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27 Bible Verses about dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But against all the {Israelites}, from a man to an animal, a dog will not [even] {bark}, so that you will know that Yahweh makes a distinction between Egypt and Israel.'

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the troops to the water, and Yahweh said to Gideon, "You must separate everyone who laps up the water to drink with his tongue like a dog from those {who kneel}."

Job 30:1

"But now [those] younger than I, as far as days, laugh at me, whose fathers I rejected for setting with the dogs of my sheep and goats.

Exodus 22:31

And you will be men of holiness for me; and you will not eat meat [from] a carcass mangled in the field; you will throw it to the dog.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies for Jeroboam in the city, the dogs will eat. He who dies in the open field, the birds from the heavens will eat, for Yahweh has spoken [it]." '

1 Kings 16:4

Those who die for Baasha in the city, the dogs will eat; those who die for him in the field, the birds of the heavens will eat."

1 Kings 21:19

You shall say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "Have you committed murder and also taken possession?" ' You shall also say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, the dogs will also lick your blood." '"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked his blood (now, the prostitutes washed themselves [there]) according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

2 Kings 9:10

The dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and there shall not be {anyone to bury her}.'" Then he opened the door and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening; they howl like dogs while they prowl [the] city.

Psalm 68:23

so that your foot may shatter [them] bloody [for] the tongues of your dogs [to have] their share from [the] enemies."

Jeremiah 15:3

"And I will summon over them four types of calamity," {declares} Yahweh, "the sword to kill, and the dogs to drag away, and the birds of the air and the wild animals of the earth to devour and to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

Because dogs have surrounded me; a gang of evildoers has encircled me. Like the lion [they are at] my hands and my feet.

2 Peter 2:22

The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26-27

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!" So she said, "Yes, Lord, for even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."

Mark 7:27-28

And he said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!" But she answered and said to him, "Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."

Luke 16:21

and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores.

1 Samuel 17:43

So the Philistine said to David, "[Am] I a dog, that you [are] coming to me with sticks?" Then the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom did the king of Israel go out? After whom are you pursuing? After a dead dog? After one flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Then he did obeisance and said, "What [is] your servant that you have paid attention to the dead dog like me?"

2 Samuel 16:9

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Please let me go over and take off his head."

2 Kings 8:13

Then Hazael said, "But how could your servant, who [is] like a dog, do this great thing?" Elisha said, "Yahweh has shown me [that] you [are to be] king over Aram."

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen [are] blind, none of them know. They [are] all dumb dogs; they are unable to bark, panting, lying down, loving to slumber. And the dogs {have a greedy appetite}; they {are never satisfied}. And they are [the] shepherds! They do not have understanding. They all turn to their [own] way, each one for his [own] gain, {every one of them}.

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Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

You may not bring the {hire} of a prostitute or {the earnings of a male prostitute} [into] the house of Yahweh your God, for any vow offerings, because {both} are a detestable thing to Yahweh your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies for Jeroboam in the city, the dogs will eat. He who dies in the open field, the birds from the heavens will eat, for Yahweh has spoken [it]." '

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked his blood (now, the prostitutes washed themselves [there]) according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening; they howl like dogs while they prowl [the] city.

Proverbs 26:17

Grabbing onto the ears of a dog passing by [is] one who meddles in a quarrel [that is] not his own.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies for Jeroboam in the city, the dogs will eat. He who dies in the open field, the birds from the heavens will eat, for Yahweh has spoken [it]." '

2 Kings 9:35-36

When they went to bury her, they could not find her, except the skull, the feet, and the palms of the hands. They returned and told him, and he said, "This [is] the word of Yahweh which he spoke by the hand of his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'On the plot of ground of Jezreel, the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel.'"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom did the king of Israel go out? After whom are you pursuing? After a dead dog? After one flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Then he did obeisance and said, "What [is] your servant that you have paid attention to the dead dog like me?"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

And behold, a Canaanite woman from that district came [and] cried out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter [is] severely possessed by a demon!"

Matthew 15:26

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Dogs » Described as » Fond of blood

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked his blood (now, the prostitutes washed themselves [there]) according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

1 Kings 21:19

You shall say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "Have you committed murder and also taken possession?" ' You shall also say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, the dogs will also lick your blood." '"

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

Because dogs have surrounded me; a gang of evildoers has encircled me. Like the lion [they are at] my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:20

Rescue my life from [the] sword, my only [life] from [the] power of [the] dogs.

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

You may not bring the {hire} of a prostitute or {the earnings of a male prostitute} [into] the house of Yahweh your God, for any vow offerings, because {both} are a detestable thing to Yahweh your God.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

Grabbing onto the ears of a dog passing by [is] one who meddles in a quarrel [that is] not his own.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

They return at evening; they howl like dogs while they prowl [the] city. As for them, they wander for food. If they are not satisfied, then they continue all night.

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

Matthew 15:27

So she said, "Yes, Lord, for even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen [are] blind, none of them know. They [are] all dumb dogs; they are unable to bark, panting, lying down, loving to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs {have a greedy appetite}; they {are never satisfied}. And they are [the] shepherds! They do not have understanding. They all turn to their [own] way, each one for his [own] gain, {every one of them}.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

And you will be men of holiness for me; and you will not eat meat [from] a carcass mangled in the field; you will throw it to the dog.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

{Abner became very angry} at the words of Ish-Bosheth, and he said, "[Am] I the head of a dog which [is] for Judah today? Do I not continue to show loyal love with the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends? I have not let you fall into the hands of David, yet you have {accused me of sin with this woman} today.

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

Because dogs have surrounded me; a gang of evildoers has encircled me. Like the lion [they are at] my hands and my feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

The one who slaughters bull strikes a man; the one who slaughters lamb for sacrifice breaks the neck [of] a dog. The one who offers an offering, [the] blood of swine; the one who offers frankincense blesses an idol. Indeed, they themselves have chosen their ways, and their soul delights in their abhorrence.

Dogs » Manner of, in drinking alluded to

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the troops to the water, and Yahweh said to Gideon, "You must separate everyone who laps up the water to drink with his tongue like a dog from those {who kneel}."

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

"But now [those] younger than I, as far as days, laugh at me, whose fathers I rejected for setting with the dogs of my sheep and goats.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

You may not bring the {hire} of a prostitute or {the earnings of a male prostitute} [into] the house of Yahweh your God, for any vow offerings, because {both} are a detestable thing to Yahweh your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies for Jeroboam in the city, the dogs will eat. He who dies in the open field, the birds from the heavens will eat, for Yahweh has spoken [it]." '

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked his blood (now, the prostitutes washed themselves [there]) according to the word of Yahweh which he had spoken.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening; they howl like dogs while they prowl [the] city.

Proverbs 26:17

Grabbing onto the ears of a dog passing by [is] one who meddles in a quarrel [that is] not his own.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Names » Of the wicked » Dogs

Wicked people » Compared with » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."