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Theasaurus: Wolves

13 Bible Verses about Wolves

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore, a lion from the forest will strike them down.
A wolf from an arid plain will ravage them.
A leopard keeps watch over their cities.
Anyone who leaves them will be torn to pieces
because their rebellious acts are many,
their unfaithful deeds numerous.

Isaiah 34:14

The desert creatures will meet hyenas,
and one wild goat will call to another.
Indeed, the screech owl will stay there
and will find a resting place for herself.

John 10:12

The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn’t own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards
and more fierce than wolves of the night.
Their horsemen charge ahead;
their horsemen come from distant lands.
They fly like an eagle, swooping to devour.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a wolf; he tears his prey.
In the morning he devours the prey,
and in the evening he divides the plunder.”

Zephaniah 3:3

The princes within her are roaring lions;
her judges are wolves of the night,
which leave nothing for the morning.

Acts 20:29

I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

Ezekiel 22:27

“Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to make profit dishonestly.

Luke 10:3

Now go; I’m sending you out like lambs among wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf will live with the lamb,
and the leopard will lie down with the goat.
The calf, the young lion, and the fatling will be together,
and a child will lead them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb will feed together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox,
but the serpent’s food will be dust!
They will not do what is evil or destroy
on My entire holy mountain,”
says the Lord.

From Thematic Bible


Names » Of the wicked » Wolves

Wolves » Illustrative » Of wicked rulers

Zephaniah 3:3

The princes within her are roaring lions;
her judges are wolves of the night,
which leave nothing for the morning.

Ezekiel 22:27

“Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to make profit dishonestly.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of fierce enemies

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore, a lion from the forest will strike them down.
A wolf from an arid plain will ravage them.
A leopard keeps watch over their cities.
Anyone who leaves them will be torn to pieces
because their rebellious acts are many,
their unfaithful deeds numerous.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards
and more fierce than wolves of the night.
Their horsemen charge ahead;
their horsemen come from distant lands.
They fly like an eagle, swooping to devour.

Wolves » Particularly fierce in the evening when it seeks its prey

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore, a lion from the forest will strike them down.
A wolf from an arid plain will ravage them.
A leopard keeps watch over their cities.
Anyone who leaves them will be torn to pieces
because their rebellious acts are many,
their unfaithful deeds numerous.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards
and more fierce than wolves of the night.
Their horsemen charge ahead;
their horsemen come from distant lands.
They fly like an eagle, swooping to devour.

Wolves » Illustrative » (taming of,) of the change effected by conversion

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf will live with the lamb,
and the leopard will lie down with the goat.
The calf, the young lion, and the fatling will be together,
and a child will lead them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb will feed together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox,
but the serpent’s food will be dust!
They will not do what is evil or destroy
on My entire holy mountain,”
says the Lord.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Now go; I’m sending you out like lambs among wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a wolf; he tears his prey.
In the morning he devours the prey,
and in the evening he divides the plunder.”

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a wolf; he tears his prey.
In the morning he devours the prey,
and in the evening he divides the plunder.”

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn’t own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.

Wolves » Destructive to flocks of sheep

John 10:12

The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn’t own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.

Wolves » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn’t own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them.

Acts 20:29

I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

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