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And…blessed them (Bereshis 1:22):

Rash - Because [people] decimate them and hunt them and eat them, they required a blessing; and the beasts also required a blessing, but because the serpent was destined to be cursed, He did not bless them, lest he [the serpent] be included. — [from Gen. Rabbah 11:3, Midrash Tadshe 1]

ויברך אותם: לפי שמחסרים אותן וצדין מהם ואוכלין אותם הוצרכו לברכה. ואף החיות הוצרכו לברכה, אלא מפני הנחש שעתיד לקללה, לכך לא ברכן, שלא יהא הוא בכלל:

Why couldn't Hashem exclude the snake? I understand why he didn't bless the beats. But c'mon, Hashem could've left the snake out of the blessing to the beast... Perhaps "Rachamov Al Kol Ma'asav"?

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sometimes innocents are hurt just because their proximity to evil-doers.

בבא קמא צב א

הא מילתא דאמרי אינשי בהדי הוצא לקי כרבא...

Bava Kama 92:a

... The phrase that people use, saying "[during weeding] together with the thorns the cabbage is damaged"

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