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33 Bible Verses about Eagles

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Leviticus 11:13

And these ye do abominate of the fowl; they are not eaten, an abomination they are: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

Job 9:26

They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.

Ezekiel 17:3

and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle, great-winged, long-pinioned, Full of feathers, that hath diverse colours, Hath come in unto Lebanon, And it taketh the foliage of the cedar,

Ezekiel 17:7

And there is another great eagle, Great-winged, and abounding with feathers, And lo, this vine hath bent its roots toward him, And its thin shoots it hath sent out toward him, To water it from the furrows of its planting,

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan! They are loved and pleasant in their lives, And in their death they have not been parted. Than eagles they have been lighter, Than lions they have been mightier!

Job 39:27-29

At thy command goeth an eagle up high? Or lifteth he up his nest? A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress. From thence he hath sought food, To a far off place his eyes look attentively,

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy terribleness hath lifted thee up, The pride of thy heart, O dweller in clefts of the rock, Holding the high place of the height, For thou makest high as an eagle thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Exodus 19:4

Ye -- ye have seen that which I have done to the Egyptians, and I bear you on eagles' wings, and bring you in unto Myself.

Jeremiah 4:13

Lo, as clouds he cometh up, And as a hurricane his chariots, Lighter than eagles have been his horses, Woe to us, for we have been spoiled.

Deuteronomy 14:12

and these are they of which ye do not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

Job 39:27

At thy command goeth an eagle up high? Or lifteth he up his nest?

Proverbs 30:19

The way of the eagle in the heavens, The way of a serpent on a rock, The way of a ship in the heart of the sea, And the way of a man in youth.

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle waketh up its nest, Over its young ones fluttereth, Spreadeth its wings -- taketh them, Beareth them on its pinions; --

Deuteronomy 28:49

'Jehovah doth lift up against thee a nation, from afar, from the end of the earth, as the eagle it flieth; a nation whose tongue thou hast not heard,

Jeremiah 48:40

For thus said Jehovah: Lo, as an eagle he doth flee, And hath spread his wings unto Moab.

Hosea 8:1

Unto thy mouth -- a trumpet, As an eagle against the house of Jehovah, Because they transgressed My covenant, And against My law they have rebelled.

Ezekiel 17:3-10

and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle, great-winged, long-pinioned, Full of feathers, that hath diverse colours, Hath come in unto Lebanon, And it taketh the foliage of the cedar, The top of its tender twigs it hath cropped, And it bringeth it in to the land of Canaan. In a city of merchants it hath placed it. And it taketh of the seed of the land, And doth put it in a field of seed, To take by many waters, In a conspicuous place it hath set it.read more.
And it springeth up, and becometh a spreading vine, humble of stature, To turn its thin shoots toward itself, And its roots are under it, And it becometh a vine, and maketh boughs, And sendeth forth beauteous branches. And there is another great eagle, Great-winged, and abounding with feathers, And lo, this vine hath bent its roots toward him, And its thin shoots it hath sent out toward him, To water it from the furrows of its planting, On a good field, by many waters, it is planted, To make branches, and to bear fruit, To be for an goodly vine. Say: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: It prospereth -- its roots doth he not draw out, And its fruit cut off, and it is withered? In all the leaves of its springing it withereth, And not by great strength, and by a numerous people, To lift it up by its roots. And lo, the planted thing -- doth it prosper? When come against it doth the east wind, Doth it not utterly wither? On the furrows of its springing it withereth.'

Ezekiel 1:10

As to the likeness of their faces, the face of a man, and the face of a lion, toward the right are to them four, and the face of an ox on the left are to them four, and the face of an eagle are to them four.

Ezekiel 10:14

And four faces are to each; the face of the one is the face of the cherub, and the face of the second the face of man, and of the third the face of a lion, and of the fourth the face of an eagle.

Daniel 7:4

The first is like a lion, and it hath an eagle's wings. I was seeing till that its wings have been plucked, and it hath been lifted up from the earth, and on feet as a man it hath been caused to stand, and a heart of man is given to it.

Lamentations 4:19

Swifter have been our pursuers, Than the eagles of the heavens, On the mountains they have burned after us, In the wilderness they have laid wait for us.

Jeremiah 49:22

Lo, as an eagle he cometh up, and flieth, And he spreadeth his wings over Bozrah, And the heart of the mighty of Edom hath been in that day, As the heart of a distressed woman!'

Micah 1:16

Make bald and shave, for thy delightful sons, Enlarge thy baldness as an eagle, For they have removed from thee!

Daniel 4:33

'In that hour the thing hath been fulfilled on Nebuchadnezzar, and from men he is driven, and the herb as oxen he eateth, and by the dew of the heavens his body is wet, till that his hair as eagles' hath become great, and his nails as birds.'

Habakkuk 1:8

Swifter than leopards have been its horses, And sharper than evening wolves, And increased have its horsemen, Even its horsemen from afar come in, They fly as an eagle, hasting to consume.

Revelation 8:13

And I saw, and I heard one messenger, flying in the mid-heaven, saying with a great voice, 'Woe, woe, woe, to those dwelling upon the land from the rest of the voices of the trumpet of the three messengers who are about to sound.'

Revelation 4:7

and the first living creature is like a lion, and the second living creature is like a calf, and the third living creature hath the face as a man, and the fourth living creature is like an eagle flying.

Revelation 12:14

and there were given to the woman two wings of the great eagle, that she may fly to the wilderness, to her place, where she is nourished a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent;

From Thematic Bible


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

Jeremiah 48:40

For thus said Jehovah: Lo, as an eagle he doth flee, And hath spread his wings unto Moab.

Jeremiah 4:13

Lo, as clouds he cometh up, And as a hurricane his chariots, Lighter than eagles have been his horses, Woe to us, for we have been spoiled.

Lamentations 4:19

Swifter have been our pursuers, Than the eagles of the heavens, On the mountains they have burned after us, In the wilderness they have laid wait for us.

Deuteronomy 28:49

'Jehovah doth lift up against thee a nation, from afar, from the end of the earth, as the eagle it flieth; a nation whose tongue thou hast not heard,

Eagles » Unclean

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye do abominate of the fowl; they are not eaten, an abomination they are: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

Deuteronomy 14:12

and these are they of which ye do not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

Eagles » Different kinds of

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye do abominate of the fowl; they are not eaten, an abomination they are: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

Leviticus 11:18

and the swan, and the pelican, and 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 waketh up its nest, Over its young ones fluttereth, Spreadeth its wings -- taketh them, Beareth them on its pinions; --

Exodus 19:4

Ye -- ye have seen that which I have done to the Egyptians, and I bear you on eagles' wings, and bring you in unto Myself.

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

Ezekiel 1:10

As to the likeness of their faces, the face of a man, and the face of a lion, toward the right are to them four, and the face of an ox on the left are to them four, and the face of an eagle are to them four.

Revelation 4:7

and the first living creature is like a lion, and the second living creature is like a calf, and the third living creature hath the face as a man, and the fourth living creature is like an eagle flying.

Eagles » Was the standard of the roman armies

Matthew 24:15

'Whenever, therefore, ye may see the abomination of the desolation, that was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (whoever is reading let him observe)

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

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy terribleness hath lifted thee up, The pride of thy heart, O dweller in clefts of the rock, Holding the high place of the height, For thou makest high as an eagle thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Obadiah 1:4

If thou dost go up high as an eagle, And if between stars thou dost set thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Eagles » Greatness of its wings alluded to

Ezekiel 17:3

and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle, great-winged, long-pinioned, Full of feathers, that hath diverse colours, Hath come in unto Lebanon, And it taketh the foliage of the cedar,

Ezekiel 17:7

And there is another great eagle, Great-winged, and abounding with feathers, And lo, this vine hath bent its roots toward him, And its thin shoots it hath sent out toward him, To water it from the furrows of its planting,

Eagles » Illustrative » Of great and powerful kings

Ezekiel 17:3

and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle, great-winged, long-pinioned, Full of feathers, that hath diverse colours, Hath come in unto Lebanon, And it taketh the foliage of the cedar,

Hosea 8:1

Unto thy mouth -- a trumpet, As an eagle against the house of Jehovah, Because they transgressed My covenant, And against My law they have rebelled.

Eagles » A bird of prey

Job 9:26

They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.

Eagles » Called the eagle of the heavens

Lamentations 4:19

Swifter have been our pursuers, Than the eagles of the heavens, On the mountains they have burned after us, In the wilderness they have laid wait for us.

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

Revelation 12:14

and there were given to the woman two wings of the great eagle, that she may fly to the wilderness, to her place, where she is nourished a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent;

Eagles » Peculiarity of its flight alluded to

Proverbs 30:19

The way of the eagle in the heavens, The way of a serpent on a rock, The way of a ship in the heart of the sea, And the way of a man in youth.

Eagles » Delights in the lofty cedars

Ezekiel 17:3-4

and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle, great-winged, long-pinioned, Full of feathers, that hath diverse colours, Hath come in unto Lebanon, And it taketh the foliage of the cedar, The top of its tender twigs it hath cropped, And it bringeth it in to the land of Canaan. In a city of merchants it hath placed it.

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! They are loved and pleasant in their lives, And in their death they have not been parted. Than eagles they have been lighter, Than lions they have been mightier!

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

Eagles » Feeds her young with blood

Job 39:29-30

From thence he hath sought food, To a far off place his eyes look attentively, And his brood gulp up blood, And where the pierced are -- there is he!

Eagles » Dwells in the high rocks

Job 39:27-28

At thy command goeth an eagle up high? Or lifteth he up his nest? A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.

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

Eagles » Strength of its feathers alluded to

Daniel 4:33

'In that hour the thing hath been fulfilled on Nebuchadnezzar, and from men he is driven, and the herb as oxen he eateth, and by the dew of the heavens his body is wet, till that his hair as eagles' hath become great, and his nails as birds.'

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

Micah 1:16

Make bald and shave, for thy delightful sons, Enlarge thy baldness as an eagle, For they have removed from thee!

Eagles » Described as » Long-sighted

Job 39:29

From thence he hath sought food, To a far off place his eyes look attentively,

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

Job 9:26

They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.

Eagles » Eagles, a type of swiftness

Exodus 19:4

Ye -- ye have seen that which I have done to the Egyptians, and I bear you on eagles' wings, and bring you in unto Myself.

2 Samuel 1:23

Saul and Jonathan! They are loved and pleasant in their lives, And in their death they have not been parted. Than eagles they have been lighter, Than lions they have been mightier!

Job 9:26

They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.

Righteous » Compared with » Eagles

Rocks » Inhabited by » Eagles

Jeremiah 49:16

Thy terribleness hath lifted thee up, The pride of thy heart, O dweller in clefts of the rock, Holding the high place of the height, For thou makest high as an eagle thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Job 39:28

A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.

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