9 Bible Verses about No More Tending The Flock
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Then the Lord took me from tending flocks and gave me this commission, 'Go! Prophesy to my people Israel!'
"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.
He chose David, his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.
So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.
When David's oldest brother Eliab heard him speaking to the men, he became angry with David and said, "Why have you come down here? To whom did you entrust those few sheep in the desert? I am familiar with your pride and deceit! You have come down here to watch the battle!"
When the fig tree does not bud, and there are no grapes on the vines; when the olive trees do not produce, and the fields yield no crops; when the sheep disappear from the pen, and there are no cattle in the stalls,
No one will live there again; no one will ever reside there again. No bedouin will camp there, no shepherds will rest their flocks there.
They will eat up your crops and your food. They will kill off your sons and your daughters. They will eat up your sheep and your cattle. They will destroy your vines and your fig trees. Their weapons will batter down the fortified cities you trust in.
Where there are no oxen, the feeding trough is clean, but an abundant harvest is produced by strong oxen.
- Flock (267 instances)
- Tending (16 instances)