Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.

But

Bible References

Came

John 10:1
"Truly, truly, I tell you, the person who does not enter the sheep corral through the gate, but climbs over another way [i.e., over the fence], is a thief and a robber. [Note: "Thief" suggests quiet subtlety, while "robber" suggests open aggression].
Acts 5:36
For [remember that] some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be someone [important], and that about four hundred people rallied [to his cause], but he was killed and all his men left him and nothing ever came of it.

But

John 10:5
They will not follow a stranger, but will run from him, for they do not recognize the voice of strangers."