I said, "If only I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and find rest.
Who are these who fly like a cloud, like doves to their shelters?
I looked, and I heard an eagle, flying in mid-heaven, saying 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!"
You will not fear the terror of the night, the arrow that flies by day,
For you will not leave in a hurry, and you will not have to take flight; because the Lord is going before you, and the God of Israel is your rear guard.
If I live at the eastern horizon [or] settle at the western limits,
Five of you will pursue 100, and 100 of you will pursue 10,000; your enemies will fall before you by the sword.
Our lives last seventy years or, if we are strong, eighty years. Even the best of them are struggle and sorrow; indeed, they pass quickly and we fly away.
Like a flitting sparrow or a fluttering swallow, an undeserved curse goes nowhere.
"What do you see?" he asked me. "I see a flying scroll," I replied, "30 feet long and 15 feet wide."
Then I looked up and saw two women approaching with the wind in their wings. Their wings were like those of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and sky.
"Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: I am against your [magic] bands that you ensnare people with like birds, and I will tear them from your arms. I will free the people you have ensnared like birds.
while I was praying, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the first vision, came to me in my extreme weariness, about the time of the evening offering.
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.
Dead flies make a perfumer's oil ferment and stink; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
Then I saw another angel flying in mid-heaven, having the eternal gospel to announce to the inhabitants of the earth-to every nation, tribe, language, and people.
and he sent out a raven. It went back and forth until the waters had dried up from the earth.
Escape will fail the swift, the strong one will not prevail by his strength, and the brave will not save his life.
Like hovering birds, so the Lord of Hosts will protect Jerusalem- by protecting [it], He will rescue [it], by sparing [it], He will deliver [it].
He will fly away like a dream and never be found; he will be chased away like a vision in the night.
Ephraim's glory will fly away like a bird: no birth, no gestation, no conception.
Pray that your escape may not be in winter or on a Sabbath.
Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
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.
At Your rebuke the waters fled; at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away-
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.
As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky.
but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint.
Does the hawk take flight by your understanding and spread its wings to the south?
Blind guides! You strain out a gnat, yet gulp down a camel!
An oracle about the animals of the Negev: Through a land of trouble and distress, of lioness and lion, of viper and flying serpent, they carry their wealth on the backs of donkeys and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a people who will not help them.
So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. [He also created] every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
I will send it out,"-the declaration of the Lord of Hosts-"and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name. It will stay inside his house and destroy it along with its timbers and stones."
Look at the birds of the sky: they don't sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren't you worth more than they?
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 bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.
On that day the Lord will whistle to the fly that is at the farthest streams of the Nile and to the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
I have taken refuge in the Lord. How can you say to me, "Escape to the mountain like a bird!