New International Version
So they were scattered because there was no shepherd, and when they were scattered they became food for all the wild animals.
King James Bible
And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were scattered because there was no shepherd; and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.
World English Bible
They were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the animals of the field, and were scattered.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And they were scattered - There was no discipline kept up; and the flock, the Church, became disorganized, and separated from each other, both in affection and fellowship. And the consequence was, the grievous wolves, false and worldly interested teachers, seized on and made a prey of them. Of the communion of saints such shepherds know nothing, farther than that it makes a part of the common creed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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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.
When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.
to go out and come in before them, one who will lead them out and bring them in, so the LORD's people will not be like sheep without a shepherd."
2 Chronicles 18:16
Then Micaiah answered, "I saw all Israel scattered on the hills like sheep without a shepherd, and the LORD said, 'These people have no master. Let each one go home in peace.'"
The shepherds are senseless and do not inquire of the LORD; so they do not prosper and all their flock is scattered.
Therefore this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says to the shepherds who tend my people: "Because you have scattered my flock and driven them away and have not bestowed care on them, I will bestow punishment on you for the evil you have done," declares the LORD.
"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.
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