New Living Translation
I know that false teachers, like vicious wolves, will come in among you after I leave, 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.
Darby Bible Translation
For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;
World English Bible
For I know that after my departure, vicious wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Young's Literal Translation
for I have known this, that there shall enter in, after my departing, grievous wolves unto you, not sparing the flock,
Acts 20:29 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:29 Grievous wolves - From without, namely, false apostles. They had, not yet broke in on the Church at Ephesus.
LibraryA Fulfilled Aspiration
'So that I might finish my course....'--ACTS xx. 24. 'I have finished my course....'--2 TIM. iv. 7. I do not suppose that Paul in prison, and within sight of martyrdom, remembered his words at Ephesus. But the fact that what was aspiration whilst he was in the very thick of his difficulties came to be calm retrospect at the close is to me very beautiful and significant. 'So that I may finish my course,' said he wistfully; whilst before him there lay dangers clearly discerned and others that had all …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Parting Words [Footnote: Preached Prior to a Long Absence in Australia. ]
The Blessedness of Giving
Your leaders are like wolves who tear apart their victims. They actually destroy people's lives for money!
As surely as I live, says the Sovereign LORD, you abandoned my flock and left them to be attacked by every wild animal. And though you were my shepherds, you didn't search for my sheep when they were lost. You took care of yourselves and left the sheep to starve.
During these persecutions, little help will arrive, and many who join them will not be sincere.
"Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves.
"So don't be afraid, little flock. For it gives your Father great happiness to give you the Kingdom.
After breakfast Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," Peter replied, "you know I love you." "Then feed my lambs," Jesus told him.
"So guard yourselves and God's people. Feed and shepherd God's flock--his church, purchased with his own blood--over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as elders.
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