God as shepherd
Perceptions and beliefs of God as a shepherd and his people as sheep.
Key passages
Ge 48:15

And he blessed Joseph and said, “The God before whom my fathers, Abraham and Isaac, walked, The God who shepherded me all my life unto this day,

Ps 23:1–4

Yahweh is my shepherd; I will not lack for anything. In grassy pastures he makes me lie down; by quiet waters he leads me. He restores my life. He leads me in correct paths for the sake of his name. Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you are with me. Your rod …

Ps 28:9

Save your people and bless your heritage. Shepherd them also and carry them always.

Ps 80:1

Give ear, O shepherd of Israel, who leads Joseph like a flock. Shine forth, you who sits enthroned above the cherubim.

Sir 18:13

The mercy of a person is upon his neighbor, but the mercy of the Lord is upon all flesh, reproving and instructing and teaching and turning them back like a shepherd his flock.