Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

Can never have enough

Bible References

Yea, they are

1 Samuel 2:12
Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not LORD.
Ezekiel 13:19
And ye have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies.
Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy, and say to them, even to the shepherds, Thus says lord LORD: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the sheep?
Micah 3:5
Thus says LORD concerning the prophets who make my people to err, who bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace. And he who does not put into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
Malachi 1:10
Oh that there was among you who would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, says LORD of hosts, nor will I accept an offering at your hand.
Acts 20:29
For I know this, that after my departure grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workmen, beware of the excision.
1 Timothy 3:3
no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless as a steward of God, not self-willed, not prone to angry, not a drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain,
1 Peter 5:2
Tend ye the flock of God among you, watching over, not by obligation, but willingly, nor greedily, but readily,
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.
Revelation 22:15
Outside are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every man who loves and makes a lie.

Can never have enough

Ecclesiastes 5:10
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.

Are shepherds

Micah 3:6
Therefore it shall be night to you, that ye shall have no vision. And it shall be dark to you, that ye shall not divine. And the sun shall go down upon the prophets, and the day shall be black over them.
Zechariah 11:15
And LORD said to me, Take to thee yet again the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
Matthew 13:14
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which says, By hearing ye will hear, and will, no, not understand, and seeing ye will see, and will, no, not perceive.
John 8:43
Why do ye not understand my speech? Because ye cannot hear my word.
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

All look

Exodus 23:3
neither shall thou favor a poor man in his case.
Jeremiah 22:17
But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
2 Peter 2:15
having forsaked a straight path, they were led astray, men who followed the way of Balaam, son of Beor, who loved the wage of unrighteousness.