'Bird' in the Bible
God created the great sea creatures and every living and moving thing with which the water swarmed, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. God saw that it was good.
And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures that move on the ground -- everything that has the breath of life in it -- I give every green plant for food." It was so.
The Lord God formed out of the ground every living animal of the field and every bird of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them, and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
and also seven of every kind of bird in the sky, male and female, to preserve their offspring on the face of the earth.
They entered, along with every living creature after its kind, every animal after its kind, every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after its kind, everything with wings.
Every living creature, every creeping thing, every bird, and everything that moves on the earth went out of the ark in their groups.
Noah built an altar to the Lord. He then took some of every kind of clean animal and clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Every living creature of the earth and every bird of the sky will be terrified of you. Everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea are under your authority.
The second bird he must make a burnt offering according to the standard regulation. So the priest will make atonement on behalf of this person for his sin which he has committed, and he will be forgiven.
The priest will then command that one bird be slaughtered into a clay vessel over fresh water.
Then he is to take the live bird along with the piece of cedar wood, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the twigs of hyssop, and he is to dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird slaughtered over the fresh water,
and sprinkle it seven times on the one being cleansed from the disease, pronounce him clean, and send the live bird away over the open countryside.
and he is to slaughter one bird into a clay vessel over fresh water.
He must then take the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird and in the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
So he is to decontaminate the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, and the scrap of crimson fabric,
and he is to send the live bird away outside the city into the open countryside. So he is to make atonement for the house and it will be clean.
"'Any man from the Israelites or from the foreigners who reside in their midst who hunts a wild animal or a bird that may be eaten must pour out its blood and cover it with soil,
Therefore you must distinguish between the clean animal and the unclean, and between the unclean bird and the clean, and you must not make yourselves detestable by means of an animal or bird or anything that creeps on the ground -- creatures I have distinguished for you as unclean.
any kind of land animal, any bird that flies in the sky,
If you happen to notice a bird's nest along the road, whether in a tree or on the ground, and there are chicks or eggs with the mother bird sitting on them, you must not take the mother from the young.
Your carcasses will be food for every bird of the sky and wild animal of the earth, and there will be no one to chase them off.
a hidden path no bird of prey knows -- no falcon's eye has spotted it.
Can you play with it, like a bird, or tie it on a leash for your girls?
For the music director; by David. In the Lord I have taken shelter. How can you say to me, "Flee to a mountain like a bird!
I keep track of every bird in the hills, and the insects of the field are mine.
I stay awake; I am like a solitary bird on a roof.
We escaped with our lives, like a bird from a hunter's snare. The snare broke, and we escaped.
Surely it is futile to spread a net in plain sight of any bird,
Deliver yourself like a gazelle from a snare, and like a bird from the trap of the fowler.
till an arrow pierces his liver -- like a bird hurrying into a trap, and he does not know that it will cost him his life.
Like a fluttering bird or like a flying swallow, so a curse without cause does not come to rest.
Like a bird that wanders from its nest, so is a person who wanders from his home.
Do not curse a king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich while in your bedroom; for a bird might report what you are thinking, or some winged creature might repeat your words.
and the doors along the street are shut; when the sound of the grinding mill grows low, and one is awakened by the sound of a bird, and all their songs grow faint,
At the fords of the Arnon the Moabite women are like a bird that flies about when forced from its nest.
"Indeed, there are wicked scoundrels among my people. They lie in wait like bird catchers hiding in ambush. They set deadly traps to catch people.
You may feel as secure as a bird nesting in the cedars of Lebanon. But oh how you will groan when the pains of judgment come on you. They will be like those of a woman giving birth to a baby.
(Tsade) For no good reason my enemies hunted me down like a bird.
I will plant it on a high mountain of Israel, and it will raise branches and produce fruit and become a beautiful cedar. Every bird will live under it; Every winged creature will live in the shade of its branches.
You will fall dead on the mountains of Israel, you and all your troops and the people who are with you. I give you as food to every kind of bird and every wild beast.
"As for you, son of man, this is what the sovereign Lord says: Tell every kind of bird and every wild beast: 'Assemble and come! Gather from all around to my slaughter which I am going to make for you, a great slaughter on the mountains of Israel! You will eat flesh and drink blood.
The priests will not eat any bird or animal that has died a natural death or was torn to pieces by a wild animal.
I will throw my bird net over them while they are flying, I will bring them down like birds in the sky; I will discipline them when I hear them flocking together.
Ephraim will be like a bird; what they value will fly away. They will not bear children -- they will not enjoy pregnancy -- they will not even conceive!
Does a bird swoop down into a trap on the ground if there is no bait? Does a trap spring up from the ground unless it has surely caught something?
For every kind of animal, bird, reptile, and sea creature is subdued and has been subdued by humankind.
He shouted with a powerful voice: "Fallen, fallen, is Babylon the great! She has become a lair for demons, a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detested beast.