Psalm 78:52
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New American Standard Bible
But He led forth His own people like sheep And guided them in the wilderness like a flock;

King James Bible
But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.

Darby Bible Translation
And he made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock;

World English Bible
But he led forth his own people like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.

Young's Literal Translation
And causeth His people to journey as a flock, And guideth them as a drove in a wilderness,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

But made his own people to go forth like sheep ... - That is, he was a shepherd to them. He defended them; provided for them; led them - as a shepherd does his flock. See the notes at Psalm 23:1-2.

Psalm 78:52 Parallel Commentaries

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Limiting God
Among such sins of the first table is that described in our text. It is consequently one of the masterpieces of iniquity, and we shall do well to purge ourselves of it. It is full of evil to ourselves, and is calculated to dishonor both God and man, therefore let us be in earnest to cut it up both root and branch. I think we have all been guilty of this in our measure; and we are not free from it even to this day. Whether we be saints or sinners, we may stand here and make our humble confession that
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Centenary Commemoration
OF THE RETURN OF BISHOP SEABURY. 1885 THE RT. REV. SAMUEL SEABURY, D.D. FIRST BISHOP OF CONNECTICUT, HELD HIS FIRST ORDINATION AT MIDDLETOWN, AUGUST 3, 1785. On the ninth day of June, 1885, the Diocesan Convention met in Hartford. Morning Prayer was read in Christ Church at 9 o'clock by the Rev. W. E. Vibbert, D.D., Rector of St. James's Church, Fair Haven, and the Rev. J. E. Heald, Rector of Trinity Church, Tariffville. The Holy Communion was celebrated in St. John's Church, the service beginning
Various—The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary

"The Sun of Righteousness"
WE SHOULD FEEL QUITE JUSTIFIED in applying the language of the 19th Psalm to our Lord Jesus Christ from the simple fact that he is so frequently compared to the sun; and especially in the passage which we have given you as our second text, wherein he is called "the Sun of Righteousness." But we have a higher justification for such a reading of the passage, for it will be in your memories that, in the 10th chapter of the Epistle to the Romans, the Apostle Paul, slightly altering the words of this
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

A Jealous God
I. Reverently, let us remember that THE LORD IS EXCEEDINGLY JEALOUS OF HIS DEITY. Our text is coupled with the command--"Thou shalt worship no other God." When the law was thundered from Sinai, the second commandment received force from the divine jealousy--"Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in the heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 9: 1863

Cross References
Exodus 15:22
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.

Psalm 23:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Psalm 68:7
O God, when You went forth before Your people, When You marched through the wilderness, Selah.

Psalm 77:20
You led Your people like a flock By the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Psalm 107:41
But He sets the needy securely on high away from affliction, And makes his families like a flock.

Psalm 136:16
To Him who led His people through the wilderness, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

Ezekiel 34:31
"As for you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God," declares the Lord GOD.

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