Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him To shepherd Jacob His people, And Israel His inheritance.

King James Version

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

Holman Bible

He brought him from tending ewes to be shepherd over His people Jacob- over Israel, His inheritance.

International Standard Version

He brought him from birthing sheep to care for Jacob, his people, Israel, his possession.

A Conservative Version

He brought him from following the ewes that have their young, to be the shepherd of Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

American Standard Version

From following the ewes that have their young he brought him, To be the shepherd of Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

Amplified

From tending the ewes that had their young He brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob His people, of Israel His inheritance.

Bible in Basic English

From looking after the sheep which were giving milk, he took him to give food to Jacob his people, and to Israel his heritage.

Darby Translation

From following the suckling-ewes, he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

from following the ewes great with young, he brought him to feed Jacob his people and Israel his inheritance.

Julia Smith Translation

From those bringing up to care for Jacob his people and for Israel his inheritance.

King James 2000

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He brought him from following nursing ewes to shepherd Jacob, his people, and Israel, his inheritance.

Modern King James verseion

from following the ewes great with young He brought him to feed Jacob His people, and Israel His inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As he was following the ewes great with young, he took him, that he might feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

NET Bible

He took him away from following the mother sheep, and made him the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and of Israel, his chosen nation.

New Heart English Bible

from following the ewes that have their young, he brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and Israel, his inheritance.

The Emphasized Bible

From after the sucking ewes, he brought him in, - To be shepherd to Jacob his people, And to Israel, his inheritance.

Webster

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

World English Bible

from following the ewes that have their young, he brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and Israel, his inheritance.

Youngs Literal Translation

From behind suckling ones He hath brought him in, To rule over Jacob His people, And over Israel His inheritance.

References

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Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

70 He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds; 71 From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him To shepherd Jacob His people, And Israel His inheritance. 72 So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, And guided them with his skillful hands.


Cross References

2 Samuel 5:2

"Previously, when Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel out and in And the LORD said to you, 'You will shepherd My people Israel, and you will be a ruler over Israel.'"

Genesis 33:13

But he said to him, "My lord knows that the children are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are a care to me. And if they are driven hard one day, all the flocks will die.

1 Chronicles 11:2

"In times past, even when Saul was king, you were the one who led out and brought in Israel; and the LORD your God said to you, 'You shall shepherd My people Israel, and you shall be prince over My people Israel.'"

Psalm 28:9

Save Your people and bless Your inheritance; Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

1 Samuel 2:7-8

"The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took the flask of oil, poured it on his head, kissed him and said, "Has not the LORD anointed you a ruler over His inheritance?

2 Samuel 7:8

"Now therefore, thus you shall say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people Israel.

Psalm 75:6-7

For not from the east, nor from the west, Nor from the desert comes exaltation;

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises the poor from the dust And lifts the needy from the ash heap,

Jeremiah 27:5-6

"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.

Micah 5:2-4

"But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity."

Zechariah 11:4-17

Thus says the LORD my God, "Pasture the flock doomed to slaughter.

Matthew 2:6

'AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH, ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH; FOR OUT OF YOU SHALL COME FORTH A RULER WHO WILL SHEPHERD MY PEOPLE ISRAEL.'"

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

1 Peter 5:2

shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

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