Taking Animals

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 30:35

So he removed on that day the striped and spotted male goats and all the speckled and spotted female goats, every one with white in it, and all the black ones among the sheep, and gave them into the care of his sons.

Genesis 31:9

"Thus God has taken away your father's livestock and given them to me.

2 Samuel 12:4

"Now a traveler came to the rich man, And he was unwilling to take from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the wayfarer who had come to him; Rather he took the poor man's ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him."

Job 1:14-15

a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."

Topics on Taking Animals

A Thousand Animals

1 Samuel 25:2

Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; and the man was very rich, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats And it came about while he was shearing his sheep in Carmel

Animals

Genesis 1:24

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after their kind"; and it was so.

Animals Cut In Pieces

Exodus 29:17

"Then you shall cut the ram into its pieces, and wash its entrails and its legs, and put them with its pieces and its head.

Animals Eating

Exodus 22:5

"If a man lets a field or vineyard be grazed bare and lets his animal loose so that it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field and the best of his own vineyard.

Animals Eating People

Genesis 37:20

"Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, 'A wild beast devoured him.' Then let us see what will become of his dreams!"

Animals Falling

Exodus 21:33

"If a man opens a pit, or digs a pit and does not cover it over, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Animals Forsaking

Job 39:14

For she abandons her eggs to the earth And warms them in the dust,

Animals Going Astray

Exodus 23:4

"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

Animals Going To Heaven

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knows that the breath of man ascends upward and the breath of the beast descends downward to the earth?

Animals Having A Soul

Ecclesiastes 3:21

Who knows that the breath of man ascends upward and the breath of the beast descends downward to the earth?

Animals Killing

1 Kings 13:24

Now when he had gone, a lion met him on the way and killed him, and his body was thrown on the road, with the donkey standing beside it; the lion also was standing beside the body.

Animals Mating

Genesis 30:38

He set the rods which he had peeled in front of the flocks in the gutters, even in the watering troughs, where the flocks came to drink; and they mated when they came to drink.

Animals Multiplying

Genesis 1:22

God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."

Animals Suckling

Genesis 32:15

thirty milking camels and their colts, forty cows and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys.

Animals Torn To Pieces

Genesis 31:39

"That which was torn of beasts I did not bring to you; I bore the loss of it myself. You required it of my hand whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

Animals, Care For

Genesis 9:8-10

Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying,

Animals, Cruelty Towards

Genesis 33:13-15

But he said to him, "My lord knows that the children are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are a care to me. And if they are driven hard one day, all the flocks will die.

Animals, Figurative Use

Genesis 49:9-14

"Judah is a lion's whelp; From the prey, my son, you have gone up He couches, he lies down as a lion, And as a lion, who dares rouse him up?

Animals, religious role of

Zephaniah 1:3

"I will remove man and beast; I will remove the birds of the sky And the fish of the sea, And the ruins along with the wicked; And I will cut off man from the face of the earth," declares the LORD.

Animals, Types Of

Deuteronomy 14:5

the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

Beating Animals

Numbers 22:23

When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand, the donkey turned off from the way and went into the field; but Balaam struck the donkey to turn her back into the way.

Binding As Animals

Psalm 118:27

The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Black Animals

Genesis 30:32

let me pass through your entire flock today, removing from there every speckled and spotted sheep and every black one among the lambs and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and such shall be my wages.

Bodies Of Animals

Exodus 12:46

"It is to be eaten in a single house; you are not to bring forth any of the flesh outside of the house, nor are you to break any bone of it.

Both Men And Animals Affected

Ezekiel 29:11

"A man's foot will not pass through it, and the foot of a beast will not pass through it, and it will not be inhabited for forty years.

Both Men And Animals Killed

Genesis 6:7

The LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Both Men And Animals Saved

Ezekiel 36:11

'I will multiply on you man and beast; and they will increase and be fruitful; and I will cause you to be inhabited as you were formerly and will treat you better than at the first. Thus you will know that I am the LORD.

Clean Animals

Song of Solomon 6:6

"Your teeth are like a flock of ewes Which have come up from their washing, All of which bear twins, And not one among them has lost her young.

Corpses Of Animals

Exodus 21:35

"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.

Driving Out Animals

Genesis 15:11

The birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.

Fat Animals

Genesis 41:2

And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass.

Fat Of Animals

Leviticus 7:23

"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'You shall not eat any fat from an ox, a sheep or a goat.

Fear And Animals

Genesis 9:2

"The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given.

Feeding Animals

Genesis 24:25

Again she said to him, "We have plenty of both straw and feed, and room to lodge in."

Female Animals

Numbers 15:27

'Also if one person sins unintentionally, then he shall offer a one year old female goat for a sin offering.

Five Animals

Exodus 22:1

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

Horns Of Animals

Zechariah 1:18

Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there were four horns.

Killing Domesticated Animals

Exodus 12:29

Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.

Killing Wild Animals

Nahum 2:13

"Behold, I am against you," declares the LORD of hosts "I will burn up her chariots in smoke, a sword will devour your young lions; I will cut off your prey from the land, and no longer will the voice of your messengers be heard."

Male And Female Animals

Leviticus 3:1

'Now if his offering is a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to offer out of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it without defect before the LORD.

Male Animals

Leviticus 22:19

for you to be accepted--it must be a male without defect from the cattle, the sheep, or the goats.

Miscarrying Animals

Genesis 31:38

"These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your female goats have not miscarried, nor have I eaten the rams of your flocks.

Noting What Animals Eat

Leviticus 11:3

'Whatever divides a hoof, thus making split hoofs, and chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat.

Putting Animals Down

Genesis 24:11

He made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at evening time, the time when women go out to draw water.

Red Animals

Numbers 19:2

"This is the statute of the law which the LORD has commanded, saying, 'Speak to the sons of Israel that they bring you an unblemished red heifer in which is no defect and on which a yoke has never been placed.

Relation Of Animals To Man

Genesis 9:2

"The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given.

Rules About Killing Animals

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.

Satan, Compared With Animals

Psalm 91:3

For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper And from the deadly pestilence.

Separating Animals

Genesis 30:40

Jacob separated the lambs, and made the flocks face toward the striped and all the black in the flock of Laban; and he put his own herds apart, and did not put them with Laban's flock.

Seven Animals

Genesis 7:2

"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;

Sick Animals

Malachi 1:8

"But when you present the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? And when you present the lame and sick, is it not evil? Why not offer it to your governor? Would he be pleased with you? Or would he receive you kindly?" says the LORD of hosts.

Strength Of Animals

Genesis 30:41

Moreover, whenever the stronger of the flock were mating, Jacob would place the rods in the sight of the flock in the gutters, so that they might mate by the rods;

Taking A Wife

Genesis 24:4

but you will go to my country and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

Taking Advantage

Job 6:27

"You would even cast lots for the orphans And barter over your friend.

Taking Away Evil

Leviticus 16:8

"Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for the scapegoat.

Taking By The Hand

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

Taking Christ

Matthew 2:13

Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him."

Taking God's Things

Matthew 13:12

"For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.

Taking Mixed Metals

Joel 3:5

"Since you have taken My silver and My gold, brought My precious treasures to your temples,

Taking Other People

Genesis 14:16

He brought back all the goods, and also brought back his relative Lot with his possessions, and also the women, and the people.

Taking Possession

Nehemiah 9:25

"They captured fortified cities and a fertile land They took possession of houses full of every good thing, Hewn cisterns, vineyards, olive groves, Fruit trees in abundance So they ate, were filled and grew fat, And reveled in Your great goodness.

Taking Possessions

1 Samuel 8:14

"He will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants.

Ten Animals

Genesis 24:10

Then the servant took ten camels from the camels of his master, and set out with a variety of good things of his master's in his hand; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.

Thighs Of Animals

Exodus 29:22

"You shall also take the fat from the ram and the fat tail, and the fat that covers the entrails and the lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right thigh (for it is a ram of ordination),

Three Animals

1 Samuel 10:3

"Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the oak of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine;

Twelve Animals

Numbers 7:87

all the oxen for the burnt offering twelve bulls, all the rams twelve, the male lambs one year old with their grain offering twelve, and the male goats for a sin offering twelve;

Two Animals

Genesis 6:19

"And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.

Unclean Animals

Genesis 7:2

"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;

Weak Animals

Genesis 30:42

but when the flock was feeble, he did not put them in; so the feebler were Laban's and the stronger Jacob's.

Wild Animals Devouring

Genesis 37:20

"Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, 'A wild beast devoured him.' Then let us see what will become of his dreams!"

More Verses on Taking Animals

Job 1:17

While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."

Exodus 8:8

Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron and said, "Entreat the LORD that He remove the frogs from me and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to the LORD."

Exodus 8:31

The LORD did as Moses asked, and removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants and from his people; not one remained.

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