Creeping Things Bible Verses

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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What does the Bible say about Creeping Things? Here are 34 verses related to Creeping Things. Use this table of contents to go to any section:

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A General Term for Animals

GENESIS 1:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And 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 fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

LEVITICUS 11:20-23,29-31,42Verses in the Bible

  • 20 All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.
    Leviticus 11:20 Meaning
  • 21 Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;
    Leviticus 11:21 Meaning
  • 22 Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.
    Leviticus 11:22 Meaning
  • 23 But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.
    Leviticus 11:23 Meaning
  • 29 These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind,
    Leviticus 11:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.
    Leviticus 11:30 Meaning
  • 31 These are unclean to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be unclean until the even.
    Leviticus 11:31 Meaning
  • 42 Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination.
    Leviticus 11:42 Meaning

PSALM 104:20,25Verses in the Bible

  • 20 Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.
    Psalm 104:20 Meaning
  • 25 So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
    Psalm 104:25 Meaning

ROMANS 1:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

Unclean

LEVITICUS 5:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.

LEVITICUS 11:20,29-44Verses in the Bible

  • 29 These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind,
    Leviticus 11:29 Meaning
  • 30 And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.
    Leviticus 11:30 Meaning
  • 31 These are unclean to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be unclean until the even.
    Leviticus 11:31 Meaning
  • 32 And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
    Leviticus 11:32 Meaning
  • 33 And every earthen vessel, whereinto any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break it.
    Leviticus 11:33 Meaning
  • 34 Of all meat which may be eaten, that on which such water cometh shall be unclean: and all drink that may be drunk in every such vessel shall be unclean.
    Leviticus 11:34 Meaning
  • 35 And every thing whereupon any part of their carcase falleth shall be unclean; whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they shall be broken down: for they are unclean, and shall be unclean unto you.
    Leviticus 11:35 Meaning
  • 36 Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.
    Leviticus 11:36 Meaning
  • 37 And if any part of their carcase fall upon any sowing seed which is to be sown, it shall be clean.
    Leviticus 11:37 Meaning
  • 38 But if any water be put upon the seed, and any part of their carcase fall thereon, it shall be unclean unto you.
    Leviticus 11:38 Meaning
  • 39 And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.
    Leviticus 11:39 Meaning
  • 40 And he that eateth of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: he also that beareth the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even.
    Leviticus 11:40 Meaning
  • 41 And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.
    Leviticus 11:41 Meaning
  • 42 Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination.
    Leviticus 11:42 Meaning
  • 43 Ye shall not make yourselves abominable with any creeping thing that creepeth, neither shall ye make yourselves unclean with them, that ye should be defiled thereby.
    Leviticus 11:43 Meaning
  • 44 For I am the Lord your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
    Leviticus 11:44 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 14:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 And every creeping thing that flieth is unclean unto you: they shall not be eaten.

Clean

LEVITICUS 11:21,22Verses in the Bible

  • 21 Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;
    Leviticus 11:21 Meaning
  • 22 Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.
    Leviticus 11:22 Meaning

Uses Of, in Idolatrous Worship

EZEKIEL 8:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, pourtrayed upon the wall round about.

Sources

The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Bible topic categories and verse references are from Nave's Topical Bible (1896) by Orville James Nave (1841–1917). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


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