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27 Bible Verses about dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that Jehovah doth make a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel.

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the people unto the water: and Jehovah said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

Job 30:1

But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, Whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me: therefore ye shall not eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

1 Kings 14:11

Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat: for Jehovah hath spoken it.

1 Kings 16:4

Him that dieth of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth of his in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, Hast thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots washed themselves there ); according unto the word of Jehovah which he spake.

2 Kings 9:10

And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her. And he opened the door, and fled.

Psalm 59:6

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

Psalm 68:23

That thou mayest crush them , dipping thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will appoint over them four kinds, saith Jehovah: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the birds of the heavens, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: A company of evil-doers have inclosed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

Matthew 15:26-27

And he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs. But she said, Yea, Lord: for even the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters table.

Mark 7:27-28

And he said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs. But she answered and saith unto him, Yea, Lord; even the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table; yea, even the dogs come and licked his sores.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog that returneth to his vomit,'so is a fool that repeateth his folly.

1 Samuel 17:43

And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Samuel 9:8

And he did obeisance, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

2 Samuel 16:9

Then said Abishai the son of Zeruiah unto the king, Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? let me go over, I pray thee, and take off his head.

2 Kings 8:13

And Hazael said, But what is thy servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, Jehovah hath showed me that thou shalt be king over Syria.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber. Yea, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds that cannot understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

From Thematic Bible


Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat: for Jehovah hath spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots washed themselves there ); according unto the word of Jehovah which he spake.

Psalm 59:6

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

Proverbs 26:17

He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat: for Jehovah hath spoken it.

2 Kings 9:35-36

And they went to bury her; but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands. Wherefore they came back, and told him. And he said, This is the word of Jehovah, which he spake by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the portion of Jezreel shall the dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel;

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Samuel 9:8

And he did obeisance, and said, What is thy servant, that thou shouldest look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And behold, a Canaanitish woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots washed themselves there ); according unto the word of Jehovah which he spake.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, Hast thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: A company of evil-doers have inclosed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

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

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table; yea, even the dogs come and licked his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog that returneth to his vomit,'so is a fool that repeateth his folly.

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

And at evening let them return, let them howl like a dog, And go round about the city. They shall wander up and down for food, And tarry all night if they be not satisfied.

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

Matthew 15:27

But she said, Yea, Lord: for even the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters table.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds that cannot understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me: therefore ye shall not eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head that belongeth to Judah? This day do I show kindness unto the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David; and yet thou chargest me this day with a fault concerning this woman.

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: A company of evil-doers have inclosed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

He that killeth an ox is as he that slayeth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as he that breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as he that offereth'swine's blood; he that burneth frankincense, as he that blesseth an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations:

Dogs » Manner of, in drinking alluded to

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the people unto the water: and Jehovah said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, Whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the birds of the heavens eat: for Jehovah hath spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots washed themselves there ); according unto the word of Jehovah which he spake.

Psalm 59:6

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

Proverbs 26:17

He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.

Names » Of the wicked » Dogs

Wicked people » Compared with » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog that returneth to his vomit,'so is a fool that repeateth his folly.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before the swine, lest haply they trample them under their feet, and turn and rend you.

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

Proverbs 26:11

As a dog that returneth to his vomit,'so is a fool that repeateth his folly.