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Theasaurus: Mules

20 Bible Verses about Mules

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 32:9

Do not be like a horse or mule,
without understanding,
that must be controlled with bit and bridle
or else it will not come near you.

Genesis 36:24

These are Zibeon’s sons: Aiah and Anah.
This was the Anah who found the hot springs in the wilderness
while he was pasturing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.

Leviticus 19:19

“You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.

Ezekiel 27:14

Those from Beth-togarmah exchanged horses, war horses, and mules for your merchandise.

2 Samuel 18:9

Absalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair.

1 Kings 1:33

The king said to them, “Take my servants with you, have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and take him down to Gihon.

Isaiah 66:20

They will bring all your brothers from all the nations as a gift to the Lord on horses and chariots, in litters, and on mules and camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the Lord, “just as the Israelites bring an offering in a clean vessel to the house of the Lord.

2 Samuel 13:29

So Absalom’s young men did to Amnon just as Absalom had commanded. Then all the rest of the king’s sons got up, and each fled on his mule.

1 Kings 1:38

Then Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Cherethites, and the Pelethites went down, had Solomon ride on King David’s mule, and took him to Gihon.

1 Kings 10:25

Every man would bring his annual tribute: items of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, and horses and mules.

2 Kings 5:17

Naaman responded, “If not, please let your servant be given as much soil as a pair of mules can carry, for your servant will no longer offer a burnt offering or a sacrifice to any other god but Yahweh.

1 Chronicles 12:40

In addition, their neighbors from as far away as Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali came and brought food on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen—abundant provisions of flour, fig cakes, raisins, wine and oil, oxen, and sheep. Indeed, there was joy in Israel.

Zechariah 14:15

The same plague as the previous one will strike the horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all the animals that are in those camps.

1 Kings 1:44

And with Solomon, the king has sent Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and they have had him ride on the king’s mule.

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab said to Obadiah, “Go throughout the land to every spring of water and to every wadi. Perhaps we’ll find grass so we can keep the horses and mules alive and not have to destroy any cattle.”

2 Chronicles 9:24

Each of them would bring his own gift—items of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, and horses and mules—as an annual tribute.

Esther 8:10

Mordecai wrote in King Ahasuerus’s name and sealed the edicts with the royal signet ring. He sent the documents by mounted couriers, who rode fast horses bred from the royal racing mares.

Esther 8:14

The couriers rode out in haste on their royal horses at the king’s urgent command. The law was also issued in the fortress of Susa.

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2 Samuel 13:29

So Absalom’s young men did to Amnon just as Absalom had commanded. Then all the rest of the king’s sons got up, and each fled on his mule.

2 Samuel 18:9

Absalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair.

Psalm 32:9

Do not be like a horse or mule,
without understanding,
that must be controlled with bit and bridle
or else it will not come near you.

1 Kings 1:33

The king said to them, “Take my servants with you, have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and take him down to Gihon.

Zechariah 14:15

The same plague as the previous one will strike the horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all the animals that are in those camps.

Mules » Used for » Riding, by persons of distinction

2 Samuel 13:29

So Absalom’s young men did to Amnon just as Absalom had commanded. Then all the rest of the king’s sons got up, and each fled on his mule.

2 Samuel 18:9

Absalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair.

1 Kings 1:33

The king said to them, “Take my servants with you, have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and take him down to Gihon.

Mules » Used for » Carrying burdens

1 Chronicles 12:40

In addition, their neighbors from as far away as Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali came and brought food on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen—abundant provisions of flour, fig cakes, raisins, wine and oil, oxen, and sheep. Indeed, there was joy in Israel.

2 Kings 5:17

Naaman responded, “If not, please let your servant be given as much soil as a pair of mules can carry, for your servant will no longer offer a burnt offering or a sacrifice to any other god but Yahweh.

Mules » Food of

1 Kings 4:28

Each man brought the barley and the straw for the chariot teams and the other horses to the required place according to his assignment.

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab said to Obadiah, “Go throughout the land to every spring of water and to every wadi. Perhaps we’ll find grass so we can keep the horses and mules alive and not have to destroy any cattle.”

Mules » Used for » Conveying posts and messengers

Esther 8:10

Mordecai wrote in King Ahasuerus’s name and sealed the edicts with the royal signet ring. He sent the documents by mounted couriers, who rode fast horses bred from the royal racing mares.

Esther 8:14

The couriers rode out in haste on their royal horses at the king’s urgent command. The law was also issued in the fortress of Susa.

Mules » The jews » Forbidden to breed

Leviticus 19:19

“You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.

Mules » Liable to the plague

Zechariah 14:15

The same plague as the previous one will strike the horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all the animals that are in those camps.

Mules » Of togarmah, sold in fairs of tyre

Ezekiel 27:14

Those from Beth-togarmah exchanged horses, war horses, and mules for your merchandise.

Mules » Often given as tribute

1 Kings 10:25

Every man would bring his annual tribute: items of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, and horses and mules.

Mules » First mention of

Genesis 36:24

These are Zibeon’s sons: Aiah and Anah.
This was the Anah who found the hot springs in the wilderness
while he was pasturing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.

Mules » The jews » Shall used, at the restoration

Isaiah 66:20

They will bring all your brothers from all the nations as a gift to the Lord on horses and chariots, in litters, and on mules and camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the Lord, “just as the Israelites bring an offering in a clean vessel to the house of the Lord.

Mules » The jews » Set a great value upon

1 Kings 18:5

Ahab said to Obadiah, “Go throughout the land to every spring of water and to every wadi. Perhaps we’ll find grass so we can keep the horses and mules alive and not have to destroy any cattle.”

Mules » Stupid and intractable

Psalm 32:9

Do not be like a horse or mule,
without understanding,
that must be controlled with bit and bridle
or else it will not come near you.

Mules » The jews » Brought many, from babylon

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10;18;9

Absalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair.

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