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Theasaurus: Wolves

13 Bible Verses about Wolves

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will devastate them. A leopard is watching their towns, and everyone who goes out of them will be torn to pieces. For their transgressions are many, and their apostasies numerous.

Isaiah 34:14

And desert creatures will meet with hyenas, and goat-demons will call out to each other. There also Liliths will settle, and find for themselves a resting place.

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards, and more cunning than wolves that attack at night. Their horsemen are galloping as they approach from far away. They swoop in like ravenous vultures.

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is vicious like a wolf; what he kills in the morning he devours in the evening."

Zephaniah 3:3

Its national officials are roaring lions; its judges are like wolves of the night that don't leave the bones for the morning.

Acts 20:29

I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock.

Ezekiel 22:27

""I'm constantly being profaned among them. Her princes within her are like wolves tearing their prey apart. They shed blood, destroying souls, and make unjust gain.

Luke 10:3

Get going! See, I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

"The wolf will live with the lamb; the leopard will lie down with the young goat. The calf and the lion will graze together, and a little 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 as for the serpent its food will be dust! They won't harm 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

Its national officials are roaring lions; its judges are like wolves of the night that don't leave the bones for the morning.

Ezekiel 22:27

""I'm constantly being profaned among them. Her princes within her are like wolves tearing their prey apart. They shed blood, destroying souls, and make unjust gain.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of fierce enemies

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will devastate them. A leopard is watching their towns, and everyone who goes out of them will be torn to pieces. For their transgressions are many, and their apostasies numerous.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards, and more cunning than wolves that attack at night. Their horsemen are galloping as they approach from far away. They swoop in like ravenous vultures.

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

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will devastate them. A leopard is watching their towns, and everyone who goes out of them will be torn to pieces. For their transgressions are many, and their apostasies numerous.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards, and more cunning than wolves that attack at night. Their horsemen are galloping as they approach from far away. They swoop in like ravenous vultures.

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

Isaiah 11:6

"The wolf will live with the lamb; the leopard will lie down with the young goat. The calf and the lion will graze together, and a little 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 as for the serpent its food will be dust! They won't harm or destroy on my entire holy mountain," says the LORD.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Get going! See, I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is vicious like a wolf; what he kills in the morning he devours in the evening."

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is vicious like a wolf; what he kills in the morning he devours in the evening."

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Wolves » Destructive to flocks of sheep

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Wolves » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

The hired worker, who isn't the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, deserts the sheep, and runs away. So the wolf snatches them and scatters them,

Acts 20:29

I know that when I'm gone, savage wolves will come among you and not spare the flock.

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