Animals Going Astray

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Exodus 23:4

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him.

Deuteronomy 22:1-3

"When you see the ox or sheep of your fellow countryman straying, don't go away and leave it. Instead, be sure to return it to him. If your fellow countryman doesn't live near you or you don't know who he is, bring the animal to your house and let it remain with you until he claims it. Then return it to him. Do the same for his donkey, his garment, and for anything lost that belongs to your fellow countryman. When you find it, you must not ignore it.

Numbers 22:23

all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,

Proverbs 27:8

Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who wanders away from his home.

Matthew 18:12-13

"What do you think? If a man has 100 sheep and one of them strays, he leaves the 99 in the hills and goes to look for the one that has strayed, doesn't he? If he finds it, I tell all of you with certainty that he rejoices over it more than over the 99 that haven't strayed.

Psalm 119:176

I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come find your servant, for I do not forget your commands. A Song of Ascents

1 Peter 2:25

You were "like sheep that kept going astray," but now you have returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

Matthew 18:13

If he finds it, I tell all of you with certainty that he rejoices over it more than over the 99 that haven't strayed.

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