7 Bible Verses about Dogs

Luke 16:19-31 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man's table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried, and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.

Proverbs 26:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Like a dog that returns to his vomit is a fool who repeats his folly.

Revelation 22:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Outside are the dogs and sorcerers and the sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

Matthew 15:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

She said, “Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' table.”

Philippians 3:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh.

Matthew 7:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.

Matthew 2:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

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