Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Bible References


Matthew 10:14
And, whosoever shall neither welcome you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth outside that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet:
Matthew 15:26
But, he, answering, said, It is, not seemly, to take the loaf of, the children, and cast, to the little dogs.
Proverbs 9:7
He that rebuketh a scoffer, getteth to himself contempt, and, he that reproveth a lawless man, getteth to himself his shame.
Proverbs 23:9
In the ears of a dullard, do not speak, for he will despise the good sense of thy words.
Proverbs 26:11
As, a dog, returneth onto his own vomit, a dullard, repeateth his folly.
Acts 13:45
But, the Jews, seeing, the multitudes, were filled with jealousy, - and began speaking against the things which, by Paul, were being spoken, defaming them.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of mischievous workers, beware of the mutilation;
Hebrews 6:6
And who have fallen away, again, to be remoulding them into repentance; seeing they are again crucifying unto themselves the Son of God, and holding him up as an example.
Hebrews 10:29
Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be accounted worthy, who hath trampled underfoot the Son of God, and, the blood of the covenant, hath esteemed, a profane thing, by which he had been made holy, and, unto the Spirit of favour, hath offered wanton insult?
2 Peter 2:22
There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.


Proverbs 11:22
As a ring of gold in the snout of a swine, is a woman of beauty who hath abandoned discretion.


Matthew 22:5
And, they, slighting it, went off, one, indeed, into his own field, and, another, unto his merchandise, -
Matthew 24:10
And, then, will many be caused to stumble, and, one another, will deliver up, and will hate one another;
2 Corinthians 11:26
In journeyings oft, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own race, in perils from Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils by the sea, in perils among false brethren,
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith, of much baseness towards me, hath given proof, - the Lord will render unto him according to his works. -

General references

Proverbs 29:9
A wise man pleading with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no settlement.
Isaiah 36:21
But they held their peace, and answered him not a word, - for the command of the king, it was, saying, - Ye must not answer him.
Mark 8:13
And leaving them, again, embarking, he departed unto the other side.
1 Corinthians 14:38
But, if anyone knoweth not, he is unknown!