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Theasaurus: Ostriches

11 Bible Verses about Ostriches

Most Relevant Verses

Job 39:13

The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, [but] are they the pinions and plumage of love?

Deuteronomy 14:15

The ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any variety,

Job 39:13-18

The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, [but] are they the pinions and plumage of love? The ostrich leaves her eggs on the ground and warms them in the dust, Forgetting that a foot may crush them or that the wild beast may trample them.read more.
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labor is in vain because she has no sense of danger [for her unborn brood], For God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has He imparted to her understanding. Yet when she lifts herself up in flight, [so swift is she that] she can laugh to scorn the horse and his rider.

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones, but the daughter of my people has become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness [that desert their young].

Micah 1:8

Therefore I [Micah] will lament and wail; I will go stripped and [virtually] naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches.

Job 30:29

I am a brother to jackals [which howl], and a companion to ostriches [which scream dismally].

Isaiah 43:20

The beasts of the field honor Me, the jackals and the ostriches, because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My people, My chosen,

Isaiah 13:21

But wild beasts of the desert will lie down there, and the people's houses will be full of dolefully howling creatures; and ostriches will dwell there, and wild goats [like demons] will dance there.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in its palaces and strongholds, nettles and brambles in its fortresses; and it shall be a habitation for jackals, an abode for ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore wild beasts of the desert shall dwell [in Babylon] with the jackals, and ostriches shall dwell there. And it shall never again be inhabited with people, even from generation to generation.

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Birds » Used as sacrifices » Ostriches

Job 39:13

The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, [but] are they the pinions and plumage of love?

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones, but the daughter of my people has become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness [that desert their young].

Ostriches » Illustrative » Of the unnatural cruelty of the jews in their calamities

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones, but the daughter of my people has become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness [that desert their young].

Ostriches » Unclean and unfit for food

Leviticus 11:13

These you shall have in abomination among the birds; they shall not be eaten, for they are detestable: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Ostriches » Illustrative » (companionship with,) of extreme desolation

Job 30:29

I am a brother to jackals [which howl], and a companion to ostriches [which scream dismally].

Ostriches » Described as » Cruel to her young

Job 39:16

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labor is in vain because she has no sense of danger [for her unborn brood],

Ostriches » Described as » Void of wisdom

Job 39:17

For God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has He imparted to her understanding.

Ostriches » Described as » Imprudent

Job 39:15

Forgetting that a foot may crush them or that the wild beast may trample them.

Ostriches » Described as » Rapid in movement

Job 39:18

Yet when she lifts herself up in flight, [so swift is she that] she can laugh to scorn the horse and his rider.

Ostriches » Furnished with wings and feathers

Job 39:13

The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, [but] are they the pinions and plumage of love?

Ostriches » Lays her eggs in the sand

Job 39:14

The ostrich leaves her eggs on the ground and warms them in the dust,

Ostriches » In av the word "owl" occurs, but in the rv, it is the word "ostrich,"

Micah 1:8

Therefore I [Micah] will lament and wail; I will go stripped and [virtually] naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore wild beasts of the desert shall dwell [in Babylon] with the jackals, and ostriches shall dwell there. And it shall never again be inhabited with people, even from generation to generation.

Deuteronomy 14:15

The ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any variety,

Job 30:29

I am a brother to jackals [which howl], and a companion to ostriches [which scream dismally].

More verses: Isaiah 43:20

Ostriches » The cry of

Micah 1:8

Therefore I [Micah] will lament and wail; I will go stripped and [virtually] naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches.