'Sheepfolds' in the Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages and by their encampments (sheepfolds) -- "twelve princes according to their tribes. [Foretold in Gen. 17:20.]
Issachar is a strong-boned donkey crouching down between the sheepfolds.
But they came near to him and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our flocks and walled settlements for our little ones.
Why [Reuben] did you linger among the sheepfolds listening to the piping for the flocks? Among the clans of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.
He came to the sheepfolds on the way, where there was a cave, and Saul went in to relieve himself. Now David and his men were sitting in the cave's innermost recesses.
Storehouses also for the increase of grain, vintage fruits, and oil, and stalls for all kinds of cattle, and sheepfolds.
Though you [the slackers] may lie among the sheepfolds [in slothful ease, yet for Israel] the wings of a dove are covered with silver, its pinions excessively green with gold [are trophies taken from the enemy].
He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds;