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
But the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they did not know the LORD.
Ezekiel 13:19
And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, slaying the souls that should not die and giving life to the souls that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to the lie?
Ezekiel 34:2
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?
Micah 3:5
Thus hath the LORD said concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that does not give them something to eat, they even prepare war against him.
Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors or tend the fire on my altar for free? I have no pleasure in you, said the LORD of the hosts, neither will the offering from your hand be agreeable unto me.
Acts 20:29
For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
Titus 1:7
For the bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God; not arrogant, not quick to anger, not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain,
1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, caring for her, not by force, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with willing desire;
2 Peter 2:3
and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep.
Jude 1:11
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
Revelation 22:15
But outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and whosoever loves and makes a lie.

Can never have enough

Ecclesiastes 5:10
He that loves money shall not be satisfied with money; nor he that loves abundance with increase; this is also vanity.

Are shepherds

Micah 3:6
Therefore the vision shall be made night unto you, and darkness unto those that divine, and the sun shall go down over the prophets, and the day shall be dark over them.
Zechariah 11:15
And the LORD said unto me, Take unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
Matthew 13:14
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which says, By hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive;
John 8:43
Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.

All look

Exodus 23:3
neither shalt thou honour a poor man in his cause.
Jeremiah 22:17
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
2 Peter 2:15
who forsaking the right way have erred, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,