Great Shepherd of the sheep

Great Shepherd of the sheep is a name of Jesus (Yeshua‘) linked to His resurrection. The name tells of His role as the supreme Shepherd who came seeking straying humans and returned us to the fold of the Father.

One of the names of Jesus, the Great Shepherd of the Sheep photographed in the Greek text of Hebrews 13:20.

Great Shepherd of the Sheep in the Greek text of Heb. 13:20.

Great Shepherd of the sheep in Greek:

Ho poimēn tōn probatōn ho megas

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 4166, 4263b, 3173

Bible reference: Heb. 13:20

The writer of the book of Hebrews ends with the following blessing:

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. (Heb. 13:20-21 KJV)

Similar names for God are the Shepherd of Israel and simply My Shepherd. Jesus is called the Chief Shepherd and the Good Shepherd.

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