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 if anyone will not welcome you or listen to your message, shake the dust off your feet as you leave that house or that town.
Matthew 15:26
"It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs," he said.
Proverbs 9:7
Whoever corrects a mocker is asking for insult; whoever reproves a wicked person receives abuse.
Proverbs 23:9
Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Proverbs 26:11
Like a dog that returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.
Acts 13:45
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and they began to contradict what Paul was saying by reviling him.
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh!
Hebrews 6:6
and then have committed apostasy, to renew them again to repentance, since they are crucifying the Son of God for themselves all over again and holding him up to contempt.
Hebrews 10:29
How much greater punishment do you think that person deserves who has contempt for the Son of God, and profanes the blood of the covenant that made him holy, and insults the Spirit of grace?
2 Peter 2:22
They are illustrations of this true proverb: "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, after washing herself, wallows in the mire."


Proverbs 11:22
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who rejects discretion.


Matthew 22:5
But they were indifferent and went away, one to his farm, another to his business.
Matthew 24:10
Then many will be led into sin, and they will betray one another and hate one another.
2 Corinthians 11:26
I have been on journeys many times, in dangers from rivers, in dangers from robbers, in dangers from my own countrymen, in dangers from Gentiles, in dangers in the city, in dangers in the wilderness, in dangers at sea, in dangers from false brothers,
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him in keeping with his deeds.

General references

Proverbs 29:9
If a wise person goes to court with a foolish person, there is no peace whether he is angry or laughs.
Isaiah 36:21
They were silent and did not respond, for the king had ordered, "Don't respond to him."
Mark 8:13
Then he left them, got back into the boat, and went to the other side.
1 Corinthians 14:38
If someone does not recognize this, he is not recognized.

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