Raven, The

  • Unclean and not to be eaten.

    Leviticus 11:15 Every raven after his kind;

    Deuteronomy 14:14 And every raven after his kind,

  • Called the raven of the valley.

    Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • raven (KJV Dictionary)

    • Black.

      Song of Solomon 5:11 His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and black as a raven.

    • Solitary in disposition.

      Isaiah 34:11 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.

    • Improvident.

      Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?

    • See RAVEN in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Carnivorous.

      Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

  • God provides food for.

    Job 38:41 Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.

    Psalms 147:9 He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.

    Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?

  • Bible concordance for RAVEN

  • Sent by Noah from the ark.

    Genesis 8:7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

  • Elijah fed by.

    1 Kings 17:4-6 And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there. 5 So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan. 6 And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.

  • Plumage of, illustrative of the glory of Christ.

    Song of Solomon 5:11 His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and black as a raven.

See Raven in McClintock and Strong.

 
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