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13 Bible Verses about Wolves

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, [and] their backsliding is increased.

Isaiah 34:14

The wild animals of the desert will meet with the wolves, and the wild goat will cry to his fellow. Yes, the night creature shall settle there, and shall find herself a place of rest.

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour.

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf. In the morning he will devour the prey. At evening he will divide the spoil."

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Acts 20:29

For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Luke 10:3

Go your ways. Behold, I send you out as lambs among wolves.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the young goat; The calf, the young lion, and the fattened calf together; and a little child will 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 Yahweh.

From Thematic Bible


Names » Of the wicked » Wolves

Wolves » Illustrative » Of wicked rulers

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of fierce enemies

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, [and] their backsliding is increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries to devour.

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

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion out of the forest shall kill them, a wolf of the evenings shall destroy them, a leopard shall watch against their cities; everyone who goes out there shall be torn in pieces; because their transgressions are many, [and] their backsliding is increased.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves. Their horsemen press proudly on. Yes, their horsemen come from afar. They fly as an eagle that hurries 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 young goat; The calf, the young lion, and the fattened calf together; and a little child will 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 Yahweh.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of false teachers

Acts 20:29

For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the wicked

Luke 10:3

Go your ways. Behold, I send you out as lambs among wolves.

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the tribe of benjamin

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf. In the morning he will devour the prey. At evening he will divide the spoil."

Wolves » Rapacious nature of

Genesis 49:27

"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf. In the morning he will devour the prey. At evening he will divide the spoil."

Wolves » Illustrative » Of the devil

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Wolves » Destructive to flocks of sheep

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Wolves » Wolves, a type of the wicked

John 10:12

He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who doesn't own the sheep, sees the wolf coming, leaves the sheep, and flees. The wolf snatches the sheep, and scatters them.

Acts 20:29

For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.