27 Bible verses about Dogs

27 Bible Verses about

Dogs

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Exodus 11:7

'But against any of the sons of Israel a dog will not even bark, whether against man or beast, that you may understand how the LORD makes a distinction between Egypt and Israel.'

Judges 7:5

So he brought the people down to the water. And the LORD said to Gideon, "You shall separate everyone who laps the water with his tongue as a dog laps, as well as everyone who kneels to drink."

Job 30:1

"But now those younger than I mock me, Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock.

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

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1 Kings 14:11

"Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs will eat. And he who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat; for the LORD has spoken it."'

1 Kings 16:4

"Anyone of Baasha who dies in the city the dogs will eat, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat."

1 Kings 21:19

"You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you murdered and also taken possession?"' And you shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours."'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.

2 Kings 9:10

'The dogs shall eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and none shall bury her.'" Then he opened the door and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city.

Psalm 68:23

That your foot may shatter them in blood, The tongue of your dogs may have its portion from your enemies."

Jeremiah 15:3

"I will appoint over them four kinds of doom," declares the LORD: "the sword to slay, the dogs to drag off, and the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26-27

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs." But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Mark 7:27-28

And He was saying to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs." But she answered and said to Him, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs under the table feed on the children's crumbs."

Luke 16:21

and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man's table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.

Proverbs 26:11

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.

1 Samuel 17:43

The Philistine said to David, "Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?" And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 24:14

"After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Again he prostrated himself and said, "What is your servant, that you should regard a dead dog like me?"

2 Samuel 16:9

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over now and cut off his head."

2 Kings 8:13

Then Hazael said, "But what is your servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?" And Elisha answered, "The LORD has shown me that you will be king over Aram."

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber; And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

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Deuteronomy 23:18

"You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a dog into the house of the LORD your God for any votive offering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.

1 Kings 14:11

"Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs will eat. And he who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat; for the LORD has spoken it."'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

"Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs will eat. And he who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat; for the LORD has spoken it."'

2 Kings 9:35-36

They went to bury her, but they found nothing more of her than the skull and the feet and the palms of her hands. Therefore they returned and told him. And he said, "This is the word of the LORD, which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'In the property of Jezreel the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel;

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

"After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Again he prostrated himself and said, "What is your servant, that you should regard a dead dog like me?"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."

Matthew 15:26

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.

1 Kings 21:19

"You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you murdered and also taken possession?"' And you shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours."'"

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword, My only life from the power of the dog.

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man's table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

"You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a dog into the house of the LORD your God for any votive offering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Proverbs 26:11

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city. They wander about for food And growl if they are not satisfied.

Dogs » When domesticated » Fed with the crumbs, &c

Matthew 15:27

But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

Then Abner was very angry over the words of Ish-bosheth and said, "Am I a dog's head that belongs to Judah? Today I show kindness to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hands of David; and yet today you charge me with a guilt concerning the woman.

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

"But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man; He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog's neck; He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine's blood; He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol As they have chosen their own ways, And their soul delights in their abominations,

Dogs » Manner of, in drinking alluded to

Judges 7:5

So he brought the people down to the water. And the LORD said to Gideon, "You shall separate everyone who laps the water with his tongue as a dog laps, as well as everyone who kneels to drink."

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

"But now those younger than I mock me, Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

"You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a dog into the house of the LORD your God for any votive offering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.

1 Kings 14:11

"Anyone belonging to Jeroboam who dies in the city the dogs will eat. And he who dies in the field the birds of the heavens will eat; for the LORD has spoken it."'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Names » Of the wicked » Dogs

Wicked people » Compared with » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Proverbs 26:11

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

Proverbs 26:11

Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.



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