Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

This twenty years have I been with thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten.

Twenty

The rams

General references

Bible References

Twenty

Genesis 31:41
These twenty years I have been in your house; I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.

Ewes

Genesis 30:27
But Laban said to him, “If now it pleases you, stay with me; I have divined that the Lord has blessed me on your account.”
Exodus 23:26
There shall be no one miscarrying or barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
Deuteronomy 28:4
“Blessed shall be the offspring of your body and the produce of your ground and the offspring of your beasts, the increase of your herd and the young of your flock.

The rams

Ezekiel 34:2
“Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy and say to those shepherds, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?

General references

Genesis 30:29
But he said to him, “You yourself know how I have served you and how your cattle have fared with me.
Genesis 31:6
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.