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27 Bible Verses about dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But among all the sons of Israel, from man to beast, not a dog shall move his tongue, that ye may know that the LORD shall make a difference between the Egyptians and the Israelites.

Judges 7:5

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

Job 30:1

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

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

1 Kings 14:11

The one that dies of those of Jeroboam in the city, the dogs shall eat, and the one that dies in the field, the fowls of the air shall eat; for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 16:4

He that dies of Baasha in the city, the dogs shall eat; and he that dies of his in the fields, the fowls of the air shall eat.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou murdered and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him again, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, In the same place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs also lick thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

2 Kings 9:10

And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and there shall be no one to bury her. And he opened the door and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

Psalm 68:23

Thy foot shall be dipped in the blood of thine enemies and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will visit over them four kinds of evil, saith the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven and the beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

Matthew 7:6

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

Matthew 15:26-27

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little dogs. And she said, Yes, Lord, yet the little dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.

Mark 7:27-28

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled, for it is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it unto the dogs. And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord, but even the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

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 bowed himself and said, Who is thy slave, that thou should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

2 Samuel 16:9

Then Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, said 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 slave a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, The LORD has showed me that thou shalt be king over Syria.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber. And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.

From Thematic Bible


Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

The one that dies of those of Jeroboam in the city, the dogs shall eat, and the one that dies in the field, the fowls of the air shall eat; for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

The one that dies of those of Jeroboam in the city, the dogs shall eat, and the one that dies in the field, the fowls of the air shall eat; for the LORD has spoken it.

2 Kings 9:35-36

But when they went to bury her, they found no more of her than the skull and the feet and the palms of her hands. And they returned and told him. And he said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spoke by his slave Elijah, the Tishbite, saying, In the portion of Jezreel shall 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 ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again 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 bowed himself and said, Who is thy slave, that thou should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And, behold, a woman of Canaan having come out of the same borders cried unto him, saying, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me; my daughter is sick, possessed by a demon.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little dogs.

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou murdered and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him again, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, In the same place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs also 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 ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little dogs.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword; my life from the power of the dog.

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

And at evening let them return and let them bark like dogs and go round about outside the city. Let them wander up and down for food and murmur if they are not satisfied.

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

Matthew 15:27

And she said, Yes, Lord, yet the little 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 ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye 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 Abner was very angry for the words of Ishbosheth and said, Am I a dog's head in regard to Judah? I have shown mercy this day unto 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 dost charge me today with iniquity concerning this woman?

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offers an oblation as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense as if he blessed iniquity. 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 unto the water, and the LORD said unto Gideon, Every one that laps of the water with his tongue as a dog laps, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that bows down upon his knees to drink.

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

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

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

1 Kings 14:11

The one that dies of those of Jeroboam in the city, the dogs shall eat, and the one that dies in the field, the fowls of the air shall eat; for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And they washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria, and they also washed his armour; ; and the dogs licked up his blood, according unto the word of the LORD which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

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

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not good to take the children's bread and to cast it to the little 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 ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

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

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.