|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To make a tender of; to offer or tender.
2. (v. t.) To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the wants of; to look after; to watch; to guard; as, shepherds tend their flocks.
3. (v. t.) To be attentive to; to note carefully; to attend to.
4. (v. i.) To wait, as attendants or servants; to serve; to attend; -- with on or upon.
5. (v. i.) To await; to expect.
6. (v.) To move in a certain direction; -- usually with to or towards.
7. (v.) To be directed, as to any end, object, or purpose; to aim; to have or give a leaning; to exert activity or influence; to serve as a means; to contribute; as, our petitions, if granted, might tend to our destruction.
Tend (24 Occurrences)
Luke 15:15 So he went and hired himself to one of the inhabitants of that country, who sent him on to his farm to tend swine; (WEY)
John 21:15 So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs." (See NAS)
John 21:16 He said to him again a second time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Tend my sheep." (WEB ASV YLT RSV)
John 21:17 He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you have affection for me?" Peter was grieved because he asked him the third time, "Do you have affection for me?" He said to him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I have affection for you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep. (See NAS)
Romans 14:19 So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another. (DBY)
Genesis 30:36 He set three days' journey between himself and Jacob, and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks. (See NIV)
Genesis 46:32 These men are shepherds, for they have been keepers of livestock, and they have brought their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have.' (See NIV)
Leviticus 10:6 And Moses said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Let not the hair of your heads go loose, neither rend your clothes; that ye die not, and that he be not wroth with all the congregation: but let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning which Jehovah hath kindled. (See JPS)
Leviticus 24:3 Without the veil of the testimony, in the tent of meeting, shall Aaron order it from evening to morning before the LORD continually; it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations. (See NIV)
Deuteronomy 28:13 Yahweh will make you the head, and not the tail; and you shall be above only, and you shall not be beneath; if you shall listen to the commandments of Yahweh your God, which I command you this day, to observe and to do them, (See RSV)
1 Samuel 17:15 The Philistine drew near morning and evening, and presented himself forty days. (See NAS NIV)
Psalms 28:9 Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: Be their shepherd also, and bear them up for ever. (See JPS)
Psalms 31:3 For my rock and my bulwark 'art' Thou, For Thy name's sake lead me and tend me. (YLT)
Proverbs 21:5 The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Song of Songs 8:12 My own vineyard is before me. The thousand are for you, Solomon; two hundred for those who tend its fruit. (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 40:11 He will give food to his flock like a keeper of sheep; with his arm he will get it together, and will take up the lambs on his breast, gently guiding those which are with young. (See NAS NIV)
Isaiah 49:10 They do not hunger, nor thirst, Nor smite them doth mirage and sun, For He who is pitying them doth lead them, And by fountains of waters doth tend them. (YLT)
Jeremiah 23:2 Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who feed my people: You have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them; behold, I will visit on you the evil of your doings, says Yahweh. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 23:4 I will set up shepherds over them, who shall feed them; and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall any be lacking, says Yahweh. (See NAS NIV)
Ezekiel 34:11 For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold I, even I, will both search for my sheep, and tend them. (DBY)
Ezekiel 34:15 I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down, says the Lord Yahweh. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 34:23 I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd. (See NIV)
Jonah 4:10 Yahweh said, "You have been concerned for the vine, for which you have not labored, neither made it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night. (See NIV)
Micah 7:14 Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thy heritage, which dwell solitarily, in the forest in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old. (See JPS)