat.

1 Kings 21:24

He who belongs to Ahab and dies in the city, the dogs will eat, and he who dies in the field, the birds of the sky will eat.' "

1 Kings 21:23

The Lord also speaks of Jezebel: The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel:

2 Kings 9:10

The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel-no one will bury her.' " Then the young prophet opened the door and escaped.

2 Kings 9:36

So they went back and told him, and he said, "This [fulfills] the Lord's word that He spoke through His servant Elijah the Tishbite: 'In the plot of land at Jezreel, the dogs will eat Jezebel's flesh.

Jeremiah 7:33

The corpses of these people will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land, with no one to scare them off.

Jeremiah 16:4

They will die from deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like manure on the face of the earth. They will be finished off by sword and famine. Their corpses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.

Jeremiah 19:7

I will spoil the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, by the hand of those who want to take their life. I will provide their corpses as food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.

Jeremiah 34:20

will be handed over to their enemies, to those who want to take their life. Their corpses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.

Ezekiel 39:17

"Son of man, this is what the Lord God says: Tell every kind of bird and all the wild animals: Assemble and come! Gather from all around to My sacrificial feast that I am slaughtering for you, a great feast on the mountains of Israel; you will eat flesh and drink blood.

Revelation 19:17-18

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out in a loud voice, saying to all the birds flying in mid-heaven, "Come, gather together for the great supper of God, so that you may eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of commanders, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of their riders, and the flesh of everyone, both free and slave, small and great."

Job 39:30

Its brood gulps down blood, and wherever corpses lie, it is there.

Luke 17:37

"Where, Lord?" they asked Him. He said to them, "Where the corpse is, there also the vultures will be gathered."

Genesis 15:11

Birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away.

1 Samuel 17:44

"Come here," the Philistine called to David, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds of the sky and the wild beasts!"

1 Samuel 17:46

Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I'll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,

Psalm 79:2

They gave the corpses of Your servants to the birds of the sky for food, the flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth.

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