Fox in the Bible

Dens of

  • Matthew 8:20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
  • Luke 9:58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Bible Encyclopedia for FOX.

Samson uses, to burn the field of the Philistines

  • Judges 15:4 And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took firebrands, and turned tail to tail, and put a firebrand in the midst between two tails.

Definition of fox

Depredations of

  • Psalms 63:10 They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.
  • Song of Solomon 2:15 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Fox.

Held in contempt

  • Nehemiah 4:3 Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox go up, he shall even break down their stone wall.

FIGURATIVE

Of unfaithful prophets

  • Ezekiel 13:4 O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes in the deserts.

Of craftiness

  • Luke 13:32 And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.

Of heretics

  • Song of Solomon 2:15 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
 
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