My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they turned them away on the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their resting-place.
They shall inquire concerning Zion, with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to Jehovah, in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten.
1 Peter 2:25
For ye were going astray as sheep, but have now returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.
whose paths are crooked, and who are perverted in their course:
Keeping instruction is the path to life; but he that forsaketh reproof goeth astray.
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge.
that the house of Israel may go no more astray from me, neither make themselves any more unclean with all their transgressions; and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, saith the Lord Jehovah.
The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.
But the Levites who went away far from me, when Israel went astray, going astray from me after their idols, they shall even bear their iniquity;
But the priests, the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall approach unto me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to present unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord Jehovah.
It shall be for the priests that are hallowed of the sons of Zadok, who kept my charge and went not astray when the children of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.
Woe unto them! for they have wandered from me; destruction unto them! for they have transgressed against me. And I would redeem them; but they speak lies against me.
As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.
Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep thy word.
Let not thy heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths:
Wherefore I was wroth with this generation, and said, They always err in heart; and they have not known my ways;
But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.
All have gone out of the way, they have together become unprofitable; there is not one that practises goodness, there is not so much as one:
My brethren, if any one among you err from the truth, and one bring him back,
All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid upon him the iniquity of us all.