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shepherds (Luke 2)1

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     An Angel of the LORD (Bible) appeared to the shepherds (Luke 2) that were living in the fields near Bethleham and announced the birth of Jesus (NT). The shepherds then went off and found Joseph (Gospel) and Mary (Gospel) with Jesus (NT) lying in the manger. They spread the word of what they had seen and heard, and all were amazed at this.2

Scriptures (References)

Book VerseTitle
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 2:8-20The Shepherds and the Angels3
Last Edited4 Jan 2018


  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), Luke 2:8. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 2:8-19.
  3. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 2:8-20.