Notice in verse 8…That night, in a field near Bethlehem,…
Many scholars believe that these could be the same fields where sacrificial flocks were kept for temple worship.
Laughing In the Woods
Luke 2:8-12TPT That night, in a field near Bethlehem, there were shepherds watching over their flocks. 9 Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared in radiant splendor before them, lighting up the field with the blazing glory of God, and the shepherds were