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Theasaurus: Wolves

13 Bible Verses about Wolves

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Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them and a tiger shall lie in wait over their cities; anyone that goes out from there shall be torn in pieces because their rebellions have been multiplied, and their backslidings are increased.

Isaiah 34:14

The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow; the screech owl shall have his seat there and find for himself a place of rest.

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses shall be swifter than tigers and are sharper than the evening wolves, and their horsemen shall multiply themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as eagles that hasten to eat.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin, ravening wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and in the evening he shall divide the spoil.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to follow their own greed.

Luke 10:3

Go; behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a child shall shepherd them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall be fed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not afflict nor do evil in all my holy mountain, said the LORD.

From Thematic Bible


Names » Of the wicked » Wolves

Wolves » Illustrative » Of wicked rulers

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to follow their own greed.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of fierce enemies

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them and a tiger shall lie in wait over their cities; anyone that goes out from there shall be torn in pieces because their rebellions have been multiplied, and their backslidings are increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses shall be swifter than tigers and are sharper than the evening wolves, and their horsemen shall multiply themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as eagles that hasten to eat.

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

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them and a tiger shall lie in wait over their cities; anyone that goes out from there shall be torn in pieces because their rebellions have been multiplied, and their backslidings are increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses shall be swifter than tigers and are sharper than the evening wolves, and their horsemen shall multiply themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as eagles that hasten to eat.

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

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a child shall shepherd them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall be fed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not afflict nor do evil in all my holy mountain, said the LORD.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Go; behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin, ravening wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and in the evening he shall divide the spoil.

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin, ravening wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and in the evening he shall divide the spoil.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Wolves » Destructive to flocks of sheep

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Wolves » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

But the hireling, who is not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches them and scatters the sheep.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that after my departing, grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock.