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33 Bible Verses about Eagles

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Leviticus 11:13

“You are to detest these birds. They must not be eaten because they are detestable:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture,

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus,
like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Ezekiel 17:3

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:A great eagle with great wings, long pinions,
and full plumage of many colors
came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:7

But there was another great eagle
with great wings and thick plumage.
And this vine bent its roots toward him!
It stretched out its branches to him
from its planting bed,
so that he might water it.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan,
loved and delightful,
they were not parted in life or in death.
They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

Job 39:27-29

Does the eagle soar at your command
and make its nest on high? It lives on a cliff where it spends the night;
its stronghold is on a rocky crag. From there it searches for prey;
its eyes penetrate the distance.

Jeremiah 49:16

As to the terror you cause,
your presumptuous heart has deceived you.
You who live in the clefts of the rock,
you who occupy the mountain summit,
though you elevate your nest like the eagle,
even from there I will bring you down.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Exodus 19:4

‘You have seen what I did to the Egyptians and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Me.

Jeremiah 4:13

Look, he advances like clouds;
his chariots are like a storm.
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!

Deuteronomy 14:12

but these are the ones you may not eat:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture,

Job 39:27

Does the eagle soar at your command
and make its nest on high?

Proverbs 30:19

the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship at sea,
and the way of a man with a young woman.

Deuteronomy 32:11

He watches over His nest like an eagle
and hovers over His young;
He spreads His wings, catches him,
and lifts him up on His pinions.

Deuteronomy 28:49

The Lord will bring a nation from far away, from the ends of the earth, to swoop down on you like an eagle, a nation whose language you don’t understand,

Jeremiah 48:40

For this is what the Lord says:He will swoop down like an eagle
and spread his wings against Moab.

Hosea 8:1

Put the horn to your mouth!
One like an eagle comes
against the house of the Lord,
because they transgress My covenant
and rebel against My law.

Ezekiel 17:3-10

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:A great eagle with great wings, long pinions,
and full plumage of many colors
came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar. He plucked off its topmost shoot,
brought it to the land of merchants,
and set it in a city of traders. Then he took some of the land’s seed
and put it in a fertile field;
he set it like a willow,
a plant by abundant waters.read more.
It sprouted and became a spreading vine,
low in height with its branches turned toward him,
yet its roots stayed under it.
So it became a vine,
produced branches, and sent out shoots. But there was another great eagle
with great wings and thick plumage.
And this vine bent its roots toward him!
It stretched out its branches to him
from its planting bed,
so that he might water it. It had been planted
in a good field by abundant waters
in order to produce branches,
bear fruit, and become a splendid vine. You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:Will it flourish?
Will he not tear out its roots
and strip off its fruit
so that it shrivels?
All its fresh leaves will wither!
Great strength and many people
will not be needed to pull it from its roots. Even though it is planted, will it flourish?
Won’t it completely wither
when the east wind strikes it?
It will wither on the bed where it sprouted.”

Ezekiel 1:10

The form of each of their faces was that of a man, and each of the four had the face of a lion on the right, the face of an ox on the left, and the face of an eagle.

Ezekiel 10:14

Each one had four faces: the first face was that of a cherub, the second that of a man, the third that of a lion, and the fourth that of an eagle.

Daniel 7:4

“The first was like a lion but had eagle’s wings. I continued watching until its wings were torn off. It was lifted up from the ground, set on its feet like a man, and given a human mind.

Lamentations 4:19

?QofThose who chased us were swifter
than eagles in the sky;
they relentlessly pursued us over the mountains
and ambushed us in the wilderness.

Jeremiah 49:22

Look! It will be like an eagle soaring upward, then swooping down and spreading its wings over Bozrah. In that day the hearts of Edom’s warriors will be like the heart of a woman with contractions.

Micah 1:16

Shave yourselves bald and cut off your hair
in sorrow for your precious children;
make yourselves as bald as an eagle,
for they have been taken from you into exile.

Daniel 4:33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses are swifter than leopards
and more fierce than wolves of the night.
Their horsemen charge ahead;
their horsemen come from distant lands.
They fly like an eagle, swooping to devour.

Revelation 8:13

I looked again and heard an eagle flying high overhead, crying out in a loud voice, “Woe! Woe! Woe to those who live on the earth, because of the remaining trumpet blasts that the three angels are about to sound!”

Revelation 4:7

The first living creature was like a lion; the second living creature was like a calf; the third living creature had a face like a man; and the fourth living creature was like a flying eagle.

Revelation 12:14

The woman was given two wings of a great eagle, so that she could fly from the serpent’s presence to her place in the wilderness, where she was fed for a time, times, and half a time.

From Thematic Bible


Eagles » Illustrative » (swiftness of,) of the swiftness of hostile armies

Jeremiah 48:40

For this is what the Lord says:He will swoop down like an eagle
and spread his wings against Moab.

Jeremiah 4:13

Look, he advances like clouds;
his chariots are like a storm.
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!

Lamentations 4:19

?QofThose who chased us were swifter
than eagles in the sky;
they relentlessly pursued us over the mountains
and ambushed us in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 28:49

The Lord will bring a nation from far away, from the ends of the earth, to swoop down on you like an eagle, a nation whose language you don’t understand,

Eagles » Unclean

Leviticus 11:13

“You are to detest these birds. They must not be eaten because they are detestable:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture,

Deuteronomy 14:12

but these are the ones you may not eat:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture,

Eagles » Different kinds of

Leviticus 11:13

“You are to detest these birds. They must not be eaten because they are detestable:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture,

Leviticus 11:18

the white owl, the desert owl,
the osprey,

Eagles » Illustrative » (mode of teaching her young to fly,) of God's care of his church

Deuteronomy 32:11

He watches over His nest like an eagle
and hovers over His young;
He spreads His wings, catches him,
and lifts him up on His pinions.

Exodus 19:4

‘You have seen what I did to the Egyptians and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Me.

Eagles » Illustrative » Of wisdom and zeal of God's ministers

Ezekiel 1:10

The form of each of their faces was that of a man, and each of the four had the face of a lion on the right, the face of an ox on the left, and the face of an eagle.

Revelation 4:7

The first living creature was like a lion; the second living creature was like a calf; the third living creature had a face like a man; and the fourth living creature was like a flying eagle.

Eagles » Was the standard of the roman armies

Matthew 24:15

“So when you see the abomination that causes desolation,spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place” (let the reader understand),

Eagles » Illustrative » (height and security of its dwelling,) of the fancied but fatal security of the wicked

Jeremiah 49:16

As to the terror you cause,
your presumptuous heart has deceived you.
You who live in the clefts of the rock,
you who occupy the mountain summit,
though you elevate your nest like the eagle,
even from there I will bring you down.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Obadiah 1:4

Though you seem to soar like an eagle
and make your nest among the stars,
even from there I will bring you down.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Eagles » Greatness of its wings alluded to

Ezekiel 17:3

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:A great eagle with great wings, long pinions,
and full plumage of many colors
came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:7

But there was another great eagle
with great wings and thick plumage.
And this vine bent its roots toward him!
It stretched out its branches to him
from its planting bed,
so that he might water it.

Eagles » Illustrative » Of great and powerful kings

Ezekiel 17:3

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:A great eagle with great wings, long pinions,
and full plumage of many colors
came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar.

Hosea 8:1

Put the horn to your mouth!
One like an eagle comes
against the house of the Lord,
because they transgress My covenant
and rebel against My law.

Eagles » A bird of prey

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus,
like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Eagles » Called the eagle of the heavens

Lamentations 4:19

?QofThose who chased us were swifter
than eagles in the sky;
they relentlessly pursued us over the mountains
and ambushed us in the wilderness.

Eagles » Illustrative » (wings of,) of protection afforded to the church

Revelation 12:14

The woman was given two wings of a great eagle, so that she could fly from the serpent’s presence to her place in the wilderness, where she was fed for a time, times, and half a time.

Eagles » Peculiarity of its flight alluded to

Proverbs 30:19

the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship at sea,
and the way of a man with a young woman.

Eagles » Delights in the lofty cedars

Ezekiel 17:3-4

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says: A great eagle with great wings, long pinions, and full plumage of many colors came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar. He plucked off its topmost shoot, brought it to the land of merchants, and set it in a city of traders.

Eagles » Illustrative » (swiftness of,) of the melting away of riches

Eagles » Described as » Soaring to heaven

Eagles » Described as » Swift

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan,
loved and delightful,
they were not parted in life or in death.
They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

Eagles » Illustrative » (upward flight of,) of the saint's rapid progress toward heaven

Eagles » Feeds her young with blood

Job 39:29-30

From there it searches for prey; its eyes penetrate the distance. Its brood gulps down blood, and wherever corpses lie, it is there.

Eagles » Dwells in the high rocks

Job 39:27-28

Does the eagle soar at your command and make its nest on high? It lives on a cliff where it spends the night; its stronghold is on a rocky crag.

Eagles » Illustrative » (renewed strength and beauty of,) of the renewal of saints

Eagles » Strength of its feathers alluded to

Daniel 4:33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Eagles » Illustrative » (increased baldness of, in the moulting season,) of calamities

Micah 1:16

Shave yourselves bald and cut off your hair
in sorrow for your precious children;
make yourselves as bald as an eagle,
for they have been taken from you into exile.

Eagles » Described as » Long-sighted

Job 39:29

From there it searches for prey;
its eyes penetrate the distance.

Eagles » Illustrative » (hasting to the prey,) of the swiftness of man's days

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus,
like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Eagles » Eagles, a type of swiftness

Exodus 19:4

‘You have seen what I did to the Egyptians and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Me.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan,
loved and delightful,
they were not parted in life or in death.
They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus,
like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Righteous » Compared with » Eagles

Rocks » Inhabited by » Eagles

Jeremiah 49:16

As to the terror you cause,
your presumptuous heart has deceived you.
You who live in the clefts of the rock,
you who occupy the mountain summit,
though you elevate your nest like the eagle,
even from there I will bring you down.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Job 39:28

It lives on a cliff where it spends the night;
its stronghold is on a rocky crag.

compared to Saints » Eagles

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