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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepherd

A shepherd /ˈʃɛpərd/ or sheepherder is a person who tends, herds, feeds, or guards herds of sheep. Shepherd derives from Old English sceaphierde (sceap ' sheep' + hierde 'herder'). Contents. [hide]. 1 History. 1.1 Origins; 1.2 Modern times. 2 By country. 2.1 Cyprus; 2.2 Australia and New Zealand. 3 Religion; 4 In ...

modernfarmer.com/2013/12/10-things-learned-lambs

Dec 9, 2013 ... The work of shepherding is left to the “lowly” or “immigrant” shepherds. Shepherds have typically been the transient or migratory workforce since the the early days of agriculture. Shepherds have never been romanticized like the western cowboy. In fact, the shepherd has often been cast as the villain, the ...

www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/wp20121101/the-shepherd

Nov 1, 2012 ... SHEPHERDS are mentioned dozens of times throughout the Bible, from the first book, Genesis, to the last, Revelation. (Genesis 4:2; Revelation 12:5) Great men such as Abraham, Moses, and King David were shepherds. The psalmist David beautifully expressed the responsibilities and concerns of a good ...

wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Shepherd

Aug 18, 2014 ... A shepherd is someone who looks after sheep. Shepherds usually take the sheep out into fields so that they can graze (eat the grass). In the same way, someone who looks after cows is called a “cowherd”. A "swineherd" looks after pigs and a "goatherd" looks after goats. A herd is a group of animals.

work.chron.com/duties-shepherd-23576.html

Most shepherds take care of sheep, although they may be responsible for goats as well. They often work in isolated areas and may work independently except for the assistance of herding or guard dogs. Many sheepherders must be on call for their animals around the clock. Since sheepherders often work on a visa and are  ...

think-differently-about-sheep.com/Sheep%20_Facts.htm

bullet, Female sheep are called ewes, male sheep are called rams, and baby sheep are called lambs. bullet, The thick woolly coat of a sheep protects him or her from both the heat and cold. bullet, Sheep and shepherds are mentioned 247 times in the Bible. bullet, Sheep have appeared on banknotes. The example below is ...

www.whychristmas.com/story/shepherds.shtml

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, 'Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in ...

factsandtrends.net/2015/12/17/christmas-urban-legends-shepherds-as-outcasts

Dec 17, 2015 ... Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas, but how much do we really know about the biblical story? In Urban Legends of the New Testament: 40 Common Misconceptions (B&A Academic), David Croteau explores and explains numerous misunderstandings of the Bible, including ...

www.thebanner.org/departments/2011/01/the-sheep-of-god-s-pasture

Jan 18, 2011 ... We need Jesus, our Good Shepherd, to guide us. Read on for more fun facts about sheep! The Sheep Psalm. Psalm 23, one of the most well-known Bible passages, was written by King David, who was a shepherd when he was a boy. By comparing us to sheep and God to a shepherd, this psalm shows ...