Psalm 78:71 {77:71}
Good News Translation
where he looked after his flocks, and he made him king of Israel, the shepherd of the people of God.

Contemporary English Version
and from caring for lambs. Then God made him the leader of Israel, his own nation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To feed Jacob his servant and Israel his inheritance.

New American Bible
From tending ewes God brought him, to shepherd Jacob, his people, Israel, his heritage.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

To feed Jacob his servant and Israel his inheritance.

from following.

Genesis 33:13 And Jacob said: My lord, thou knowest that I have with me tender children, and sheep, and kine with young: which if I should cause to be overdriven, in one day all the flocks will die.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

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Psalm 75:6,7 For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the desert hills: . . .

Psalm 113:7,8 Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: . . .

1 Samuel 2:7,8 The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: . . .

Jeremiah 27:5,6 I made the earth, and the men and the beasts that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power, and by my stretched out arm: and I have given it to whom it seemed good in my eyes. . . .

feed

2 Samuel 5:2 Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Chronicles 11:2 Yesterday also, and the day before when Saul was king, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: for the Lord thy God said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over them.

Ezekiel 34:23,24 And I WILL SET UP ONE SHEPHERD OVER THEM, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. . . .

Micah 5:2-5 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel. . . .

Zechariah 11:4 Thus saith the Lord my God: Feed the flock of the slaughter,

Matthew 2:6 And thou Bethlehem the land of Juda art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come forth the captain that shall rule my people Israel.

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking care of it, not by constraint but willingly, according to God: not for filthy lucre's sake but voluntarily:

Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
70And he chose his servant David, and took him from the flocks of sheep: he brought him from following the ewes great with young, 71To feed Jacob his servant and Israel his inheritance.72And he fed them in the innocence of his heart: and conducted them by the skilfulness of his hands.…
Cross References
Genesis 33:13
And Jacob said: My lord, thou knowest that I have with me tender children, and sheep, and kine with young: which if I should cause to be overdriven, in one day all the flocks will die.

1 Samuel 10:1
And Samuel took a little vial of oil, and poured it upon his head, and kissed him, and said: Behold, the Lord hath anointed thee to be prince over his inheritance, and thou shalt deliver his people out of the hands of their enemies, that are round about them. And this shall be a sign unto thee, that God hath anointed thee to be prince.

1 Samuel 16:1
And the Lord said to Samuel: How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, whom I have rejected from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and come, that I may send thee to Isai, the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

2 Samuel 5:2
Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

2 Samuel 7:8
And now thus shalt thou speak to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I took thee out of the pastures from following the sheep to be ruler over my people Israel:

2 Samuel 23:1
Now these are David's last words. David the son of Isai said: The man to whom it was appointed concerning the Christ of the God of Jacob, the excellent psalmist of Israel said:

1 Chronicles 11:2
Yesterday also, and the day before when Saul was king, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: for the Lord thy God said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over them.

Psalm 28:9
Save, O Lord, thy people, and bless thy inheritance: and rule them and exalt them for ever.

Isaiah 40:11
He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, prophesy concerning the shepherds of Israel: prophesy, and say to the shepherds: Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, that fed themselves: should not the flocks be fed by the shepherds?

Ezekiel 37:24
And my servant David shall be king over them, and they shall have one shepherd: they shall walk in my judgments, and shall keep my commandments, and shall do them.

Additional Translations
from tending the ewes He brought him to be shepherd of His people Jacob, of Israel His inheritance.From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

From following the ewes that have their young he brought him, To be the shepherd of Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

He took him from following the ewes great with young, to be the shepherd of Jacob his servant, and Israel his inheritance.

From following the suckling-ewes, he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

From following the ewes that give suck he brought him, to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.

from following the ewes that have their young, he brought him to be the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and Israel, his inheritance.

From behind suckling ones He hath brought him in, To rule over Jacob His people, And over Israel His inheritance.
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