17 Best Bible Verses About Sheep



The lamb or sheep represents Christ as both suffering and triumphant; it is typically a sacrificial animal, and may also symbolize gentleness, innocence, and purity. Here are our 17 best Bible verses about sheep!

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I will surely assemble all of you, O Jacob; I will gather the remnant of Israel; I will set them together like sheep in a fold, like a flock in its pasture, a noisy multitude of men.
- Micah 2:12
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And they struck down the tents of those who had livestock and carried away sheep in abundance and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.
- 2 Chronicles 14:15
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To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
- John 10:3
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honey and curds and sheep and cheese from the herd, for David and the people with him to eat, for they said, “The people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness.”
- 2 Samuel 17:29
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they wandered over all the mountains and on every high hill. My sheep were scattered over all the face of the earth, with none to search or seek for them.
- Ezekiel 34:6
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And the people of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe of cattle and sheep, and the tithe of the dedicated things that had been dedicated to the LORD their God, and laid them in heaps.
- 2 Chronicles 31:6
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For you were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
- 1 Peter 2:25
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“Will any one of you who has a servant plowing or keeping sheep say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and recline at table’?
- Luke 17:7
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Now the passage of the Scripture that he was reading was this: “Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter and like a lamb before its shearer is silent, so he opens not his mouth.
- Acts 8:32
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And David said to God, “Was it not I who gave command to number the people? It is I who have sinned and done great evil. But these sheep, what have they done? Please let your hand, O LORD my God, be against me and against my father’s house. But do not let the plague be on your people.”
- 1 Chronicles 21:17
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and spend the money for whatever you desire—oxen or sheep or wine or strong drink, whatever your appetite craves. And you shall eat there before the LORD your God and rejoice, you and your household.
- Deuteronomy 14:26
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Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep breeder, and he had to deliver to the king of Israel 100,000 lambs and the wool of 100,000 rams.
- 2 Kings 3:4
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While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess.
- Genesis 29:9
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These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
- Deuteronomy 14:4
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Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’
- Matthew 26:31
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I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
- John 10:11
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“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
- Matthew 7:15
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Total Quotes Found: 17

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