Owl, The

  • Varieties of.

    Leviticus 11:16-17 And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind, 17 And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

  • Unclean and not to be eaten.

    Leviticus 11:13 And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

    Leviticus 11:16 And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind,

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • owl (KJV Dictionary)

    • Mournful in voice.

      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.

    • Solitary in disposition.

      Psalms 102:6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.

    • Careful of its young.

      Isaiah 34:15 There shall the great owl make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shadow: there shall the vultures also be gathered, every one with her mate.

    See OWL in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

  • Inhabits deserted cities and houses.

    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 34:11-14 But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness. 12 They shall call the nobles thereof to the kingdom, but none shall be there, and all her princes shall be nothing. 13 And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation of dragons, and a court for owls. 14 The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow; the screech owl also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest.

    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 be no more inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.

  • Illustrative of mourners.

    Psalms 102:6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.

Bible concordance for OWL

See Owl in McClintock and Strong.

 
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