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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 that Jehovah distinguisheth between the Egyptians and Israel.

Judges 7:5

So he brought the people down to the water; and the LORD said to Gideon, "Every one that laps the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, you shall set by himself; likewise every one that kneels down to drink."

Job 30:1

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

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; and ye shall not eat flesh torn in the field: ye shall cast it to the dog.

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 fowl of the heavens eat; for Jehovah hath spoken.

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 fowl 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 the dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

2 Kings 9:10

And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the plot of Jizreel, and none shall bury her. And he opened the door and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Psalm 68:23

That thou mayest dip thy foot in blood: the tongue of thy dogs has its portion from enemies.

Jeremiah 15:3

For I will visit them with four kinds of punishments, saith Jehovah: the sword to slay, and dogs to tear, and the fowl of the heavens, and the beasts of the earth, to devour and to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

Matthew 15:26-27

But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs. But she said, Yea, Lord; for even the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from the table of their masters.

Mark 7:27-28

But Jesus said to her, Suffer the children to be first filled; for it is not right to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs. But she answered and says to him, Yea, Lord; for even the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.

1 Samuel 17:43

And the Philistine said to 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 single flea.

2 Samuel 9:8

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

2 Samuel 16:9

And Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to 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 a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha said, Jehovah has shewn me that thou wilt be king over Syria.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber: and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

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Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow; for even both these are an abomination to 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 fowl of the heavens eat; for Jehovah hath spoken.

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Proverbs 26:17

He that passing by 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 fowl of the heavens eat; for Jehovah hath spoken.

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 the hands. And they came back and told him. And he said, This is the word of Jehovah, which he spoke through his servant Elijah the Tishbite saying, In the plot of Jizreel shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel;

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round 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 single flea.

2 Samuel 9:8

And he bowed himself, 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 lo, a Canaanitish woman, coming out from those borders, cried to him saying, Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is miserably possessed by a demon.

Matthew 15:26

But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

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 the dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs lick thy blood, even thine.

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

Matthew 15:26

But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword; my only one from the power of the dog;

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

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

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

He that passing by 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 in the evening they shall return, they shall howl like a dog, and go round about the city. They shall wander about for meat, and stay 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 the table of their masters.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

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

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; and ye shall not eat flesh torn in the field: ye shall cast it to the dog.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, I who against Judah do shew kindness this day to the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David, that thou reproachest me this day with the fault of this woman?

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As 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 the people down to the water; and the LORD said to Gideon, "Every one that laps the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, you shall set by himself; likewise every one that kneels down 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 would have 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 price of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow; for even both these are an abomination to 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 fowl of the heavens eat; for Jehovah hath spoken.

1 Kings 22:38

And one washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked his blood, where the harlots bathed: according to the word of Jehovah, which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Proverbs 26:17

He that passing by 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 to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

Matthew 15:26

But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children 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 to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.

2 Peter 2:22

But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.