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
This, hath been my lot twenty years in thy house, - I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, And six years for thy sheep - And thou didst change my wages ten times: -

Ewes

Genesis 30:27
And Laban said unto him, If, I pray thee, I have found favour in thine eyes, -- I have divined that Yahweh hath blessed me for thy sake.
Exodus 23:26
There shall be nothing casting its young or barren in thy land, - the number of thy days, will I make full.
Deuteronomy 28:4
Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy ground and the fruit of thy cattle, - the young of thy kine, and the ewes of thy flock:

The rams

Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, Prophesy against the shepherds of Israel,- Prophesy, and thou shalt say unto them, even to the shepherds - Thus, saith My Lord Yahweh - Alas! for the shepherds of Israel who have been tending, themselves, Is it not the flock that the shepherds should tend?

General references

Genesis 30:29
And he said unto him, Thou, knowest how I have served thee, - and how thy cattle have fared, with me.
Genesis 31:6
and, ye, know that with all my vigour, have I served your father.