He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry [them] in his bosom, [and] shall gently lead those that are with young.
I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: . . . I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.–We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities.
They brought young children to him, . . . and he took them up in his arms, put [his] hands upon them, and blessed them.
I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant.–The Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.–Ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.–I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD.
Isa 40:11 Mt 15:32 Heb 4:15 Mr 10:13,16 Ps 119:176 Lu 19:10 1Pe 2:25 Lu 12:32 Eze 34:15