23 Bible Verses about Stock Keeping
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Then they came near to him and said, “We will build here sheepfolds for our livestock and cities for our little ones;
Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and sheepfolds for your sheep, and do what you have promised.”
and Beth-nimrah and Beth-haran as fortified cities, and sheepfolds for sheep.
“As for you, tower of the flock,
Hill of the daughter of Zion,
To you it will come—
Even the former dominion will come,
The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
When you lie down among the sheepfolds,
You are like the wings of a dove covered with silver,
And its pinions with glistening gold.
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal,
But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
But he who enters by the door is a shepherd of the sheep.
Know well the condition of your flocks,
And pay attention to your herds;
you shall say, ‘Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ that you may live in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is loathsome to the Egyptians.”
Thus says the Lord,
“Just as the shepherd snatches from the lion’s mouth a couple of legs or a piece of an ear,
So will the sons of Israel dwelling in Samaria be snatched away—
With the corner of a bed and the cover of a couch!
The Lord said to me, “Take again for yourself the equipment of a foolish shepherd.
“Woe to the worthless shepherd
Who leaves the flock!
A sword will be on his arm
And on his right eye!
His arm will be totally withered
And his right eye will be blind.”
The herdsmen ran away, and went to the city and reported everything, including what had happened to the demoniacs.
When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they ran away and reported it in the city and out in the country.
“Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come immediately and sit down to eat’?
Strangers will stand and pasture your flocks,
And foreigners will be your farmers and your vinedressers.
And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock. Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.
the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with the herdsmen of Isaac, saying, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Esek, because they contended with him.
Then the shepherds came and drove them away, but Moses stood up and helped them and watered their flock.
So they said, “An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock.”
For thus says the Lord to me,
“As the lion or the young lion growls over his prey,
Against which a band of shepherds is called out,
And he will not be terrified at their voice nor disturbed at their noise,
So will the Lord of hosts come down to wage war on Mount Zion and on its hill.”
And with you I shatter the shepherd and his flock,
And with you I shatter the farmer and his team,
And with you I shatter governors and prefects.
The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.
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