Luke 2:8

Overview - Luke 2
Augustus taxes all the Roman empire.
The nativity of Christ.
An angel relates it to the shepherds, and many sing praises to God for it.
15 The shepherds glorify God.
21 Christ is circumcised.
22 Mary purified.
25 Simeon and Anna prophesy of Christ,
39 who increases in wisdom,
41 questions in the temple with the doctors,
51 and is obedient to his parents.
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Luke 2:8  (King James Version)
And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
 


abiding
Genesis 31:39 Genesis 31:40 ; Exodus 3:1 Exodus 3:2 ; 1 Samuel 17:34 1 Samuel 17:35 ; Psalms 78:70 Psalms 78:71 ; Ezekiel 34:8
John 10:8-12

watch over their flock by night
or, the night-watches.
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