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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
The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.
Ezekiel 13:19
You have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and scraps of bread. You have put to death people who should not die and kept alive those who should not live by your lies to my people, who listen to lies!
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?
Micah 3:5
This is what the Lord says: "The prophets who mislead my people are as good as dead. If someone gives them enough to eat, they offer an oracle of peace. But if someone does not give them food, they are ready to declare war on him.
Malachi 1:10
"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.
Acts 20:29
I know that after I am gone fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh!
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless as one entrusted with God's work, not arrogant, not prone to anger, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain.
1 Peter 5:2
Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
Jude 1:11
Woe to them! For they have traveled down Cain's path, and because of greed have abandoned themselves to Balaam's error; hence, they will certainly perish in Korah's rebellion.
Revelation 22:15
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood!

Can never have enough

Ecclesiastes 5:10
The one who loves money will never be satisfied with money, he who loves wealth will never be satisfied with his income. This also is futile.

Are shepherds

Micah 3:6
Therefore night will fall, and you will receive no visions; it will grow dark, and you will no longer be able to read the omens. The sun will set on these prophets, and the daylight will turn to darkness over their heads.
Zechariah 11:15
Again the Lord said to me, "Take up once more the equipment of a foolish shepherd.
Matthew 13:14
And concerning them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled that says: 'You will listen carefully yet will never understand, you will look closely yet will never comprehend.
John 8:43
Why don't you understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot accept my teaching.
2 Corinthians 4:4
among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who do not believe so they would not see the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God.

All look

Exodus 23:3
and you must not show partiality to a poor man in his lawsuit.
Jeremiah 22:17
But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.
2 Peter 2:15
By forsaking the right path they have gone astray, because they followed the way of Balaam son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,

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