10 Bible Verses about Insects

Leviticus 11:20 ESV / 62 helpful votes

“All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you.

Genesis 1:30 ESV / 47 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.

Leviticus 11:20-23 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you. Yet among the winged insects that go on all fours you may eat those that have jointed legs above their feet, with which to hop on the ground. Of them you may eat: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind. But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you.

Leviticus 11:20-30 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you. Yet among the winged insects that go on all fours you may eat those that have jointed legs above their feet, with which to hop on the ground. Of them you may eat: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind. But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you. “And by these you shall become unclean. Whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean until the evening, ...

2 Chronicles 7:13-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Deuteronomy 7:20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Moreover, the Lord your God will send hornets among them, until those who are left and hide themselves from you are destroyed.

Matthew 3:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now John wore a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Proverbs 6:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

Revelation 9:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In appearance the locusts were like horses prepared for battle: on their heads were what looked like crowns of gold; their faces were like human faces,

Proverbs 30:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

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