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Theasaurus: Ostriches

11 Bible Verses about Ostriches

Most Relevant Verses

Job 39:13

The wing of the ostrich beats joyously But is it the stork's pinion and plumage?

Leviticus 11:16

and the female ostrich and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk, after its kind;

Deuteronomy 14:15

and the female ostrich, and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk after its kind;

Job 39:13-18

The wing of the ostrich beats joyously But is it the stork's pinion and plumage? For she leaveth her eggs to the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the beast of the field may trample them.read more.
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labour is in vain, without her concern. For +God hath deprived her of wisdom, and hath not furnished her with understanding. What time she lasheth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals offer the breast, they give suck to their young; the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

Micah 1:8

For this will I lament, and I will howl; I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.

Job 30:29

I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion of ostriches.

Isaiah 43:20

The beast of the field shall glorify me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I will give waters in the wilderness, rivers in the waste, to give drink to my people, my chosen.

Isaiah 13:21

But beasts of the desert shall lie there, and their houses shall be full of owls; and ostriches shall dwell there, and wild goats shall dance there.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in her fortresses; and it shall be a dwelling-place of wild dogs, a court for ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore wild beasts of the desert with jackals shall dwell there, and ostriches shall dwell therein; and it shall be no more inhabited for ever, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

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Birds » Used as sacrifices » Ostriches

Job 39:13

The wing of the ostrich beats joyously But is it the stork's pinion and plumage?

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals offer the breast, they give suck to their young; the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

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

Lamentations 4:3

Even the jackals offer the breast, they give suck to their young; the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

Ostriches » Unclean and unfit for food

Leviticus 11:13

And these shall ye have in abomination of the fowls; they shall not be eaten; an abomination shall they be: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the sea-eagle,

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

Job 30:29

I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion of ostriches.

Ostriches » Described as » Cruel to her young

Job 39:16

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labour is in vain, without her concern.

Ostriches » Described as » Void of wisdom

Job 39:17

For +God hath deprived her of wisdom, and hath not furnished her with understanding.

Ostriches » Described as » Imprudent

Job 39:15

And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the beast of the field may trample them.

Ostriches » Described as » Rapid in movement

Job 39:18

What time she lasheth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

Ostriches » Furnished with wings and feathers

Job 39:13

The wing of the ostrich beats joyously But is it the stork's pinion and plumage?

Ostriches » Lays her eggs in the sand

Job 39:14

For she leaveth her eggs to the earth, and warmeth them in the dust,

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

Micah 1:8

For this will I lament, and I will howl; I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore wild beasts of the desert with jackals shall dwell there, and ostriches shall dwell therein; and it shall be no more inhabited for ever, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

Leviticus 11:16

and the female ostrich and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk, after its kind;

Deuteronomy 14:15

and the female ostrich, and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk after its kind;

Job 30:29

I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion of ostriches.

More verses: Isaiah 43:20

Ostriches » The cry of

Micah 1:8

For this will I lament, and I will howl; I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.