Unicorns In The Bible

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 05/14/2020
Unicorns In The Bible

Bible Verses about Unicorns - Are Unicorns in Scripture?

What does the Bible say about unicorns? Most of the more unique verses about unicorns are in the Old Testament. Unicorns are not mentioned in the modern translations. “God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of a unicorn” (Numbers 23:22). Only in the King James version are they mentioned. Most of the modern translations say “wild ox.” Some translations even say “buffalo.” Above each of the scriptures below, click "Compare" to see multiple translations of each verse to see which refer to unicorns explicitly.

Browse the best Bible verses about unicorns in this collection of scripture quotes.

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5 As I was thinking about this, suddenly a goat with a prominent horn between its eyes came from the west, crossing the whole earth without touching the ground.
8 “God brought them out of Egypt; they have the strength of a wild ox. They devour hostile nations and break their bones in pieces; with their arrows they pierce them.
22 God brought them out of Egypt; they have the strength of a wild ox.
14 Then the LORD will appear over them; his arrow will flash like lightning. The Sovereign LORD will sound the trumpet; he will march in the storms of the south,
10 You have exalted my horn like that of a wild ox; fine oils have been poured on me.