Bible verses about birds. Birds of Heaven, Birds of the air, Sparrows, Ravens, Turtledoves, Pigeons, Doves, and more.
List of Bible Verses About Birds
There are many verses in the Holy Bible about Birds with sparrows probably being at the top of the biblical birds to remember list. From eagles, falcon's and ravens, to storks, swallows, turtledoves, and pigeons, all the way to birds of heaven, and birds of the air, we have collected all the Bible verses about birds here. Birds of Heaven Beside them the birds of the heavens dwell; they sing among the branches. Psa. 104:12 Birds of the Air God feeds the birds of the air Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matt. 6:26
People are more valuable than the birds of the air Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. ... Matt. 6:25-34 ESV
Birds of the air make nests in the trees It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches. Matt. 13:32 ESV
Birds in a cage Like a cage full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; therefore they have become great and rich; Jer. 5:27 ESV
Holy Spirit lands on Jesus like a Dove And the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased. Luke 3:22 ESV And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. Mark 1:10 ESV And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; Matt. 3:16 ESV
Under the Birds Nest the Beasts of the Field Gave Birth to Their Young All the birds of the heavens made their nests in its boughs; under its branches all the beasts of the field gave birth to their young, and under its shadow lived all great nations. Ezek. 31:6 ESV
Innocent as Doves Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Matt. 10:16 ESV
Chirp like a swallow or crane, moan like a dove Like a swallow or a crane I chirp; I moan like a dove. My eyes are weary with looking upward. O Lord, I am oppressed; be my pledge of safety! Isa. 38:14
Dove finds no Rest for her Feet and Returns to Noah But the dove found no place to set her foot, and she returned to him to the ark, for the waters were still on the face of the whole earth. So he put out his hand and took her and brought her into the ark with him. Gen. 8:9 ESV Then he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters had subsided from the face of the ground. Genesis 8:8 ESV
Turtle Dove Singing The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:12 ESV
Wings like a Dove to Fly Away & Rest And I say, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest; Psa. 55:6 ESV
Wings like Eagles are for those who wait for the Lord But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isa 40:31 ESV
Warning from Eagles in the End Times Then I looked, and I heard an eagle crying with a loud voice as it flew directly overhead, “Woe, woe, woe to those who dwell on the earth, at the blasts of the other trumpets that the three angels are about to blow!” Rev. 8:13 ESV
Birds fear mankind The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered. Gen. 9:2
Birds that fly above the earth and across heaven God created birds to fly above the earth and heaven And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.” Gen. 1:20 ESV Birds of the Heavens Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen, and also the beasts of the field, the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the seas. Psa. 8:5-8 3. And into whose hand he has given, wherever they dwell, the children of man, the beasts of the field, and the birds of the heavens, making you rule over them all—you are the head of gold. Dan. 2:38 ESV
Birds of the Hills I know all the birds of the hills, and all that moves in the field is mine. Psa. 50:11 ESV
Birds straying from the nest compared to man straying from home Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home. Prov. 27:8 ESV
Falcons and Birds of Prey That path no bird of prey knows, and the falcon's eye has not seen it. Job 28:7 ESV Birds of Prey Is my heritage to me like a hyena's lair? Are the birds of prey against her all around? Go, assemble all the wild beasts; bring them to devour. Jer. 12:9 ESV
Net Spread for Birds in Vain For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird, Prov. 1:17
Sparrow and Swallow To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah Psa. 84:1-4 Bible Verses about Sparrows
Two Sparrows Sold for a Penny Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. Matt. 10:29
Stork Makes Home in Fir Trees In them the birds build their nests; the stork has her home in the fir trees. Psa. 104:17 ESV
All Birds Beasts and Reptiles Can Be Tamed by Mankind For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, James 3:7 ESV
God created winged Birds So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. Gen. 1:21 ESV
Birds Fly Across the Heavens And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.” So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.” And there was evening and there was morning, the fifth day. And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And ...
God Gave Man Dominion Over the Fish, Birds of the Heavens and Every Living Thing That Moves On Earth And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” Gen. 1:28 ESV
Jesus Warns the Rooster Will Crow after Peter Denies Him Three Times Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” Matt. 26:34 ESV
Birds & Traps Amos 3:5 ESV Does a bird fall in a snare on the earth, when there is no trap for it? Does a snare spring up from the ground, when it has taken nothing?
Bird escaping from the snare Psalm 124:7 ESV We have escaped like a bird from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and ...
Birds of Prey Ezekiel 39:4 ESV You shall fall on the mountains of Israel, you and all your hordes and the peoples who are with you. I will give you to birds of prey of every sort and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.
Partridge Jeremiah 17:11 ESV Like the partridge that gathers a brood that she did not hatch, so is he who gets riches but not by justice; in the midst of his days they will leave him, and at his end he will be a fool.
Stork Jeremiah 8:7 ESV Even the stork in the heavens knows her times, and the turtledove, swallow, and crane keep the time of their coming, but my people know not the rules of the Lord.
Calling a Bird of Prey From the East Isaiah 46:11 ESV Calling a bird of prey from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country. I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed, and I will do it.
The Hawk, the Porcupine, the Owl and the Raven Isaiah 34:11 ESV But the hawk and the porcupine shall possess it, the owl and the raven shall dwell in it. He shall stretch the line of confusion over it, and the plumb line of emptiness.
His Locks were Wavy and Black as a Raven Song of Solomon 5:11 ESV His head is the finest gold; his locks are wavy, black as a raven.
Dove in the Clefts of the Rock Song of Solomon 2:14 ESV O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the crannies of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice, for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.
Gold and Silver Dove Psalm 68:13 ESV Though you men lie among the sheepfolds— the wings of a dove covered with silver, its pinions with shimmering gold.
He Spoke of Birds, Reptiles & Fish 1 Kings 4:33 ESV He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of the wall. He spoke also of beasts, and of birds, and of reptiles, and of fish.
What to Do If You See Eggs Fallen From a Bird's Nest Deuteronomy 22:6 ESV If you come across a bird's nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young.
Bird Blood Used in Religious Rituals Leviticus 14:6 ESV He shall take the live bird with the cedarwood and the scarlet yarn and the hyssop, and dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the fresh water.
Bird Sacrifice Leviticus 14:4 ESV The priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop.
Birds Which Are Not to Be eaten (Eagle, Vulture, Black Vulture, Kite, Falcon, Raven. Ostrich, Nighthawk, Sea gull, Hawk of any kind, Owl, Cormorant, Short Eared Owl Leviticus 11:13-20 ESV And these you shall detest among the birds; they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture, the kite, the falcon of any kind, every raven of any kind, the ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any kind, the little owl, the cormorant, the short-eared owl, ...
Turtledoves & Pigeons Leviticus 5:10-12 ESV Then he shall offer the second for a burnt offering according to the rule. And the priest shall make atonement for him for the sin that he has committed, and he shall be forgiven. “But if he cannot afford two turtledoves or two pigeons, then he shall bring as his offering for the sin that he has committed a tenth of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering. He shall put no oil on it and shall put no frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering. And he shall bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take a handful of it as its memorial portion and burn this on the altar, on the Lord's food offerings; it is a sin offering.
Burnt Offerings of Turtledoves or Pigeons Leviticus 1:14-17 ESV If his offering to the Lord is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves or pigeons. And the priest shall bring it to the altar and wring off its head and burn it on the altar. Its blood shall be drained out on the side of the altar. He shall remove its crop with its contents and cast it beside the altar on the east side, in the place for ashes. He shall tear it open by its wings, but shall not sever it completely. And the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire. It is a burnt offering, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
Every Beast, Every Creeping Thing, Every Bird, Everything That Moves On the Earth went out from the Ark Genesis 8:19-21 ESV Every beast, every creeping thing, and every bird, everything that moves on the earth, went out by families from the ark. Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.
Every Bird According to It's Kind Genesis 7:14 ESV They and every beast, according to its kind, and all the livestock according to their kinds, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, according to its kind, and every bird, according to its kind, every winged creature.
Let Them Have Dominion over the Fish of the Sea & Birds of the Heavens & Over the Livestock etc. Genesis 1:26-27 ESV Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
Unclean Bird Revelation 18:2 ESV And he called out with a mighty voice, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place for demons, a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable beast.
Jesus's Spirit Descended From Heaven Like a Dove & Remained on Him John 1:32 ESV / And John bore witness: “I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.
Five Sparrows Sold for Two Pennies Luke 12:6 ESV Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God.
The Owl Nests, Lays & Hatches Her Young and Hawks Gather with their Mates Isaiah 34:15 There the owl nests and lays and hatches and gathers her young in her shadow; indeed, there the hawks are gathered, each one with her mate.
Rained Winged Birds for Meat Psalm 78:27 ESV He rained meat on them like dust, winged birds like the sand of the seas;
The Hawk and the Eagle Job 39:26-30 ESV “Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars and spreads his wings toward the south? Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up and makes his nest on high? On the rock he dwells and makes his home, on the rocky crag and stronghold. From there he spies out the prey; his eyes behold it from far away. His young ones suck up blood, and where the slain are, there is he.”
The Wings of the Ostrich Wave Proudly-She Deals Cruelly With Her Young Job 39:13-18 ESV “The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, but are they the pinions and plumage of love? For she leaves her eggs to the earth and lets them be warmed on the ground, forgetting that a foot may crush them and that the wild beast may trample them. She deals cruelly with her young, as if they were not hers; though her labor be in vain, yet she has no fear, because God has made her forget wisdom and given her no share in understanding. ...
Prepared Ox, Sheep, & Birds As Meals Nehemiah 5:18 ESV Now what was prepared at my expense for each day was one ox and six choice sheep and birds, and every ten days all kinds of wine in abundance. Yet for all this I did not demand the food allowance of the governor, because the service was too heavy on this people.
Dipping a Live Bird in the Blood of a Dead Bird (Part of a Biblical Leprosy Cleansing Ritual) Leviticus 14:51 ESV And shall take the cedarwood and the hyssop and the scarlet yarn, along with the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the bird that was killed and in the fresh water and sprinkle the house seven times.
Two Turtledoves or Two Pigeons (One for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering) Leviticus 14:22 ESV Also two turtledoves or two pigeons, whichever he can afford. The one shall be a sin offering and the other a burnt offering.
Ephraim was Silly without Sense Like a Dove Hosea 7:11 ESV Ephraim is like a dove, silly and without sense, calling to Egypt, going to Assyria.
Be Like the Dove That Nest In the Sides of the Mouth of a Gorge Jeremiah 48:28 ESV / “Leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, O inhabitants of Moab! Be like the dove that nests in the sides of the mouth of a gorge.
Fleeing birds Isaiah 16:2 ESV Like fleeing birds, like a scattered nest, so are the daughters of Moab at the fords of the Arnon.
Bird escaping from the snare Psalm 124:7 ESV We have escaped like a bird from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and ...
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isa 40:31 ESV
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