New International Version
Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.
King James Bible
And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will give you shepherds according to my heart, and they shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
World English Bible
I will give you shepherds according to my heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have given to you shepherds According to Mine own heart, And they have fed you with knowledge and understanding.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will give you pastors according to mine heart - The pastor means either the king or the prophet; and the pastors here promised may be either kings or prophets, or both. These shall be according to God's own heart; they shall be of his own choosing and shall be qualified by himself: and in consequence they shall feed the people with knowledge, דעה deah that Divine truth concerning the true God and the best interests of man, which was essentially necessary to their salvation; and understanding השכיל haskeil, the full interpretation of every point, that in receiving the truth they might become wise, holy, and happy.
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Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.
So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers,
I will place shepherds over them who will tend them, and they will no longer be afraid or terrified, nor will any be missing," declares the LORD.
"Hear the word of the LORD, you nations; proclaim it in distant coastlands: 'He who scattered Israel will gather them and will watch over his flock like a shepherd.'
"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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