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18 Bible Verses about Killing Domesticated Animals

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Exodus 12:29

And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

Numbers 11:22

Shall the flocks and the herds be slain for them, to suffice them? or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to suffice them?

Numbers 22:29

And Balaam said unto the donkey, Because you have mocked me: I would there were a sword in my hand, for now would I kill you.

Genesis 37:31

And they took Joseph's coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood;

Genesis 43:16

And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay an animal, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.

Micah 5:10

And it shall come to pass in that day, says the LORD, that I will cut off your horses out of your midst, and I will destroy your chariots:

Zechariah 11:7

And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took unto me two staffs; the one I called Grace, and the other I called Unity; and I fed the flock.

Zechariah 11:4

Thus says the LORD my God; Feed the flock for the slaughter;

Zechariah 11:5

Whose owners slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.

Matthew 22:4

Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them who are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage.

1 Samuel 28:24

And the woman had a fatted calf in the house; and she hastened, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread of it:

Luke 15:27

And he said unto him, your brother has come; and your father has killed the fatted calf, because he has received him safe and sound.

Luke 15:30

But as soon as this your son came, who has devoured your living with harlots, you have killed for him the fatted calf.

Isaiah 66:3

He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations.

Deuteronomy 12:15

Nevertheless you may kill and eat flesh in all your gates, whatsoever your soul desires, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which he has given you: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart.

Deuteronomy 28:31

Your ox shall be slain before your eyes, and you shall not eat thereof: your donkey shall be violently taken away from before your face, and shall not be restored to you: your sheep shall be given unto your enemies, and you shall have none to rescue them.

1 Samuel 1:25

And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli.

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