'Flocks' in the Bible
He treated Abram well because of her, and Abram acquired flocks and herds, male and female donkeys, male and female slaves, and camels.
Now Lot, who was traveling with Abram, also had flocks, herds, and tents.
He had flocks of sheep, herds of cattle, and many slaves, and the Philistines were envious of him.
He looked and saw a well in a field. Three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it because the sheep were watered from this well. A large stone covered the opening of the well.
When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone from the opening of the well and water the sheep. The stone was then placed back on the well’s opening.
But they replied, “We can’t until all the flocks have been gathered and the stone is rolled from the well’s opening. Then we will water the sheep.”
The flocks bred in front of the branches and bore streaked, speckled, and spotted young.
Jacob separated the lambs and made the flocks face the streaked and the completely dark sheep in Laban’s flocks. Then he set his own stock apart and didn’t put them with Laban’s sheep.
Whenever the stronger of the flock were breeding, Jacob placed the branches in the troughs, in full view of the flocks, and they would breed in front of the branches.
As for the weaklings of the flocks, he did not put out the branches. So it turned out that the weak sheep belonged to Laban and the stronger ones to Jacob.
And the man became very rich. He had many flocks, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.
Jacob had Rachel and Leah called to the field where his flocks were.
“When the flocks were breeding, I saw in a dream that the streaked, spotted, and speckled males were mating with the females.
And He said, ‘Look up and see: all the males that are mating with the flocks are streaked, spotted, and speckled, for I have seen all that Laban has been doing to you.
For 20 years I have worked in your household—14 years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks—and you have changed my wages 10 times!
Then Laban answered Jacob, “The daughters are my daughters; the sons, my sons; and the flocks, my flocks! Everything you see is mine! But what can I do today for these daughters of mine or for the children they have borne?
I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male and female slaves. I have sent this message to inform my lord, in order to seek your favor.’”
Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; he divided the people with him into two camps, along with the flocks, cattle, and camels.
His brothers had gone to pasture their father’s flocks at Shechem.
Israel said to Joseph, “Your brothers, you know, are pasturing the flocks at Shechem. Get ready. I’m sending you to them.”“I’m ready,” Joseph replied.
Then Israel said to him, “Go and see how your brothers and the flocks are doing, and bring word back to me.” So he sent him from the Valley of Hebron, and he went to Shechem.
“I’m looking for my brothers,” Joseph said. “Can you tell me where they are pasturing their flocks?”
then the Lord’s hand will bring a severe plague against your livestock in the field—the horses, donkeys, camels, herds, and flocks.
Moses replied, “We will go with our young and our old; we will go with our sons and daughters and with our flocks and herds because we must hold Yahweh’s festival.”
Pharaoh summoned Moses and said, “Go, worship Yahweh. Even your families may go with you; only your flocks and herds must stay behind.”
Take even your flocks and your herds as you asked and leave, and also bless me.”
An ethnically diverse crowd also went up with them, along with a huge number of livestock, both flocks and herds.
No one may go up with you; in fact, no one must be seen anywhere on the mountain. Even the flocks and herds are not to graze in front of that mountain.”
If flocks and herds were slaughtered for them, would they have enough? Or if all the fish in the sea were caught for them, would they have enough?”
The Israelites took the Midianite women and their children captive, and they plundered all their cattle, flocks, and property.
Build cities for your dependents and folds for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”
The cities will be for them to live in, and their pasturelands will be for their herds, flocks, and all their other animals.
He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will bless your descendants, and the produce of your land—your grain, new wine, and oil—the young of your herds, and the newborn of your flocks, in the land He swore to your fathers that He would give you.
and your herds and flocks grow large, and your silver and gold multiply, and everything else you have increases,
You are to bring there your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tenths and personal contributions, your vow offerings and freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.
Your descendants will be blessed,and your land’s produce,and the offspring of your livestock,including the young of your herdsand the newborn of your flocks.
Your descendants will be cursed,and your land’s produce,the young of your herds,and the newborn of your flocks.
They will eat the offspring of your livestock and your land’s produce until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain, new wine, oil, young of your herds, or newborn of your flocks until they cause you to perish.
Why did you sit among the sheepfoldslistening to the playing of pipes for the flocks?There was great searching of heartamong the clans of Reuben.
He can take a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves can become his servants.
Whenever David attacked the land, he did not leave a single person alive, either man or woman, but he took flocks, herds, donkeys, camels, and clothing. Then he came back to Achish,
The Israelites mobilized, gathered supplies, and went to fight them. The Israelites camped in front of them like two little flocks of goats, while the Arameans filled the landscape.
They went to the entrance of Gedor, to the east side of the valley to seek pasture for their flocks.
These who were recorded by name came in the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, attacked the Hamites’ tents and the Meunites who were found there, and set them apart for destruction, as they are today. Then they settled in their place because there was pasture for their flocks.
Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks.All these were officials in charge of King David’s property.
Some of the Philistines also brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat, and the Arabs brought him flocks: 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.
He made warehouses for the harvest of grain, new wine, and oil, and stalls for all kinds of cattle, and pens for flocks.
We will also bring the firstborn of our sons and our livestock, as prescribed by the law, and will bring the firstborn of our herds and flocks to the house of our God, to the priests who serve in our God’s house.
The pastures are clothed with flocksand the valleys covered with grain.They shout in triumph; indeed, they sing.
But He lifts the needy out of their sufferingand makes their families multiply like flocks.
Our storehouses will be full,supplying all kinds of produce;our flocks will increase by thousandsand tens of thousands in our open fields.
I acquired male and female servants and had slaves who were born in my house. I also owned many herds of cattle and flocks, more than all who were before me in Jerusalem.
Tell me, you, the one I love:Where do you pasture your sheep?Where do you let them rest at noon?Why should I be like one who veils herselfbeside the flocks of your companions?
It will never be inhabitedor lived in from generation to generation;a nomad will not pitch his tent there,and shepherds will not let their flocks rest there.
The cities of Aroer are forsaken;they will be places for flocks.They will lie down without fear.
For the palace will be forsaken,the busy city abandoned.The hill and the watchtower will becomebarren places forever,the joy of wild donkeys,and a pasture for flocks,
All the flocks of Kedar will be gathered to you;the rams of Nebaioth will serve youand go up on My altar as an acceptable sacrifice.I will glorify My beautiful house.
Strangers will stand and feed your flocks,and foreigners will be your plowmen and vinedressers.
Sharon will be a pasture for flocks,and the Valley of Achor a place for cattle to lie down,for My people who have sought Me.
From the time of our youththe shameful one has consumedwhat our fathers have worked for—their flocks and their herds,their sons and their daughters.
They will consume your harvest and your food.They will consume your sons and your daughters.They will consume your flocks and your herds.They will consume your vines and your fig trees.They will destroy with the swordyour fortified cities in which you trust.
Shepherds and their flocks will come against her;they will pitch their tents all around her.Each will pasture his own portion.
They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion;they will be radiant with joybecause of the Lord’s goodness,because of the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil,and because of the young of the flocks and herds.Their life will be like an irrigated garden,and they will no longer grow weak from hunger.
Judah and all its cities will live in it together—also farmers and those who move with the flocks—
“This is what the Lord of Hosts says: In this desolate place—without man or beast—and in all its cities there will once more be a grazing land where shepherds may rest flocks.
The flocks will again pass under the hands of the one who counts them in the cities of the hill country, the cities of the Judean foothills, the cities of the Negev, the land of Benjamin—the cities surrounding Jerusalem and Judah’s cities, says the Lord.
They will take their tents and their flocksalong with their tent curtains and all their equipment.They will take their camels for themselves.They will call out to them:Terror is on every side!
They go with their flocks and herdsto seek the Lordbut do not find Him;He has withdrawn from them.
Jacob fled to the land of Aram.Israel worked to earn a wife;he tended flocks for a wife.
How the animals groan!The herds of cattle wander in confusionsince they have no pasture.Even the flocks of sheep suffer punishment.
Then the remnant of Jacobwill be among the nations, among many peoples,like a lion among animals of the forest,like a young lion among flocks of sheep,which tramples and tears as it passes through,and there is no one to rescue them.
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