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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Shepherds: Early Mention Of

Gen 4:2

Shepherds: Usually Carried a Scrip or Bag

1Sa 17:40

Shepherds: Carried a Staff or Rod

Lev 27:32; Psa 23:4

Shepherds: Dwelt in Tents While Tending Their Flocks

Sgs 1:8; Isa 38:12

Shepherds: Members of the family both male and female acted as

Gen 29:6; 1Sa 16:11; 17:15

Shepherds: Had Hired Keepers under Them

1Sa 17:20

Shepherds: The Unfaithfulness of Hireling, Alluded To

Jhn 10:12

Shepherds: Care of the Sheep By, Exhibited In

Knowing them

Jhn 10:14

Going before and leading them

Psa 77:20; 78:52; 80:1

Seeking out good pasture for them

1Ch 4:39-41; Psa 23:2

Numbering them when they return from pasture

Jer 33:13

Watching over them by night

Luk 2:8

Tenderness to the ewes in lamb, and to the young

Gen 33:13,14; Psa 78:71

Defending them when attacked by wild beasts

1Sa 17:34-36; Amo 3:12

Searching them out when lost and straying

Eze 34:12; Luk 15:4,5

Attending them when sick

Eze 34:16

Shepherds: An Abomination to the Egyptians

Gen 46:34

Shepherds: Illustrative

Of God as leader of Israel

Psa 77:20; 80:1

Of Christ as the good shepherd

Eze 34:23; Zec 13:7; Jhn 10:14; Hbr 13:20

Of kings as the leaders of the people

Isa 44:28; Jer 6:3; 49:19

Of ministers of the gospel

Jer 23:4

(Searching out straying sheep,) of Christ seeking the lost

Eze 34:12; Luk 15:2-7

(Their care and tenderness,) of tenderness of Christ

Isa 40:11; Eze 34:13-16

(Ignorant and foolish,) of bad ministers

Isa 56:11; Jer 50:6; Eze 34:2,10; Zec 11:7,8,15-17

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