Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!" declares the LORD.

King James Version

Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.

Holman Bible

"Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture!" [This is] the Lord's declaration.

International Standard Version

"How terrible for the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!" declares the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says LORD.

American Standard Version

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.

Amplified

Woe to the shepherds (the civil leaders) who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasturing! says the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

A curse is on the keepers who are causing the destruction and loss of the sheep of my field, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

Woe unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe be unto the pastors that waste and scatter the sheep of my pasture! said the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the shepherds destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture! says Jehovah.

King James 2000

Woe be unto the shepherds that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Woe [to the] shepherds who destroy and scatter the flock of my pasture," {declares} Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture, says Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto the shepherds, that destroy and scatter my flock," sayeth the LORD.

NET Bible

The Lord says, "The leaders of my people are sure to be judged. They were supposed to watch over my people like shepherds watch over their sheep. But they are causing my people to be destroyed and scattered.

New Heart English Bible

"Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture." says the LORD.

New simplified Bible

Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture! Says Jehovah.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture Declareth Yahweh.

Webster

Woe be to the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD.

World English Bible

Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! says Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to shepherds destroying, And scattering the flock of My pasture, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe , Ah , Ho , O , Alas
Usage: 50

be unto the pastors
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

and scatter
פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

the sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

of my pasture
מרעית 
Mir`iyth 
Usage: 10

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Woe To The Evil Shepherds

1 "Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!" declares the LORD. 2 Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.


Cross References

Jeremiah 10:21

For the shepherds have become stupid And have not sought the LORD; Therefore they have not prospered, And all their flock is scattered.

Jeremiah 2:8

"The priests did not say, 'Where is the LORD?' And those who handle the law did not know Me; The rulers also transgressed against Me, And the prophets prophesied by Baal And walked after things that did not profit.

Isaiah 56:9-12

All you beasts of the field, All you beasts in the forest, Come to eat.

Jeremiah 22:22

"The wind will sweep away all your shepherds, And your lovers will go into captivity; Then you will surely be ashamed and humiliated Because of all your wickedness.

Jeremiah 50:6

"My people have become lost sheep; Their shepherds have led them astray They have made them turn aside on the mountains; They have gone along from mountain to hill And have forgotten their resting place.

Ezekiel 13:3

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the foolish prophets who are following their own spirit and have seen nothing.

Ezekiel 34:2-10

"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?

Zechariah 11:15-17

The LORD said to me, "Take again for yourself the equipment of a foolish shepherd.

John 10:12

"He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.

Jeremiah 2:26

"As the thief is shamed when he is discovered, So the house of Israel is shamed; They, their kings, their princes And their priests and their prophets,

Jeremiah 12:10

"Many shepherds have ruined My vineyard, They have trampled down My field; They have made My pleasant field A desolate wilderness.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:11-15

"For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 25:34-36

"Wail, you shepherds, and cry; And wallow in ashes, you masters of the flock; For the days of your slaughter and your dispersions have come, And you will fall like a choice vessel.

Ezekiel 22:25-29

"There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.

Ezekiel 34:21

"Because you push with side and with shoulder, and thrust at all the weak with your horns until you have scattered them abroad,

Ezekiel 34:31

"As for you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God," declares the Lord GOD.

Micah 3:11-12

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe, Her priests instruct for a price And her prophets divine for money Yet they lean on the LORD saying, "Is not the LORD in our midst? Calamity will not come upon us."

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.

Zechariah 11:5-7

"Those who buy them slay them and go unpunished, and each of those who sell them says, 'Blessed be the LORD, for I have become rich!' And their own shepherds have no pity on them.

Matthew 9:36

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.

Matthew 15:14

"Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Matthew 23:13-29

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Luke 11:42-52

"But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithe of mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, and yet disregard justice and the love of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

John 10:10

"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.



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