Jesus 1 said 2 a third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was distressed 3 that Jesus 4 asked 5 him a third time, “Do you love me?” and said, 6 “Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you.” Jesus 7 replied, 8 “Feed my sheep.
If a man presents a peace offering sacrifice to the Lord for a special votive offering 1 or for a freewill offering from the herd or the flock, it must be flawless to be acceptable; 2 it must have no flaw. 3
butter from the herd and milk from the flock, along with the fat of lambs, rams and goats of Bashan, along with the best of the kernels of wheat; and from the juice of grapes you drank wine.
Two years later Absalom’s sheepshearers were in Baal Hazor, 1 near Ephraim. Absalom invited all the king’s sons.
Then I said, 1 “Look up, Jerusalem, 2 and see the enemy 3 that is coming from the north. Where now is the flock of people that were entrusted to your care? 4 Where now are the ‘sheep’ that you take such pride in? 5
They were stoned, sawed apart, 1 murdered with the sword; they went about in sheepskins and goatskins; they were destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. 1 After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp 2 as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.
Indeed, I am about to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not take heed to the sheep headed to slaughter, will not seek the scattered, and will not heal the injured. 1 Moreover, he will not nourish the one that is healthy but instead will eat the meat of the fat sheep 2 and tear off their hooves.
Now I hear that they are shearing sheep for you. When your shepherds were with us, we neither insulted them nor harmed them the whole time they were in Carmel.
They took their flocks, herds, and donkeys, as well as everything in the city and in the surrounding fields. 1
Jehu then left there and set out for Samaria. 1 While he was traveling through Beth Eked of the Shepherds,
Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the sheep. All these were the officials in charge of King David’s property.
“I have been with you for the past twenty years. Your ewes and female goats have not miscarried, nor have I eaten rams from your flocks.
Then he presented the second ram, the ram of ordination, 1 and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram