Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


Jeremiah 50:17
A sheep all alone, is Israel Lions, have driven him away, - At the first, the king of Assyria devoured him, And here, at the last, I Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones!
Psalm 119:176
I have strayed like a wandering sheep, O seek thy servant, For, thy commandments, have I not forgotten.
Isaiah 53:6
We all, like sheep, had gone astray, Every man - to his way, had we burned, - And Yahweh! caused to light upon him The guilt of, us all!
Matthew 9:36
But, seeing the multitudes, he was moved with compassion concerning them, because they were torn and thrown down, like sheep hating no shepherd.
Matthew 10:6
But be going, rather, unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Matthew 15:24
But, he, answering, said, I was not sent forth, save unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Luke 15:4
What man from among you, having a hundred sheep, and losing, from among them, one, doth not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go his way after the lost one, until he find it?
1 Peter 2:25
For ye were as sheep going astray, but have now turned back unto the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

Their shepherds

Jeremiah 10:21
For the shepherds, have become brutish, And Yahweh, have they not sought, - For this cause, have they not prospered, And, all their flock, is scattered.
Jeremiah 23:11
For both prophet and priest, are profane, - Even in my house, have I found their wickedness, Declareth Yahweh.
Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber.
Ezekiel 34:4
The weak, have ye not strengthened And, the sick, have ye not healed. And the torn, have ye not hound up, And that which was driven out, have ye not brought back, And that which was straying, have ye not sought out; But with force, have ye ruled them and with rigour.
Zechariah 11:4
Thus, saith Yahweh my God, - Tend thou the flock doomed to slaughter:

On the

Jeremiah 2:20
For, in age-past time, I brake thy yoke, I tare off thy fetters, And thou saidst, I will not transgress, - Nevertheless, on every high hill, and under every green tree, wast thou lying down as an unchaste woman.
Jeremiah 3:6
And Yahweh said unto me, in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what apostate Israel, did? She used to go upon every high mountain and beneath every green tree, and commit unchastity there.
Ezekiel 34:6
My sheep did wander through all the mountains, And over every high hl,- And over all the face of the and, were my sheep scattered, And there was none to inquire And none to seek out.

Have forgotten

Jeremiah 2:32
Can, a virgin, forget, her ornaments, - A bride, her girdle? Yet, my people, have forgotten me, days without number.
Psalm 32:7
Thou, art a hiding-place for me, From distress, wilt thou preserve me, - With shouts of deliverance, wilt thou compass me about. Selah.
Psalm 90:1
BOOK THE FOURTH Lord! a dwelling-place, hast, thou, become to us, From generation to generation:
Psalm 91:1
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High, Under the shadow of the Almighty, will tarry,
Psalm 116:7
Return, O my soul, to thy rest, For, Yahweh, hath dealt bountifully with thee.
Isaiah 30:15
For thus, said my Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel - By returning and resting, shall ye be saved, In keeping quiet and trusting, shall be your strength, - Howbeit ye would not!
Isaiah 32:2
So shall each one become As a hiding-place from the wind And a covert from the storm, - As channels of water ill a dry place, As the shadow of a massive cliff in a weary land.

Resting place

Song of Songs 1:7
Tell me, thou loved of my soul! Where wilt thou pasture thy flock? Where wilt thou let them recline at noon? For why should I be as one that wrappeth a veil about her, by the flocks of thy companions?
Ezekiel 34:14
In good pastures, will I feed them, And on the mountains of the height of Israel, shall be their fold, - There, shall they lie down in a fold that is good, And on pasture that is fat, shall they feed. among the mountains of Israel.