Luke 2:8
And there were shepherds residing in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks by night.
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Luke 2:7
And she gave birth to her firstborn, a Son. She wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

Luke 2:9
Just then, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.

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Genesis 31:39, 40
I did not bring you anything torn by wild beasts; I bore the loss myself. And you demanded payment from me for what was stolen by day or night. . . .

Exodus 3:1, 2
Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. . . .

1 Samuel 17:34, 35
David replied, "Your servant has been tending his father's sheep, and whenever a lion or a bear came and carried off a lamb from the flock, . . .

Psalm 78:70, 71
He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds; . . .

Ezekiel 34:8
As surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, because My flock lacks a shepherd and has become prey and food for every wild beast, and because My shepherds did not search for My flock but fed themselves instead,

John 10:8-12
All who came before Me were thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. . . .

watch over their flock by night.

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