Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.

Bible References

As the eagle

Job 39:27
Or does [the] eagle fly high at your command and construct its nest high?
2 Samuel 1:23
Saul and Jonathan [were] beloved and pleasant in their lives and [were] not separated in their death. They [were] swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
Proverbs 23:5
Your eyes will {alight} on it, but there is nothing [to] it, for suddenly it will make for itself wings like an eagle and it will be exhausted [in] the heavens.
Jeremiah 4:13
Look, he comes up like the clouds, and his chariots [are] like the whirlwind, his horses are swifter than eagles, woe to us, for we are devastated.
Lamentations 4:19
Our pursuers were swifter than [the] eagles of [the] heavens; they chased us on the mountains, they have set an ambush for us in the desert.
Habakkuk 1:8
Their horses [are] more swift than leopards; they are more menacing than wolves [at] dusk. Their horsemen gallop; their horsemen come from afar; they fly like an eagle [that is] swift to devour.