Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth.
for he is our God. We are the people of his pasture, and the sheep in his care. Today, oh that you would hear his voice!
Know that Yahweh, he is God. It is he who has made us, and we are his. We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
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.
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.
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.
I will strengthen them in Yahweh; and they will walk up and down in his name," says Yahweh.