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30 Bible Verses about doves

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Genesis 8:8-12

Also he sent forth a dove from him to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground, but the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were still upon the face of the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand and took her and pulled her in unto him into the ark. And he waited yet another seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark,read more.
and the dove came in to him in the evening, and, behold, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off, so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. And he stayed yet other seven days and sent forth the dove, which returned not again unto him any more.

Jeremiah 8:7

Even the stork in the heaven knows her appointed time; and the turtle dove and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people did not know the judgment of the LORD.

Leviticus 5:7

And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for the guilt of his sin two turtledoves or two young pigeons unto the LORD, one for his sin and the other for a burnt offering.

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 1:14

And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD is to be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or of young pigeons.

Leviticus 5:11

But if he is not able to bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for his sin; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon, for it is sin.

Leviticus 12:6-8

And when the days of her purifying are fulfilled for a son or for a daughter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a turtledove as sin, unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, unto the priest, who shall offer it before the LORD and reconcile her, and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her that has given birth to a male or a female. And if she is not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons: the one for the burnt offering and the other as sin; and the priest shall reconcile her, and she shall be clean.

Leviticus 14:22

and two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, such as he is able to get; and the one shall be as the sin, and the other as a burnt offering.

Leviticus 15:14

And on the eighth day he shall take two turtledoves or two young pigeons and come before the LORD unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony and give them unto the priest;

Numbers 6:10

And on the eighth day they shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest to the door of the tabernacle of the testimony,

Mark 11:15

And they come to Jerusalem, and Jesus, entering into the temple, began to cast out those that sold and bought in the temple and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of those that sold doves

Luke 2:24

and to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons.

John 2:14

and found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated;

Psalm 68:13

Though ye be cast among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver and her feathers with yellow gold.

Psalm 74:19

O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the beasts; forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.

Psalm 55:6

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

Isaiah 38:14

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I complain; I mourned as a dove; I raised my eyes upward, O LORD, I am suffering violence; comfort me.

Isaiah 59:11

We all roar like bears and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for saving health, but it has withdrawn from us.

Jeremiah 48:28

O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities and dwell in the rock and be like the dove that makes her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.

Ezekiel 7:16

And those that escape of them shall be upon the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, each one for his iniquity.

Hosea 7:11

Ephraim also was like a deceived dove, without understanding; they shall call to Egypt, they shall go to Assyria.

Hosea 11:11

As a bird they shall move speedily out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria; and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.

Nahum 2:7

And the queen shall be taken captive; they shall order her to go up, and her maids shall take her, mourning as with the voice of doves, beating upon their breasts.

Mark 1:10

And as soon as he was come out of the water, John saw the heavens opened and the Spirit like a dove descending and resting upon him;

John 1:32-34

And John gave testimony, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. And I knew him not; but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and abiding on him, the same is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit. And I have seen and have given testimony that this is the Son of God.

Song of Solomon 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

From Thematic Bible


Doves » Illustrative » Of the church

Song of Songs 5:2

I sleep, but my heart watches for the voice of my beloved that knocks at the door, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my perfect one: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

Doves » Dwells in rocks

Jeremiah 48:28

O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities and dwell in the rock and be like the dove that makes her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

Doves » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 1:14

And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD is to be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or of young pigeons.

Doves » Illustrative » Of mourners

Isaiah 59:11

We all roar like bears and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for saving health, but it has withdrawn from us.

Isaiah 38:14

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I complain; I mourned as a dove; I raised my eyes upward, O LORD, I am suffering violence; comfort me.

Doves » Impiously sold in the court of the temple

John 2:16

and said unto those that sold the doves, Take these things away from here; do not make my Father's house a house of merchandise.

Doves » Illustrative » Of the holy ghost

Doves » Sent from the ark by noah » Ge 8:8

Hosea 10:12

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

Doves » Characterized by » Comeliness of countenance

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

Doves » Characterized by » Sweetness of voice

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

Doves » Characterized by » Softness of eyes

Song of Songs 1:15

Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes.

Doves » Illustrative » Of the meekness of Christ

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are as doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, as doves that are next to abundance.

Doves » Frequents streams and rivers

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are as doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, as doves that are next to abundance.

Doves » The harbinger of spring

Song of Songs 2:12

the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the song is come, and the voice of the turtle dove has been heard in our land;

Doves » Clean and used as food

Deuteronomy 14:11

Of all clean birds ye shall eat.

Doves » Characterized by » Simplicity

Doves » Why considered the emblem of peace

Genesis 8:11

and the dove came in to him in the evening, and, behold, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off, so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.

Doves » Characterized by » Richness of plumage

Psalm 68:13

Though ye be cast among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver and her feathers with yellow gold.

Doves » Illustrative » (in its flight,) of the return of israel from captivity

Hosea 11:11

As a bird they shall move speedily out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria; and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.

Doves » Illustrative » Of converts to the church

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Doves » Mournful tabering of, alluded to

Nahum 2:7

And the queen shall be taken captive; they shall order her to go up, and her maids shall take her, mourning as with the voice of doves, beating upon their breasts.

Doves » Doves, a type of purity

Psalm 68:13

Though ye be cast among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver and her feathers with yellow gold.

Song of Songs 6:9

My dove is but one, my perfect one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that brought her into the light. The virgins saw her and called her blessed; yea, the queens and the concubines and they praised her.

Doves » Turtle doves, offered in sacrifice

Genesis 15:9

And he said unto him, Take me a heifer three years old and a she goat three years old and a ram three years old and a turtledove and a young pigeon.

Leviticus 1:14

And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD is to be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or of young pigeons.

Luke 2:24

and to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons.

Numbers 6:10

And on the eighth day they shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest to the door of the tabernacle of the testimony,

Righteous » Compared with » Doves

Psalm 68:13

Though ye be cast among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver and her feathers with yellow gold.

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Rocks » Inhabited by » Doves

Jeremiah 48:28

O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities and dwell in the rock and be like the dove that makes her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.

compared to Saints » Doves

Psalm 68:13

Though ye be cast among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver and her feathers with yellow gold.

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows?

Valleys » Abounded with » Doves

Ezekiel 7:16

And those that escape of them shall be upon the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, each one for his iniquity.