Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

As the eagle

Job 39:27
Is it at your command that the eagle soars, and builds its nest on high?
2 Samuel 1:23
Saul and Jonathan were greatly loved during their lives, and not even in their deaths were they separated. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
Proverbs 23:5
When you gaze upon riches, they are gone, for they surely make wings for themselves, and fly off into the sky like an eagle!
Jeremiah 4:13
Look! The enemy is approaching like gathering clouds. The roar of his chariots is like that of a whirlwind. His horses move more swiftly than eagles." I cry out, "We are doomed, for we will be destroyed!"
Lamentations 4:19
(Qof) Those who pursued us were swifter than eagles in the sky. They chased us over the mountains; they ambushed us in the wilderness.
Habakkuk 1:8
Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert than wolves in the desert. Their horses gallop, their horses come a great distance; like a vulture they swoop down quickly to devour their prey.

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