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33 Bible Verses about Eagles

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Leviticus 11:13

And these ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they shall be an abomination: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Job 9:26

They are passed away as the ships of Ebeh as the eagle that throws himself on the prey.

Ezekiel 17:3

and say: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, A great eagle with great wings and long members, full of feathers of diverse colours, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar:

Ezekiel 17:7

There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers; and, behold, this vine joined her roots toward him and extended her branches toward him that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan were loved and desired in their lives, and in their death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Job 39:27-29

Does the eagle mount up at thy command and make her nest on high? She dwells and abides on the rock upon the crag of the rock and the strong place. From there she seeks food, and her eyes behold afar off.

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.

Exodus 19:4

Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you unto myself.

Jeremiah 4:13

Behold, he shall come up as a cloud, and his chariots as a whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us, for we are given over to be spoiled!

Deuteronomy 14:12

But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle and the ossifrage and the ospray

Job 39:27

Does the eagle mount up at thy command and make her nest on high?

Proverbs 30:19

The track of the eagle in the air; the track of the serpent upon the rock; the track of the ship in the midst of the sea; and the track of the man in the maid.

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings,

Deuteronomy 28:49

The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand,

Jeremiah 48:40

For thus hath the LORD said: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle and shall spread his wings over Moab.

Hosea 8:1

Set the shofar to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD because they have transgressed my covenant and rebelled against my law.

Ezekiel 17:3-10

and say: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, A great eagle with great wings and long members, full of feathers of diverse colours, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar: he cropped off the principal shoot and carried it into a land of markets; he set it in the city of the merchants. He also took of the seed of the land and planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters and set it as a willow tree.read more.
And it grew and became a vine of many branches, low of stature, whose branches looked at him, and its roots were under him: so it became a vine and brought forth branches and shot forth sprigs. There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers; and, behold, this vine joined her roots toward him and extended her branches toward him that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation. It was planted in a good soil by many waters that it might bring forth branches and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine. Say thou: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, Shall it be prospered? Shall he not pull it up its roots and destroy its fruit and let it wither? All of the leaves of her spring shall wither, even without great power or many people plucking it up by its roots. Yea, behold, being planted, shall it be prospered? Shall it not utterly wither when the east wind touches it? It shall wither in the furrows where it grew.

Ezekiel 1:10

And the likeness of their faces was human faces; and lion faces, on the right side; and they four had ox faces on the left side; likewise they four had eagle faces.

Ezekiel 10:14

And each one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherubim; the second face was the face of a man; the third the face of a lion; the fourth the face of an eagle.

Daniel 7:4

The first was like a lion, and had eagle's wings; I beheld until the its wings were plucked off, and it was removed from the earth, and it stood up on its feet as a man, and a man's heart was given to it.

Lamentations 4:19

Koph Our persecutors were swifter than the eagles of the heaven; they pursued us upon the mountains; they laid wait for us in the wilderness.

Jeremiah 49:22

Behold, he shall rise up and fly as the eagle and spread his wings over Bozrah; and at that day the heart of the mighty men of Edom shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.

Micah 1:16

Make thee bald, and shave thee for the sons of thy delight; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle, for they are gone into captivity from thee.

Daniel 4:33

The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from among men and ate grass as the oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven until his hair grew like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses shall be swifter than tigers and are sharper than the evening wolves, and their horsemen shall multiply themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as eagles that hasten to eat.

Revelation 8:13

And I saw and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, who are yet to sound their trumpets!

Revelation 4:7

And the first animal was like a lion and the second animal like a calf, and the third animal had a face as a man, and the fourth animal was like a flying eagle.

Revelation 12:14

And to the woman were given two wings of the great eagle that she might fly from the presence of the serpent into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time and times.

From Thematic Bible


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

Jeremiah 48:40

For thus hath the LORD said: Behold, he shall fly as an eagle and shall spread his wings over Moab.

Jeremiah 4:13

Behold, he shall come up as a cloud, and his chariots as a whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us, for we are given over to be spoiled!

Lamentations 4:19

Koph Our persecutors were swifter than the eagles of the heaven; they pursued us upon the mountains; they laid wait for us in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 28:49

The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand,

Eagles » Unclean

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they shall be an abomination: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Deuteronomy 14:12

But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle and the ossifrage and the ospray

Eagles » Different kinds of

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they shall be an abomination: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Leviticus 11:18

the swan, the pelican, the gier eagle,

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

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings,

Exodus 19:4

Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you unto myself.

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

Ezekiel 1:10

And the likeness of their faces was human faces; and lion faces, on the right side; and they four had ox faces on the left side; likewise they four had eagle faces.

Revelation 4:7

And the first animal was like a lion and the second animal like a calf, and the third animal had a face as a man, and the fourth animal was like a flying eagle.

Eagles » Was the standard of the roman armies

Matthew 24:15

Therefore, when ye see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, which shall stand in the holy place (whosoever reads, let him understand),

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

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.

Obadiah 1:4

Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle and though thou set thy nest among the stars, from there I will bring thee down, said the LORD.

Eagles » Greatness of its wings alluded to

Ezekiel 17:3

and say: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, A great eagle with great wings and long members, full of feathers of diverse colours, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar:

Ezekiel 17:7

There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers; and, behold, this vine joined her roots toward him and extended her branches toward him that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.

Eagles » Illustrative » Of great and powerful kings

Ezekiel 17:3

and say: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, A great eagle with great wings and long members, full of feathers of diverse colours, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar:

Hosea 8:1

Set the shofar to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD because they have transgressed my covenant and rebelled against my law.

Eagles » A bird of prey

Job 9:26

They are passed away as the ships of Ebeh as the eagle that throws himself on the prey.

Eagles » Called the eagle of the heavens

Lamentations 4:19

Koph Our persecutors were swifter than the eagles of the heaven; they pursued us upon the mountains; they laid wait for us in the wilderness.

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

Revelation 12:14

And to the woman were given two wings of the great eagle that she might fly from the presence of the serpent into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time and times.

Eagles » Peculiarity of its flight alluded to

Proverbs 30:19

The track of the eagle in the air; the track of the serpent upon the rock; the track of the ship in the midst of the sea; and the track of the man in the maid.

Eagles » Delights in the lofty cedars

Ezekiel 17:3-4

and say: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, A great eagle with great wings and long members, full of feathers of diverse colours, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar: he cropped off the principal shoot and carried it into a land of markets; he set it in the city of the merchants.

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 were loved and desired in their lives, and in their death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were 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 she seeks food, and her eyes behold afar off. Her young ones suck up the blood; and wherever the slain are, there she is.

Eagles » Dwells in the high rocks

Job 39:27-28

Does the eagle mount up at thy command and make her nest on high? She dwells and abides on the rock upon the crag of the rock and the strong place.

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

Eagles » Strength of its feathers alluded to

Daniel 4:33

The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from among men and ate grass as the oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven 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

Make thee bald, and shave thee for the sons of thy delight; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle, for they are gone into captivity from thee.

Eagles » Described as » Long-sighted

Job 39:29

From there she seeks food, and her eyes behold afar off.

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

Job 9:26

They are passed away as the ships of Ebeh as the eagle that throws himself on the prey.

Eagles » Eagles, a type of swiftness

Exodus 19:4

Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you unto myself.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan were loved and desired in their lives, and in their death they were not divided; they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.

Job 9:26

They are passed away as the ships of Ebeh as the eagle that throws himself on the prey.

Righteous » Compared with » Eagles

Rocks » Inhabited by » Eagles

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.

Job 39:28

She dwells and abides on the rock upon the crag of the rock and the strong place.

compared to Saints » Eagles