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 porter opens; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.
Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:
Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy; and say unto them, unto the shepherds, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?
Zechariah 11:16
For behold, I will raise up a shepherd in the land, who shall not visit those that are about to perish, neither shall seek that which is strayed away, nor heal that which is wounded, nor feed that which is sound; but he will eat the flesh of the fat, and tear their hoofs in pieces.
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,
2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved the present age, and is gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
Titus 1:7
For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;
2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

The wolf coming

Matthew 7:15
But beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravening wolves.
Matthew 10:16
Behold, I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be therefore prudent as the serpents, and guileless as the doves.
Acts 20:29
For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;