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26 Bible Verses about Respect, For Environment

Psalms 24:1-2
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The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who
dwell in it. For He has founded it upon the seas And established it upon
the rivers.
Exodus 19:5-6
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'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant,
then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the
earth is Mine; and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy
nation.' These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel."
Leviticus 25:23
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'The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is
Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me.
1 Chronicles 29:14
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"But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer
as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your
hand we have given You.
Psalms 50:9-12
"I shall take no young bull out of your house Nor male goats out of your
folds. "For every beast of the forest is Mine, The cattle on a thousand
hills. "I know every bird of the mountains, And everything that moves
in the field is Mine. read more.
Psalms 89:11
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The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all it
contains, You have founded them.
Haggai 2:8
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'The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,' declares the LORD of hosts.
Genesis 1:26-28
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Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our
likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds
of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every
creeping thing that creeps on the earth." God created man in His own
image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He
created them. God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful

and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of
the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that
moves on the earth."
Genesis 9:1-3
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And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and
multiply, and fill the earth. "The fear of you and the terror of you will be
on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with
everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into
your hand they are given. "Every moving thing that is alive shall be
food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.
Psalms 8:6-8
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You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all
things under his feet, All sheep and oxen, And also the beasts of the
field, The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea, Whatever
passes through the paths of the seas.
Psalms 115:16
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The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given
to the sons of men.
Hebrews 2:8
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subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him
But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him.
James 3:7
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For every species of beasts and birds, of reptiles and creatures of the
sea, is tamed and has been tamed by the human race.
Matthew 6:26-30
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"Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather
into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth
much more than they? "And who of you by being worried can add a
single hour to his life? "And why are you worried about clothing?
Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they
spin, read more.
Luke 12:24-28
"Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no
storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable

you are than the birds! "And which of you by worrying can add a single
hour to his life's span? "If then you cannot do even a very little thing,
why do you worry about other matters? read more.
Deuteronomy 11:10-15
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"For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the
land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed
and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden. "But the land into
which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys,
drinks water from the rain of heaven, a land for which the LORD your
God cares; the eyes of the LORD your God are always on it, from the
beginning even to the end of the year. read more.
Psalms 65:9-13
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You visit the earth and cause it to overflow; You greatly enrich it; The
stream of God is full of water; You prepare their grain, for thus You
prepare the earth. You water its furrows abundantly, You settle its
ridges, You soften it with showers, You bless its growth. You have
crowned the year with Your bounty, And Your paths drip with
fatness. read more.
Matthew 5:45
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so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes
His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the
righteous and the unrighteous.
Deuteronomy 20:19
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"When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order
to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against
them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down.
For is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged by you?
Exodus 23:4-5
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"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall
surely return it to him. "If you see the donkey of one who hates you
lying helpless under its load, you shall refrain from leaving it to him,
you shall surely release it with him.
Deuteronomy 22:4
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"You shall not see your countryman's donkey or his ox fallen down on
the way, and pay no attention to them; you shall certainly help him to
raise them up.
Deuteronomy 25:4
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"You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.

Proverbs 12:10
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A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the
compassion of the wicked is cruel.
Exodus 23:10-11
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"You shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield, but on the
seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of
your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field
may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive
Leviticus 25:1-7
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The LORD then spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai, saying, "Speak to the
sons of Israel and say to them, 'When you come into the land which I
shall give you, then the land shall have a sabbath to the LORD. 'Six
years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall prune your
vineyard and gather in its crop, read more.
Nehemiah 10:31
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As for the peoples of the land who bring wares or any grain on the
sabbath day to sell, we will not buy from them on the sabbath or a holy
day; and we will forego the crops the seventh year and the exaction of
every debt.
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