45 Bible Verses about Whales

Matthew 12:40 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 19 helpful votes

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Jonah 1:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved.

Psalm 41:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Even my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.

Job 26:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Isaiah 6:1-13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!” ...

Job 38:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,

Job 25:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes;

Job 12:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.

Psalm 139:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!

Psalm 104:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

There go the ships, and Leviathan, which you formed to play in it.

Psalm 22:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Save me from the mouth of the lion! You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen!

Job 41:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook or press down his tongue with a cord?

Job 31:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?

Job 22:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Is not God high in the heavens? See the highest stars, how lofty they are!

Job 7:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Am I the sea, or a sea monster, that you set a guard over me?

Ezra 4:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In the days of Artaxerxes, Bishlam and Mithredath and Tabeel and the rest of their associates wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia. The letter was written in Aramaic and translated.

Ezra 2:1-70 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now these were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried captive to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town. They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: the sons of Parosh, 2,172. The sons of Shephatiah, 372. The sons of Arah, 775. ...

2 Chronicles 35:23-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the archers shot King Josiah. And the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.” So his servants took him out of the chariot and carried him in his second chariot and brought him to Jerusalem. And he died and was buried in the tombs of his fathers. All Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah.

1 Chronicles 21:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Joab gave the sum of the numbering of the people to David. In all Israel there were 1,100,000 men who drew the sword, and in Judah 470,000 who drew the sword.

2 Samuel 24:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Joab gave the sum of the numbering of the people to the king: in Israel there were 800,000 valiant men who drew the sword, and the men of Judah were 500,000.

2 Samuel 21:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And there was again war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number, and he also was descended from the giants.

Deuteronomy 33:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A firstborn bull—he has majesty, and his horns are the horns of a wild ox; with them he shall gore the peoples, all of them, to the ends of the earth; they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.”

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Job 40:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, Behemoth, which I made as I made you; he eats grass like an ox.

Numbers 23:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

God brings them out of Egypt and is for them like the horns of the wild ox.

Numbers 13:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And there we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak, who come from the Nephilim), and we seemed to ourselves like grasshoppers, and so we seemed to them.”

Leviticus 11:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.

Leviticus 11:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the hare, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you.

Exodus 20:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Exodus 3:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”

Genesis 19:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But Lot's wife, behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.

Genesis 10:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 9:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Genesis 3:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all livestock and above all beasts of the field; on your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

Genesis 2:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now out of the ground the Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.

Genesis 2:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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.

Genesis 2:1-25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation. These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens. When no bush of the field was yet in the land and no small plant of the field had yet sprung up—for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground, ...

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

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