me to lie down in green pastures
: he leadeth me beside the still waters
Song of Songs 1:7
Tell me, O thou
whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest
, where thou makest [thy flock
] to rest at noon: for
why should I be as one that turneth aside
by the flocks of thy companions? ... If thou know not, O thou
fairest among women, go
thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed
thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them. ... And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
Yet the defenced
city [shall be
] desolate, [and
] the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the
calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.
And I will
bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect
shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there. ... And Sharon
shall be a fold of flocks, and the
valley of Achor a place for the herds to lie down in, for my people that have sought me.
Jeremiah 3:15 And I
will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall
feed you with knowledge and understanding.
And in that day will I
make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and [with
] the creeping things of the ground: and I will break
the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will
make them to lie down safely.
of Israel shall not
do iniquity, nor
speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they
shall feed and
lie down, and none shall make [them
So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, [son]
of Jonas, lovest thou me more
than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest
that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed