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8 Bible Verses about Bears

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1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

2 Samuel 17:8

And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a fool in his folly.

Daniel 7:5

And behold, another beast, a second, like unto a bear, and it raised up itself on one side; and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth; and they said thus unto it: Arise, devour much flesh.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast which I saw was like to a leopardess, and its feet as of a bear, and its mouth as a lion's mouth; and the dragon gave to it his power, and his throne, and great authority;

Isaiah 11:7

And the cow and the she-bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Job 9:9

Who maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south;

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Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

2 Samuel 17:8

And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of Jehovah. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tore forty-two children of them.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a fool in his folly.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Bears » Illustrative of » God in his judgments

Lamentations 3:10

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them as a bear bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness: the beast of the field shall tear them.

Bears » Particularly fierce when deprived of its young

2 Samuel 17:8

And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man rather than a fool in his folly.

Bears » Often attacks men

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of Jehovah. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tore forty-two children of them.

Amos 5:19

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

Bears » Described as » Cunning

Lamentations 3:10

He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.

Bears » Miraculously killed by david

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Thy servant smote both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God. And David said, Jehovah 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 Jehovah be with thee.

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of antiChrist

Revelation 13:2

And the beast which I saw was like to a leopardess, and its feet as of a bear, and its mouth as a lion's mouth; and the dragon gave to it his power, and his throne, and great authority;

Bears » Illustrative of » Wicked rulers

Bears » Attacks the flock in the presence of the shepherd

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

Bears » Growls when annoyed

Isaiah 59:11

We roar all like bears, and mourn grievously like doves: we look for judgment, and there is none; for salvation, but it is far from us.

Bears » Inhabits woods

2 Kings 2:24

And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of Jehovah. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tore forty-two children of them.

Bears » Illustrative of » The natural man

Isaiah 11:7

And the cow and the she-bear shall feed; their young ones 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, like unto a bear, and it raised up itself on one side; and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth; and they said thus unto it: Arise, devour much flesh.

Bears » Described as » Voracious

Daniel 7:5

And behold, another beast, a second, like unto a bear, and it raised up itself on one side; and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth; and they said thus unto it: Arise, devour much flesh.

Bears » Described as » Cruel

Amos 5:19

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