Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the ostrich, the owl, the seagull, the falcon after its species,
I am like an owl in the wilderness; I am like a screech owl among the ruins.
Wild animals will rest there, the ruined houses will be full of hyenas. Ostriches will live there, wild goats will skip among the ruins.
Owls and wild animals will live there, all kinds of wild birds will settle in it. The Lord will stretch out over her the measuring line of ruin and the plumb line of destruction.
Now this is the basis for judging: that the light has come into the world and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
in which you formerly lived according to this world's present path, according to the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the ruler of the spirit that is now energizing the sons of disobedience,
They are darkened in their understanding, being alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardness of their hearts.
Therefore do not be partakers with them,
For many live, about whom I have often told you, and now, with tears, I tell you that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:5
For you all are sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of the darkness.
He shouted with a powerful voice: "Fallen, fallen, is Babylon the great! She has become a lair for demons, a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detested beast.