Verses with the word beasts in the Apocrypha (42 verses):
1 Esdras 5:43
Four hundred thirty and five camels, seven thousand thirty and six horses, two hundred forty and five mules, five thousand five hundred twenty and five beasts used to the yoke.
2 Esdras 5:8
There shall be a confusion also in many places, and the fire shall be oft sent out again, and the wild beasts shall change their places, and menstruous women shall bring forth monsters:
2 Esdras 6:53
Upon the sixth day thou gavest commandment unto the earth, that before thee it should bring forth beasts, cattle, and creeping things:
2 Esdras 8:29
Let it not be thy will to destroy them which have lived like beasts; but to look upon them that have clearly taught thy law.
2 Esdras 8:30
Take thou no indignation at them which are deemed worse than beasts; but love them that always put their trust in thy righteousness and glory.
2 Esdras 11:39
Art not thou it that remainest of the four beasts, whom I made to reign in my world, that the end of their times might come through them?
2 Esdras 11:40
And the fourth came, and overcame all the beasts that were past, and had power over the world with great fearfulness, and over the whole compass of the earth with much wicked oppression; and so long time dwelt he upon the earth with deceit.
As Nabuchodonosor king of all the earth liveth, and as his power liveth, who hath sent thee for the upholding of every living thing: for not only men shall serve him by thee, but also the beasts of the field, and the cattle, and the fowls of the air, shall live by thy power under Nabuchodonosor and all his house.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:20
The natures of living creatures, and the furies of wild beasts: the violence of winds, and the reasonings of men: the diversities of plants and the virtues of roots:
Wisdom of Solomon 11:15
But for the foolish devices of their wickedness, wherewith being deceived they worshipped serpents void of reason, and vile beasts, thou didst send a multitude of unreasonable beasts upon them for vengeance;
Wisdom of Solomon 11:18
Or unknown wild beasts, full of rage, newly created, breathing out either a fiery vapour, or filthy scents of scattered smoke, or shooting horrible sparkles out of their eyes:
Wisdom of Solomon 12:9
Not that thou wast unable to bring the ungodly under the hand of the righteous in battle, or to destroy them at once with cruel beasts, or with one rough word:
Wisdom of Solomon 12:24
For they went astray very far in the ways of error, and held them for gods, which even among the beasts of their enemies were despised, being deceived, as children of no understanding.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:10
But miserable are they, and in dead things is their hope, who call them gods, which are the works of men's hands, gold and silver, to shew art in, and resemblances of beasts, or a stone good for nothing, the work of an ancient hand.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:18
Yea, they worshipped those beasts also that are most hateful: for being compared together, some are worse than others.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:19
Neither are they beautiful, so much as to be desired in respect of beasts: but they went without the praise of God and his blessing.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:1
Therefore by the like were they punished worthily, and by the multitude of beasts tormented.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:3
To the end that they, desiring food, might for the ugly sight of the beasts sent among them lothe even that, which they must needs desire; but these, suffering penury for a short space, might be made partakers of a strange taste.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:5
For when the horrible fierceness of beasts came upon these, and they perished with the stings of crooked serpents, thy wrath endured not for ever:
Wisdom of Solomon 16:18
For sometime the flame was mitigated, that it might not burn up the beasts that were sent against the ungodly; but themselves might see and perceive that they were persecuted with the judgment of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:9
For though no terrible thing did fear them; yet being scared with beasts that passed by, and hissing of serpents,
Wisdom of Solomon 17:19
Or a terrible sound of stones cast down, or a running that could not be seen of skipping beasts, or a roaring voice of most savage wild beasts, or a rebounding echo from the hollow mountains; these things made them to swoon for fear.
For when a man is dead, he shall inherit creeping things, beasts, and worms.
Who will pity a charmer that is bitten with a serpent, or any such as come nigh wild beasts?
And put the fear of man upon all flesh, and gave him dominion over beasts and fowls.
Teeth of wild beasts, and scorpions, serpents, and the sword punishing the wicked to destruction.
For therein be strange and wondrous works, variety of all kinds of beasts and whales created.
Where are the princes of the heathen become, and such as ruled the beasts upon the earth;
But he that knoweth all things knoweth her, and hath found her out with his understanding: he that prepared the earth for evermore hath filled it with fourfooted beasts:
Additions to Esther 16:24
Therefore every city and country whatsoever, which shall not do according to these things, shall be destroyed without mercy with fire and sword, and shall be made not only unpassable for men, but also most hateful to wild beasts and fowls for ever.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:67
The beasts are better than they: for they can get under a cover and help themselves.
Additions to Daniel 1:59
O all ye beasts and cattle, bless ye the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever.
1 Maccabees 1:47
Set up altars, and groves, and chapels of idols, and sacrifice swine's flesh, and unclean beasts:
1 Maccabees 6:35
Moreover they divided the beasts among the armies, and for every elephant they appointed a thousand men, armed with coats of mail, and with helmets of brass on their heads; and beside this, for every beast were ordained five hundred horsemen of the best.
1 Maccabees 6:37
And upon the beasts were there strong towers of wood, which covered every one of them, and were girt fast unto them with devices: there were also upon every one two and thirty strong men, that fought upon them, beside the Indian that ruled him.
1 Maccabees 6:43
Eleazar also, surnamed Savaran, perceiving that one of the beasts, armed with royal harness, was higher than all the rest, and supposing that the king was upon him,
2 Maccabees 5:27
But Judas Maccabeus with nine others, or thereabout, withdrew himself into the wilderness, and lived in the mountains after the manner of beasts, with his company, who fed on herbs continually, lest they should be partakers of the pollution.
2 Maccabees 9:15
And as touching the Jews, whom he had judged not worthy so much as to be buried, but to be cast out with their children to be devoured of the fowls and wild beasts, he would make them all equals to the citizens of Athens:
2 Maccabees 10:6
And they kept the eight days with gladness, as in the feast of the tabernacles, remembering that not long afore they had held the feast of the tabernacles, when as they wandered in the mountains and dens like beasts.
2 Maccabees 11:9
Then they praised the merciful God all together, and took heart, insomuch that they were ready not only to fight with men, but with most cruel beasts, and to pierce through walls of iron.
2 Maccabees 15:20
And now, when as all looked what should be the trial, and the enemies were already come near, and the army was set in array, and the beasts conveniently placed, and the horsemen set in wings,
2 Maccabees 15:21
Maccabeus seeing the coming of the multitude, and the divers preparations of armour, and the fierceness of the beasts, stretched out his hands toward heaven, and called upon the Lord that worketh wonders, knowing that victory cometh not by arms, but even as it seemeth good to him, he giveth it to such as are worthy: