Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.

Bible References

He that

John 10:3
To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be blameless as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not violent, not fond of sordid gain,
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God that is under your care, serving as overseersnot under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with false words; from long ago their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not been asleep.

The wolf coming

Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.
Matthew 10:16
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Acts 20:29
I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;