1399 verses

Gen 4:2

(NIV)
Later she gave birth to his brother Abel.

Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.
(ESV)
And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.

Gen 12:15

(NIV)
And when Pharaoh’s officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
(ESV)
And when the princes of Pharaoh saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.

Gen 13:7

(NIV)
And quarrelling arose between Abram’s herdsmen and Lot’s. The Canaanites and Perizzites were also living in the land at that time.

(ESV)
and there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock. At that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were dwelling in the land.

Gen 13:8

(NIV)
So Abram said to Lot, ‘Let’s not have any quarrelling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and mine, for we are close relatives.
(ESV)
Then Abram said to Lot, “Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen.

Gen 14:13

(NIV)
A man who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew. Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre the Amorite, a brother of Eshkol and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram.
(ESV)
Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and of Aner. These were allies of Abram.

Gen 16:5

(NIV)
Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the Lord judge between you and me.’

(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between you and me!”

Gen 17:20

(NIV)
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
(ESV)
As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.

Gen 18:25

(NIV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing – to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?’

(ESV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing, to put the righteous to death with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

Gen 19:9

(NIV)
‘Get out of our way,’ they replied. ‘This fellow came here as a foreigner, and now he wants to play the judge! We’ll treat you worse than them.’ They kept bringing pressure on Lot and moved forward to break down the door.

(ESV)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Gen 20:3

(NIV)
But God came to Abimelek in a dream one night and said to him, ‘You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman.’

(ESV)
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is a man’s wife.”

Gen 21:22

(NIV)
At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, ‘God is with you in everything you do.
(ESV)
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, God is with you in all that you do.

Gen 21:32

(NIV)
After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines.
(ESV)
So they made a covenant at Beersheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army rose up and returned to the land of the Philistines.

Gen 23:6

(NIV)
‘Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead.’

(ESV)
“Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”

Gen 25:16

(NIV)
These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps.
(ESV)
These are the sons of Ishmael and these are their names, by their villages and by their encampments, twelve princes according to their tribes.

Gen 26:20

(NIV)
But the herdsmen of Gerar quarrelled with those of Isaac and said, ‘The water is ours!’ So he named the well Esek, because they disputed with him.
(ESV)
the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, “The water is ours.” So he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.

Gen 26:26

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Abimelek had come to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his personal advisor and Phicol the commander of his forces.
(ESV)
When Abimelech went to him from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army,

Gen 29:7

(NIV)
‘Look,’ he said, ‘the sun is still high; it is not time for the flocks to be gathered. Water the sheep and take them back to pasture.’

(ESV)
He said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered together. Water the sheep and go, pasture them.”

Gen 29:9

(NIV)
While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherd.
(ESV)
While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

Gen 30:13

(NIV)
Then Leah said, ‘How happy I am! The women will call me happy.’ So she named him Asher.

(ESV)
And Leah said, “Happy am I! For women have called me happy.” So she called his name Asher.

Gen 30:31

(NIV)
‘What shall I give you?’ he asked.

‘Don’t give me anything,’ Jacob replied. ‘But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them:
(ESV)
He said, “What shall I give you?” Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep it:

Gen 30:36

(NIV)
Then he put a three-day journey between himself and Jacob, while Jacob continued to tend the rest of Laban’s flocks.

(ESV)
And he set a distance of three daysjourney between himself and Jacob, and Jacob pastured the rest of Laban’s flock.

Gen 31:10

(NIV)
‘In the breeding season I once had a dream in which I looked up and saw that the male goats mating with the flock were streaked, speckled or spotted.
(ESV)
In the breeding season of the flock I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream that the goats that mated with the flock were striped, spotted, and mottled.

Gen 31:12

(NIV)
And he said, “Look up and see that all the male goats mating with the flock are streaked, speckled or spotted, for I have seen all that Laban has been doing to you.
(ESV)
And he said, ‘Lift up your eyes and see, all the goats that mate with the flock are striped, spotted, and mottled, for I have seen all that Laban is doing to you.

Gen 31:53

(NIV)
May the God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.’

So Jacob took an oath in the name of the Fear of his father Isaac.
(ESV)
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac,

Gen 34:2

(NIV)
When Shechem son of Hamor the Hivite, the ruler of that area, saw her, he took her and raped her.
(ESV)
And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he seized her and lay with her and humiliated her.

Gen 36:24

(NIV)
The sons of Zibeon:
Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who discovered the hot springs in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.
(ESV)
These are the sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah; he is the Anah who found the hot springs in the wilderness, as he pastured the donkeys of Zibeon his father.

Gen 37:2

(NIV)
This is the account of Jacob’s family line.

Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them.

(ESV)
These are the generations of Jacob.

Joseph, being seventeen years old, was pasturing the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father.

Gen 37:12

(NIV)
Now his brothers had gone to graze their father’s flocks near Shechem,
(ESV)
Now his brothers went to pasture their father’s flock near Shechem.

Gen 37:13

(NIV)
and Israel said to Joseph, ‘As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I am going to send you to them.’

‘Very well,’ he replied.

(ESV)
And Israel said to Joseph, “Are not your brothers pasturing the flock at Shechem? Come, I will send you to them.” And he said to him, “Here I am.”

Gen 37:16

(NIV)
He replied, ‘I’m looking for my brothers. Can you tell me where they are grazing their flocks?’

(ESV)
I am seeking my brothers,” he said. “Tell me, please, where they are pasturing the flock.”

Gen 37:19

(NIV)
‘Here comes that dreamer!’ they said to each other.
(ESV)
They said to one another, “Here comes this dreamer.

Gen 37:36

(NIV)
Meanwhile, the Midianites sold Joseph in Egypt to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard.

(ESV)
Meanwhile the Midianites had sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard.

Gen 39:1

(NIV)
Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.

(ESV)
Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there.

Gen 39:21

(NIV)
the Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warder.
(ESV)
But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Gen 39:22

(NIV)
So the warder put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there.
(ESV)
And the keeper of the prison put Joseph in charge of all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever was done there, he was the one who did it.

Gen 39:23

(NIV)
The warder paid no attention to anything under Joseph’s care, because the Lord was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

(ESV)
The keeper of the prison paid no attention to anything that was in Joseph’s charge, because the Lord was with him. And whatever he did, the Lord made it succeed.

Gen 40:2

(NIV)
Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
(ESV)
And Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,

Gen 40:3

(NIV)
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
(ESV)
and he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.

Gen 40:4

(NIV)
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them.

After they had been in custody for some time,
(ESV)
The captain of the guard appointed Joseph to be with them, and he attended them. They continued for some time in custody.

Gen 40:9

(NIV)
So the chief cupbearer told Joseph his dream. He said to him, ‘In my dream I saw a vine in front of me,
(ESV)
So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph and said to him, “In my dream there was a vine before me,

Gen 40:16

(NIV)
When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given a favourable interpretation, he said to Joseph, ‘I too had a dream: on my head were three baskets of bread.
(ESV)
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream: there were three cake baskets on my head,

Gen 40:20

(NIV)
Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
(ESV)
On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he made a feast for all his servants and lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among his servants.

Gen 40:21

(NIV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand –
(ESV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

Gen 40:22

(NIV)
but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.

(ESV)
But he hanged the chief baker, as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Gen 40:23

(NIV)
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

(ESV)
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Gen 41:2

(NIV)
when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds.
(ESV)
and behold, there came up out of the Nile seven cows, attractive and plump, and they fed in the reed grass.

Gen 41:9

(NIV)
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, ‘Today I am reminded of my shortcomings.
(ESV)
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, “I remember my offenses today.

Gen 41:10

(NIV)
Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard.
(ESV)
When Pharaoh was angry with his servants and put me and the chief baker in custody in the house of the captain of the guard,

Gen 41:12

(NIV)
Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream.
(ESV)
A young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. When we told him, he interpreted our dreams to us, giving an interpretation to each man according to his dream.

Gen 41:18

(NIV)
when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds.
(ESV)
Seven cows, plump and attractive, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass.

Gen 41:34

(NIV)
Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.
(ESV)
Let Pharaoh proceed to appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven plentiful years.

Gen 46:32

(NIV)
The men are shepherds; they tend livestock, and they have brought along their flocks and herds and everything they own.”
(ESV)
And the men are shepherds, for they have been keepers of livestock, and they have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.’

Gen 46:34

(NIV)
you should answer, “Your servants have tended livestock from our boyhood on, just as our fathers did.” Then you will be allowed to settle in the region of Goshen, for all shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians.’

(ESV)
you shall say, ‘Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ in order that you may dwell in the land of Goshen, for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”

Gen 47:3

(NIV)
Pharaoh asked the brothers, ‘What is your occupation?’

‘Your servants are shepherds,’ they replied to Pharaoh, ‘just as our fathers were.’
(ESV)
Pharaoh said to his brothers, What is your occupation?” And they said to Pharaoh, “Your servants are shepherds, as our fathers were.”

Gen 47:6

(NIV)
and the land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best part of the land. Let them live in Goshen. And if you know of any among them with special ability, put them in charge of my own livestock.’

(ESV)
The land of Egypt is before you. Settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land. Let them settle in the land of Goshen, and if you know any able men among them, put them in charge of my livestock.”

Gen 48:15

(NIV)
Then he blessed Joseph and said,

‘May the God before whom my fathers
Abraham and Isaac walked faithfully,
the God who has been my shepherd
all my life to this day,
(ESV)
And he blessed Joseph and said,

“The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked,
the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to this day,

Gen 49:23

(NIV)
With bitterness archers attacked him;
they shot at him with hostility.
(ESV)
The archers bitterly attacked him,
shot at him, and harassed him severely,

Gen 49:24

(NIV)
But his bow remained steady,
his strong arms stayed supple,
because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob,
because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,
(ESV)
yet his bow remained unmoved;
his arms were made agile
by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob
(from there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),

Exod 1:11

(NIV)
So they put slave masters over them to oppress them with forced labour, and they built Pithom and Rameses as store cities for Pharaoh.
(ESV)
Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with heavy burdens. They built for Pharaoh store cities, Pithom and Raamses.

Exod 2:14

(NIV)
The man said, ‘Who made you ruler and judge over us? Are you thinking of killing me as you killed the Egyptian?’ Then Moses was afraid and thought, ‘What I did must have become known.’

(ESV)
He answered, Who made you a prince and a judge over us? Do you mean to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid, and thought, “Surely the thing is known.”
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