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27 Bible Verses about dogs

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Exodus 11:7

But against any of the children of Israel a dog won't even bark or move its tongue, against man or animal; that you may know that Yahweh makes a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel.

Judges 7:5

So he brought down the people to the water; and Yahweh said to Gideon, "Everyone who laps of the water with his tongue, like a dog laps, you shall set him by himself; likewise everyone who bows down on his knees to drink."

Job 30:1

"But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh that is torn by animals in the field. You shall cast it to the dogs.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."'

1 Kings 16:4

The dogs will eat Baasha's descendants who die in the city; and he who dies of his in the field the birds of the sky will eat."

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

2 Kings 9:10

The dogs will eat Jezebel on the plot of ground of Jezreel, and there shall be none to bury her.'" He opened the door, and fled.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, howling like dogs, and prowl around the city.

Psalm 68:23

That you may crush them, dipping your foot in blood, that the tongues of your dogs may have their portion from your enemies."

Jeremiah 15:3

I will appoint over them four kinds, says Yahweh: the sword to kill, and the dogs to tear, and the birds of the sky, and the animals of the earth, to devour and to destroy.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."

Matthew 7:6

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26-27

But he answered, "It is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs." But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Mark 7:27-28

But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs." But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

1 Samuel 17:43

The Philistine said to David, "Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?" The Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 24:14

Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

He did obeisance, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"

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

Hazael said, "But what is your servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?" Elisha answered, "Yahweh has shown me that you will be king over Syria."

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber. Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

From Thematic Bible


Animals » Names of » Dogs

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the hire of a prostitute, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Yahweh your God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination to Yahweh your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, howling like dogs, and prowl around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who grabs a dog's ears is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.

Dogs » Described as » Carnivorous

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."'

2 Kings 9:35-36

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 back, and told him. He said, "This is the word of Yahweh, which he spoke by his servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'The dogs will eat the flesh of Jezebel on the plot of Jezreel,

Dogs » Illustrative » Of obstinate sinners

Matthew 7:6

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Dogs » Illustrative » (dead,) of the mean

1 Samuel 24:14

Against whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom do you pursue? A dead dog? A flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

He did obeisance, and said, "What is your servant, that you should look on such a dead dog as I am?"

Dogs » Illustrative » Of gentiles

Matthew 15:22

Behold, a Canaanite woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, you son of David! My daughter is severely demonized!"

Matthew 15:26

But he answered, "It is not appropriate 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 up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

Dogs » Nothing holy to be given to

Matthew 7:6

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered, "It is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Dogs » Illustrative » Of persecutors

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.

Psalm 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dog.

Dogs » Described as » Unclean

Luke 16:21

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."

Dogs » Price of, not to be consecrated

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the hire of a prostitute, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Yahweh your God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination to Yahweh your God.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Dogs » Illustrative » Of fools

Dogs » Described as » Impatient of injury

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who grabs a dog's ears is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.

Dogs » Infested cities by night

Psalm 59:14-15

At evening let them return. Let them howl like a dog, and go around the city. They shall wander up and down for food, and wait all night if they aren't satisfied.

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

Matthew 15:27

But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Dogs » Illustrative » (dumb,) of unfaithful ministers

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of covetous ministers

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

Dogs » Illustrative » Of apostates

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."

Dogs » Things torn by beasts given to

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh that is torn by animals in the field. You shall cast it to the dogs.

Dogs » Despised by the jews

2 Samuel 3:8

Then was Abner very angry for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, "Am I a dog's head that belongs to Judah? Today I show kindness to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers, and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hand of David; and yet you charge me this day with a fault concerning this woman!

Dogs » Described as » Dangerous and destructive

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.

Dogs » Sacrificing of, an abomination

Isaiah 66:3

He who kills an ox is as he who kills a man; he who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck; he who offers an offering, [as he who offers] pig's blood; he who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yes, 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 to the water; and Yahweh said to Gideon, "Everyone who laps of the water with his tongue, like a dog laps, you shall set him by himself; likewise everyone who bows down on his knees to drink."

Dogs » When domesticated » Employed in watching flocks

Job 30:1

"But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.

Dogs » General references

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the hire of a prostitute, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Yahweh your God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination to Yahweh your God.

1 Kings 14:11

He who dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and he who dies in the field shall the birds of the sky eat: for Yahweh has spoken it."'

1 Kings 22:38

They washed the chariot by the pool of Samaria; and the dogs licked up his blood where the prostitutes washed themselves; according to the word of Yahweh which he spoke.

Psalm 59:6

They return at evening, howling like dogs, and prowl around the city.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who grabs a dog's ears is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.

Dogs » A term of reproach

Matthew 7:6

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 15:26

But he answered, "It is not appropriate 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

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dogs

Matthew 7:6

"Don't give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."