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Theasaurus: Swine

7 Bible Verses about Swine

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Leviticus 11:7

and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).

Isaiah 65:4

who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Luke 15:15

So he went out to work for one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs.

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

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Animals » Lions » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).

Isaiah 65:4

who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

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

Beasts » Unclean » Swine

Leviticus 11:7

and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Swine » Jesus sends demons into the

Matthew 8:28-32

When Jesus arrived on the other side in the region of the Gerasenes, two demon-possessed men met him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could travel on that road. Suddenly, they screamed, "What do you want with us, Son of God? Did you come here to torture us before the proper time?" Now a large herd of pigs was grazing some distance away from them. read more.
So the demons began to plead with Jesus, saying, "If you drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs." He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

Mark 5:11-14

Now a large herd of pigs was grazing on a hillside nearby. So the demons begged him, "Send us among the pigs, so that we can go into them!" So he let them do this. The unclean spirits came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd of about 2,000 rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned there. read more.
Now when those who had been taking care of the pigs ran away, they reported what had happened in the city and countryside. So the people went to see what had happened.

Luke 8:32-33

Now a large herd of pigs was grazing there on the hillside. So the demons begged Jesus to let them go into those pigs, and he consented to that. Then the demons came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down a steep slope into the lake and drowned.

Swine » The unGodly jews condemned for eating

Isaiah 65:4

who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Swine » Forbidden as food

Leviticus 11:7

and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).

Deuteronomy 14:8

And also the pig, because even though its hoof is divided, it does not chew the cud. It is therefore unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or even touch their carcasses.

Swine » Unclean and not to be eaten

Leviticus 11:7-8

and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you). You are not to eat their flesh or even touch their carcasses. They are to be unclean for you."

Swine » Used for food

Isaiah 65:4

who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; who eat pigs' meat, with the broth of detestable things in their pots;

Isaiah 66:17

"Those who consecrate and purify themselves to enter the groves, following the one at the center of those who eat the meat of pigs, disgusting things, and rats, are all alike," says the LORD.

Swine » The gergesenes punished for having

Matthew 8:31-32

So the demons began to plead with Jesus, saying, "If you drive us out, send us into that herd of pigs." He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

Swine » Illustrative of » Hypocrites

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Swine » Described as » Filthy in its habits

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Swine » Kept in large herds

Swine » Illustrative of » The wicked

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Swine » Described as » Destructive to agriculture

Psalm 80:13

Wild boars of the forest gnaw at it, and creatures of the field feed on it.

Swine » Described as » Fierce and ungenerous

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Swine » Feeding of

Luke 15:15-16

So he went out to work for one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs. No one would give him anything, even though he would gladly have filled himself with the husks the pigs were eating.

Swine » Sacrificing of, and abomination

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

Swine » When wild inhabited the woods

Psalm 80:13

Wild boars of the forest gnaw at it, and creatures of the field feed on it.

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

Luke 15:15

So he went out to work for one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs.

Swine » Fed upon husks

Luke 15:16

No one would give him anything, even though he would gladly have filled himself with the husks the pigs were eating.

Swine » Sow returns to her wallowing

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

Swine » Jewels in the nose of

Swine » Wild boar

Psalm 80:13

Wild boars of the forest gnaw at it, and creatures of the field feed on it.

Swine » For sacrifice

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

Swine » Viciousness of

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

Wicked, the, are compared to » Swine

Matthew 7:6

"Never give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs. Otherwise, they will trample them with their feet and then turn around and attack you."

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."

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