Ezekiel 34:5
Good News Translation
Because the sheep had no shepherd, they were scattered, and wild animals killed and ate them.

Contemporary English Version
They strayed in every direction, and because there was no shepherd to watch them, they were attacked and eaten by wild animals.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

New American Bible
So they were scattered for lack of a shepherd, and became food for all the wild beasts. They were scattered

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

they were

Ezekiel 34:6 My sheep have wandered in every mountain, and in every high hill: and my flocks were scattered upon the face of the earth, and there was none that sought them, there was none, I say, that sought them.

Ezekiel 33:21,28 And it came to pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in the fifth day of the month, that there came to me one that was fled from Jerusalem, saying: The city is laid waste. . . .

1 Kings 22:17,17 And he said: I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, like sheep that have no shepherd; and the Lord said: These have no master: let every man of them return to his house in peace. . . .

2 Chronicles 18:16 Then he said: I saw all Israel scattered in the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd: and the Lord said: These have no masters: let every man return to his own house in peace.

Jeremiah 23:2 Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel to the pastors that feed my people: You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold I will visit upon you for the evil of your doings, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 50:6,17 My people have been a lost flock, their shepherds have caused them to go astray, and have made them wander in the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place. . . .

Zechariah 13:7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

Matthew 9:36 And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

because there is no shepherd.

Ezekiel 34:8 As I live, saith the Lord God, forasmuch as my flocks have been made a spoil, and my sheep are become a prey to all the beasts of the field, because there was no shepherd: for my shepherds did not seek after my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flocks:

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Zechariah 10:2,3 For the idols have spoken what was unprofitable, and the diviners have seen a lie, and the dreamers have spoken vanity: they comforted in vain: therefore they were led away as a flock: they shall be afflicted, because they have no shepherd. . . .

and they became

Ezekiel 34:8 As I live, saith the Lord God, forasmuch as my flocks have been made a spoil, and my sheep are become a prey to all the beasts of the field, because there was no shepherd: for my shepherds did not seek after my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flocks:

Isaiah 56:9 All ye beasts of the field come to devour, all ye beasts of the forest.

Jeremiah 12:9-12 Is my inheritance to me as a speckled bird? is it as a bird dyed throughout? come ye, assemble yourselves, all ye beasts of the earth, make haste to devour. . . .

John 10:2 But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

Acts 20:29-31 I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock. . . .

Context
A Prophecy Against Israel's Shepherds
4The weak you have not strengthened, and that which was sick you have not healed, that which was broken you have not bound up, and that which was driven away you have not brought again, neither have you sought that which was lost: but you ruled over them with rigour, and with a high hand. 5And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.6My sheep have wandered in every mountain, and in every high hill: and my flocks were scattered upon the face of the earth, and there was none that sought them, there was none, I say, that sought them.…
Cross References
Matthew 9:36
And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

Mark 6:34
And Jesus going out saw a great multitude: and he had compassion on them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

Numbers 27:17
And may go out and in before them, and may lead them out, or bring them in: lest the people of the Lord be as sheep without a shepherd.

2 Chronicles 18:16
Then he said: I saw all Israel scattered in the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd: and the Lord said: These have no masters: let every man return to his own house in peace.

Jeremiah 10:21
Because the pastors have done foolishly, and have not sought the Lord: therefore have they not understood, and all their flock is scattered.

Jeremiah 23:2
Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel to the pastors that feed my people: You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold I will visit upon you for the evil of your doings, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 50:6
My people have been a lost flock, their shepherds have caused them to go astray, and have made them wander in the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place.

Jeremiah 50:7
All that found them, have devoured them: and their enemies said: We have not sinned in so doing: because they have sinned against the Lord the beauty of justice, and against the Lord the hope of their fathers.

Ezekiel 34:8
As I live, saith the Lord God, forasmuch as my flocks have been made a spoil, and my sheep are become a prey to all the beasts of the field, because there was no shepherd: for my shepherds did not seek after my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flocks:

Ezekiel 34:28
And they shall be no more for a spoil to the nations, neither shall the beasts of the earth devour them: but they shall dwell securely without, any terror.

Zechariah 10:2
For the idols have spoken what was unprofitable, and the diviners have seen a lie, and the dreamers have spoken vanity: they comforted in vain: therefore they were led away as a flock: they shall be afflicted, because they have no shepherd.

Additional Translations
They were scattered for lack of a shepherd, and when they were scattered, they became food for all the wild beasts.And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

And they were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

And my sheep were scattered, because there were no shepherds: and they became meat to all the wild beasts of the field.

And they were scattered because there was no shepherd; and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

And they were scattered, because there was no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became food to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.

They were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the animals of the field, and were scattered.

And they are scattered from want of a shepherd, And are for food to every beast of the field, Yea, they are scattered.
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