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Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types

Dog

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2 Samuel 9:8 (a) This poor man felt so desperately unworthy that he compared himself to this animal.

Psalm 22:16 (a) These were JESUS' enemies who wandered around the Cross gaping at Him and desiring to injure Him.

Isaiah 56:10 (c) These were the leaders of Israel who refused to warn and to protect them from their enemies; or it is any unsaved religious leader who fails to be a blessing to GOD's people.

Matthew 15:26 (a) This troubled woman accepted the place CHRIST gave her and compared herself to a dog waiting to be fed with the crumbs.

Philippians 3:2 (b) This is a reference to unsaved, religious leaders whose only purpose is to feed themselves and bark out their feelings which give no enlightenment or help to others.

2 Peter 2:22 (b) This refers to a religious leader who gets nothing from GOD but gives out that which he has mixed up and concocted within his own mind. He feeds on this himself and offers it to others.

Revelation 22:15 (a) GOD is informing us that false leaders, evil teachers and other similar characters who are described as "dogs" in the Old Testament and the New, will not be permitted to enter Heaven.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Dog'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wdt/d/dog.html. 1957.

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