Isaiah 40:11



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

King James Version

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

International Standard Version

Like a shepherd, he tends his flock. He gathers the lambs in his arms, carries them close to his heart, and gently leads the mother sheep."

A Conservative Version

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom, [and] will gently lead those who have their young.

American Standard Version

He will feed his flock like a shepherd, he will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and will gently lead those that have their young.

Amplified

He will feed His flock like a shepherd: He will gather the lambs in His arm, He will carry them in His bosom and will gently lead those that have their young.

Bible in Basic English

He will give food to his flock like a keeper of sheep; with his arm he will get it together, and will take up the lambs on his breast, gently guiding those which are with young.

Darby Translation

He will feed his flock like a shepherd: he will gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom; he will gently lead those that give suck.

Holman Bible

He protects His flock like a shepherd; He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries [them] in the fold of His [garment]. He gently leads those that are nursing.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd; he shall gather the lambs with his arm and carry them in his bosom and shall gently lead those that are with young.

Julia Smith Translation

As a shepherd he will feed his flock: with his arm he will gather the lambs, and will lift up into his bosom, he will lead those coming up.

King James 2000

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will feed his flock like a shepherd; he will gather [the] lambs in his arm, and he will carry [them] in his bosom; he will lead those who nurse.

Modern King James verseion

He shall feed His flock like a shepherd; He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those with young.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall feed his flock like a herdsman. He shall gather the lambs together with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall kindly entreat those that bear young.

NET Bible

Like a shepherd he tends his flock; he gathers up the lambs with his arm; he carries them close to his heart; he leads the ewes along.

New Heart English Bible

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom. He will gently lead those who have their young.

New simplified Bible

He tends his flock like a shepherd. He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart. He gently leads those that have young.

The Emphasized Bible

Like a shepherd, his flock, will he tend, In his own arm, will he take up the lambs, And in his own bosom, will he carry them , - Them which are with young, will he lead to a place of rest.

Webster

He will feed his flock like a shepherd: he will gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and will gently lead those that are with young.

World English Bible

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom. He will gently lead those who have their young.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a shepherd His flock He feedeth, With His arm He gathereth lambs, And in His bosom He carrieth them: Suckling ones He leadeth.

Verse Picture

Themes

Blessing » Spiritual, from God » General references

Children » Promises and assurances to » General references

Christ is God » As Jehovah, the Shepherd

Christ, Character Of » Compassionate

Christ, the Shepherd » Foretold

Christ, the Shepherd » His sheep » He cherishes tenderly

Christ, the Shepherd » His sheep » He gathers

Compassion and Sympathy of Christ, the » Manifested for the » Weak in faith

Excellency and Glory of Christ, the » As Shepherd

Gentleness » Of Christ » General references

Gentleness » Of God » General references

God » Guide » General references

God » Preserver » Preserver

Jesus, The Christ » Compassion of » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Love of » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Prophecies concerning Jesus: » Coming of » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Shepherd » His sheep: » He cherishes tenderly

Jesus, The Christ » Shepherd » His sheep: » He gathers

Jesus, The Christ » Shepherd » Jesus the true shepherd: » Foretold

Lamb, the » Illustrative » Of weak believers

Lamb, the » The shepherd's care for

Minister (1) » Duties of » General references

Preciousness of Christ » On account of his » Care and tenderness

Privileges of Saints » Having » Christ for their Shepherd

Prophecies Respecting Christ » His tenderness and compassion

Righteous » The righteous compared with: » Lambs

Saints, Compared To » Lambs

Shepherd » Figurative: » Name given to Jesus

Shepherds » Illustrative » (Their care and tenderness,) of tenderness of Christ

Titles and Names of Saints » Lambs

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

the lambs
טלא 
T@la' 
Usage: 1

with his arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

and carry
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

חוק חק חיק 
Cheyq 
Usage: 38

נהל 
Nahal 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 40:11

Images Isaiah 40:11

Context Readings

Comfort For God's People

10 Behold, the Lord GOD will come with might, With His arm ruling for Him Behold, His reward is with Him And His recompense before Him. 11 Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes. 12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, And weighed the mountains in a balance And the hills in a pair of scales?


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:23

"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.

Micah 5:4

And He will arise and shepherd His flock In the strength of the LORD, In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God And they will remain, Because at that time He will be great To the ends of the earth.

Ezekiel 34:12-14

"As a shepherd cares for his herd in the day when he is among his scattered sheep, so I will care for My sheep and will deliver them from all the places to which they were scattered on a cloudy and gloomy day.

Genesis 33:13

But he said to him, "My lord knows that the children are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are a care to me. And if they are driven hard one day, all the flocks will die.

Psalm 23:1-6

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Psalm 78:71-72

From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him To shepherd Jacob His people, And Israel His inheritance.

Isaiah 42:3

"A bruised reed He will not break And a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish; He will faithfully bring forth justice.

Ezekiel 34:31

"As for you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God," declares the Lord GOD.

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

Psalm 80:1

Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!

Isaiah 49:9-10

Saying to those who are bound, 'Go forth,' To those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves ' Along the roads they will feed, And their pasture will be on all bare heights.

Isaiah 63:11

Then His people remembered the days of old, of Moses Where is He who brought them up out of the sea with the shepherds of His flock? Where is He who put His Holy Spirit in the midst of them,

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

Ezekiel 37:24

"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.

Zechariah 11:7

So I pastured the flock doomed to slaughter, hence the afflicted of the flock And I took for myself two staffs: the one I called Favor and the other I called Union; so I pastured the flock.

John 10:11-16

"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ.

Hebrews 13:20

Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."



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