Gen 1:20

(NIV)
And God said, ‘Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.’
(ESV)
And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”

Gen 1:21

(NIV)
So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
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.

Gen 1:22

(NIV)
God blessed them and said, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.’
(ESV)
And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.”

Gen 1:26

(NIV)
Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.’
(ESV)
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.”

Gen 1:28

(NIV)
God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.’
(ESV)
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.”

Gen 1:30

(NIV)
And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground – everything that has the breath of life in it – I give every green plant for food.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
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.

Gen 2:19

(NIV)
Now the  Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
(ESV)
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.

Gen 2:20

(NIV)
So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals.

But for Adam no suitable helper was found.
(ESV)
The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him.

Gen 6:7

(NIV)
So the  Lord said, ‘I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created – and with them the animals, the birds and the creatures that move along the ground – for I regret that I have made them.’
(ESV)
So the  Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.”

Gen 6:20

(NIV)
Two of every kind of bird, of every kind of animal and of every kind of creature that moves along the ground will come to you to be kept alive.
(ESV)
Of the birds according to their kinds, and of the animals according to their kinds, of every creeping thing of the ground, according to its kind, two of every sort shall come in to you to keep them alive.

Gen 7:3

(NIV)
and also seven pairs of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive throughout the earth.
(ESV)
and seven pairs of the birds of the heavens also, male and female, to keep their offspring alive on the face of all the earth.

Gen 7:8

(NIV)
Pairs of clean and unclean animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground,
(ESV)
Of clean animals, and of animals that are not clean, and of birds, and of everything that creeps on the ground,

Gen 7:14

(NIV)
They had with them every wild animal according to its kind, all livestock according to their kinds, every creature that moves along the ground according to its kind and every bird according to its kind, everything with wings.
(ESV)
they and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.

Gen 7:21

(NIV)
Every living thing that moved on land perished – birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.
(ESV)
And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.

Gen 7:23

(NIV)
Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; people and animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.

(ESV)
He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ark.

Gen 8:17

(NIV)
Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you – the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground – so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.’

(ESV)
Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all fleshbirds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Gen 8:19

(NIV)
All the animals and all the creatures that move along the ground and all the birds – everything that moves on land – came out of the ark, one kind after another.

(ESV)
Every beast, every creeping thing, and every bird, everything that moves on the earth, went out by families from the ark.

Gen 8:20

(NIV)
Then Noah built an altar to the  Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it.
(ESV)
Then Noah built an altar to the  Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.

Gen 9:2

(NIV)
The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands.
(ESV)
The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered.

Gen 9:10

(NIV)
and with every living creature that was with you – the birds, the livestock and all the wild animals, all those that came out of the ark with you – every living creature on earth.
(ESV)
and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the livestock, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark; it is for every beast of the earth.

Gen 15:9

(NIV)
So the  Lord said to him, ‘Bring me a heifer, a goat and a ram, each three years old, along with a dove and a young pigeon.’

(ESV)
He said to him, “Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.”

Gen 15:10

(NIV)
Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half.
(ESV)
And he brought him all these, cut them in half, and laid each half over against the other. But he did not cut the birds in half.

Gen 15:11

(NIV)
Then birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away.

(ESV)
And when birds of prey came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

Gen 40:17

(NIV)
In the top basket were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.’

(ESV)
and in the uppermost basket there were all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating it out of the basket on my head.”

Gen 40:19

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh.’

(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your headfrom you!—and hang you on a tree. And the birds will eat the flesh from you.”

Lev 1:14

(NIV)
‘“If the offering to the  Lord is a burnt offering of birds, you are to offer a dove or a young pigeon.
(ESV)
If his offering to the  Lord is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or pigeons.

Lev 7:26

(NIV)
And wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.
(ESV)
Moreover, you shall eat no blood whatever, whether of fowl or of animal, in any of your dwelling places.

Lev 11:13

(NIV)
‘“These are the birds you are to regard as unclean and not eat because they are unclean: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture,
(ESV)
“And these you shall detest among the birds; they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle the bearded vulture, the black vulture,

Lev 11:20

(NIV)
‘“All flying insects that walk on all fours are to be regarded as unclean by you.
(ESV)
All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you.

Lev 11:21

(NIV)
There are, however, some flying insects that walk on all fours that you may eat: those that have jointed legs for hopping on the ground.
(ESV)
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.

Lev 11:23

(NIV)
But all other flying insects that have four legs you are to regard as unclean.

(ESV)
But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you.

Lev 11:46

(NIV)
‘“These are the regulations concerning animals, birds, every living thing that moves about in the water and every creature that moves along the ground.
(ESV)
This is the law about beast and bird and every living creature that moves through the waters and every creature that swarms on the ground,

Lev 14:4

(NIV)
the priest shall order that two live clean birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop be brought for the person to be cleansed.
(ESV)
the priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop.

Lev 14:5

(NIV)
Then the priest shall order that one of the birds be killed over fresh water in a clay pot.
(ESV)
And the priest shall command them to kill one of the birds in an earthenware vessel over fresh water.

Lev 14:6

(NIV)
He is then to take the live bird and dip it, together with the cedar wood, the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, into the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water.
(ESV)
He shall take the live bird with the cedarwood and the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, and dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water.

Lev 14:7

(NIV)
Seven times he shall sprinkle the one to be cleansed of the defiling disease, and then pronounce them clean. After that, he is to release the live bird in the open fields.

(ESV)
And he shall sprinkle it seven times on him who is to be cleansed of the leprous disease. Then he shall pronounce him clean and shall let the living bird go into the open field.

Lev 14:49

(NIV)
To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop.
(ESV)
And for the cleansing of the house he shall take two small birds, with cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop,

Lev 14:50

(NIV)
He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.
(ESV)
and shall kill one of the birds in an earthenware vessel over fresh water

Lev 14:51

(NIV)
Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn and the live bird, dip them into the blood of the dead bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
(ESV)
and shall take the cedarwood and the hyssop and the scarlet yarn, along with the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the bird that was killed and in the fresh water and sprinkle the house seven times.

Lev 14:52

(NIV)
He shall purify the house with the bird’s blood, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop and the scarlet yarn.
(ESV)
Thus he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird and with the fresh water and with the live bird and with the cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet yarn.

Lev 14:53

(NIV)
Then he is to release the live bird in the open fields outside the town. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.’

(ESV)
And he shall let the live bird go out of the city into the open country. So he shall make atonement for the house, and it shall be clean.”

Lev 17:13

(NIV)
‘“Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among you who hunts any animal or bird that may be eaten must drain out the blood and cover it with earth,
(ESV)
“Any one also of the people of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, who takes in hunting any beast or bird that may be eaten shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.

Lev 20:25

(NIV)
‘“You must therefore make a distinction between clean and unclean animals and between unclean and clean birds. Do not defile yourselves by any animal or bird or anything that moves along the ground – those that I have set apart as unclean for you.
(ESV)
You shall therefore separate the clean beast from the unclean, and the unclean bird from the clean. You shall not make yourselves detestable by beast or by bird or by anything with which the ground crawls, which I have set apart for you to hold unclean.

Deut 4:17

(NIV)
or like any animal on earth or any bird that flies in the air,
(ESV)
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the air,

Deut 14:11

(NIV)
You may eat any clean bird.
(ESV)
“You may eat all clean birds.

Deut 14:19

(NIV)
All flying insects are unclean to you; do not eat them.
(ESV)
And all winged insects are unclean for you; they shall not be eaten.

Deut 14:20

(NIV)
But any winged creature that is clean you may eat.

(ESV)
All clean winged things you may eat.

Deut 22:6

(NIV)
If you come across a bird’s nest beside the road, either in a tree or on the ground, and the mother is sitting on the young or on the eggs, do not take the mother with the young.
(ESV)
If you come across a bird’s nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs you shall not take the mother with the young.

Deut 28:26

(NIV)
Your carcasses will be food for all the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.
(ESV)
And your dead body shall be food for all birds of the air and for the beasts of the earth, and there shall be no one to frighten them away.

Deut 32:11

(NIV)
like an eagle that stirs up its nest
and hovers over its young,
that spreads its wings to catch them
and carries them on its pinions.
(ESV)
Like an eagle that stirs up its nest,
that flutters over its young,
spreading out its wings, catching them,
bearing them on its pinions,

1Sam 17:44

(NIV)
‘Come here,’ he said, ‘and I’ll give your flesh to the birds and the wild animals!’

(ESV)
The Philistine said to David, “Come to me, and I will give your flesh to the birds of the air and to the beasts of the field.”

1Sam 17:46

(NIV)
This day the  Lord will deliver you into my hands, and I’ll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.
(ESV)
This day the  Lord will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down and cut off your head. And I will give the dead bodies of the host of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air and to the wild beasts of the earth that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel,

2Sam 21:10

(NIV)
Rizpah daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on a rock. From the beginning of the harvest till the rain poured down from the heavens on the bodies, she did not let the birds touch them by day or the wild animals by night.
(ESV)
Then Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it for herself on the rock, from the beginning of harvest until rain fell upon them from the heavens. And she did not allow the birds of the air to come upon them by day, or the beasts of the field by night.

1Kgs 4:33

(NIV)
He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
(ESV)
He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of the wall. He spoke also of beasts, and of birds, and of reptiles, and of fish.

1Kgs 14:11

(NIV)
Dogs will eat those belonging to Jeroboam who die in the city, and the birds will feed on those who die in the country. The  Lord has spoken!”

(ESV)
Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and anyone who dies in the open country the birds of the heavens shall eat, for the  Lord has spoken it.”’

1Kgs 16:4

(NIV)
Dogs will eat those belonging to Baasha who die in the city, and birds will feed on those who die in the country.’

(ESV)
Anyone belonging to Baasha who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the heavens shall eat.”

1Kgs 21:24

(NIV)
‘Dogs will eat those belonging to Ahab who die in the city, and the birds will feed on those who die in the country.’

(ESV)
Anyone belonging to Ahab who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and anyone of his who dies in the open country the birds of the heavens shall eat.”

Neh 5:18

(NIV)
Each day one ox, six choice sheep and some poultry were prepared for me, and every ten days an abundant supply of wine of all kinds. In spite of all this, I never demanded the food allotted to the governor, because the demands were heavy on these people.

(ESV)
Now what was prepared at my expense for each day was one ox and six choice sheep and birds, and every ten days all kinds of wine in abundance. Yet for all this I did not demand the food allowance of the governor, because the service was too heavy on this people.

Job 12:7

(NIV)
‘But ask the animals, and they will teach you,
or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you;
(ESV)
But ask the beasts, and they will teach you;
the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you;

Job 28:7

(NIV)
No bird of prey knows that hidden path,
no falcon’s eye has seen it.
(ESV)
“That path no bird of prey knows,
and the falcon’s eye has not seen it.
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