'Herds' 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.
So Jacob said to him, “You know what I have done for you and your herds.
God has taken away your father’s herds and given them to me.
He took all the livestock and possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, and he drove his herds to go to the land of his father Isaac in Canaan.
He entrusted them to his slaves as separate herds and said to them, “Go on ahead of me, and leave some distance between the herds.”
Won’t their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us.”
Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, and all the people of his household, as well as his herds, all his livestock, and all the property he had acquired in Canaan; he went to a land away from his brother Jacob.
For their possessions were too many for them to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.
So they brought their livestock to Joseph, and he gave them food in exchange for the horses, the herds of sheep, the herds of cattle, and the donkeys. That year he provided them with food in exchange for all their livestock.
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?”
“We will go on the main road,” the Israelites replied to them, “and if we or our herds drink your water, we will pay its price. There will be no problem; only let us travel through on foot.”
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.
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,
They also settled in the east as far as the edge of the desert that extends to the Euphrates River, because their herds had increased in the land of Gilead.
Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds that grazed in Sharon, whileShaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys.
He made cities for himself, and he acquired herds of sheep and cattle in abundance, for God gave him abundant possessions.
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.
Know well the condition of your flock,and pay attention to your herds,
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.
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.
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.
They go with their flocks and herdsto seek the Lordbut do not find Him;He has withdrawn from them.
How the animals groan!The herds of cattle wander in confusionsince they have no pasture.Even the flocks of sheep suffer punishment.
Herds will lie down in the middle of it,every kind of wild animal.Both the desert owl and the screech owlwill roost in the capitals of its pillars.Their calls will sound from the window,but devastation will be on the threshold,for He will expose the cedar work.