and tear it open by its wings without dividing it into two parts. 1 Finally, the priest must offer it up in smoke on the altar on the wood which is in the fire – it is a burnt offering, a gift of a soothing aroma to the Lord.
My hand discovered the wealth of the nations, as if it were in a nest, as one gathers up abandoned eggs, I gathered up the whole earth. There was no wing flapping, or open mouth chirping.” 1
Look! Like an eagle with outspread wings, a nation will soar up and swoop down on Bozrah. At that time the soldiers of Edom will be as fearful as a woman in labor.” 1
The cherubim spread 1 their wings, and they rose up from the earth 2 while I watched (when they went the wheels went alongside them). They stopped at the entrance to the east gate of the Lord’s temple as the glory of the God of Israel hovered above them.
But 1 the woman was given the two wings of a giant eagle so that she could fly out into the wilderness, 2 to the place God 3 prepared for her, where she is taken care of – away from the presence of the serpent – for a time, times, and half a time. 4
He rained down meat on them like dust, birds as numerous as the sand on the seashores. 1
“‘There was another great eagle 1 with broad wings and thick plumage. Now this vine twisted its roots toward him and sent its branches toward him to be watered from the soil where it was planted.
However, this you may eat from all the winged swarming things that walk on all fours, which have jointed legs 1 to hop with on the land.
God created the great sea creatures 1 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.
you animals and all you cattle, you creeping things and birds,
For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; 2 a prayer 3 of David, written when he fled from Saul into the cave. 4 Have mercy on me, O God! Have mercy on me! For in you I have taken shelter. 5 In the shadow of your wings 6 I take shelter until trouble passes.
“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 1 you who kill the prophets and stone those who are sent to you! 2 How often I have longed 3 to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but 4 you would have none of it! 5
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 1 you who kill the prophets and stone those who are sent to you! 2 How often I have longed 3 to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but 4 you would have none of it! 5
Do not curse a king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich 1 while in your bedroom; 2 for a bird 3 might report what you are thinking, 4 or some winged creature 5 might repeat your 6 words. 7
Set up a gravestone for Moab, for it will certainly be laid in ruins! 1 Its cities will be laid waste and become uninhabited.”
You are to make two cherubim 1 of gold; you are to make them of hammered metal on the two ends of the atonement lid.
They entered, 1 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. 2
He plated the cherubs with gold.