Acts 20:29 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
For I know this, that after my departure grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
[For] *I* know [this,] that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
I, know, that there will enter, after my departure, grievous wolves into your midst, not sparing the little flock;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
for I have known this, that there shall enter in, after my departing, grievous wolves unto you, not sparing the flock,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
For I know this, that after my departing shall grieuous wolues enter in among you, not sparing the flocke.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
For I know that after I shall have gone, there will enter with you furious wolves which will not spare the flock.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
For I know, that after I am gone, fierce wolves will come in among you, and will have no mercy on the flock.
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason
(used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700
; properly to see
(literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know
Tense - Perfect (See G5778
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 516
Neuter, singular, nomitive or accusative of G3778
Neuter of G3748
as conjugation; demonstrative that
(sometimes redundant); causatively because
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment
; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association
, or accusative case succession
) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575
; less intimate than G1722
, and less close than G4862
The simpler from of G1700
; of me
; properly arrival
, that is, (by implication) departure
From the same as G0922
, that is, (figuratively) burdensome
Perhaps akin to the base of G3022
(from the whitish
hair); a wolf
; to enter
(literally or figuratively).
Tense - Future (See G5776
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 271
A primary preposition; to
(indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Accusative of G5210
(as the object of a verb or preposition).
A primary particle of qualified negation
expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not
, (conjugationally) lest
; also (as interrogitive implying a negative
answer [whereas G3756
expects an affirmative
Of uncertain affinity; to be chary
of, that is, (subjectively) to abstain
or (objectively) to treat leniently
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790
Mood - Participle (See G5796
Count - 544
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the
(sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Neuter of a presumed derivative of G4167
; a flock
, that is, (figuratively) group
_ _ after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you Two classes of coming enemies are here announced, the one more external to themselves, the other bred in the bosom of their own community; both were to be teachers, but the one, “grievous wolves,” not sparing, that is, making a prey of the flock; the other (Acts 20:30), simply sectarian “perverters” of the truth, with the view of drawing a party after them. Perhaps the one pointed to that subtle poison of Oriental Gnosticism which we know to have very early infected the Asiatic churches; the other to such Judaizing tendencies as we know to have troubled nearly all the early churches. See the Epistles to the Ephesians, Colossians, and Timothy, also those to the seven churches of Asia (Revelation 2:1-3:22). But watchfulness against all that tends to injure and corrupt the Church is the duty of its pastors in every age.
Grievous wolves From without, namely, false apostles. They had, not yet broke in on the Church at Ephesus.
(9) For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
(9) A prophecy of pastors that would immediately degenerate into wolves, against those who boast and brag only of a succession of persons.
Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes within her [are] roaring lions; her judges [are] evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.
Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
Luke 10:3 Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.
John 10:12 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.
2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Jeremiah 13:20 Lift up your eyes, and behold them that come from the north: where [is] the flock [that] was given thee, thy beautiful flock?
Jeremiah 23:1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.
Ezekiel 34:2-3 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe [be] to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks? ... Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: [but] ye feed not the flock.
Zechariah 11:17 Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword [shall be] upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
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