Animals in the Bible?
- How many times are dogs and cats mentioned in the Bible?
- How many animals are mentioned in the Bible?
- What bird is said to be neglectful, unwise, prideful and cruel?
- What animal is mentioned most in the Bible?
- How many people were killed by lions in the Bible?
- How many people killed a lion in the Bible?
- Dogs are mentioned 41 times. Cats are not mentioned—unless one considers the cat family that includes lions and leopards.
- Approximately 125 animals are mentioned in the Bible.
- Ostriches said to be neglectful, unwise, prideful and cruel. (Job 39:13-18, Lamentations 4:3)
- Sheep (189) are mentioned more than any other animal. Horses are second at 188 (KJV), followed by lambs – 175, goats – 129, lions – 119, dogs – 41, eagles -34
- We don’t know how many people were killed by lions, because there were multiple deaths in some cases (1 Kings 13:23-24, 1 Kings 20:35-36; 2 Kings 17:25-26; Daniel 6:24).
- It’s recorded in the Bible that three people killed lions. Samson (Judges 14:5-9), David (1 Samuel 17:34-36), Benaiah (2 Samuel 23:20, 1 Chronicles 11:22)