Birds, Figurative Use

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 124:7

Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we have escaped.

Proverbs 27:8

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.

Isaiah 46:11

calling a bird of prey from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country. Yea, I have spoken, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

Jeremiah 12:9

My heritage is unto me as a speckled bird of prey; the birds of prey round about are against her. Go, assemble all the beasts of the field, bring them to devour.

Psalm 55:6

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away, and be at rest;

Psalm 11:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} In Jehovah have I put my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

Proverbs 6:5

deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Lamentations 3:52

They that are mine enemies without cause have chased me sore like a bird.

Ezekiel 13:20

Wherefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against your pillows, that the souls which ye catch by their means may fly away; and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, the souls that ye catch, that they may fly away.

Hosea 7:12

When they go, I will spread my net upon them; I will bring them down as the fowl of the heavens; I will chastise them, according as their assembly hath heard.

Amos 3:5

Can a bird fall in a snare upon the earth when no gin is laid for him? Will the snare spring up from the earth when nothing at all hath been taken?

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