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2 Samuel 12:4

And there came a traveller to the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that had come to him; and he took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that had come to him.

Deuteronomy 28:4

Blessed shall be the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the offspring of thy kine, and the increase of thy sheep.

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Genesis 30:32

I will pass through all thy flock to-day, to remove thence all the speckled and spotted sheep, and all the brown lambs, and the spotted and speckled among the goats; and that shall be my hire.

2 Kings 3:4

And Mesha king of Moab was a sheepmaster, and rendered to the king of Israel a hundred thousand lambs and a hundred thousand rams, with the wool.

Genesis 22:7

And Isaac spoke to Abraham his father, and said, My father! And he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood; but where is the sheep for a burnt-offering?

Exodus 29:38

And this is what thou shalt offer upon the altar two lambs of the first year, day by day continually.

Leviticus 3:7

If he present a sheep for his offering, then shall he present it before Jehovah,

Leviticus 14:12

And the priest shall take one he-lamb, and present it for a trespass-offering, and the log of oil, and wave them as a wave-offering before Jehovah.

1 Samuel 7:9

And Samuel took a sucking-lamb, and offered it as a whole burnt-offering to Jehovah; and Samuel cried to Jehovah for Israel, and Jehovah answered him.

Exodus 12:21

And Moses called all the elders of Israel, and said to them, Seize and take yourselves lambs for your families, and kill the passover.

Exodus 12:3

Speak unto all the assembly of Israel, saying, On the tenth of this month let them take themselves each a lamb, for a father's house, a lamb for a house.

2 Chronicles 30:15-17

And they slaughtered the passover on the fourteenth of the second month; and the priests and the Levites were ashamed, and hallowed themselves; and they brought the burnt-offerings into the house of Jehovah. And they stood in their place after their custom, according to the law of Moses the man of God: the priests sprinkled the blood receiving it from the hand of the Levites. For there were many in the congregation that were not hallowed; therefore the Levites had the charge of the slaughtering of the passover-lambs for every one not clean, to hallow them unto Jehovah.

Ezra 6:20

For the priests and the Levites had purified themselves as one man: they were all pure; and they killed the passover for all the children of the captivity, and for their brethren the priests, and for themselves.

Luke 22:7

And the day of unleavened bread came, in which the passover was to be killed.

Numbers 6:14

And he shall present his offering to Jehovah, one yearling he-lamb without blemish for a burnt-offering, and one yearling ewe-lamb without blemish for a sin-offering, and one ram without blemish for a peace-offering;

Leviticus 4:32

And if he bring a sheep for his offering for sin, a female without blemish shall he bring it.

Leviticus 23:12

And ye shall offer that day when ye wave the sheaf, a he-lamb without blemish, a yearling, for a burnt-offering to Jehovah;

Numbers 28:3-4

And say unto them, This is the offering by fire which ye shall present to Jehovah: two yearling lambs without blemish, day by day, as a continual burnt-offering. The one lamb shalt thou offer in the morning, and the other lamb thou shalt offer between the two evenings;

Ezekiel 46:4

And the burnt-offering that the prince shall present unto Jehovah on the sabbath-day shall be six lambs without blemish, and a ram without blemish.

Leviticus 12:8

And if her hand cannot find what is sufficient for a sheep, she shall bring two turtle-doves or two young pigeons; one for a burnt-offering, and the other for a sin-offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her; and she shall be clean.

Exodus 34:20

But the firstling of an ass thou shalt ransom with a lamb; and if thou ransom it not, then shalt thou break its neck. All the first-born of thy sons thou shalt ransom; and none shall appear before me empty.

Psalm 114:4

The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.

Luke 10:3

Go: behold I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves.

Isaiah 65:25

The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 11:19

And I was like a tame lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

John 21:15

When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

John 1:36

And, looking at Jesus as he walked, he says, Behold the Lamb of God.

1 Peter 1:18-19

knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers, but by precious blood, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot, the blood of Christ,

Acts 8:32

And the passage of the scripture which he read was this: He was led as a sheep to slaughter, and as a lamb is dumb in presence of him that shears him, thus he opens not his mouth.

Proverbs 27:26

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of a field;

Ezra 7:17

Therefore thou shalt buy diligently with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their oblations and their drink-offerings, and offer them upon the altar of the house of your God which is at Jerusalem.

Genesis 21:28-32

And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves. And Abimelech said to Abraham, What mean these seven ewe-lambs, these which thou hast set by themselves? And he said, That thou take the seven ewe-lambs of my hand, that they may be a witness to me that I have dug this well.read more.
Therefore he called that place Beer-sheba, because there they had sworn, both of them. And they made a covenant at Beer-sheba. And Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the captain of his host, and returned into the land of the Philistines.

Isaiah 5:17

And the lambs shall feed as on their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatted beast together, and a little child shall lead them.

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Lambs » Used for » Sacrifice

2 Chronicles 29:32

And the number of the burnt-offerings, which the congregation brought, was seventy bullocks, a hundred rams, two hundred lambs: all these were for a burnt-offering to Jehovah.

1 Chronicles 29:21

And they sacrificed sacrifices to Jehovah, and offered up burnt-offerings to Jehovah, on the morrow after that day: a thousand bullocks, a thousand rams, a thousand lambs, with their drink-offerings, and sacrifices in abundance for all Israel.

Lambs » Used for » Food

Deuteronomy 32:14

Cream of kine, and milk of sheep, With the fat of lambs, And rams of the breed of Bashan, and he-goats, With the fat of kidneys of wheat; And thou didst drink pure wine, the blood of the grape.

2 Samuel 12:4

And there came a traveller to the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that had come to him; and he took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that had come to him.

Lambs » Illustrative » Of any thing dear or cherished

2 Samuel 12:9

Wherefore hast thou despised the word of Jehovah to do evil in his sight? thou hast smitten Urijah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.

2 Samuel 12:3

but the poor man had nothing at all, but one little ewe lamb which he had bought, and was nourishing; and it grew up with him, and together with his children: it ate of his morsel, and drank of his own cup, and slept in his bosom, and was to him as a daughter.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » From the earliest times

Genesis 22:7-8

And Isaac spoke to Abraham his father, and said, My father! And he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood; but where is the sheep for a burnt-offering? And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself with the sheep for a burnt-offering. And they went both of them together.

Lambs » The image of, was the first impression of on money

Genesis 33:19

And he bought the portion of the field where he had spread his tent, of the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred kesitahs.

Joshua 24:32

And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel had brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem in the portion of the field which Jacob had bought of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred kesitahs; and it became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » At the passover

Exodus 12:3

Speak unto all the assembly of Israel, saying, On the tenth of this month let them take themselves each a lamb, for a father's house, a lamb for a house.

Exodus 12:6-7

And ye shall keep it until the fourteenth day of this month; and the whole congregation of the assembly of Israel shall kill it between the two evenings. And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two door-posts and on the lintel of the houses in which they eat it.

Lambs » The first-born of an ass to be redeemed with

Exodus 13:13

And every firstling of an ass shalt thou ransom with a lamb; and if thou do not ransom it, thou shalt break its neck; and every firstborn of a man among thy sons shalt thou ransom.

Exodus 34:20

But the firstling of an ass thou shalt ransom with a lamb; and if thou ransom it not, then shalt thou break its neck. All the first-born of thy sons thou shalt ransom; and none shall appear before me empty.

Lambs » The young of the flock

Ezekiel 45:15

and one lamb out of the flock, out of two hundred, from the well-watered pastures of Israel; for an oblation, and for a burnt-offering, and for peace-offerings, to make atonement for them, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » At a year old

Numbers 6:14

And he shall present his offering to Jehovah, one yearling he-lamb without blemish for a burnt-offering, and one yearling ewe-lamb without blemish for a sin-offering, and one ram without blemish for a peace-offering;

Lambs » Illustrative » Of Christ as a sacrifice

Revelation 5:6

And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, a Lamb standing, as slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God which are sent into all the earth:

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » By the wicked not accepted

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations,

Isaiah 1:11

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure.

Lambs » Illustrative » Of the lord's people

Isaiah 11:6

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatted beast together, and a little child shall lead them.

Isaiah 5:17

And the lambs shall feed as on their pasture, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.

Lambs » Illustrative » Of weak believers

John 21:15

When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

Lambs » Described as » Playful

Psalm 114:4

The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.

Psalm 114:6

Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams? ye hills, like lambs?

Lambs » An extensive commerce in

Ezekiel 27:21

Arabia and all the princes of Kedar were the merchants of thy hand: in lambs, and rams, and goats, in these did they trade with thee.

Ezra 7:17

Therefore thou shalt buy diligently with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their oblations and their drink-offerings, and offer them upon the altar of the house of your God which is at Jerusalem.

Lambs » Tribute often paid in

2 Kings 3:4

And Mesha king of Moab was a sheepmaster, and rendered to the king of Israel a hundred thousand lambs and a hundred thousand rams, with the wool.

Isaiah 16:1

Send the lamb of the ruler of the land from the rock to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.

Lambs » Illustrative » (patience of,) of the patience of Christ

Acts 8:32

And the passage of the scripture which he read was this: He was led as a sheep to slaughter, and as a lamb is dumb in presence of him that shears him, thus he opens not his mouth.

Lambs » Numbers of, given by josiah to the people for sacrifice

2 Chronicles 35:7

And Josiah gave for the children of the people a heave-offering of the flocks, lambs and goats, all for the passover-offerings, for all that were present to the number of thirty thousand, and three thousand bullocks: these were of the king's substance.

Lambs » Covenants confirmed by gift of

Genesis 21:28-30

And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves. And Abimelech said to Abraham, What mean these seven ewe-lambs, these which thou hast set by themselves? And he said, That thou take the seven ewe-lambs of my hand, that they may be a witness to me that I have dug this well.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » Every morning » Every evening

Exodus 29:38-39

And this is what thou shalt offer upon the altar two lambs of the first year, day by day continually. The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer between the two evenings.

Lambs » Illustrative » (brought to slaughter,) of the wicked under judgments

Jeremiah 51:40

I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, like rams with he-goats.

Lambs » Used for » Clothing

Proverbs 27:26

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of a field;

Lambs » Exposed to danger from wild beasts

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » While sucking

1 Samuel 7:9

And Samuel took a sucking-lamb, and offered it as a whole burnt-offering to Jehovah; and Samuel cried to Jehovah for Israel, and Jehovah answered him.

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » Females

Numbers 6:14

And he shall present his offering to Jehovah, one yearling he-lamb without blemish for a burnt-offering, and one yearling ewe-lamb without blemish for a sin-offering, and one ram without blemish for a peace-offering;

Lambs » Illustrative » Of purity of Christ

Lambs » The shepherd's care for

Lambs » Offered in sacrifice » Males

Lambs » Illustrative » (consumed in sacrifice,) of complete destruction of the wicked

Psalm 37:20

For the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume, like smoke shall they consume away.

Lambs » Described as » Patient

Lambs » Illustrative » (deserted and exposed,) of israel deprived of God's protection

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is refractory as an untractable heifer; now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a wide pasture.

Lambs » Illustrative » (among wolves,) of ministers among the unGodly

Luke 10:3

Go: behold I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves.

Lambs » Considered a great delicacy

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Righteous » Compared with » Lambs

John 21:15

When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

compared to Saints » Lambs

John 21:15

When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

Titles and names of saints » Lambs

John 21:15

When therefore they had dined, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He says to him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.