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33 Bible Verses about Eagles

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Leviticus 11:13

"These are detestable things for you among winged creatures that you are not to eat, because they are detestable for you: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

Job 9:26

They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Ezekiel 17:3

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "A massive eagle with gigantic wings, long pinions, and full, multi-colored plumage came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:7

"""All of a sudden, there was another eagle with gigantic wings and thick plumage. The vine stretched its roots hungrily toward him and spread its branches out to him in order to be watered on the terraces where it was planted.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan, loved and handsome in life, in death were not separated. Swifter than eagles they were, and more valiant than lions.

Job 39:27-29

Does the eagle soar high at your command and build its nest on the highest crags? He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold. From there he searches for prey, and his eyes recognize it from a distance.

Jeremiah 49:16

The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.

Exodus 19:4

"You saw what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.

Jeremiah 4:13

Look, he comes up like clouds, and his chariots are like a whirlwind. His horses are as swift as eagles. Woe to us we're destroyed!

Deuteronomy 14:12

But you must not eat from any of these: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

Job 39:27

Does the eagle soar high at your command and build its nest on the highest crags?

Proverbs 30:19

The way an eagle flies in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman.

Deuteronomy 32:11

Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

Deuteronomy 28:49

"The LORD will raise a distant nation against you from the other side of the earth. Swooping down like a vulture,

Jeremiah 48:40

For this is what the LORD says: "Look, like an eagle one will fly swiftly and spread his wings against Moab.

Hosea 8:1

"Sound the ram's horn! Like a vulture the enemy will come against the Temple of the LORD, because Israel violated my covenant, transgressing my Law.

Ezekiel 17:3-10

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "A massive eagle with gigantic wings, long pinions, and full, multi-colored plumage came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar. He plucked off the top of its shoot, brought it to a land of merchants, and set it down in a city full of traders. Then the eagle took a seed from the land and planted it in fertile ground. He planted it like a willow tree next to abundant waters. read more.
It flourished and became a low, spreading vine. Its branches turned toward him, and its roots spread under him to become a vine that put out shoots and spread out its branches. """All of a sudden, there was another eagle with gigantic wings and thick plumage. The vine stretched its roots hungrily toward him and spread its branches out to him in order to be watered on the terraces where it was planted. It was transplanted into good soil near abundant water, and it produced branches and bore fruit, becoming a magnificent vine."' "Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "Will it prosper? Won't he pull up its roots, and strip it bare so all its fresh foliage dries up? It won't be by great strength or by a great army that it will be uprooted. Look! Because it's a transplanted vine, won't it wither when the east wind hits it? It will surely wither in the terraces where it had started to sprout."'"

Ezekiel 1:10

The form of their faces was human, but each of the four also had the face of a lion to the right, the face of an ox to the left, and the face of an eagle behind them.

Ezekiel 10:14

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

Daniel 7:4

The first resembled a lion, but it had eagles' wings. I continued to watch until its wings were plucked off, it was lifted up off the ground, and it was forced to stand on two feet like a man. A human soul was imparted to it.

Lamentations 4:19

Our pursuers were swifter than soaring eagles; they pursued us over the mountains, lying in wait for us in the wilderness.

Jeremiah 49:22

Look, he will rise up and fly swiftly like an eagle. He will spread his wings against Bozrah, and on that day the hearts of the warriors of Edom will be like the heart of a woman in labor.

Micah 1:16

"Shave your head and cut off your locks as you mourn your beloved children. Make yourself bald as an eagle, because they will go from you into exile!"

Daniel 4:33

The decree was fulfilled against Nebuchadnezzar immediately. He was driven away from people to eat 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 cunning than wolves that attack at night. Their horsemen are galloping as they approach from far away. They swoop in like ravenous vultures.

Revelation 8:13

Then I looked, and I heard an eagle flying overhead say in a loud voice, "How terrible, how terrible, how terrible for those living on the earth, because of the blasts of the remaining trumpets that the three angels are about to blow!"

Revelation 4:7

The first living creature was like a lion, the second living creature was like an ox, the third living creature had a face like a human, and the fourth living creature was like a flying eagle.

Revelation 12:14

However, the woman was given the two wings of a large eagle so that she could fly away from the serpent to her place in the wilderness, where she could be taken care of 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: "Look, like an eagle one will fly swiftly and spread his wings against Moab.

Jeremiah 4:13

Look, he comes up like clouds, and his chariots are like a whirlwind. His horses are as swift as eagles. Woe to us we're destroyed!

Lamentations 4:19

Our pursuers were swifter than soaring eagles; they pursued us over the mountains, lying in wait for us in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 28:49

"The LORD will raise a distant nation against you from the other side of the earth. Swooping down like a vulture,

Eagles » Unclean

Leviticus 11:13

"These are detestable things for you among winged creatures that you are not to eat, because they are detestable for you: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

Deuteronomy 14:12

But you must not eat from any of these: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

Eagles » Different kinds of

Leviticus 11:13

"These are detestable things for you among winged creatures that you are not to eat, because they are detestable for you: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

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

Deuteronomy 32:11

Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

Exodus 19:4

"You saw what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.

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

Ezekiel 1:10

The form of their faces was human, but each of the four also had the face of a lion to the right, the face of an ox to the left, and the face of an eagle behind them.

Revelation 4:7

The first living creature was like a lion, the second living creature was like an ox, the third living creature had a face like a human, and the fourth living creature was like a flying eagle.

Eagles » Was the standard of the roman armies

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

Jeremiah 49:16

The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.

Obadiah 1:4

Though you soar high like the eagle and make your nest among the stars, I will bring you down even from there," declares the Lord.

Eagles » Greatness of its wings alluded to

Ezekiel 17:3

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "A massive eagle with gigantic wings, long pinions, and full, multi-colored plumage came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:7

"""All of a sudden, there was another eagle with gigantic wings and thick plumage. The vine stretched its roots hungrily toward him and spread its branches out to him in order to be watered on the terraces where it was planted.

Eagles » Illustrative » Of great and powerful kings

Ezekiel 17:3

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "A massive eagle with gigantic wings, long pinions, and full, multi-colored plumage came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar.

Hosea 8:1

"Sound the ram's horn! Like a vulture the enemy will come against the Temple of the LORD, because Israel violated my covenant, transgressing my Law.

Eagles » A bird of prey

Job 9:26

They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Eagles » Called the eagle of the heavens

Lamentations 4:19

Our pursuers were swifter than soaring eagles; they pursued us over the mountains, lying in wait for us in the wilderness.

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

Revelation 12:14

However, the woman was given the two wings of a large eagle so that she could fly away from the serpent to her place in the wilderness, where she could be taken care of for a time, times, and half a time.

Eagles » Peculiarity of its flight alluded to

Proverbs 30:19

The way an eagle flies in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman.

Eagles » Delights in the lofty cedars

Ezekiel 17:3-4

Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says, "A massive eagle with gigantic wings, long pinions, and full, multi-colored plumage came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar. He plucked off the top of its shoot, brought it to a land of merchants, and set it down in a city full 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 handsome in life, in death were not separated. Swifter than eagles they were, and more valiant 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 he searches for prey, and his eyes recognize it from a distance. His young ones feast on blood; he'll be found wherever there's a carcass."

Eagles » Dwells in the high rocks

Job 39:27-28

Does the eagle soar high at your command and build its nest on the highest crags? He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold.

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

Eagles » Strength of its feathers alluded to

Daniel 4:33

The decree was fulfilled against Nebuchadnezzar immediately. He was driven away from people to eat 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 your head and cut off your locks as you mourn your beloved children. Make yourself bald as an eagle, because they will go from you into exile!"

Eagles » Described as » Long-sighted

Job 39:29

From there he searches for prey, and his eyes recognize it from a distance.

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

Job 9:26

They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Eagles » Eagles, a type of swiftness

Exodus 19:4

"You saw what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan, loved and handsome in life, in death were not separated. Swifter than eagles they were, and more valiant than lions.

Job 9:26

They pass by like a ship made of reeds, like an eagle swooping down on its prey.

Righteous » Compared with » Eagles

Rocks » Inhabited by » Eagles

Jeremiah 49:16

The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.

Job 39:28

He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold.

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