New International Version
I know that after I leave, savage wolves will come in among you and will not spare 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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
After my departing - Referring, most likely, to his death; for few of these evils took place during his life.
Grievous wolves - Persons professing to be teachers; Judaizing Christians, who, instead of feeding the flock, would feed themselves, even to the oppression and ruin of the Church.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThis Person Differs in Nothing
This Person differs in nothing, from the Father, but only in this that He is begotten of Him. He is Eternal with the Father, as glorious and as intelligent. He is of the same mind in everything in all worlds, loveth the same objects in as infinite a measure. Is the means by which the Father loveth, acteth, createth, redeemeth, governeth, and perfecteth all things. And the means also by which we see and love the Father: our strength and our eternity. He is the Mediator between God and His creatures. …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
February 9. "None of These Things Move Me" (Acts xx. 24).
Two Essential Things
The Minister's Farewell
Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed blood and kill people to make unjust gain.
As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, because my flock lacks a shepherd and so has been plundered and has become food for all the wild animals, and because my shepherds did not search for my flock but cared for themselves rather than for my flock,
When they fall, they will receive a little help, and many who are not sincere will join them.
"Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.
When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he said, "you know that I love you." Jesus said, "Feed my lambs."
Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.
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