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8 Bible Verses about Bears

Most Relevant Verses

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep. And when there came a lion or again a bear and took a lamb out of the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

For, said Hushai, you know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are embittered and enraged like a bear robbed of her whelps in the field. And your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

Let [the brute ferocity of] a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a [self-confident] fool in his folly [when he is in a rage].

Proverbs 28:15

Like a roaring lion or a ravenous and charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Daniel 7:5

And behold another beast, a second one [the Medo-Persian empire], was like a bear, and it raised up itself on one side [or one dominion] and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth; and it was told, Arise, devour much flesh.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw resembled a leopard, but his feet were like those of a bear and his mouth was like that of a lion. And to him the dragon gave his [own] might and power and his [own] throne and great dominion.

Isaiah 11:7

And the cow and the bear shall feed side by side, their young shall lie down together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Job 9:9

Who made [the constellations] the Bear, Orion, and the [loose cluster] Pleiades, and the [vast starry] spaces of the south;

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Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep. And when there came a lion or again a bear and took a lamb out of the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

For, said Hushai, you know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are embittered and enraged like a bear robbed of her whelps in the field. And your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned around and looked at them and called a curse down on them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and ripped up forty-two of the boys.

Proverbs 17:12

Let [the brute ferocity of] a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a [self-confident] fool in his folly [when he is in a rage].

Proverbs 28:15

Like a roaring lion or a ravenous and charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Bears » Illustrative of » God in his judgments

Lamentations 3:10

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, and like a lion [hiding] in secret places.

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them like a bear that is robbed of her cubs, and I will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness, as a wild beast would tear them.

Bears » Particularly fierce when deprived of its young

2 Samuel 17:8

For, said Hushai, you know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are embittered and enraged like a bear robbed of her whelps in the field. And your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

Let [the brute ferocity of] a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a [self-confident] fool in his folly [when he is in a rage].

Bears » Often attacks men

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned around and looked at them and called a curse down on them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and ripped up forty-two of the boys.

Amos 5:19

It is as if a man fled from a lion and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned with his hand against the wall and a serpent bit him.

Bears » Described as » Cunning

Lamentations 3:10

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, and like a lion [hiding] in secret places.

Bears » Miraculously killed by david

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Your servant killed both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be like one of them, for he has defied the armies of the living God! David said, The Lord Who delivered me out of the paw of the lion and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said to David, Go, and the Lord be with you!

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of antiChrist

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw resembled a leopard, but his feet were like those of a bear and his mouth was like that of a lion. And to him the dragon gave his [own] might and power and his [own] throne and great dominion.

Bears » Illustrative of » Wicked rulers

Proverbs 28:15

Like a roaring lion or a ravenous and charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Bears » Attacks the flock in the presence of the shepherd

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep. And when there came a lion or again a bear and took a lamb out of the flock,

Bears » Growls when annoyed

Isaiah 59:11

We all groan and growl like bears and moan plaintively like doves. We look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far from us.

Bears » Inhabits woods

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned around and looked at them and called a curse down on them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and ripped up forty-two of the boys.

Bears » Illustrative of » The natural man

Isaiah 11:7

And the cow and the bear shall feed side by side, their young shall lie down together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of the medes

Daniel 7:5

And behold another beast, a second one [the Medo-Persian empire], was like a bear, and it raised up itself on one side [or one dominion] and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth; and it was told, Arise, devour much flesh.

Bears » Described as » Voracious

Daniel 7:5

And behold another beast, a second one [the Medo-Persian empire], was like a bear, and it raised up itself on one side [or one dominion] and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth; and it was told, Arise, devour much flesh.

Bears » Described as » Cruel

Amos 5:19

It is as if a man fled from a lion and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned with his hand against the wall and a serpent bit him.