Ravening
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Raven.

2. (n.) Eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion.

3. (a.) Greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves.

Greek
727. harpax -- rapacious
... ravenous. From harpazo; rapacious -- extortion, ravening. see GREEK harpazo. (arpages)
-- 3 Occurrences. (arpax) -- 1 Occurrence. (arpaxin) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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724. harpage -- pillage, plundering
... extortion, robbery. From harpazo; pillage (properly abstract) -- extortion, ravening,
spoiling. see GREEK harpazo. (arpagen) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2963. taraph -- to tear, rend, pluck
... root Definition to tear, rend, pluck NASB Word Usage feed (1), ravening (1), ravenous
(1), surely been torn to pieces (2), tear (7), tearing (2), tears (2 ...
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Library

The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs.
... Among the tropes and prophetical benedictions on his sons, Jacob, turning to Benjamin,
said, Benjamin, a ravening wolf in the morning shall devour, and in the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/deane/pseudepigrapha/the testaments of the twelve.htm

Whether a Good Life is Requisite for Prophecy?
... 3: Further, it is written (Mat.7:15): "Beware of false prophets, who come to you
in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves." Now all who ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether a good life is.htm

Petilianus Said: "The Lord Christ Also Warns Us...
... said: "The Lord Christ also warns us, saying, Beware of false prophets, which come
unto you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves; and ye ...
/.../chapter 16 36 petilianus.htm

Heretics Appeal to Scripture that they May More Easily Succeed in ...
... [66.] It was for this reason that the Saviour cried, "Beware of false prophets who
come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves." [506 ...
/.../vincent/the commonitory of vincent of lerins/chapter xxv heretics appeal to.htm

Warnings against Heresy Given us in the New Testament Sundry ...
... The Lord teaches us that many "ravening wolves shall come in sheep's clothing."
[1883] Now, what are these sheep's clothing's, but the external surface of the ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter iv warnings against heresy given.htm

Heretics Confirm the Catholics in the Faith.
... For he said, Many shall come in My name, clothed outwardly in sheep's clothing,
but inwardly they are ravening wolves.' " [2035] And, There shall be schisms ...
/.../chapter xxxv heretics confirm the catholics.htm

Petilianus Said: "But These Things do not Alarm us Christians...
... and consequently slay those sheep which they have torn and alienated from the life
of unity and Christian love"is it not evident that they are ravening wolves ...
/.../chapter 74 163 petilianus.htm

Psalm XXII.
... "As a ravening and roaring lion." As a lion, whose ravening is, that I was taken
and led; and whose roaring, "Crucify, Crucify." [604]. 15. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xxii.htm

Being About to Prove that the Will, the Calling...
... That wood into which Paul entered indeed as a ravening wolf, but went forth as a
shepherd, for "their sound is gone out into all the earth." [1166]. 109. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter x being about to.htm

Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
... so solemnly cautions us against them: "Beware," saith he, "of false prophets, which
come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.". ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 32 upon our lords.htm

Thesaurus
Ravening (6 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Raven. 2. (n.) Eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion. 3. (a.)
Greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves. ...Ravening (6 Occurrences). ...
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Wolves (10 Occurrences)
... Wolves (10 Occurrences). Matthew 7:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to
you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves. ...
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Ravin (1 Occurrence)
... a screecher." "Ravenous beast" in Isaiah 35:9 is for parits, "violent one." In the
New Testament harpax, "rapacious," is translated "ravening" in Matthew 7:15 ...
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Raven (7 Occurrences)
... a screecher." "Ravenous beast" in Isaiah 35:9 is for parits, "violent one." In the
New Testament harpax, "rapacious," is translated "ravening" in Matthew 7:15 ...
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Ravenous (11 Occurrences)

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Gape (2 Occurrences)
... (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV). Psalms 22:13 They gaped upon me with
their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion. (Root in KJV ASV DBY WBS). ...
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Gaped (2 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV). Psalms 22:13 They gaped upon me with
their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion. (KJV WBS). ...
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Within (400 Occurrences)
... (WEY NIV). Matthew 7:15 But beware of false prophets, which come to you
in sheep's clothing, but within are ravening wolves. (DBY). ...
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Wolf (4 Occurrences)
... In Genesis 49:27 Benjamin is likened to a ravening wolf. In Ezekiel 22:27, and in
the similar Zechariah 3:3, the eiders of Jerusalem are compared to wolves. ...
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Inwardly (12 Occurrences)
... Inwardly (12 Occurrences). Matthew 7:15 "Beware of false prophets, who come
to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves. ...
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Concordance
Ravening (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Luke 11:39
And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.
(KJV WBS)

Psalms 22:13
They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 2:30
I gave your children blows to no purpose; they got no good from training: your sword has been the destruction of your prophets, like a death-giving lion.
(See RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in its midst, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in its midst.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

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Ravening

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