Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Bible References

I send

Psalm 22:12
Many bulls surround me;
strong ones of Bashan encircle me.
Ezekiel 2:3
He said to me: “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to the rebellious pagans who have rebelled against Me. The Israelites and their ancestors have transgressed against Me to this day.
Matthew 10:16
“Look, I’m sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as serpents and as harmless as doves.
John 15:20
Remember the word I spoke to you: ‘A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will also keep yours.
John 16:2
They will ban you from the synagogues. In fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering service to God.
Acts 9:2
and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

Wolves

Zephaniah 3:3
The princes within her are roaring lions;
her judges are wolves of the night,
which leave nothing for the morning.
Matthew 7:15
“Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravaging wolves.
John 10:12
The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn’t own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.
Acts 20:29
I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

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