251 occurrences in 13 translations

'Wild' in the Bible

God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: cattle, creeping things, and wild animals, each according to its kind." It was so.

God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the cattle according to their kinds, and all the creatures that creep along the ground according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.

I have given all green plants as food for every wild animal of the earth, every bird that flies, and to every living thing that crawls on the earth." And that is what happened.

So the Lord God formed out of the ground each wild animal and each bird of the sky, and brought each to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.

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 who was like him.

Then the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your life.

along with every species of wild animal, livestock, crawling creature, bird, and every creature that has wings.

And all living things that moved on the earth died, including the birds, domestic animals, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all humankind.

But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and domestic animals that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to blow over the earth and the waters receded.

And with every living creature that is with you -- "whether the birds, the livestock, or the wild beasts of the earth along with you, as many as came out of the ark -- "every animal of the earth.

And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

Isaac loved Esau because he had a taste for wild game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Therefore, take your weapons -- your quiver and your bow -- and go out into the open fields and hunt down some wild game for me.

Now Rebekah had been listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau went out to the open fields to hunt down some wild game and bring it back,

Bring me some wild game and prepare for me some tasty food. Then I will eat it and bless you in the presence of the Lord before I die.'

Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau, your firstborn. I've done as you told me. Now sit up and eat some of my wild game so that you can bless me."

Isaac said, "Bring some of the wild game for me to eat, my son. Then I will bless you." So Jacob brought it to him, and he ate it. He also brought him wine, and Isaac drank.

He also prepared some tasty food and brought it to his father. Esau said to him, "My father, get up and eat some of your son's wild game. Then you can bless me."

Then Isaac {trembled violently}. Then he said, "Who then [was] he that hunted wild game and brought [it] to me, and I ate [it] all before you came, and I blessed him? Moreover, he will be blessed!"

I did not bring you any of the flock torn by wild beasts; I myself bore the loss. You demanded [payment] from me for what was stolen by day or by night.

Come on! Let's kill him and toss him into one of the cisterns. Then we'll report that some wild animal devoured him and wait to see what becomes of his dreams!"

Examining it, he cried out, "It's my son's tunic! A wild animal has no doubt torn Joseph to pieces."

The wheat and the wild grainwere not ruined because they were late crops.)

If it was actually torn apart [by a wild animal], he is to bring it as evidence; he does not have to make restitution for the torn carcass.

But during the seventh year you are to let it rest and leave it uncultivated, so that the poor among your people may eat [from it] and the wild animals may consume what they leave. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.

I will not drive them out ahead of you in a single year; otherwise, the land would become desolate, and wild animals would multiply against you.

And thou, take to thyself principal spices, wild honey five hundred shekels; and spice-cinnamon, the half of that, two hundred and fifty; and spice-cane two hundred and fifty;

Moses saw that the people were running wild, for Aaron had let them get completely out of control, causing derision from their enemies.

Or [if] someone touches anything unclean-a carcass of an unclean wild animal, or unclean livestock, or an unclean swarming creature -without being aware of it, he is unclean and guilty.

The fat of an animal that dies naturally or is mauled by wild beasts may be used for any purpose, but you must not eat it.

"Any Israelite or foreigner living among them, who hunts down a wild animal or bird that may be eaten must drain its blood and cover it with dirt.

"Every person, whether the native or the foreigner, who eats an animal that died a natural death or was mauled by wild beasts is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening; he will be clean.

He must not eat an animal that died naturally or was mauled by wild beasts, making himself unclean by it; I am the Lord.

All of its growth may serve as food for your livestock and the wild animals in your land.

I'll give peace in the land so that you'll lie down without fear. I'll remove wild beasts from the land, and not even war will come to your land.

I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your high ways shall be desolate.

God brought them out of Egypt; He is like the horns of a wild ox for them.

God brought him out of Egypt; He is like the horns of a wild ox for them. He will feed on enemy nations and gnaw their bones; he will strike [them] with his arrows.

The Amorites living in the hill country went out {to oppose you} and chased you as [a swarm of] wild honey bees do; and [so] they {beat} you down in Seir as far as Hormah.

The Lord your God will drive out these nations before you little by little. You will not be able to destroy them all at once; otherwise, the wild animals will become too numerous for you.

The hart, and the roebuck, and the fallow deer, and the wild goat, and the pygarg, and the wild ox, and the chamois.

They will be weak from hunger, ravaged by pestilence and bitter plague; I will unleash on them wild beasts with fangs, as well as venomous snakes that slither in the dust.

His firstborn bull has splendor, and horns like those of a wild ox; he gores all the peoples with them to the ends of the earth. Such are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and such are the thousands of Manasseh.

And he returned after awhile {to marry her}, and he turned aside to see the carcass of the lion, and there [was] a swarm of wild honey bees in the body of the lion, and honey.

Then Saul and all the people with him rallied and went into the battle, and behold, every [Philistine's] sword was against his fellow in wild confusion.

"Come here," the Philistine called to David, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds of the sky and the wild beasts!"

This day will the LORD deliver thee into mine hand; and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went to seek David and his men upon the rocks of the wild goats.

And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.

Hushai continued, "You know your father and his men. They are warriors and are desperate like a wild bear robbed of her cubs. Your father is an experienced soldier who won't spend the night with the people.

Rizpah, Aiah's daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anointed him as king at Gihon, and they have gone up from there rejoicing. The city has gone wild; this [is] the sound which you heard.

And the cedar of the house within was carved with wild gourds and open flowers. All was cedar; no stone was seen.

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.

And a great famine came to Samaria. They besieged it until a donkey's head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab of dove's dung [a wild vegetable] for five shekels of silver.

And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.

This will be your confirmation that I have spoken the truth: This year you will eat what grows wild, and next year what grows on its own from that. But in the third year you will plant seed and harvest crops; you will plant vines and consume their produce.

And Joash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.

So they proclaimed and spread this news throughout all their towns and in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hill country and bring back branches of olive, wild olive, myrtle, palm, and [other] leafy trees to make booths, just as it is written."

"You will laugh at violence and famine, And you will not be afraid of wild beasts.

For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.

But because it is heavier than the sand of the sea, that is why my words have been wild.

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

"Ask the wild animals, and they'll teach you; the birds of the sky will tell you.

Why do you, as if you were God, pursue and persecute me? [Acting like wild beasts] why are you not satisfied with my flesh?

Behold, as wild asses in the desert, go they forth to their work; rising betimes for a prey: the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children.

{Proud wild animals} have not trodden it; [the] lion in its prime has not prowled over it.

Among the bushes they bray and howl [like wild animals]; beneath the prickly scrub they fling themselves and huddle together.

who teaches us more than the earth's wild animals, and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?'

Knowest thou the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? or canst thou mark when the hinds do calve?

Who hath sent out the wild ass free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass?

Would the wild ox be willing to serve you? Would it spend the night by your feeding trough?

Can you hold the wild ox by its harness to the furrow? Will it plow the valleys behind you?

Can you trust the wild ox to harvest your grain and bring [it] to your threshing floor?

And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.

The hills yield food for him, while all [sorts of] wild animals play there.

all the sheep and oxen, as well as animals in the wild,

Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.

Deliver me from the sword! Save my life from the claws of the wild dogs!

Save me from the mouth of the lion! You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen.

He makes Lebanon skip like a calf, and Sirion, like a young wild ox.

Yet you have battered us, leaving us a heap of ruins overrun by wild dogs; you have covered us with darkness.

I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.

Rebuke the wild beast of the reeds, The multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the peoples, Trampling under foot the pieces of silver: He hath scattered the peoples that delight in war.

Then, I was too stupid and didn't realize I was acting like a wild animal with you.

Give not up the soul of thy turtle-dove unto the wild beast; forget not the troop of thine afflicted for ever.

He destroyed their vines with hail and their wild fig trees with stones.

They gave the dead bodies of Thy servants Food for the fowls of the heavens, The flesh of Thy saints For the wild beast of the earth.

The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

You [O Lord] make darkness and it becomes night, in which creeps forth every wild beast of the forest.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

פּרה פּרא 
Pere' 
Usage: 10

תּוא תּאו 
T@'ow 
wild ox , wild bull
Usage: 2

G65
ἀγριέλαιος 
Agrielaios 
Usage: 2

אי 
'iy 
Usage: 3

אקּו 
'aqqow 
Usage: 1

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

זיז 
Ziyz 
Usage: 3

יעל 
Ya`el 
Usage: 3

ישׁימון 
Y@shiymown 
Usage: 13

ערבה 
`arabah 
Usage: 61

ערד 
`arad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

ציּה 
Tsiyah 
Usage: 16

ציּי 
Tsiyiy 
Usage: 6

שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

G66
ἄγριος 
Agrios 
Usage: 3

ἐρημία 
Eremia 
Usage: 4

ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

θηρίον 
therion 
Usage: 46



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