Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 78:71 in English Standard Version "from following the nursing ewes he brought him to shepherd Jacob his people, Israel his inheritance." 1Sa 10:1 Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, “Has not the Lord anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the Lord and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the Lord has anointed you to be prince over his heritage. 2Sa 5:2 In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led out and brought in Israel. And the Lord said to you, ‘You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.’” 2Sa 7:8 Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel. Ps 28:9 Oh, save your people and bless your heritage! Be their shepherd and carry them forever.