This is the kind of plague that will devastate horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all the other animals in those camps.
‘Cursed is the one who commits bestiality.’ 1 Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
I passed on to the Gate of the Well and the King’s Pool, where there was not enough room for my animal to pass with me.
It looks on every haughty being; it is king over all that are proud.” 1
They entered, 1 along with every living creature after its kind, every animal after its kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, everything with wings. 2
They did so; Aaron extended his hand with his staff, he struck the dust of the ground, and it became gnats on people 1 and on animals. All the dust of the ground became gnats throughout all the land of Egypt.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Extend your hand toward the sky 1 that there may be 2 hail in all the land of Egypt, on people and on animals, 3 and on everything that grows 4 in the field in the land of Egypt.”
I will pass through 1 the land of Egypt in the same 2 night, and I will attack 3 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both of humans and of animals, 4 and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment. 5 I am the Lord.
Or when there is 1 a person who touches anything ceremonially 2 unclean, whether the carcass of an unclean wild animal, or the carcass of an unclean domesticated animal, or the carcass of an unclean creeping thing, even if he did not realize it, 3 but he himself has become unclean and is guilty; 4
He, 1 the God who leads you, will expel the nations little by little. You will not be allowed to destroy them all at once lest the wild animals overrun you.
Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on a rock. From the beginning of the harvest until the rain fell on them, 1 she did not allow the birds of the air to feed 2 on them by day, nor the wild animals 3 by night.
“I, the Lord who rules over all, say: 1 ‘This place will indeed lie in ruins. There will be no people or animals in it. But there will again be in it and in its towns sheepfolds where shepherds can rest their sheep.
“Son of man, suppose a country sins against me by being unfaithful, and I stretch out my hand against it, cut off its bread supply, 1 cause famine to come on it, and kill both people and animals.
So this is what the sovereign Lord says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom, and I will kill the people and animals within her, 1 and I will make her desolate; from Teman to Dedan they will die 2 by the sword.
I will increase the number of people and animals on you; they will increase and be fruitful. 1 I will cause you to be inhabited as in ancient times, and will do more good for you than at the beginning of your history. 2 Then you will know that I am the Lord.
Its foliage was attractive and its fruit plentiful; on it there was food enough for all. Under it the wild animals 1 used to seek shade, and in its branches the birds of the sky used to nest. All creatures 2 used to feed themselves from it.
whose foliage was attractive and its fruit plentiful, and from which there was food available for all, under whose branches wild animals 1 used to live, and in whose branches birds of the sky used to nest –