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Theasaurus: Bears

8 Bible Verses about Bears

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1 Samuel 17:34

David said to Saul, "Your servant was keeping his father's sheep; and when a lion or a bear came, and took a lamb out of the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai said moreover, "You know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are fierce in their minds, like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. Your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

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

Daniel 7:5

Behold, another animal, a second, like a bear; and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth: and they said thus to it, Arise, devour much flesh.

Revelation 13:2

The beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like those of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.

Isaiah 11:7

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

Job 9:9

He makes the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the rooms of the south.

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Animals » Names of » Bears

1 Samuel 17:34

David said to Saul, "Your servant was keeping his father's sheep; and when a lion or a bear came, and took a lamb out of the flock,

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai said moreover, "You know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are fierce in their minds, like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. Your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him and saw them, and cursed them in the name of Yahweh. Two female bears came out of the woods, and mauled forty-two of those youths.

Proverbs 17:12

Let a bear robbed of her cubs 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 to me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them like a bear that is bereaved of her cubs, and will tear the covering of their heart. There I will devour them like a lioness. The wild animal will tear them.

Bears » Particularly fierce when deprived of its young

2 Samuel 17:8

Hushai said moreover, "You know your father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are fierce in their minds, like a bear robbed of her cubs in the field. Your father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.

Proverbs 17:12

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

Bears » Often attacks men

2 Kings 2:24

He looked behind him and saw them, and cursed them in the name of Yahweh. Two female bears came out of the woods, and mauled forty-two of those youths.

Amos 5:19

As if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him; Or he went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a snake bit him.

Bears » Described as » Cunning

Lamentations 3:10

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

Bears » Miraculously killed by david

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Your servant struck both the lion and the bear. This uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, since he has defied the armies of the living God." David said, "Yahweh 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." Saul said to David, "Go; and Yahweh shall be with you."

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of antiChrist

Revelation 13:2

The beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like those of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.

Bears » Illustrative of » Wicked rulers

Bears » Attacks the flock in the presence of the shepherd

1 Samuel 17:34

David said to Saul, "Your servant was keeping his father's sheep; and when a lion or a bear came, and took a lamb out of the flock,

Bears » Growls when annoyed

Isaiah 59:11

We roar all like bears, and moan bitterly 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

He looked behind him and saw them, and cursed them in the name of Yahweh. Two female bears came out of the woods, and mauled forty-two of those youths.

Bears » Illustrative of » The natural man

Isaiah 11:7

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

Bears » Illustrative of » The kingdom of the medes

Daniel 7:5

Behold, another animal, a second, like a bear; and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth: and they said thus to it, Arise, devour much flesh.

Bears » Described as » Voracious

Daniel 7:5

Behold, another animal, a second, like a bear; and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth: and they said thus to 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 he went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a snake bit him.