Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

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Bible References

Wolves

Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.
Matthew 7:15
"Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves.
Matthew 10:16
"I am sending you out like sheep surrounded by wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Luke 10:3
Go! I am sending you out like lambs surrounded by wolves.
John 10:12
The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.

Not

Jeremiah 13:20
Then I said, "Look up, Jerusalem, and see the enemy that is coming from the north. Where now is the flock of people that were entrusted to your care? Where now are the 'sheep' that you take such pride in?
Jeremiah 23:1
The Lord says, "The leaders of my people are sure to be judged. They were supposed to watch over my people like shepherds watch over their sheep. But they are causing my people to be destroyed and scattered.
Ezekiel 34:2
"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel; prophesy, and say to them -- to the shepherds: 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not shepherds feed the flock?
Zechariah 11:17
Woe to the worthless shepherd who abandons the flock! May a sword fall on his arm and his right eye! May his arm wither completely away, and his right eye become completely blind!"

General references

Philippians 1:24
but it is more vital for your sake that I remain in the body.

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