Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.

Bible References

People

Jeremiah 50:17
Israel is a hunted sheep; the lions have driven him away: first, the king of Assyria devoured him; and now at last Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.
Psalm 119:176
I have gone astray like a lost sheep; Seek thy servant; For I do not forget thy commandments.
Isaiah 53:6
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Matthew 9:36
But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion for them, because they were distressed and scattered, as sheep not having a shepherd.
Matthew 10:6
but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Matthew 15:24
But he answered and said, I was not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man came to save that which was lost.
Luke 15:4
What man of you, having a hundred sheep, and having lost one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
1 Peter 2:25
For ye were going astray like sheep; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Their shepherds

Jeremiah 10:21
For the shepherds are become brutish, and have not inquired of Jehovah: therefore they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered.
Jeremiah 23:11
for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.
Ezekiel 34:4
The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought back that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor have ye ruled over them.
Zechariah 11:4
Thus said Jehovah my God: Feed the flock of slaughter;

On the

Jeremiah 2:20
For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds; and thou saidst, I will not serve; for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou didst bow thyself, playing the harlot.
Jeremiah 3:6
Moreover Jehovah said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
Ezekiel 34:6
My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my sheep were scattered upon all the face of the earth; and there was none that did search or seek after them .

Have forgotten

Jeremiah 2:32
Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.
Psalm 32:7
Thou art my hiding-place; thou wilt preserve me from trouble; Thou wilt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah
Psalm 90:1
Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.
Psalm 91:1
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalm 116:7
Return unto thy rest, O my soul; For Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee.
Isaiah 30:15
For thus said the Lord Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength. And ye would not:
Isaiah 32:2
And a man shall be as a hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest, as streams of water in a dry place, as the shade of a great rock in a weary land.

Resting place

Psalm 23:2
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside still waters.
Song of Songs 1:7
Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, Where thou feedest thy flock , Where thou makest it to rest at noon: For why should I be as one that is veiled Beside the flocks of thy companions?
Ezekiel 34:14
I will feed them with good pasture; and upon the mountains of the height of Israel shall their fold be: there shall they lie down in a good fold; and on fat pasture shall they feed upon the mountains of Israel.