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46 Bible Verses about Pets

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2 Peter 2:12

But these people, like irrational animals—creatures of instinct born to be caught and destroyed—speak blasphemies about things they don’t understand, and in their destruction they too will be destroyed,

Job 41:5

Can you play with him like a bird
or put him on a leash for your girls?

Mark 7:27

He said to her, “Allow the children to be satisfied first, because it isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”

1 Kings 4:33

He described trees, from the cedar in Lebanon to the hyssop growing out of the wall. He also taught about animals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

Jeremiah 15:3

“I will ordain four kinds of judgment for them”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“the sword to kill, the dogs to drag away, and the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the land to devour and destroy.

Deuteronomy 4:17

or the form of any beast on the earth, any winged creature that flies in the sky,

Isaiah 56:10

Israel’s watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.

2 Samuel 12:3

but the poor man had nothing except one small ewe lamb that he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up, living with him and his children. It shared his meager food and drank from his cup; it slept in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him.

Exodus 22:31

“Be My holy people. You must not eat the meat of a mauled animal found in the field; throw it to the dogs.

Ecclesiastes 3:19

For the fate of people and the fate of animals is the same. As one dies, so dies the other; they all have the same breath. People have no advantage over animals since everything is futile.

Deuteronomy 14:4

These are the animals you may eat:the ox, the sheep, the goat,

Matthew 15:26

He answered, “It isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to their dogs.”

1 Corinthians 15:39

Not all flesh is the same flesh; there is one flesh for humans, another for animals, another for birds, and another for fish.

Genesis 2:20

The man gave names to all the livestock, to the birds of the sky, and to every wild animal; but for the man no helper was found as his complement.

Job 12:7

But ask the animals, and they will instruct you;
ask the birds of the sky, and they will tell you.

Genesis 9:5

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man’s brother for a man’s life.

Luke 16:21

He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man’s table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores.

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may wade in blood
and your dogs’ tongues may have their share
from the enemies.”

Proverbs 26:17

A person who is passing by and meddles in a quarrel that’s not his
is like one who grabs a dog by the ears.

Matthew 7:6

Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.

Revelation 5:13

I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them say:Blessing and honor and glory and dominion
to the One seated on the throne,
and to the Lamb, forever and ever!

1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

1 Kings 10:22

for the king had ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram’s fleet, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Deuteronomy 23:18

Do not bring a female prostitute’s wages or a male prostitute’s earnings into the house of the Lord your God to fulfill any vow, because both are detestable to the Lord your God.

Song of Solomon 2:15

(W) Catch the foxes for us—
the little foxes that ruin the vineyards—
for our vineyards are in bloom.

Genesis 1:25

So God made the wildlife of the earth according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and creatures that crawl on the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.

Matthew 15:27

“Yes, Lord,” she said, “yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table!”

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore, as I live—
this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts,
the God of Israel—
Moab will be like Sodom
and the Ammonites like Gomorrah—
a place overgrown with weeds,
a salt pit, and a perpetual wasteland.
The remnant of My people will plunder them;
the remainder of My nation will dispossess them.

Deuteronomy 28:4

Your descendants will be blessed,
and your land’s produce,
and the offspring of your livestock,
including the young of your herds
and the newborn of your flocks.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf will live with the lamb,
and the leopard will lie down with the goat.
The calf, the young lion, and the fatling will be together,
and a child will lead them.

Mark 7:28

But she replied to Him, “Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.”

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