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13 Bible Verses About Taking Care of Animals

Here are 13 Bible verses about taking care of 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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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

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

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James 3:7 KJV

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

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Genesis 1:20-21 KJV

For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:

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Psalms 147:9 KJV

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

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Matthew 6:26 KJV

He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

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Isaiah 32:20 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?

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Genesis 6:19-20 KJV

Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters, that send forth thither the feet of the ox and the ass.

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Deuteronomy 22:6-7 KJV

And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.

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2 Samuel 12:3-4 KJV

If a bird’s nest chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young: But thou shalt in any wise let the dam go, and take the young to thee; that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days.

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Genesis 3:21 KJV

But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter. And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man’s lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.

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Genesis 3:20 KJV

Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

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John 21:15-17 KJV

And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

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