Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

Children » Promises and assurances to

Children » Promises to special promises to children, examples of » Lambs of the flock

Children » Special promises to children, examples of » Lambs of the flock

Children » Lambs of the fold » Carried in Christ's bosom

Christ » Shepherd general references to » Tender

Christ » Spirit of » Tender

Christ and children » Gentle

Jesus Christ, Deity Of » As jehovah, the shepherd

Christ, character of » Compassionate

Christ, the shepherd » Foretold

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He gathers

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He cherishes tenderly

Christ's » Attitude toward children » Gentle

Church » Compared to a flock » General references to

Church » Flock, God's » General references to

Of Christ Compassion » Manifested for the » Weak in faith

Glory of Christ » As shepherd

God's Flock » General references to

Following » Who follows the lord

Gentleness » Divine

Gentleness » Of God

Gentleness » Of Christ

God » Christ's » Gentleness of

God » Pillar of » Flock of

God's Promises » Special promises to children, examples of » Lambs of the flock

Home » Special promises to children, examples of » Lambs of the flock

Jesus and children » Gentle

Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » Foretold

Jesus Christ » Divinity of » Jehovah the shepherd

Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He gathers

Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He cherishes tenderly

Lambs » Illustrative » Of weak believers

Lambs » The shepherd's care for

Lambs of the fold » Carried in Christ's bosom

Names » Of the church » Flock, God's

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 » Compared with » Lambs

compared to Saints » Lambs

Shepherd » Figurative » A name given to jesus

Christ Shepherd » General references to » Tender

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

Shepherds/pastors » The lord being a shepherd

Titles and names of saints » Lambs

Interlinear

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

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

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

References

Images Isaiah 40:11

Context Readings

Comfort For God's People

10 See, the Lord God comes with strength,
and His power establishes His rule.
His reward is with Him,
and His gifts accompany Him.
11 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.
12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand?
Who has gathered the dust of the earth in a measure
or weighed the mountains in a balance
and the hills in the scales?


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:23

I will appoint over them a single shepherd, My servant David, and he will shepherd them. He will tend them himself and will be their shepherd.

Micah 5:4

He will stand and shepherd them
in the strength of Yahweh,
in the majestic name of Yahweh His God.
They will live securely,
for then His greatness will extend
to the ends of the earth.

Ezekiel 34:12-14

As a shepherd looks for his sheep on the day he is among his scattered flock, so I will look for My flock. I will rescue them from all the places where they have been scattered on a cloudy and dark day.

Genesis 33:13

Jacob replied, “My lord knows that the children are weak, and I have nursing sheep and cattle. If they are driven hard for one day, the whole herd will die.

Psalm 23:1-6

A Davidic psalm.The Lord is my shepherd;
there is nothing I lack.

Psalm 78:71-72

He brought him from tending ewes
to be shepherd over His people Jacob—
over Israel, His inheritance.

Isaiah 42:3

He will not break a bruised reed,
and He will not put out a smoldering wick;
He will faithfully bring justice.

Ezekiel 34:31

“You are My flock, the human flock of My pasture, and I am your God.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Genesis 49:24

Yet his bow remained steady,
and his strong arms were made agile
by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,
by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

Psalm 80:1

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.Listen, Shepherd of Israel,
who leads Joseph like a flock;
You who sit enthroned on the cherubim,
rise up

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to the prisoners: Come out,
and to those who are in darkness: Show yourselves.
They will feed along the pathways,
and their pastures will be on all the barren heights.

Isaiah 63:11

Then He remembered the days of the past,
the days of Moses and his people.
Where is He who brought them out of the sea
with the shepherds of His flock?
Where is He who put His Holy Spirit among the flock?

Ezekiel 34:16

“I will seek the lost, bring back the strays, bandage the injured, and strengthen the weak, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will shepherd them with justice.

Ezekiel 37:24

My servant David will be king over them, and there will be one shepherd for all of them. They will follow My ordinances, and keep My statutes and obey them.

Zechariah 11:7

So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded 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

When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?”“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Feed My lambs,” He told him.

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ.

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus—the great Shepherd of the sheep—with the blood of the everlasting covenant,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were like sheep going astray,
but you have now 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 who is at the center of the throne
will shepherd them;
He will guide them to springs of living waters,
and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

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