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21 Bible Verses about Eating Corpses

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Genesis 40:19

In three days Pharaoh will lift your head from you and hang you on a pole, and the birds will eat your flesh from you."

Deuteronomy 28:26

And your dead bodies shall be as food for all of the birds of the heaven and to the animals of the earth, and there shall not be {anyone to frighten them away}.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies for Jeroboam in the city, the dogs will eat. He who dies in the open field, the birds from the heavens will eat, for Yahweh has spoken [it]." '

1 Kings 16:4

Those who die for Baasha in the city, the dogs will eat; those who die for him in the field, the birds of the heavens will eat."

1 Kings 21:24

The one who dies for Ahab in the city, the dogs will eat; the one who dies in the open country, the birds of heaven will eat."

1 Kings 21:23

Moreover, concerning Jezebel, Yahweh has said, 'The dogs will eat Jezebel in the outer rampart of Jezreel.'

2 Kings 9:10

The dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and there shall not be {anyone to bury her}.'" Then he opened the door and fled.

2 Kings 9:36

They returned and told him, and he said, "This [is] the word of Yahweh which he spoke by the hand of his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'On the plot of ground of Jezreel, the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel.'"

Jeremiah 7:33

And the dead bodies of this people [will be] as food for the birds of the heavens, and for the animals of the earth, without anyone to scare [them] away.

Jeremiah 16:4

"They will die by diseases, they will not be mourned, and they will not be buried. They will be as dung on the face of the earth. And they will perish by the sword and they will perish by the famine. And their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air, and for the wild animals of the earth."

Jeremiah 19:7

And I will lay waste the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will bring them to ruin by the sword {before} their enemies, and by the hand of those who seek their life, and I will give their dead bodies as food to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth.

Jeremiah 34:20

and I will give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of the seekers of their lives, and their dead bodies will become as food for the birds of the heavens and for the animals of the earth.

Ezekiel 39:17

"And you, son of man, thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Say to {all kinds of birds and animals of the field}, "Be gathered, come be gathered {from everywhere} to my sacrifice that I [am] sacrificing for you, a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel, and you will eat flesh, and you will drink blood.

Revelation 19:17-18

And I saw one angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly {directly overhead}, "Come! Assemble for the great banquet of God, in order that you may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of military tribunes, and the flesh of the powerful, and the flesh of horses and those seated on them, and the flesh of all [people], both free and slave, and small and great!"

Job 39:30

And its young ones lick blood greedily, and where [the] dead carcasses [are], there they [are]."

Luke 17:37

And they answered [and] said to him, "Where, Lord?" So he said to them, "Where the dead body [is], there also the vultures will be gathered."

Genesis 15:11

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

1 Samuel 17:44

The Philistine said to David, "Come to me so that I can give your flesh to the birds of heaven and to the wild animals of the field!"

1 Samuel 17:46

This day Yahweh will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down {and cut off your head}! Then I will give [the] corpses of the army of [the] Philistines this day to the birds of heaven and to the animals of the earth, so that all the earth may know that there is a God [who is] for Israel.

Psalm 79:2

They have given the bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the heavens, the flesh of your faithful to [the] beasts of [the] earth.

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