Rules About Killing Animals

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 13:13

"But every first offspring of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck; and every firstborn of man among your sons you shall redeem.

Exodus 34:20

"You shall redeem with a lamb the first offspring from a donkey; and if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck You shall redeem all the firstborn of your sons None shall appear before Me empty-handed.

Exodus 21:28

"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.

Exodus 21:29

"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.

Exodus 21:32

"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.

Leviticus 20:15

'If there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.

Leviticus 20:16

'If there is a woman who approaches any animal to mate with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

Leviticus 17:3-4

"Any man from the house of Israel who slaughters an ox or a lamb or a goat in the camp, or who slaughters it outside the camp, and has not brought it to the doorway of the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD, bloodguiltiness is to be reckoned to that man. He has shed blood and that man shall be cut off from among his people.

Leviticus 24:18

'The one who takes the life of an animal shall make it good, life for life.

Leviticus 24:21

'Thus the one who kills an animal shall make it good, but the one who kills a man shall be put to death.

Leviticus 22:28

"But, whether it is an ox or a sheep, you shall not kill both it and its young in one day.

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