Sheepfold 

A strong fenced enclosure for the protection of the sheep gathered within it (Num. 32:24; 1 Chr. 17:7; Ps. 50:9; 78:70). “In John 10:16 the Authorized Version renders byfold” two” “distinct Greek words, aule and poimne, the latter of which” “properly means a “flock,” and is so rendered in the Revised” Version. (See also Matt. 26:31; Luke 2:8; 1 Cor. 9:7.) (See [578]FOLD.)

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