New American Standard Bible
"He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
King James Bible
The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
Darby Bible Translation
Now he who serves for wages flees because he serves for wages, and is not himself concerned about the sheep.
World English Bible
The hired hand flees because he is a hired hand, and doesn't care for the sheep.
Young's Literal Translation
and the hireling doth flee because he is an hireling, and is not caring for the sheep.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Because he is a hireling - Because he regards only his wages. He feels no special interest in the flock.
LibraryMay 11 Evening
My sheep hear my voice.--JOHN 10:27. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If any man hear my voice, and open the door, 1 will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled. I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
April 19 Morning
The Good Shepherd
Abbott -- the Divinity in Humanity
"He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
"I am the good shepherd, and I know My own and My own know Me,
1 Corinthians 7:32
But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;
1 Corinthians 7:33
but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife,
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