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Theasaurus: Ostriches

11 Bible Verses about Ostriches

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Job 39:13

"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork?

Job 39:13-18

"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork? She abandons her eggs on the ground and lets them be warmed in the sand, but she forgets that a foot might crush them or any wild animal might trample them.read more.
She mistreats her young as though they're not hers, and she has no fear that her labor may be in vain, because God didn't grant her wisdom and never gave her understanding. And yet when she gets ready to run, she laughs at the horse and its rider."

Lamentations 4:3

Even wild animals nurse, suckling their young; but the women of my people are cruel, like ostriches in the wilderness.

Micah 1:8

"Therefore I will cry out and grieve loudly; I will walk around stripped and naked. I will cry out like a jackal and mourn like a company of ostriches.

Job 30:29

I've become a brother to jackals, and a friend to ostriches.

Isaiah 43:20

Wild animals, jackals, and owls will honor me because I provide water in the desert and streams in the wilderness to give drink to my people, my chosen ones,

Isaiah 13:21

But desert beasts will lie down there, and their houses will be full of howling creatures; there owls will dwell, and goat-demons will dance there.

Isaiah 34:13

Thorns will grow over its palaces, nettles and brambles its fortresses. It will become a haunt for jackals, a home for ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore the desert creatures along with hyenas will live there. They'll live in it with ostriches, but people won't live in it again. They won't inhabit it from generation to generation.

From Thematic Bible


Birds » Used as sacrifices » Ostriches

Job 39:13

"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork?

Lamentations 4:3

Even wild animals nurse, suckling their young; but the women of my people are cruel, like ostriches in the wilderness.

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

Lamentations 4:3

Even wild animals nurse, suckling their young; but the women of my people are cruel, like ostriches in the wilderness.

Ostriches » Unclean and unfit for food

Leviticus 11:13

"These are detestable things for you among winged creatures that you are not to eat, because they are detestable for you: the eagle, vulture, osprey,

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

Job 30:29

I've become a brother to jackals, and a friend to ostriches.

Ostriches » Described as » Cruel to her young

Job 39:16

She mistreats her young as though they're not hers, and she has no fear that her labor may be in vain,

Ostriches » Described as » Void of wisdom

Job 39:17

because God didn't grant her wisdom and never gave her understanding.

Ostriches » Described as » Imprudent

Job 39:15

but she forgets that a foot might crush them or any wild animal might trample them.

Ostriches » Described as » Rapid in movement

Job 39:18

And yet when she gets ready to run, she laughs at the horse and its rider."

Ostriches » Furnished with wings and feathers

Job 39:13

"The wings of the ostrich flap joyously, but aren't its pinions and feathers like the stork?

Ostriches » Lays her eggs in the sand

Job 39:14

She abandons her eggs on the ground and lets them be warmed in the sand,

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

Micah 1:8

"Therefore I will cry out and grieve loudly; I will walk around stripped and naked. I will cry out like a jackal and mourn like a company of ostriches.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore the desert creatures along with hyenas will live there. They'll live in it with ostriches, but people won't live in it again. They won't inhabit it from generation to generation.

Job 30:29

I've become a brother to jackals, and a friend to ostriches.

More verses: Isaiah 43:20

Ostriches » The cry of

Micah 1:8

"Therefore I will cry out and grieve loudly; I will walk around stripped and naked. I will cry out like a jackal and mourn like a company of ostriches.

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