Birds, Figurative Use

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 124:7

We have escaped like a bird from the hunter's net; the net is torn, and we have escaped.

Proverbs 27:8

A man wandering from his home is like a bird wandering from its nest.

Isaiah 46:11

I call a bird of prey from the east, a man for My purpose from a far country. Yes, I have spoken; so I will also bring it about. I have planned it; I will also do it.

Jeremiah 12:9

Is My inheritance like a hyena to Me? Are birds of prey circling her? Go, gather all the wild animals; bring them to devour [her].

Psalm 55:6

I said, "If only I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and find rest.

Psalm 11:1

I have taken refuge in the Lord. How can you say to me, "Escape to the mountain like a bird!

Proverbs 6:5

Escape like a gazelle from a hunter, like a bird from a fowler's trap.

Lamentations 3:52

For no [apparent] reason, my enemies hunted me like a bird.

Ezekiel 13:20

"Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: I am against your [magic] bands that you ensnare people with like birds, and I will tear them from your arms. I will free the people you have ensnared like birds.

Hosea 7:12

As they are going, I will spread My net over them; I will bring them down like birds of the sky. I will discipline them in accordance with the news that reaches their assembly.

Amos 3:5

Does a bird land in a trap on the ground if there is no bait for it? Does a trap spring from the ground when it has caught nothing?

Bible Theasaurus

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.