Sheep

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Sheep:

* Offered in sacrifice
o By Abel
(Genesis 4:4)

o By Noah
(Genesis 8:20)

o By Abraham
(Genesis 22:13)

* See OFFERINGS
* Required in the Mosaic offerings
* See OFFERINGS
* The land of Bashan adapted to the raising of
(Deuteronomy 32:14)

* Also
o Bozrah
(Micah 2:12)

o Kedar
(Ezekiel 27:21)

o Nebaioth
(Isaiah 60:7)

o Sharon
(Isaiah 65:10)

o Jacob’s management of
(Genesis 30:32-40)

* Milk of, used for food
(Deuteronomy 32:14)

* Shearing of
(Genesis 31:19; 38:12-17; Isaiah 53:7)

* Feasting at the time of shearing
(1 Samuel 25:11,36; 2 Samuel 13:23)

* The first fleece of, belonged to the priests and the Levites
(Deuteronomy 18:4)

* Tribute (taxes) paid in
(2 Kings 3:4; 1 Chronicles 5:21; 2 Chronicles 17:11)

* FIGURATIVE
(1 Chronicles 21:17; Psalms 74:1; Jeremiah 13:20)

o Of backsliders
(Jeremiah 50:6)

o Of lost sinners
(Matthew 9:36; 10:6)

o Of the righteous
(Jeremiah 50:17; Ezekiel 34; Matthew 26:31; Mark 14:27; John 10:1-16)

o Of the defenselessness of servants of God (Greek: diakonoi)
(Matthew 10:16)

o Parable of the lost
(Matthew 18:11-13; Luke 15:4-7)


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