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30 Bible Verses about doves

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Genesis 8:8-12

He sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from the surface of the ground, but the dove found no place to rest her foot, and she returned to him into the ship; for the waters were on the surface of the whole earth. He put forth his hand, and took her, and brought her to him into the ship. He stayed yet another seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ship.read more.
The dove came back to him at evening, and, behold, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated from the earth. He stayed yet another seven days, and sent forth the dove; and she didn't return to him any more.

Jeremiah 8:7

Yes, the stork in the sky knows her appointed times; and the turtledove and the swallow and the crane observe the time of their coming; but my people don't know Yahweh's law.

Leviticus 5:7

"'If he can't afford a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to Yahweh; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

Genesis 15:9

He said to him, "Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Leviticus 1:14

"'If his offering to Yahweh is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall offer his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons.

Leviticus 5:11

"'But if he can't afford two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he shall bring his offering for that in which he has sinned, the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering. He shall put no oil on it, neither shall he put any frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.

Leviticus 12:6-8

"'When the days of her purification are completed, for a son, or for a daughter, she shall bring to the priest at the door of the Tent of Meeting, a year old lamb for a burnt offering, and a young pigeon, or a turtledove, for a sin offering: and he shall offer it before Yahweh, and make atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the fountain of her blood. "'This is the law for her who bears, whether a male or a female. If she cannot afford a lamb, then she shall take two turtledoves, or two young pigeons; the one for a burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she shall be clean.'"

Leviticus 14:22

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

Leviticus 15:14

"'On the eighth day he shall take two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, and come before Yahweh to the door of the Tent of Meeting, and give them to the priest:

Numbers 6:10

On the eighth day he shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest, to the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Mark 11:15

They came to Jerusalem, and Jesus entered into the temple, and began to throw out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of those who sold the 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

He found in the temple those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, and the changers of money sitting.

Psalm 68:13

while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.

Psalm 74:19

Don't deliver the soul of your dove to wild beasts. Don't forget the life of your poor forever.

Psalm 55:6

I said, "Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then I would fly away, and be at rest.

Isaiah 38:14

I chattered like a swallow or a crane. I moaned like a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. Be my security."

Isaiah 59:11

We roar all like bears, and moan bitterly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

Jeremiah 48:28

You inhabitants of Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock; and be like the dove that makes her nest over the mouth of the abyss.

Ezekiel 7:16

But those of those who escape shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them moaning, every one in his iniquity.

Hosea 7:11

"Ephraim is like an easily deceived dove, without understanding. They call to Egypt. They go to Assyria.

Hosea 11:11

They will come trembling like a bird out of Egypt, and like a dove out of the land of Assyria; and I will settle them in their houses," says Yahweh.

Nahum 2:7

It is decreed: she is uncovered, she is carried away; and her handmaids moan as with the voice of doves, beating on their breasts.

Mark 1:10

Immediately coming up from the water, he saw the heavens parting, and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.

John 1:32-34

John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him. I didn't recognize him, but he who sent me to baptize in water, he said to me, 'On whomever you will see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.' I have seen, and have testified that this is the Son of God."

Song of Solomon 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

From Thematic Bible


Doves » Illustrative » Of the church

Song of Songs 5:2

I was asleep, but my heart was awake. It is the voice of my beloved who knocks: "Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled; for my head is filled with dew, and my hair with the dampness of the night."

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Doves » Dwells in rocks

Jeremiah 48:28

You inhabitants of Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock; and be like the dove that makes her nest over the mouth of the abyss.

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Doves » Offered in sacrifice

Genesis 15:9

He said to him, "Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Leviticus 1:14

"'If his offering to Yahweh is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall offer his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons.

Doves » Illustrative » Of mourners

Isaiah 59:11

We roar all like bears, and moan bitterly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

Isaiah 38:14

I chattered like a swallow or a crane. I moaned like a dove. My eyes weaken looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed. Be my security."

Doves » Impiously sold in the court of the temple

John 2:16

To those who sold the doves, he said, "Take these things out of here! Don't make my Father's house a marketplace!"

Doves » Illustrative » Of the holy ghost

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

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Yahweh, until he comes and rains righteousness on you.

Doves » Characterized by » Comeliness of countenance

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Doves » Characterized by » Sweetness of voice

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Doves » Characterized by » Softness of eyes

Song of Songs 1:15

Behold, you are beautiful, my love. Behold, you are beautiful. Your eyes are doves. Beloved

Doves » Illustrative » Of the meekness of Christ

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are like doves beside the water brooks, washed with milk, mounted like jewels.

Doves » Frequents streams and rivers

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are like doves beside the water brooks, washed with milk, mounted like jewels.

Doves » The harbinger of spring

Song of Songs 2:12

The flowers appear on the earth. The time of the singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

Doves » Clean and used as food

Deuteronomy 14:11

Of all clean birds you may eat.

Doves » Characterized by » Simplicity

Doves » Why considered the emblem of peace

Genesis 8:11

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

Doves » Characterized by » Richness of plumage

Psalm 68:13

while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.

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

Hosea 11:11

They will come trembling like a bird out of Egypt, and like a dove out of the land of Assyria; and I will settle them in their houses," says Yahweh.

Doves » Illustrative » Of converts to the church

Isaiah 60:8

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

Doves » Mournful tabering of, alluded to

Nahum 2:7

It is decreed: she is uncovered, she is carried away; and her handmaids moan as with the voice of doves, beating on their breasts.

Doves » Doves, a type of purity

Psalm 68:13

while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.

Song of Songs 6:9

My dove, my perfect one, is unique. She is her mother's only daughter. She is the favorite one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her, and called her blessed; the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

Doves » Turtle doves, offered in sacrifice

Genesis 15:9

He said to him, "Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

Leviticus 1:14

"'If his offering to Yahweh is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall offer 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

On the eighth day he shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest, to the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Righteous » Compared with » Doves

Psalm 68:13

while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.

Isaiah 60:8

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

Rocks » Inhabited by » Doves

Jeremiah 48:28

You inhabitants of Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock; and be like the dove that makes her nest over the mouth of the abyss.

Song of Songs 2:14

My dove in the clefts of the rock, In the hiding places of the mountainside, Let me see your face. Let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

compared to Saints » Doves

Psalm 68:13

while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of a dove sheathed with silver, her feathers with shining gold.

Isaiah 60:8

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

Valleys » Abounded with » Doves

Ezekiel 7:16

But those of those who escape shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them moaning, every one in his iniquity.