Pastor (רֹעֶה, roch, from רָעָה, to feed, Jer 2:8; Jer 3:15; Jer 10:21; Jer 12:10; Jer 17:16; Jer 22:22; Jer 23:1-2; ποιμήν, Eph 4:11), a shepherd (as elsewhere rendered). Besides this literal sense, the word is' employed figuratively in the Scriptures in somewhat the same way as it is now used to denote a stated minister appointed to watch over and instruct a congregation. SEE SHEPHERD.

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