And they drew near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;
Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and folds for your flocks, and do that which has gone out of your mouth.
and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-haran, strong cities, and sheepfolds.
And thou, O tower of the flock, hill of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, yea, the first dominion shall come, the kingdom to the daughter of Jerusalem.
Though ye have lain among the sheepfolds, ye shall be as wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with green gold.
A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
but he that enters in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds:
then ye shall say, Thy servants are men that have been occupied with cattle from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers; in order that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.
Thus saith Jehovah: Like as the shepherd rescueth out of the jaw of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be rescued that sit in Samaria in the corner of a couch, and upon the damask of a bed.
And Jehovah said unto me, Take unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
Woe to the worthless shepherd that leaveth the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye; his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye utterly darkened.
But they that fed them fled, and went away into the city and related everything, and what had happened as to those possessed by demons.
But they that fed them, seeing what had happened, fled, and told it to the city and to the country.
But which of you is there who, having a bondman ploughing or shepherding, when he comes in out of the field, will say, Come and lie down immediately to table?
And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your ploughmen and your vinedressers.
And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle. And the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.
But the shepherds of Gerar strove with Isaac's shepherds, saying, The water is ours. And he called the name of the well Esek, because they had quarrelled with him.
And the shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses rose and helped them, and watered their flock.
And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and also drew water abundantly for us, and watered the flock.
For thus hath Jehovah said unto me: Like as the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, is not afraid of their voice, nor giveth way before the multitude of them; so will Jehovah of hosts come down to war upon mount Zion, and on the hill thereof.
and with thee will I break in pieces the shepherd and his flock; and with thee will I break in pieces the husbandman and his yoke of oxen; and with thee will I break in pieces governors and rulers.
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all things which they had heard and seen, as it had been said to them.