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a strong fenced enclosure for the protection of the sheep gathered within it (Numbers 32:24; 1 Chronicles 17:7; Psalm 50:9; 78:70)

In John 10:16 the King James Version renders by “fold” two distinct Greek words, aule and poimne, the latter of which properly means a “flock,” and is so rendered in the Revised King James Version. (See also Matthew 26:31; Luke 2:8; 1 Corinthians 9:7.) (See Fold.)