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Dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But among the Israelis, from people to animals, not even a dog will bark, so you may know that the LORD is distinguishing between the Egyptians and the Israelis.'

Judges 7:5

So he brought his soldiers down to the water, and the LORD told Gideon, "You are to cull out everyone who laps up water with his tongue like a dog from everyone who kneels to drink."

Job 30:1

"But now they mock me; men who are far younger than I, whose fathers I would have hated to entrust with my own sheep dogs.

Exodus 22:31

"You are to be people set apart for me. You are not to eat flesh torn apart in the field; you are to throw it to the dogs."

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1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

1 Kings 16:4

Anyone from Baasha's household who dies in the city will be eaten by dogs, and anyone of his who dies in the field the birds of the sky will eat."

1 Kings 21:19

Ask the king, "Did you commit murder? And now you're going to steal as well?' Also tell him, "This is what the LORD says: "Where the dogs were licking up Naboth's blood, dogs will also lick up your blood that's right yours!"'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

2 Kings 9:10

Furthermore, the dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel. There will be no burial for her.'" Then he opened the door and left.

Psalm 59:6

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city.

Psalm 68:23

that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your enemies."

Jeremiah 15:3

"I'll appoint four kinds of judgment for them," declares the LORD: "the sword to kill, the dogs to drag off, the birds of the sky to devour, and the animals of the land to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; a gang of those who practice of evil has encircled me. They gouged my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Matthew 15:26-27

He replied, "It's not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies." She said, "Yes, Lord. But even the puppies eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' tables."

Mark 7:27-28

But he kept telling her, "First let the children be filled. It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies." But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the puppies under the table eat some of the children's crumbs."

Luke 16:21

He was always trying to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs used to come and lick his sores.

Proverbs 26:11

A dog that returns to its vomit is like a fool who reverts to his folly.

1 Samuel 17:43

The Philistine asked David, "Am I a dog that you come at me with sticks?" Then the Philistine cursed David by his own gods and

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel going out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog or a single flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Mephibosheth bowed low again and asked, "Who am I, your servant, that you would pay attention to a dead dog like me?"

2 Samuel 16:9

At this point, Zeruiah's son Abishai asked the king, "Why should this dead dog be cursing your majesty the king? May I have permission to go over and cut off his head?"

2 Kings 8:13

But Hazael responded, "What? Who am I, your servant, that I should do such a horrible thing?" But Elisha answered, "The LORD has shown me that you will be king over Aram."

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep! Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

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Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Don't bring the earnings of a female prostitute nor the income of a male prostitute into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vow. Both of these are detestable to the LORD your God."

1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Picking up a dog by the ears that's what someone is like who meddles in another's fight.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

2 Kings 9:35-36

But when they went out to bury her, they found nothing left of her except her skull, her feet, and the palms of her hands. So they returned and reported to Jehu, and he responded, "This fulfills this message from the LORD that he spoke through his servant Elijah the foreigner, who said:

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel going out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog or a single flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Mephibosheth bowed low again and asked, "Who am I, your servant, that you would pay attention to a dead dog like me?"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

Suddenly, a Canaanite woman from that territory came near and began to shout, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed!"

Matthew 15:26

He replied, "It's not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

1 Kings 21:19

Ask the king, "Did you commit murder? And now you're going to steal as well?' Also tell him, "This is what the LORD says: "Where the dogs were licking up Naboth's blood, dogs will also lick up your blood that's right yours!"'"

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Matthew 15:26

He replied, "It's not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; a gang of those who practice of evil has encircled me. They gouged my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

Deliver me from the sword; my precious life from the power of the dog.

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

He was always trying to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs used to come and lick his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

Don't bring the earnings of a female prostitute nor the income of a male prostitute into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vow. Both of these are detestable to the LORD your God."

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Proverbs 26:11

A dog that returns to its vomit is like a fool who reverts to his folly.

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

Picking up a dog by the ears that's what someone is like who meddles in another's fight.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city. They scavenge for food. If they find nothing, they become hungry and growl.

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

Matthew 15:27

She said, "Yes, Lord. But even the puppies eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' tables."

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. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

"You are to be people set apart for me. You are not to eat flesh torn apart in the field; you are to throw it to the dogs."

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

What Ish-bosheth said made Abner furious, so he replied, "A dog's head for Judah is that what I am? Up until today I've kept on showing loyalty to your father Saul's dynasty, to his relatives and friends, and I haven't turned you over to David, but you're charging me today with moral guilt regarding this woman!

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; a gang of those who practice of evil has encircled me. They gouged my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

Dogs » Manner of, in drinking alluded to

Judges 7:5

So he brought his soldiers down to the water, and the LORD told Gideon, "You are to cull out everyone who laps up water with his tongue like a dog from everyone who kneels to drink."

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

"But now they mock me; men who are far younger than I, whose fathers I would have hated to entrust with my own sheep dogs.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

Don't bring the earnings of a female prostitute nor the income of a male prostitute into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vow. Both of these are detestable to the LORD your God."

1 Kings 14:11

"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the reservoir of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood near where the prostitutes went to bathe, in keeping with the message that the LORD had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

At night they return like howling dogs; they prowl around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Picking up a dog by the ears that's what someone is like who meddles in another's fight.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Matthew 15:26

He replied, "It's not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."

Names » Of the wicked » Dogs

Wicked people » Compared with » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Proverbs 26:11

A dog that returns to its vomit is like a fool who reverts to his folly.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Proverbs 26:11

A dog that returns to its vomit is like a fool who reverts to his folly.



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