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Theasaurus: Ostriches

11 Bible Verses about Ostriches

Most Relevant Verses

Job 39:13

Didst thou give beautiful wings unto the peacock, or wings and feathers unto the ostrich?

Deuteronomy 14:15

and the owl and the night hawk and the cuckow and the hawk after his kind

Job 39:13-18

Didst thou give beautiful wings unto the peacock, or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? Who leaves her eggs in the earth and warms them in dust and forgets that the foot may crush them or that the wild beast may break them.read more.
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers, not fearing that her labour is in vain, because God caused her to forget wisdom and did not give her understanding. In her time she lifts up herself on high; she scorns the horse and his rider.

Lamentations 4:3

Gimel Even the sea monsters draw out the breast; they give suck to their young ones; the daughter of my people is cruel like the ostriches in the wilderness.

Micah 1:8

Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons and mourning as the owls.

Job 30:29

I have become a brother to dragons and a companion to owls.

Isaiah 43:20

The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls 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 shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures, and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.

Isaiah 34:13

And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof; and it shall be a habitation of dragons and a court for young owls.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore the wild beasts of the desert with the wild beasts of the islands shall dwell there, and the owls shall dwell therein: and it shall no longer be inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

From Thematic Bible


Birds » Used as sacrifices » Ostriches

Job 39:13

Didst thou give beautiful wings unto the peacock, or wings and feathers unto the ostrich?

Lamentations 4:3

Gimel Even the sea monsters draw out the breast; they give suck to their young ones; the daughter of my people is cruel like the ostriches in the wilderness.

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

Lamentations 4:3

Gimel Even the sea monsters draw out the breast; they give suck to their young ones; the daughter of my people is cruel like the ostriches in the wilderness.

Ostriches » Unclean and unfit for food

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they shall be an abomination: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

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

Job 30:29

I have become a brother to dragons and a companion to owls.

Ostriches » Described as » Cruel to her young

Job 39:16

She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers, not fearing that her labour is in vain,

Ostriches » Described as » Void of wisdom

Job 39:17

because God caused her to forget wisdom and did not give her understanding.

Ostriches » Described as » Imprudent

Job 39:15

and forgets that the foot may crush them or that the wild beast may break them.

Ostriches » Described as » Rapid in movement

Job 39:18

In her time she lifts up herself on high; she scorns the horse and his rider.

Ostriches » Furnished with wings and feathers

Job 39:13

Didst thou give beautiful wings unto the peacock, or wings and feathers unto the ostrich?

Ostriches » Lays her eggs in the sand

Job 39:14

Who leaves her eggs in the earth and warms them in dust

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

Micah 1:8

Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons and mourning as the owls.

Jeremiah 50:39

Therefore the wild beasts of the desert with the wild beasts of the islands shall dwell there, and the owls shall dwell therein: and it shall no longer be inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

Deuteronomy 14:15

and the owl and the night hawk and the cuckow and the hawk after his kind

Job 30:29

I have become a brother to dragons and a companion to owls.

More verses: Isaiah 43:20

Ostriches » The cry of

Micah 1:8

Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons and mourning as the owls.