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Job 39:1
Know you the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? or can you mark when the hinds do calve?
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Psalm 32:9
Be you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near to you.
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Psalm 49:12
Nevertheless man being in honor stays not: he is like the beasts that perish.
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Ecclesiastes 3:18-21
I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts.
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2342. therion -- a wild beast
... 2342 -- the generic term for ("beast"); (figuratively) a ("") nature. [2342 ()
never refers to animals used for .]. Word Origin dim. ...
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5207. huios -- a son
... to the , ie as the believer lives in conformity with the Father's nature (purpose ...
Apparently a primary word; a "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of ...
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Of Man, and the Brute Animals, and Religion.
... there is no understanding of God, it is surely impossible that in this respect either
the dumb animals should have more wisdom, or human nature should be unwise ...
/.../a treatise on the anger of god addressed to donatus/chap vii of man and the.htm

Argument. --And Thus Unclean Animals are not to be Reproached ...
... things, then, and the like to these, the law holds accursed in animals, which in ...
they are blamed, because they are sought for contrary to his nature, not by ...
/.../novatian/on the jewish meats/chapter iii argument and thus unclean.htm

Human Nature (Septuagesima Sunday. )
... For God made man for something more noble and blessed than to follow even his own
lofty human nature. God made the animals to follow their natures each after ...
/.../kingsley/the good news of god/sermon xxiii human nature septuagesima.htm

Empedocles Increased the Absurdity of Pythagoras by Developing the ...
... ones swallows, and chaste men doves, as if the selfsame substance of the soul
everywhere repeated its own nature in the properties of the animals (into which ...
/.../a treatise on the soul/chapter xxxii empedocles increased the absurdity.htm

That Animals were not Produced Spontaneously, but by a Divine ...
... and that these, when they had become mature, being rent by the compulsion of nature,
produced tender animals; afterwards, that the earth itself abounded with a ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xii that animals were not.htm

Species, or Units of Nature.
... as a cause, when associated with all the forces known in nature, to produce ... The little
animals whose remains compose the great chalk-beds are alive and working ...
/.../species or units of nature.htm

The Simple Nature of the Soul is Asserted with Plato. The Identity ...
... Now it is not in all animals that these two functions are found; for there ... to every
animal organs of vitality suited to its own disposition and nature, so that ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter x the simple nature of.htm

That Our Irrational Passions have their Rise from Kindred with ...
... 2. These attributes, then, human nature took to itself from the side of ... transferred
to human life, became passions; for the carnivorous animals are preserved ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/xviii that our irrational passions.htm

Everything that is Useless or Hurtful is Rejected.
... If, therefore, according to the different nature of animals, different kinds of
food have been provided suitable to their nature, and none of that which the ...
/.../chapter vi everything that is useless.htm

Now as to the Union and Concord and Peace of the Animals of ...
... Now as to the union and concord and peace of the animals of different kinds, [224]
which by nature are opposed and hostile to each other, the Elders say that ...
/.../irenaeus/the demonstration of the apostolic preaching/chapter 61 now as to.htm

How did Noah fit all the animals on the Ark? |

What made some animals clean and others unclean (Genesis 7)? |

Why did God also destroy animals in the Flood (Genesis 6-8)? |

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