Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
So they said, "An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock."
He said to his daughters, "Where is he then? Why is it that you have left the man behind? Invite him to have something to eat."
Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.
Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."
Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.
He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;
From the care of the ewes with suckling lambs He brought him To shepherd Jacob His people, And Israel His inheritance.
Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept [sheep].
In the same region there were [some] shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night.
So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, [son] of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, "Tend My lambs."
He said to him again a second time, "Simon, [son] of John, do you love Me?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, "Shepherd My sheep."
He said to him the third time, "Simon, [son] of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You." Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.
Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.
1 Peter 5:2-4
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to [the will of] God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.
And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.