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8 Bible Verses about Oxen
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You shall make an altar of earth for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you.
“Six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as your stranger, may refresh themselves.
For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.” God is not concerned about oxen, is He?
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Agriculture or husbandry » Beasts used in » Oxen
Horns » Animals with, mentioned » Oxen
So he returned from following him, and took the pair of oxen and sacrificed them and
Oxen » Was fed » With grass
that you be
Now Abram was
For it is written in the Law of Moses, “
So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw
Oxen » Increase of, promised
Oxen » Was fed » In the valleys
"You shall not see your countryman's ox or his sheep straying away, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly bring them back to your countryman. "If your countryman is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall remain with you until your countryman looks for it; then you shall restore it to him.
Oxen » Laws respecting » To rest on the sabbath
You shall make
Oxen » Often given as a present
Oxen » Described as » Beautiful
Oxen » Described as » Strong
Oxen » Herdmen appointed over
Oxen » Includes the » Bullock
Oxen » Includes the » Heifer
“This is the statute of the law which the Lord has commanded, saying, ‘Speak to the sons of Israel that they bring you an
Oxen » Used for » Earing the ground
Oxen » Publicly sold
However, the king said to Araunah, “No, but I will surely buy it from you for a price, for
Oxen » Used for » Drawing wagons, &c
Oxen » Includes the » Bull
Oxen » Includes the » Cow
Oxen » Lowing of, alluded to
For it is written in the Law of Moses, "YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE HE IS THRESHING " God is not concerned about oxen, is He? Or is He speaking altogether for our sake? Yes, for our sake it was written, because the plowman ought to plow in hope, and the thresher to thresh in hope of sharing the crops.
Oxen » Used for » Carrying burdens
Moreover those who were near to them, even as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali,
And his horns are the horns of
With them he will
And those are the ten thousands of Ephraim,
And those are the thousands of Manasseh.”
Oxen » Was clean and fit for food
Oxen » Often found wild
"If one man's ox hurts another's so that it dies, then they shall sell the live ox and divide its price equally; and also they shall divide the dead ox. "Or if it is known that the ox was previously in the habit of goring, yet its owner has not confined it, he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the dead animal shall become his.
"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished. "If, however, an ox was previously in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned, yet he does not confine it and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned and its owner also shall be put to death. "If a ransom is demanded of him, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is demanded of him. read more.
"Whether it gores a son or a daughter, it shall be done to him according to the same rule. "If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
Like an untrained
For You are the Lord my God.
"For every breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, 'This is it,' the case of both parties shall come before the judges; he whom the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor. "If a man gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any animal to keep for him, and it dies or is hurt or is driven away while no one is looking, an oath before the LORD shall be made by the two of them that he has not laid hands on his neighbor's property; and its owner shall accept it, and he shall not make restitution. read more.
"But if it is actually stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner. "If it is all torn to pieces, let him bring it as evidence; he shall not make restitution for what has been torn to pieces.
Oxen » Laws respecting » Fat of, not to be eaten
And I did not know that they had
“Let us destroy the tree with its
He took a yoke of oxen and
Oxen » In stalls
And there be no
Though the yield of the
And the fields produce no food,
And there be
Oxen » Heifer illustrative » Of a beloved wife
So the men of the city said to him on the seventh day before the sun went down,
“What is sweeter than honey?
And what is stronger than a lion?”
You would not have found out my riddle.”
Oxen » Used for » Treading out the corn
Oxen » Was fed » On the hills
Oxen » Was fed » With straw
Oxen » Urged on by the goad
Oxen » Described as » Not without sagacity
And a donkey its master’s manger,
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