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8 Bible Verses about Bears

Most Relevant Verses

1 Samuel 17:34

David told Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd for his father. When a lion or bear came and took a lamb from the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

"You know how strong your father and his men are. They're as mad as a bear robbed of her cubs! Furthermore, your father is a skilled warrior. He won't stay with his army at night.

Proverbs 17:12

It's better to meet a mother bear who has lost her cubs than a fool in his stupidity.

Proverbs 28:15

A roaring lion and a charging bear that's what a wicked tyrant is over poor people.

Daniel 7:5

"Then look! a second animal resembling a bear followed it. It was raised up on one side, with three ribs held between the teeth in its mouth. Therefore people kept telling it, "Get up and devour lots of meat!'

Revelation 13:2

The beast that I saw was like a leopard. Its feet were like bear's feet, and its mouth was like a lion's mouth. The dragon gave it his power, his throne, and complete authority.

Isaiah 11:7

The cow and the bear will graze, and their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Job 9:9

He created Bear, Orion, the Pleiades, and the southern constellations.

From Thematic Bible


Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

David told Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd for his father. When a lion or bear came and took a lamb from the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

"You know how strong your father and his men are. They're as mad as a bear robbed of her cubs! Furthermore, your father is a skilled warrior. He won't stay with his army at night.

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him, took note of the young men, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Suddenly two female bears emerged from the woods and mauled 42 of the young men.

Proverbs 17:12

It's better to meet a mother bear who has lost her cubs than a fool in his stupidity.

Proverbs 28:15

A roaring lion and a charging bear that's what a wicked tyrant is over poor people.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Bears » Illustrative of » God in his judgments

Lamentations 3:10

He is like a bear that lies in wait for me, a lion in hiding.

Hosea 13:8

I will confront them like a bear deprived of her cubs; I will tear open their ribs. I will devour them like a lion the wild beasts will rip them apart.

Bears » Particularly fierce when deprived of its young

2 Samuel 17:8

"You know how strong your father and his men are. They're as mad as a bear robbed of her cubs! Furthermore, your father is a skilled warrior. He won't stay with his army at night.

Proverbs 17:12

It's better to meet a mother bear who has lost her cubs than a fool in his stupidity.

Bears » Often attacks men

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him, took note of the young men, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Suddenly two female bears emerged from the woods and mauled 42 of the young men.

Amos 5:19

It will be like a man who runs from a lion, only to encounter a bear; or who comes home, leans his hand against a wall, and a serpent bites him!

Bears » Described as » Cunning

Lamentations 3:10

He is like a bear that lies in wait for me, a lion in hiding.

Bears » Miraculously killed by david

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Your servant has struck down both lions and bears, and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, since he defied the armies of the living God." David continued, "The LORD who delivered me from the power of the lion and the power of the bear will also deliver me from the power of this Philistine." Saul told David, "Go! And may the LORD be with you."

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of antiChrist

Revelation 13:2

The beast that I saw was like a leopard. Its feet were like bear's feet, and its mouth was like a lion's mouth. The dragon gave it his power, his throne, and complete authority.

Bears » Illustrative of » Wicked rulers

Proverbs 28:15

A roaring lion and a charging bear that's what a wicked tyrant is over poor people.

Bears » Attacks the flock in the presence of the shepherd

1 Samuel 17:34

David told Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd for his father. When a lion or bear came and took a lamb from the flock,

Bears » Growls when annoyed

Isaiah 59:11

We all growl like bears; we sigh mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but there is none, and for deliverance, but it's far from us.

Bears » Inhabits woods

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him, took note of the young men, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Suddenly two female bears emerged from the woods and mauled 42 of the young men.

Bears » Illustrative of » The natural man

Isaiah 11:7

The cow and the bear will graze, and their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of the medes

Daniel 7:5

"Then look! a second animal resembling a bear followed it. It was raised up on one side, with three ribs held between the teeth in its mouth. Therefore people kept telling it, "Get up and devour lots of meat!'

Bears » Described as » Voracious

Daniel 7:5

"Then look! a second animal resembling a bear followed it. It was raised up on one side, with three ribs held between the teeth in its mouth. Therefore people kept telling it, "Get up and devour lots of meat!'

Bears » Described as » Cruel

Amos 5:19

It will be like a man who runs from a lion, only to encounter a bear; or who comes home, leans his hand against a wall, and a serpent bites him!

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