Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

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 Yahweh will come as a mighty one, and his arm will rule for him. Behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him. 11 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. 12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and marked off the sky with his span, and calculated 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

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

He shall stand, and shall shepherd in the strength of Yahweh, in the majesty of the name of Yahweh his God: and they will live, for then he will be great to 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 abroad, so will I seek out my sheep; and I will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.

Genesis 33:13

Jacob said to him, "My lord knows that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me have their young, and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.

Psalm 23:1-6

Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.

Psalm 78:71-72

from following the ewes that have their young, he brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and Israel, his inheritance.

Isaiah 42:3

He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.

Ezekiel 34:31

You my sheep, the sheep of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, says the Lord Yahweh.

Genesis 49:24

But his bow remained strong. The arms of his hands were made strong, by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, (from there is the shepherd, the stone of Israel),

Psalm 80:1

Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth.

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to those who are bound, 'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Isaiah 63:11

Then he remembered the days of old, Moses [and] his people, [saying], 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 that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice.

Ezekiel 37:24

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

Zechariah 11:7

So I fed the flock of slaughter, especially the oppressed of the flock. I took for myself two staffs. The one I called "Favor," and the other I called "Union," and I fed 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 eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

Brothers, I couldn't speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly, as to babies in Christ.

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep with the blood of an eternal covenant, our Lord Jesus,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were going astray like sheep; but now have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that doesn't fade away.

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne shepherds them, and leads them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."



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