'Feeding' in the Bible
This is the history of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. Joseph brought an evil report of them to their father.
Israel said to Joseph, "Aren't your brothers feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them." He said to him, "Here I am."
He said, "I am looking for my brothers. Tell me, please, where they are feeding the flock."
that there came a messenger to Job, and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them,
"Will the wild ox be content to serve you? Or will he stay by your feeding trough?
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I am against the shepherds; and I will require my sheep at their hand, and cause them to cease from feeding the sheep; neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more; and I will deliver my sheep from their mouth, that they may not be food for them.
Now there was a herd of many pigs feeding far away from them.
Now on the mountainside there was a great herd of pigs feeding.
She brought forth her firstborn son, and she wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a feeding trough, because there was no room for them in the inn.
This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."
They came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby was lying in the feeding trough.