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 whoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when you depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.
Matthew 15:26
But He answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to throw it to dogs.
Proverbs 9:7
One rebuking a scorner gets shame to himself; and one rebuking a wicked one gets himself a blemish.
Proverbs 23:9
Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Proverbs 26:11
As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool returns to his folly.
Acts 13:45
But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision party.
Hebrews 6:6
and who have fallen away; it is impossible, I say, to renew them again to repentance, since they crucify the Son of God afresh to themselves and put Him to an open shame.
Hebrews 10:29
Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy of punishment, the one who has trampled the Son of God, and who has counted the blood of the covenant with which he was sanctified an unholy thing, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
2 Peter 2:22
But the word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog turning to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to wallowing in the mire.


Proverbs 11:22
Like a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a beautiful woman who turns aside discretion.


Matthew 22:5
But not caring, they went their ways, one to his field, another to his trading.
Matthew 24:10
And then many will be offended, and will betray one another, and will hate one another.
2 Corinthians 11:26
I have been in travels often; in dangers from waters; in dangers from robbers; in dangers from my race; in dangers from the heathen; in dangers in the city; in dangers in the wilderness; in dangers on the sea; in dangers among false brothers.
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith showed many evil things to me. The Lord will give back to him according to his works.

General references

Proverbs 29:9
If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rages or laughs, there is no rest.
Isaiah 36:21
But they were silent and did not answer him a word, for the king's command, saying, Do not answer him.
Mark 8:13
And He left them. And entering into the boat again, He departed to the other side.
1 Corinthians 14:38
But if any is ignorant, let him be ignorant.