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27 Bible Verses about dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But against none of the sons of Israel, shall a dog sharpen his tongue, neither against man nor beast, - that ye may know that Yahweh maketh a difference between Egypt and Israel.

Judges 7:5

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

Job 30:1

But, now, they who are of fewer days than I, have poured derision upon me; whose fathers I refused - to set with the dogs of my flock.

Exodus 22:31

Holy men, therefore shall ye truly become to me, - and flesh in the field torn to pieces, shall ye not eat, to the dogs, shall ye cast it.

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 heaven, eat, - For, Yahweh, 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 birds of heaven, eat.

1 Kings 21:19

Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying - Thus, saith Yahweh, Hast thou committed murder, and also taken possession? Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying: Thus, saith Yahweh, In the place where the dogs have lapped up the blood of Naboth, shall the dogs lap up thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And, when the chariot was washed out at the pool of Samaria, the dogs lapped up his blood, also, the harlots, bathed there , - according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

2 Kings 9:10

And, as for Jezebel, the dogs shall eat her , in the town-land of Jezreel, there being none to bury her. And he opened the door, and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, They grow like a dog, And go round the city.

Psalm 68:23

That thou mayest bathe thy foot in blood, - The tongue of thy dogs, from the foes, hath its portion.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will set in charge over them - four species Declareth Yahweh, The sword to slay, and The dogs to trail along, - and The bird of the heavens and The beast of the earth to devour and to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me, - An assembly of evil doers, have encircled me, They have pierced my hands and my feet,

2 Peter 2:22

There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Matthew 15:26-27

But, he, answering, said, It is, not seemly, to take the loaf of, the children, and cast, to the little dogs. And, she, said, True, Lord! for, even the little dogs, eat of the crumbs which are falling from the table of, their masters.

Mark 7:27-28

And he was saying to her - Suffer, the children, first, to be fed; for it is not seemly to take the bread of the children, and, unto the little dogs, to cast it; but she answered and saith to him - Yea, Lord! and yet, the little dogs under the table, do eat of the crumbs of the children;

Luke 16:21

and to long to be fed from the crumbs that fell from the table of the rich man: nay! even, the dogs, used to come and lick his sores.

1 Samuel 17:43

Then said the Philistine unto David, A dog, am, I, that thou art coming unto me, with sticks? And the Philistine cursed David, by his god.

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom, hath the king of Israel come forth? After whom, art thou in pursuit? After a dead dog! after a single flea!

2 Samuel 9:8

And he did homage, and said - What is thy servant, - that thou hast turned towards such a dead dog as I?

2 Samuel 16:9

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

2 Kings 8:13

And Hazael said, But what is thy servant - the dog - that he should do this great thing? And Elisha said, Yahweh hath shown thee unto me, as king over Syria.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber. And, the dogs, are greedy they know not to be satisfied. Yea, they, are shepherds who know not to discern, - All of them unto their own way, have turned, Every man to his unjust gain, on every hand:

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Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

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 heaven, eat, - For, Yahweh, hath spoken.

1 Kings 22:38

And, when the chariot was washed out at the pool of Samaria, the dogs lapped up his blood, also, the harlots, bathed there , - according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, They grow like a dog, And go round the city.

Proverbs 26:17

As he who layeth hold of the ears of a dog, is a passer-by, who giveth vent to his wrath over a quarrel, not his!

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 heaven, eat, - For, Yahweh, hath spoken.

2 Kings 9:35-36

So they went to bury her, - but found not of her - save the skull, and the feet, and the palms of the hands. Then came they back, and told him, and he said - The word of Yahweh, it is, which he spake by the hand of his servant, Elijah the Tishbite, saying - In the town-land of Jezreel, shall dogs eat the flesh of Jezebel!

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom, hath the king of Israel come forth? After whom, art thou in pursuit? After a dead dog! after a single flea!

2 Samuel 9:8

And he did homage, and said - What is thy servant, - that thou hast turned towards such a dead dog as I?

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And lo! a Canaanite woman, from those bounds, coming forth, began crying out, saying, Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter, is miserably demonized.

Matthew 15:26

But, he, answering, said, It is, not seemly, to take the loaf of, the children, and cast, to the little dogs.

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

And, when the chariot was washed out at the pool of Samaria, the dogs lapped up his blood, also, the harlots, bathed there , - according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

1 Kings 21:19

Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying - Thus, saith Yahweh, Hast thou committed murder, and also taken possession? Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying: Thus, saith Yahweh, In the place where the dogs have lapped up the blood of Naboth, shall the dogs lap up thy blood, even thine.

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Matthew 15:26

But, he, answering, said, It is, not seemly, to take the loaf of, the children, and cast, to the little dogs.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me, - An assembly of evil doers, have encircled me, They have pierced my hands and my feet,

Psalm 22:20

Rescue, from the sword, my life, from the power of the dog, my solitary self:

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and to long to be fed from the crumbs that fell from the table of the rich man: nay! even, the dogs, used to come and lick his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

As he who layeth hold of the ears of a dog, is a passer-by, who giveth vent to his wrath over a quarrel, not his!

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

Yet them return, then, at evening, Let them growl like a dog, And go round the city. They, may prowl about for food, - And, if they are not satisfied, then let them whine!

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

Matthew 15:27

And, she, said, True, Lord! for, even the little dogs, eat of the crumbs which are falling from the table of, their masters.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

And, the dogs, are greedy they know not to be satisfied. Yea, they, are shepherds who know not to discern, - All of them unto their own way, have turned, Every man to his unjust gain, on every hand:

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

Holy men, therefore shall ye truly become to me, - and flesh in the field torn to pieces, shall ye not eat, to the dogs, shall ye cast it.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

And it provoked Abner greatly, on account of the words of Ish-bosheth, and he said - Am I, the head of the dogs, that pertain unto Judah? To-day, would I deal in lovingkindness with the house of Saul thy father, towards his brethren, and towards his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David, - and yet thou hast charged upon me the transgression of the woman, today.

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me, - An assembly of evil doers, have encircled me, They have pierced my hands and my feet,

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, is as one who smiteth a man, He that sacrificeth a lamb, is as one who beheadeth a dog, he that causeth a meal-offering to ascend, offereth it with the blood of swine, He that maketh a memorial of frankincense, is as one who blesseth iniquity: They indeed, have chosen their own ways, And in their own abominations, their soul hath found delight;

Dogs » Manner of, in drinking alluded to

Judges 7:5

So he took down the people unto the waters, - and Yahweh said unto Gideon - Every one that lappeth with his tongue of the water, as a dog lappeth, thou shalt set him 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 who are of fewer days than I, have poured derision upon me; whose fathers I refused - to set with the dogs of my flock.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the wages of an unchaste woman, or the hire of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy God for any vow, - for, an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, are they both.

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 heaven, eat, - For, Yahweh, hath spoken.

1 Kings 22:38

And, when the chariot was washed out at the pool of Samaria, the dogs lapped up his blood, also, the harlots, bathed there , - according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, They grow like a dog, And go round the city.

Proverbs 26:17

As he who layeth hold of the ears of a dog, is a passer-by, who giveth vent to his wrath over a quarrel, not his!

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

Matthew 15:26

But, he, answering, said, It is, not seemly, to take the loaf of, the children, and cast, to the little dogs.

Names » Of the wicked » Dogs

Wicked people » Compared with » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

2 Peter 2:22

There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

Do not give what is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, - lest once they trample, them, down with their feet, and, turning, tear, you.

2 Peter 2:22

There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.