What did God do in Eden immediately after declaring that it wasn't good for the human being to be alone?
What biblical prophet (if he could be called that, since he delivered only one short oracle) spent three days in the belly of a big fish?
What biblical sea creature served modern philosopher Thomas Hobbes' efforts to describe a new social order?
Because it is described as hanging out in reedy-areas and having a tail "like a cedar," another great animal in the book of Job is sometimes seen as alligator. Others see the reference to its eating grass as indicative of a hippopotamus. Most just accept that it’s its own thing:
What animal's call marked the time by which Jesus predicted that even loyal Peter would deny him?
In Genesis, we see people using these animals as beasts of burden and "ships of the desert":
In the only miracle that appears in all four gospels:
These beings, now popularly identified among the angels, are associated in the Bible with snakes:
What biblical patriarch composed a little song for each of his beloved sons, often likening each of their families to an animal?"
To what mother animal did Jesus liken himself in his desire to comfort and protect Jerusalem?
Whose talking ass dodged an angel?
What animal vicariously carried ancient Israel's sins into the wilderness?
What creature is the proverbial model of industry and success—one that has no chief but gathers her food in summer and stores it up at harvest time?
In his lesson about final judgment, Jesus says that the righteous, defined by how they cared for the most vulnerable members of society, will be separated from the others, just as:
Speaking of end times, what four creatures will usher in the apocalypse, according to the book of Revelation?
To what does the lover in the Song of Solomon liken his beloved's breasts?
The female speaker of the Song of Solomon describes his eyes as like:
In Matthew and Luke, the gospels that have nativity stories, what animals are described as present at Jesus' birth?
What wild beast did Elisha "sic" on the naughty boys who taunted him for being bald?