A shrew is a small animal in the mole family. They are similar to rats, but much smaller. They are nocturnal with sharp teeth and have a fearful nature.
Positive: If you dream of a shrew running away, it could represent your speed in running to God’s safety. Seeing a shrew in the midst of darkness could symbolize your ability to detect danger by God exposing the plans of the enemy to you.
Negative: Dreaming of a shrew could running away could indicate that you run from things out of fear. A shrew could represent that you feel trapped or hopeless and afraid to get out of your comfort zone.
(Psalm 55:5; Proverbs 18:10; Ephesians 5:11; Psalm 18:5; 2 Timothy 2:7; Matthew 14:26).