They will turn again and rend you — Matthew 7:6

A Cry For Justice

This post is just a compilation of quotes from Bible commentaries on Matthew 7:6. It needs no further explanation from me, as I’m sure our readers can draw their own conclusions and applications. My only thoughts are that since so may commenters have accurately nailed the meaning of this verse, it’s a shame that we rarely hear it applied to domestic abusers.

Here is the verse in a few different translations:

Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you. (ESV)

Don’t waste what is holy on people who are unholy. Don’t throw your pearls to pigs! They will trample the pearls, then turn and attack you. (NLT)

Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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