I send
Psalm 22:12-16
12
Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong [bulls] of Bashan have encircled me.
13
They open wide their mouth at me, As a ravening and a roaring lion.
14
I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me.
15
My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death.
16
For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.
Psalm 22:21-16
Ezekiel 2:3-6
3
Then He said to me, "Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.
4
"I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'
5
"As for them, whether they listen or not-- for they are a rebellious house-- they will know that a prophet has been among them.
6
"And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.
Matthew 10:16
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 10:22
"You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.
John 15:20
"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
John 16:2
"They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
Acts 9:2
and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
Acts 9:16
for I will show him how much he must suffer for My name's sake."
wolves
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.
Matthew 7:15
"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
John 10:12
"He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters [them].
Acts 20:29
"I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;