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8 Bible Verses about Bears

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1 Samuel 17:34

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and 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 chafed in their minds, as 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 a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Daniel 7:5

And behold another beast, a second, like 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 that I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

Isaiah 11:7

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

Job 9:9

Who makes the Bear, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.

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Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and 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 chafed in their minds, as 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 back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tore forty and two of the youths.

Proverbs 17:12

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

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

More verses: Isaiah 11:7

Bears » Illustrative of » God in his judgments

Lamentations 3:10

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

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them as a bear that is bereaved of her cubs, and will tear the fat of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall 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 chafed in their minds, as 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 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 the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tore forty and two of the youths.

Amos 5:19

As if a man did flee 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 was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Bears » Miraculously killed by david

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Your servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he has defied the armies of the living God. David said moreover, The LORD that 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 unto David, Go, and the LORD be with you.

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of antiChrist

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

Bears » Illustrative of » Wicked rulers

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Bears » Attacks the flock in the presence of the shepherd

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:

Bears » Growls when annoyed

Isaiah 59:11

We all growl like bears, and mourn greatly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

Bears » Inhabits woods

2 Kings 2:24

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

Bears » Illustrative of » The natural man

Isaiah 11:7

And the cow and the 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 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 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 did flee 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.