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Theasaurus: Wolves

13 Bible Verses about Wolves

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Isaiah 34:14

The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the hyenas, and the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; the night creature also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest.

John 10:12

But he that is a hireling, and not the 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 also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens to eat.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is ravenous as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave not a bone till the morning.

Acts 20:29

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

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Luke 10:3

Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also 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 little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox: and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, says 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 leave not a bone till the morning.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

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, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens 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, a leopard shall watch over their cities: everyone that goes out there shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen press proudly on, their horsemen shall come from afar; they shall fly as the eagle that hastens to eat.

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

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also 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 little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox: and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, says the LORD.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

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

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is ravenous as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is ravenous as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

But he that is a hireling, and not the 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 he that is a hireling, and not the 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 he that is a hireling, and not the 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 shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.