14 Bible Verses about Pigs
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and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you.
The pig, because it divides the hoof but does not chew the cud, it is unclean for you. You shall not eat any of their flesh nor touch their carcasses.
A boar from the forest eats it away
And whatever moves in the field feeds on it.
“But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man;
He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog’s neck;
He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine’s blood;
He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol.
As they have chosen their own ways,
And their soul delights in their abominations,
As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout
So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
“Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
It has happened to them according to the true proverb, “A dog returns to its own vomit,” and, “A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire.”
Now there was a herd of many swine feeding at a distance from them.
Now there was a large herd of swine feeding nearby on the mountain.
The demons began to entreat Him, saying, “If You are going to cast us out, send us into the herd of swine.”
The demons implored Him, saying, “Send us into the swine so that we may enter them.”
And He said to them, “Go!” And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.
Those who had seen it described to them how it had happened to the demon-possessed man, and all about the swine.
So he went and hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.