Top 20 Bible Verses About Shepherding



My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. (John 10:27)

The Bible describes close relationships between shepherds and their flocks. The sheep can recognize the voice of the shepherd and they follow him or her. The shepherd responsibility is to protect his flock and even give his life for them. Here are the top 20 Bible verses about shepherding!

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And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them.
- Luke 2:20
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These are hidden reefs at your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, shepherds feeding themselves; waterless clouds, swept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, uprooted;
- Jude 1:12
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The dogs have a mighty appetite; they never have enough. But they are shepherds who have no understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each to his own gain, one and all.
- Isaiah 56:11
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And your children shall be shepherds in the wilderness forty years and shall suffer for your faithlessness, until the last of your dead bodies lies in the wilderness.
- Numbers 14:33
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And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them.
- Luke 2:18
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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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The wind shall shepherd all your shepherds, and your lovers shall go into captivity; then you will be ashamed and confounded because of all your evil.
- Jeremiah 22:22
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And you, O seacoast, shall be pastures, with meadows for shepherds and folds for flocks.
- Zephaniah 2:6
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With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.
- Psalm 78:72
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Those who buy them slaughter them and go unpunished, and those who sell them say, ‘Blessed be the LORD, I have become rich,’ and their own shepherds have no pity on them.
- Zechariah 11:5
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And the men are shepherds, for they have been keepers of livestock, and they have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.’
- Genesis 46:32
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And he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God. And they shall dwell secure, for now he shall be great to the ends of the earth.
- Micah 5:4
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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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“Wail, you shepherds, and cry out, and roll in ashes, you lords of the flock, for the days of your slaughter and dispersion have come, and you shall fall like a choice vessel.
- Jeremiah 25:34
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He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young.
- Isaiah 40:11
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“Woe to my worthless shepherd, who deserts the flock! May the sword strike his arm and his right eye! Let his arm be wholly withered, his right eye utterly blinded!”
- Zechariah 11:17
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“‘And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.
- Jeremiah 3:15
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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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And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
- Luke 2:8
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For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”
- Revelation 7:17
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