Thematic Bible: Used as sacrifices


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The LORD responded, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

If she cannot afford a goat, then two turtledoves or two young doves one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering will serve for him to make atonement for her, so that she becomes clean."

"If his offering is a burnt offering of birds to the LORD, he is to bring turtledoves or young doves.

"If he can't afford a goat, then he is to bring to the LORD for his sin offering two turtledoves or two young doves: one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

and two turtledoves or two young pigeons, whichever he can afford. One is for a sin offering and the other is for a whole burnt offering.

They also offered a sacrifice according to what is specified in the Law of the Lord: "a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons."




and sent out a raven. It went back and forth as the flood water continued to evaporate throughout the earth.


You will be able to drink from that brook, and I've commanded some crows to sustain you there."




"You saw what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.

Saul and Jonathan, loved and handsome in life, in death were not separated. Swifter than eagles they were, and more valiant than lions.

They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.





a place where birds of prey never fly, and the eyes of the falcon have never seen.

Owls will nest there, lay eggs, hatch them, and care for their young under the shadow of their wings; yes indeed, vultures will gather there, each one with its mate."


Even the stork in the sky knows its seasons, and the dove, the swallow, and the crane observe the time for migration. But my people don't know the requirements of the LORD.


the birds build their nests there, and the heron builds its nest among the evergreen.

Then I looked up to see two women coming forward with the wind filling their wings. (They had wings like those of a stork.) They took up the basket, holding it between the earth and sky.


The LORD responded, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

"If his offering is a burnt offering of birds to the LORD, he is to bring turtledoves or young doves.

They also offered a sacrifice according to what is specified in the Law of the Lord: "a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons."

On the eighth day, he is to bring two turtledoves or two pigeons to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.



"Five sparrows are sold for two pennies, aren't they? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.

Even the sparrow found a house for herself and the swallow a nest to lay her young at your altar, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, my king and God.



And desert creatures will meet with hyenas, and goat-demons will call out to each other. There also Liliths will settle, and find for themselves a resting place.


the little owl, the great owl, the horned owl,


the pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant,

water-hens, pelicans, carrion,

I resemble a pelican in the wilderness or an owl in a desolate land.



the ostrich, night hawk, seagull, any kind of falcon,

"Is it by your understanding that the hawk flies, spreading its wings toward the south?


Later that evening quail came up and covered the camp, and then in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp.

Just then, a wind burst forth from the LORD, who brought quails from the sea and spread them all around the camp, about a day's journey in each direction, completely encircling the camp about two cubits deep on top of the ground!

Israel asked, and quail came; food from heaven satisfied them.


Even the stork in the sky knows its seasons, and the dove, the swallow, and the crane observe the time for migration. But my people don't know the requirements of the LORD.

Even the sparrow found a house for herself and the swallow a nest to lay her young at your altar, LORD of the Heavenly Armies, my king and God.

Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me!


"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork?

Even wild animals nurse, suckling their young; but the women of my people are cruel, like ostriches in the wilderness.


because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork?


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