Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him. 11 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. 12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and measured out heaven with the span, and known the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:23

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Micah 5:4

And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God; and they shall abide: for now shall he be great unto the ends of the earth.

Ezekiel 34:12-14

As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered on a cloudy and dark day.

Genesis 33:13

And he said unto him, My lord knows that the children are frail, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.

Psalm 23:1-6

[A Psalm of David.] The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not lack.

Psalm 78:71-72

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

Isaiah 42:3

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth justice unto truth.

Ezekiel 34:31

And you my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, says the Lord GOD.

Genesis 49:24

But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from there is the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel:)

Psalm 80:1

[To the Chief Musician upon shoshannim- Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph.] Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you that lead Joseph like a flock; you that dwell between the cherubim, shine forth.

Isaiah 49:9-10

That you may say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Show yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Isaiah 63:11

Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people, saying, Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherd of his flock? where is he that put his holy Spirit within them?

Ezekiel 34:16

I will seek those who were lost, and bring again those who were driven away, and will bind up those who were broken, and will strengthen those who were sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

Ezekiel 37:24

And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them.

Zechariah 11:7

And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took unto me two staffs; the one I called Grace, and the other I called Unity; and I fed the flock.

John 10:11-16

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.

John 21:15-17

So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, do you love me more than these? He said unto him, Yea, Lord; you know that I love you. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.

Hebrews 13:20

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, you shall receive a crown of glory that fades not away.

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

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