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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 you may know that the LORD does put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

Judges 7:5

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

Job 30:1

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

Exodus 22:31

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

1 Kings 14:11

He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 16:4

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

1 Kings 21:19

And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, Have you killed, and also taken possession? And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick your blood, even yours.

1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

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 make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Psalm 68:23

That your foot may be dipped in the blood of your enemies, and the tongue of your dogs in the same.

Jeremiah 15:3

And I will appoint over them four kinds, says 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 enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog has turned to his own vomit again; 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 your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Matthew 15:26-27

But he answered and said, It is not right to take the children's bread, and cast it to dogs. And she said, True, Lord: yet the 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 right to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs. And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet 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 you come to me with sticks? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 24:14

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

2 Samuel 9:8

And he bowed himself, and said, What is your servant, that you should 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 you, and take off his head.

2 Kings 8:13

And Hazael said, But what, is your servant a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, The LORD has shown me that you shall 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, loving to slumber. Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.

From Thematic Bible


Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the wages of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD your God for any vow: for even both of these are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Proverbs 26:17

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

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has 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. Therefore they came again, and told him. And he said, This is the word of the LORD, which he spoke by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, In the territory 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 your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

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

2 Samuel 9:8

And he bowed himself, and said, What is your servant, that you should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same regions, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, you son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.

Matthew 15:26

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

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

1 Kings 21:19

And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, Have you killed, and also taken possession? And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick your blood, even yours.

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

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

Matthew 15:26

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

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed 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 is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog has turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the wages of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD your God for any vow: for even both of these are an abomination unto the LORD your 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 a quarrel 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 make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. Let them wander up and down for food, and growl if they are not satisfied.

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

Matthew 15:27

And she said, True, Lord: yet 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 ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

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

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

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

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

Then was Abner very angry because of the words of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, which against Judah does show kindness this day unto the house of Saul your father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hand of David, that you charge me today with a fault concerning this woman?

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed 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 breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, 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 down the people unto the water: and the LORD said unto Gideon, Every one that laps the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, him shall you 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 they that are younger than I hold me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the wages of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD your God for any vow: for even both of these are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat: for the LORD has spoken it.

1 Kings 22:38

And someone washed the chariot in the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood; and they washed his armor; according unto the word of the LORD which he spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by, and meddles with a quarrel 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 your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered and said, It is not right to take the children's bread, and cast it to 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 swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

2 Peter 2:22

But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog has turned to his own vomit again; 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 your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

2 Peter 2:22

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