13 Bible Verses about Care Of Animals

Deuteronomy 22:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You shall not see your brother's donkey or his ox fallen down by the way and ignore them. You shall help him to lift them up again.

Proverbs 12:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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.”

Deuteronomy 25:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 5 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.”

Acts 20:35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Matthew 10:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 145:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 53:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth.

Exodus 23:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying down under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it; you shall rescue it with him.

Exodus 20:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 1 helpful vote

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

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