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Theasaurus: Swine

7 Bible Verses about Swine

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Leviticus 11:7

And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

Luke 15:15

So he went and forced (glued) himself upon one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed hogs.

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.

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Animals » Lions » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

More verses: Luke 15:15 2 Peter 2:22

Beasts » Unclean » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you.

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Swine » Jesus sends demons into the

Matthew 8:28-32

And when He arrived at the other side in the country of the Gadarenes, two men under the control of demons went to meet Him, coming out of the tombs, so fierce and savage that no one was able to pass that way. And behold, they shrieked and screamed, What have You to do with us, Jesus, Son of God? Have You come to torment us before the appointed time? Now at some distance from there a drove of many hogs was grazing. read more.
And the demons begged Him, If You drive us out, send us into the drove of hogs. And He said to them, Begone! So they came out and went into the hogs, and behold, the whole drove rushed down the steep bank into the sea and died in the water.

Mark 5:11-14

Now a great herd of hogs was grazing there on the hillside. And the demons begged Him, saying, Send us to the hogs, that we may go into them! So He gave them permission. And the unclean spirits came out [of the man] and entered into the hogs; and the herd, numbering about 2,000, rushed headlong down the steep slope into the sea and were drowned in the sea. read more.
The hog feeders ran away, and told [it] in the town and in the country. And [the people] came to see what it was that had taken place.

Luke 8:32-33

Now a great herd of swine was there feeding on the hillside; and [the demons] begged Him to give them leave to enter these. And He allowed them [to do so]. Then the demons came out of the man and entered into the swine, and the herd rushed down the steep cliff into the lake and were drowned.

Swine » The unGodly jews condemned for eating

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Swine » Forbidden as food

Leviticus 11:7

And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 14:8

And the swine, because it parts the hoof but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you. You shall not eat of their flesh or touch their dead bodies.

Swine » Unclean and not to be eaten

Leviticus 11:7-8

And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you. Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

Swine » Used for food

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Swine » The gergesenes punished for having

Matthew 8:31-32

And the demons begged Him, If You drive us out, send us into the drove of hogs. And He said to them, Begone! So they came out and went into the hogs, and behold, the whole drove rushed down the steep bank into the sea and died in the water.

Swine » Illustrative of » Hypocrites

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.

Swine » Described as » Filthy in its habits

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.

Swine » Kept in large herds

Swine » Illustrative of » The wicked

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

Swine » Described as » Destructive to agriculture

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the wood wastes it and the wild beast of the field feeds on it.

Swine » Described as » Fierce and ungenerous

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

Swine » Feeding of

Luke 15:15-16

So he went and forced (glued) himself upon one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed hogs. And he would gladly have fed on and filled his belly with the carob pods that the hogs were eating, but [they could not satisfy his hunger and] nobody gave him anything [better].

Swine » Sacrificing of, and abomination

Isaiah 66:3

[The acts of the hypocrite's worship are as abominable to God as if they were offered to idols.] He who kills an ox [then] will be as guilty as if he slew and sacrificed a man; he who sacrifices a lamb or a kid, as if he broke a dog's neck and sacrificed him; he who offers a cereal offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he who burns incense [to God], as if he blessed an idol. [Such people] have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;

Swine » When wild inhabited the woods

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the wood wastes it and the wild beast of the field feeds on it.

Swine » Herding of, considered as the greatest degradation to a jew

Luke 15:15

So he went and forced (glued) himself upon one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed hogs.

Swine » Fed upon husks

Luke 15:16

And he would gladly have fed on and filled his belly with the carob pods that the hogs were eating, but [they could not satisfy his hunger and] nobody gave him anything [better].

Swine » Sow returns to her wallowing

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.

Swine » Jewels in the nose of

Swine » Wild boar

Psalm 80:13

The boar out of the wood wastes it and the wild beast of the field feeds on it.

Swine » For sacrifice

Isaiah 66:3

[The acts of the hypocrite's worship are as abominable to God as if they were offered to idols.] He who kills an ox [then] will be as guilty as if he slew and sacrificed a man; he who sacrifices a lamb or a kid, as if he broke a dog's neck and sacrificed him; he who offers a cereal offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he who burns incense [to God], as if he blessed an idol. [Such people] have chosen their own ways, and they delight in their abominations;

Swine » Viciousness of

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Swine

Matthew 7:6

Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.