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13 Bible Verses about Wolves

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:6

So like a lion from the thicket their enemies will kill them. Like a wolf from the desert they will destroy them. Like a leopard they will lie in wait outside their cities and totally destroy anyone who ventures out. For they have rebelled so much and done so many unfaithful things.

Isaiah 34:14

Wild animals and wild dogs will congregate there; wild goats will bleat to one another. Yes, nocturnal animals will rest there and make for themselves a nest.

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert than wolves in the desert. Their horses gallop, their horses come a great distance; like a vulture they swoop down quickly to devour their prey.

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning devouring the prey, and in the evening dividing the plunder."

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.

Acts 20:29

I know that after I am gone fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

Luke 10:3

Go! I am sending you out like lambs surrounded by wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

A wolf will reside with a lamb, and a leopard will lie down with a young goat; an ox and a young lion will graze together, as a small child leads them along.

Isaiah 65:25

A wolf and a lamb will graze together; a lion, like an ox, will eat straw, and a snake's food will be dirt. They will no longer injure or destroy on my entire royal mountain," says the Lord.

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Names » Of the wicked » Wolves

Wolves » Illustrative » Of wicked rulers

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of fierce enemies

Jeremiah 5:6

So like a lion from the thicket their enemies will kill them. Like a wolf from the desert they will destroy them. Like a leopard they will lie in wait outside their cities and totally destroy anyone who ventures out. For they have rebelled so much and done so many unfaithful things.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert than wolves in the desert. Their horses gallop, their horses come a great distance; like a vulture they swoop down quickly to devour their prey.

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

Jeremiah 5:6

So like a lion from the thicket their enemies will kill them. Like a wolf from the desert they will destroy them. Like a leopard they will lie in wait outside their cities and totally destroy anyone who ventures out. For they have rebelled so much and done so many unfaithful things.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert than wolves in the desert. Their horses gallop, their horses come a great distance; like a vulture they swoop down quickly to devour their prey.

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

Isaiah 11:6

A wolf will reside with a lamb, and a leopard will lie down with a young goat; an ox and a young lion will graze together, as a small child leads them along.

Isaiah 65:25

A wolf and a lamb will graze together; a lion, like an ox, will eat straw, and a snake's food will be dirt. They will no longer injure or destroy on my entire royal mountain," says the Lord.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

I know that after I am gone fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Go! I am sending you out like lambs surrounded by wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning devouring the prey, and in the evening dividing the plunder."

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning devouring the prey, and in the evening dividing the plunder."

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.

Wolves » Destructive to flocks of sheep

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.

Wolves » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.

Acts 20:29

I know that after I am gone fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

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