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Birds


1. Created by God. Ge 1:20,21; 2:19.

2. Created for the glory of God. Ps 148:10.

3. Herb of the field given as food to. Ge 1:30.

4. Differ in flesh from beasts and fishes. 1Co 15:39.

5. Power over given to man. Ge 1:26; Ps 8:8.

6. Names given to, by Adam. Ge 2:19,20.

7. Instinctively fear man. Ge 9:2.

8. Instinct of, inferior to man’s reason. Job 35:11.

9. Lessons of wisdom to be learned from. Job 12:7.

10. Can all be tamed. Jas 3:7.

11. Given as food to man. Ge 9:2,3.

12. The blood of, not to be eaten. Le 7:26.

13. The property of God. Ps 50:11.

14. God provides for. Ps 104:1-12; Mt 6:26; Lu 12:23,24.

15. Called

a. Fowls of the air. Ge 7:3.

b. Fowls of heaven. Job 35:11.

c. Feathered fowl. Eze 39:17.

d. Winged fowl. De 4:17.

e. Birds of the air. Mt 8:20.

16. Many kinds of, graniverous. Mt 13:4.

17. Many kinds of, carnivorous. Ge 15:11; 40:19; De 28:26.

18. Furnished with claws. Da 4:33.

19. Propagated by eggs. De 22:6; Jer 17:11.

20. Make, and dwell in nests. Mt 8:20.

21. Are hostile to strange kinds. Jer 12:9.

22. Have each their peculiar note or song. Ps 104:12; Ec 12:4; Song 2:12.

23. Fly above the earth. Ge 1:20.

24. Rapid flight of, alluded to. Isa 31:5; Ho 9:11; 11:11.

25. Many kinds of, migratory. Jer 8:7.

26. Often remove from places suffering calamities. Jer 4:25; 9:10.

27. Rest on trees. Da 4:12; Mt 13:32.

28. Inhabit

a. Mountains. Ps 50:11.

b. Deserts. Ps 102:6.

c. Marshes. Isa 14:23.

d. Deserted Cities. Isa 34:11,14,15.

29. Make their nests

a. In trees. Ps 104:17; Eze 31:6.

b. On the ground. De 22:6.

c. In clefts of rocks. Nu 24:21; Jer 48:28.

d. In deserted cities. Isa 34:15.

e. Under the roofs of houses. Ps 84:3.

30. Early distinguished into clean and clean. Ge 8:20.

31. Clean

a. Dove. Ge 8:8.

b. Turtle. Le 14:22; Song 2:12.

c. Pigeon. Le 1:14; 12:6.

d. Quail. Ex 16:12,13; Nu 11:31,32.

e. Sparrow. Le 14:4; Mt 10:29-31.

f. Swallow. Ps 84:3; Isa 38:14.

g. Cock and Hen. Mt 23:37; 26:34,74.

h. Partridge. 1Sa 26:20; Jer 17:11.

i. Crane. Isa 38:14; Jer 8:7.

j. To be eaten. De 14:11,20.

k. Offered in sacrifice. Ge 8:20; Le 1:14.

32. Unclean

a. Eagle. Le 11:13; Job 39:27.

b. Ossifrage. Le 11:13.

c. Osprey. Le 11:13.

d. Vulture. Le 11:14; Job 28:7; Isa 34:15.

e. Glede. De 14:13.

f. Kite. Le 11:14.

g. Raven. Le 11:15; Job 38:41.

h. Owl. Le 11:16; Job 30:29.

i. Nighthawk. Le 11:16.

j. Cuckoo. Le 11:16.

k. Hawk. Le 11:17; Job 39:26.

l. Little owl. Le 11:17.

m. Cormorant. Le 11:17; Isa 34:11.

n. Great owl. Le 11:17.

o. Swan. Le 11:18.

p. Pelican. Le 11:18; Ps 102:6.

q. Gier Eagle. Le 11:18.

r. Stork. Le 11:19; Ps 104:17.

s. Heron. Le 11:19.

t. Lapwing. Le 11:19.

u. Bat. Le 11:19; Isa 2:20.

v. Ostrich. Job 39:13,18.

w. Bittern. Isa 14:23; 34:11.

x. Peacock. 1Ki 10:22; Job 39:13.

y. Not to be eaten. Le 11:13,17; De 14:12.

33. Not to be eaten with their young. De 22:6,7.

34. Taken in snares or nets. Pr 1:17.

35. Often suffered for man’s sin. Ge 6:7; Jer 12:4; Eze 38:20; Ho 4:3.

36. Solomon wrote the history of. 1Ki 4:33.

37. Confinement of, in cages alluded to. Jer 5:27.

38. No likeness of, to be made for worship. De 4:17.

39. Often worshipped by idolaters. Ro 1:23.

40. Illustrative

a. Of cruel and rapacious kings. Isa 46:11.

b. Of hostile nations. Jer 12:9.

c. Of people of different countries. Eze 31:6; Mt 13:32.

d. Of unsettled person, &c. Pr 27:8; Isa 16:2.

e. Of the devil and his spirits. Mt 13:4,19.

f. (Snaring,) of death. Ec 9:12.

g. (Snaring,) of designs of the wicked. Ps 124:7; Pr 1:10-17; 7:23.