Why did God also destroy animals in the Flood?


Genesis 6:1 - 8:22

ESV - 1 When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them. 2 The sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
God sent the Flood as a judgment on mankind's wickedness. But it wasn't only human beings who died. Most of the animals were also swept away. Genesis 6:7 states, "I will blot out man whom I have cr...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report

Open uri20170212 16162 o1juic John McFarling
As I read the question; two things came to mind from the bible. "If you have done as God commanded; why do I hear the bleating of sheep and lowing of cows?" And; "the demons entered the swine....". These two things lead me to believe that if God destroyed only man, those demons would have just entered the animals and waited for man to return. The flood was not the only time that God included animals in the destruction.

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