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Proverbs 12:10 – Animal Rights


Animals are deserving of care.


This saying identifies care for animals as one of the marks of the one who is wise before God. This is also found in Proverbs 27:23, which says, "Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds"; see the continuation in 27:24-27.

Proverbs 12:10

10 The righteous know the needs of their animals,
   but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.

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