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58 Bible Verses About Insects

Here are 58 Bible verses about insects from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Leviticus 11:20 KJV

All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.

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Genesis 1:30 KJV

And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

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Deuteronomy 7:20 KJV

Moreover the LORD thy God will send the hornet among them, until they that are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed.

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2 Chronicles 7:13-14 KJV

If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

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Matthew 3:4 KJV

And the same John had his raiment of camel’s hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

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Proverbs 6:6 KJV

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

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Revelation 9:7 KJV

And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.

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Proverbs 30:25 KJV

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;

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Psalms 78:45 KJV

He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

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Psalms 118:12 KJV

They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

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2 Chronicles 6:28 KJV

If there be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillers; if their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land; whatsoever sore or whatsoever sickness there be:

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Matthew 23:24 KJV

Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

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Exodus 10:12-14 KJV

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail hath left. And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts. And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

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Exodus 8:24 KJV

And the LORD did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants’ houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.

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Isaiah 51:6 KJV

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

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Deuteronomy 1:44 KJV

And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hormah.

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Proverbs 30:15 KJV

The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:

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Deuteronomy 14:19 KJV

And every creeping thing that flieth is unclean unto you: they shall not be eaten.

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Job 27:18 KJV

He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.

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Isaiah 50:9 KJV

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? lo, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

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Job 13:28 KJV

And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.

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Isaiah 7:18 KJV

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.

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Hosea 5:12 KJV

Therefore will I be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

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Joshua 24:12 KJV

And I sent the hornet before you, which drave them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.

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Jeremiah 46:23 KJV

They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.

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Isaiah 40:22 KJV

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

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Matthew 6:19-20 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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Psalms 105:34 KJV

He spake, and the locusts came, and caterpillers, and that without number,

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1 Kings 8:37 KJV

If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpiller; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be;

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Psalms 105:31 KJV

He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

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Nahum 3:15 KJV

There shall the fire devour thee; the sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts.

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Proverbs 30:27 KJV

The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands;

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Joel 1:4 KJV

That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpiller eaten.

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Exodus 8:16 KJV

And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

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Numbers 13:33 KJV

And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.

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Luke 12:33 KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

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Proverbs 30:28 KJV

The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings’ palaces.

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1 Samuel 26:20 KJV

Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD: for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea, as when one doth hunt a partridge in the mountains.

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Psalms 78:46 KJV

He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust.

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Judges 6:5 KJV

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.

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James 5:2 KJV

Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.

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Joel 2:25 KJV

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

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Exodus 8:21-22 KJV

Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are. And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth.

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Mark 1:6 KJV

And John was clothed with camel’s hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

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Job 4:19 KJV

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?

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Job 8:14 KJV

Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider’s web.

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Exodus 8:17-18 KJV

And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt. And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

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Proverbs 30:24-28 KJV

There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer; The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks; The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands; The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings’ palaces.

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Isaiah 51:8 KJV

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

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Leviticus 11:22 KJV

Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

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Judges 14:8 KJV

And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcase of the lion: and, behold, there was a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase of the lion.

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Isaiah 59:5 KJV

They hatch cockatrice’ eggs, and weave the spider’s web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.

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Matthew 6:20 KJV

But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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Exodus 16:20 KJV

Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.

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Psalms 39:11 KJV

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

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1 Samuel 24:14 KJV

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

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Exodus 10:4 KJV

Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast:

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Exodus 23:28 KJV

And I will send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee.

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