Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.
Keep yourselves also from the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.
Go; behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.
But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who covertly shall bring in destructive sects and shall deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
Lift up your eyes, and behold those that come from the north wind: where is the flock that was given thee, the cattle of thy beauty?
Woe be unto the pastors that waste and scatter the sheep of my pasture! said the LORD.
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy and say unto the pastors, Thus hath the Lord GOD said; Woe unto the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?
Woe to the useless pastor that leaves the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm and upon his right eye; his arm shall be completely dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.