25 Bible Verses About Animals (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Animals (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Animals

239

Proverbs 12:10

10   Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast,
    but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.

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Matthew 6:26

26 Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

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Genesis 9:2-3

The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

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154

Genesis 1:26-28

26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

27   So God created man in his own image,
    in the image of God he created him;
    male and female he created them.

28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

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132

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

18 I said in my heart with regard to the children of man that God is testing them that they may see that they themselves are but beasts. 19 For what happens to the children of man and what happens to the beasts is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. They all have the same breath, and man has no advantage over the beasts, for all is vanity. 20 All go to one place. All are from the dust, and to dust all return. 21 Who knows whether the spirit of man goes upward and the spirit of the beast goes down into the earth?

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113

Job 35:11

11   who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth
    and makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?’

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111

Job 12:7-10

  “But ask the beasts, and they will teach you;
    the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you;
  or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you;
    and the fish of the sea will declare to you.
  Who among all these does not know
    that the hand of the LORD has done this?
10   In his hand is the life of every living thing
    and the breath of all mankind.

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100

Isaiah 65:25

25   The wolf and the lamb shall graze together;
    the lion shall eat straw like the ox,
    and dust shall be the serpent’s food.
  They shall not hurt or destroy
    in all my holy mountain,”
      says the LORD.

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98

Genesis 1:30

30 And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

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94

Psalm 145:9

  The LORD is good to all,
    and his mercy is over all that he has made.

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94

Genesis 1:21

21 So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

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68

Isaiah 11:6

  The wolf shall dwell with the lamb,
    and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat,
  and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together;
    and a little child shall lead them.

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64

Luke 3:6

  and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.’”

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62

Luke 12:6

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God.

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Luke 12:24

24 Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds!

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59

Isaiah 11:6-9

  The wolf shall dwell with the lamb,
    and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat,
  and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together;
    and a little child shall lead them.
  The cow and the bear shall graze;
    their young shall lie down together;
    and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
  The nursing child shall play over the hole of the cobra,
    and the weaned child shall put his hand on the adder’s den.
  They shall not hurt or destroy
    in all my holy mountain;
  for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD
    as the waters cover the sea.

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58

Proverbs 27:23

23   Know well the condition of your flocks,
    and give attention to your herds,

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56

James 3:7

For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind,

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56

Psalm 36:6

  Your righteousness is like the mountains of God;
    your judgments are like the great deep;
    man and beast you save, O LORD.

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51

Deuteronomy 25:4

“You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain.

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51

Psalm 8:6-9

  You have given him dominion over the works of your hands;
    you have put all things under his feet,
  all sheep and oxen,
    and also the beasts of the field,
  the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea,
    whatever passes along the paths of the seas.
  O LORD, our Lord,
    how majestic is your name in all the earth!

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49

Matthew 10:29

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.

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45

Revelation 5:13

13 And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying,

  “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb
  be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”

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44

Genesis 1:24

24 And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.

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42

Psalm 150:6

  Let everything that has breath praise the LORD!
  Praise the LORD!

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