New International Version
I myself will tend my sheep and have them lie down, declares the Sovereign LORD.
King James Bible
I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD.
Darby Bible Translation
I will myself feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord Jehovah.
World English Bible
I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
I feed My flock, and cause them to lie down, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will - feed them upon the mountains - When I bring back the people from their captivity, I will raise up to them a holy and diligent priesthood, who shall in all places give them sound instruction. But this, and some of the following promises, belong to the Christian Church, as we shall find below.
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LibraryThe Church of Christ
This, then, is the meaning of the text; that God would make Jerusalem and the places round about his hill a blessing. I shall not, however, use it so this morning, but I shall use it in a more confined sense--or, perhaps, in a more enlarged sense--as it applies to the church of Jesus Christ, and to this particular church with which you and I stand connected. "I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
The Good Shepherd' and his one Flock' - Last Discourse at the Feast of Tabernacles.
That the Ruler Should Be, through Humility, a Companion of Good Livers, But, through the Zeal of Righteousness, Rigid against the vices of Evildoers.
Covenanting Provided for in the Everlasting Covenant.
A psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,
"My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place.
"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel; prophesy and say to them: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Woe to you shepherds of Israel who only take care of yourselves! Should not shepherds take care of the flock?
I will place over them one shepherd, my servant David, and he will tend them; he will tend them and be their shepherd.
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