Bear in the Bible
- 2 Samuel 17:8 For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
- Proverbs 17:12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.
- Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
- Isaiah 11:7 And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
- Isaiah 59:11 We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
- Lamentations 3:10 He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.
- Hosea 3:3 And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt not be for another man: so will I also be for thee.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for BEAR.
Two destroy the young men of Beth-el who mocked Elisha
- 2 Kings 2:24 And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.
⇒Definition of bear
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Bear.