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21 Bible Verses about Eating Corpses

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Genesis 40:19

Within three more days, Pharaoh will behead you and hang you on gallows, where birds will eat your flesh from you."

Deuteronomy 28:26

Your dead bodies will be food for the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the earth, with no one to chase them away.

1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

1 Kings 16:4

Anyone from Baasha's household who dies in the city will be eaten by dogs, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the sky will eat."

1 Kings 21:24

Dogs will eat whoever belongs to Ahab and who dies in the city. The birds of the sky will eat whoever dies in the fields.'"

1 Kings 21:23

The LORD also has this to say about Jezebel: "Dogs will eat Jezebel within the outer ramparts of Jezreel.

2 Kings 9:10

Furthermore, the dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel. There will be no burial for her.'" Then he opened the door and left.

2 Kings 9:36

So they returned and reported to Jehu, and he responded, "This fulfills this message from the LORD that he spoke through his servant Elijah the foreigner, who said:

Jeremiah 7:33

The dead bodies of these people will be food for the birds of the sky and for the animals of the land, and no one will disturb them.

Jeremiah 16:4

"They'll die of deadly diseases. People won't mourn for them, nor will they be buried. They'll be dung on the surface of the ground, and they'll come to an end with the sword and with famine. Their dead bodies will be food for the birds of the sky and the animals of the land."

Jeremiah 19:7

I'll shatter the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I'll make them fall by the sword before their enemies and at the hands of those seeking their lives. I'll give their dead bodies as food to the birds of the sky and to the animals of the land.

Jeremiah 34:20

I'll give them to their enemies who are seeking to kill them, and their dead bodies will be food for the birds of the sky and the animals of the land.

Ezekiel 39:17

"Now as for you, Son of Man, this is what the Lord GOD has to say: "Tell all of the birds and wild beasts, "Come! Gather together and participate in the sacrifice that I'm going to make for you. This great sacrifice will take place on the mountains of Israel, where you'll be eating flesh and drinking blood.

Revelation 19:17-18

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun. He cried out in a loud voice to all the birds flying overhead, "Come! Gather for the great supper of God. Eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of commanders, the flesh of warriors, the flesh of horses and their riders, and the flesh of all people, both free and slaves, both unimportant and important."

Job 39:30

His young ones feast on blood; he'll be found wherever there's a carcass."

Luke 17:37

Then they asked him, "Where, Lord, will this take place?" He told them, "Wherever there's a corpse, there the vultures will gather."

Genesis 15:11

When birds of prey swooped down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

1 Samuel 17:44

told David, "Come to me! I'll give your flesh to the birds of the sky and to the beasts of the field."

1 Samuel 17:46

This very day the LORD will deliver you into my hand, and I'll strike you down and remove your head from you. And this very day I'll give the dead bodies of the Philistine army to the birds of the sky and to the animals of the earth, so that all the earth will know that there is a God in Israel,

Psalm 79:2

to give the corpses of your servants as food for the birds of the skies and the flesh of your godly ones to the beasts of the earth;

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