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13 Bible Verses About Caring for Animals

Here are 13 Bible verses about caring for animals from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 12:10 KJV

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

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Deuteronomy 25:4 KJV

Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

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Isaiah 40:11 KJV

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

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Luke 14:5 KJV

And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day?

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Job 12:7 KJV

But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:

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Genesis 1:26 KJV

And 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 fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

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Psalms 50:10-11 KJV

For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.

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

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Genesis 2:15 KJV

And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

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Matthew 10:29 KJV

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

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Deuteronomy 22:10 KJV

Thou shalt not plow with an ox and an ass together.

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Ezekiel 34:11 KJV

For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out.

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Matthew 6:26-30 KJV

Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

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