The capacity to guide, mentor or lead others.
Key passages
Nu 27:15–21

Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “Let Yahweh, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the community who will go out before them and will come in before them, and who will lead them out and bring them in, so the community of Yahweh will not be like a flock …

Jdg 2:16

Then Yahweh raised up leaders, and they delivered them from the hand of their plunderers.

1 Sa 7:5–9

Then Samuel said, “Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to Yahweh for you.” So they gathered to Mizpah and drew water and poured it out before Yahweh. They fasted on that day and said there, “We have sinned against Yahweh!” So Samuel judged the Israelites at Mizpah. Now when the Philistines …

Je 23:1–4

“Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the flock of my pasture,” declares Yahweh. Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel concerning the shepherds who shepherd my people, “You yourselves have scattered my flock, and you have driven them away, and you …

Eze 22:23–31

And the word of Yahweh came to me, saying, “Son of man, say to her, ‘You are a land not cleansed; it is not rained upon in the day of indignation.’ The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her is like a roaring lion that is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and …

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