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11 Bible Verses about Rules About Killing Animals

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Exodus 13:13

You are to redeem every firstborn donkey with a lamb, and if you don't redeem it, you are to break its neck. You are to redeem every firstborn among your sons.

Exodus 34:20

You are to redeem the firstborn of a donkey with a sheep, and if you don't redeem it, you are to break its neck. You are to redeem every firstborn of your sons, and no one is to appear before me empty-handed.

Exodus 21:28

"If an ox gores a man or woman so that they die, the ox is certainly to be stoned and its flesh may not be eaten, but the owner of the ox is free from liability.

Exodus 21:29

But if the ox has gored previously, and its owner has been warned about it but didn't restrain it, and it kills a man or woman, the ox is to be stoned and its owner also is to be put to death.

Exodus 21:32

"If the ox gores a male or female servant, the owner is to give 30 shekels of silver to the servant's master, and the ox is to be stoned.

Leviticus 20:15

"If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you are also to kill the animal.

Leviticus 20:16

"If a woman approaches any animal to have sexual relations with it, both the woman and the animal are to be put to death. Their guilt will remain their responsibility.

Leviticus 17:3-4

When a person from the house of Israel slaughters an ox, a lamb, or a goat (whether in the camp or outside the camp), but fails to bring it to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting as an offering in the presence of the tent of the LORD, that person will incur bloodguilt. Because he has shed blood, that person is to be eliminated from contact with his people."

Leviticus 24:18

but whoever beats an animal to death is to replace it life for life.

Leviticus 24:21

Whoever beats an animal to death is to replace it, but whoever beats a human being to death is to be put to death.

Leviticus 22:28

However, you are not to slaughter a bull or a ewe along with its offspring on the same day.

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