8 Bible Verses about Animal Souls

Proverbs 12:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 3:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Who knows whether the spirit of man goes upward and the spirit of the beast goes down into the earth?

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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.”

Genesis 1:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Psalm 91:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

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