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The torn, have I not brought in unto thee - I bare the loss, At my hand, didst thou require it, - Stolen by day, or stolen by night.
Now, Moses, was shepherding the flock of Jethro his father-in-law priest of Midian, - so he led forth the flock behind the desert, and came in unto the mountain of God to Horeb.
1 Samuel 17:34
Then said David unto Saul, Thy servant used to tend his father's sheep, - and there would come a lion, or a bear, and carry off a lamb out of the flock;
And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:
As I live, - Declareth My Lord Yahweh, Surely because my flock became a prey. And my flock became food for every wild beast of the field, through having no shepherd, Neither did my shepherds inquire after the flock, - But the shepherds tended themselves. And my flock, they tended not
All, as many as came before me, are thieves, and, robbers: but the sheep hearkened nor unto them.
Thus have I been - By day, drought hath consumed me, And, frost, by, night, - So that my sleep fled away from mine eyes.