And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
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George Leo Haydock
Soul.in birds The covenant of God is made with animals, only in as much as they are subservient to man. (Du Hamel)
The Egyptians adored most of them; and many oriental nations, and even philosophers, pretended they had intelligent souls, and could speak a rational language, which some of them would have the people believe they could understand. (Calmet)
This was the case of those great impostors Apollonius of Tyena, Mahomet (Haydock)
Moses shows sufficiently that beasts were neither divinities nor rational. (Calmet)