New American Standard Bible
Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;
King James Bible
Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
Darby Bible Translation
Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds:
World English Bible
Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:
Young's Literal Translation
Know well the face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The verses sing the praises of the earlier patriarchal life, with its flocks and herds, and tillage of the ground, as compared with the commerce of a later time, with money as its chief or only wealth.
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A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Second Sunday after Easter
The Sixth Commandment
"To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
Prepare your work outside And make it ready for yourself in the field; Afterwards, then, build your house.
Hear the word of the LORD, O nations, And declare in the coastlands afar off, And say, "He who scattered Israel will gather him And keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock."
"As a shepherd cares for his herd in the day when he is among his scattered sheep, so I will care for My sheep and will deliver them from all the places to which they were scattered on a cloudy and gloomy day.
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