Those Who Kept Stock

Most Relevant Verses

2 Kings 10:12

And he arose and went to Samaria. And as he was at the shearing house of the shepherds on the way,

Luke 2:8

And in that vicinity there were shepherds living [out under the open sky] in the field, watching [in shifts] over their flock by night.

Genesis 30:36

And he set [a distance of] three days' journey between himself and Jacob; and Jacob was then left in care of the rest of Laban's flock.

Genesis 30:29

Jacob answered him, You know how I have served you, and how your possessions, your cattle and sheep and goats, have fared with me.

Genesis 36:24

These are the sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who found the hot springs in the wilderness as he pastured the donkeys of Zibeon his father.

Genesis 46:34

You shall say, Your servants' occupation has been as keepers of livestock from our youth until now, both we and our fathers before us -- "in order that you may live in the land of Goshen, for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.

Numbers 14:33

And your children shall be wanderers and shepherds in the wilderness for forty years and shall suffer for your whoredoms (your infidelity to your espoused God), until your corpses are consumed in the wilderness.

1 Samuel 21:7

Now a certain man of Saul's servants was there that day, detained before the Lord; his name was Doeg the Edomite, the chief of Saul's herdsmen.

Jeremiah 33:12

Thus says the Lord of hosts: In this place which is desolate, without man and without beast, and in all its cities, there shall again be dwellings and pastures of shepherds resting their flocks.

Genesis 4:20

Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have cattle and purchase possessions.

Genesis 29:6

He said to them, Is it well with him? And they said, He is doing well; and behold, here comes his daughter Rachel with [his] sheep!

Genesis 29:9

While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she shepherded them.

Genesis 30:31

[Laban] said, What shall I give you? And Jacob said, You shall not give me anything, if you will do this one thing for me [of which I am about to tell you], and I will again feed and take care of your flock.

Genesis 37:2

This is the history of the descendants of Jacob and this is Jacob's line. Joseph, when he was seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; the lad was with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's [secondary] wives; and Joseph brought to his father a bad report of them.

Genesis 37:12

Joseph's brothers went to shepherd and feed their father's flock near Shechem.

Genesis 47:3

And Pharaoh said to his brothers, What is your occupation? And they said to Pharaoh, Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers before us.

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God.

1 Samuel 16:11

Then [he] said to Jesse, Are all your sons here? [Jesse] said, There is yet the youngest; he is tending the sheep. Samuel said to Jesse, Send for him; for we will not sit down to eat until he is here.

1 Samuel 16:19

So Saul sent messengers to Jesse and said, Send me David your son, who is with the sheep.

1 Samuel 17:15

But David went back and forth from Saul to feed his father's sheep at Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 17:34

And David said to Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep. And when there came a lion or again a bear and took a lamb out of the flock,

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen and sheep masters of Tekoa, which he saw [in divine revelation] concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Amos 7:14

Then Amos said to Amaziah, I was no prophet [by profession]! Neither was I a prophet's son; [but I had my occupation] I was a herdsman and a dresser of sycamore trees and a gatherer of sycamore figs.

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