Acts 20:29
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English Standard Version
I know that after my departure fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;

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

American Standard Version
I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

Douay-Rheims Bible
I know that, after my departure, ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

English Revised Version
I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

Webster's Bible Translation
For I know this, that after my departure grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

Weymouth New Testament
I know that, when I am gone, cruel wolves will come among you and will not spare the flock;

Acts 20:29 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Grievous (βαρεῖς)

Lit., heavy: violent, rapacious.

Acts 20:29 Parallel Commentaries

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wolves.

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Luke 10:3 Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

John 10:12 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees...

2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you...

not.

Jeremiah 13:20 Lift up your eyes, and behold them that come from the north: where is the flock that was given you, your beautiful flock?

Jeremiah 23:1 Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! said the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:2,3 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD to the shepherds...

Zechariah 11:17 Woe to the idol shepherd that leaves the flock! the sword shall be on his arm, and on his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up...

Cross References
Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, shedding blood, destroying lives to get dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 34:8
As I live, declares the Lord GOD, surely because my sheep have become a prey, and my sheep have become food for all the wild beasts, since there was no shepherd, and because my shepherds have not searched for my sheep, but the shepherds have fed themselves, and have not fed my sheep,

Daniel 11:34
When they stumble, they shall receive a little help. And many shall join themselves to them with flattery,

Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Luke 12:32
"Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

John 21:15
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

Acts 20:28
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

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