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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.

www.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 ...

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www.bible-history.com/links.php?cat=39&sub=414&cat_name=Manners+%26+Customs&subcat_name=Shepherds

The Jews of Bible times were first shepherds and then farmers, but they never abandoned entirely their shepherd life. The large number of sheep in the land ...... During that time, hundreds of thousands of sheep and goats perished, not so much from the cold as from the fact that they could get no food. Goats hunt out the best ...

www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/shepherd

What is Shepherd? Definition and meaning:SHEPHERD shep'-erd (ro`eh, ro`i; poimen, 'a feeder'): The sheep owner frequently tends the flocks himself (Gene. ... During that time, hundreds of thousands of sheep and goats perished, not so much from the cold as from the fact that they could get no food. Goats hunt out the  ...

www.challies.com/christian-living/dumb-directionless-defenseless

Aug 26, 2013 ... It is completely absurd and tells us one important fact about sheep and the first reason sheep absolutely need a shepherd: they are not the smartest animals in the world. In fact, they may well be just about the dumbest animals in the world. And here's a second reason sheep need a shepherd: they are ...