Swallow in the Bible

Builds its nest in the sanctuary

  • Psalms 84:3 Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.

Bible Encyclopedia for SWALLOW.

Chattering of, figurative of the mourning of the afflicted

  • Isaiah 38:14 Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Definition of swallow

Migration of

  • Jeremiah 8:7 Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times; and the turtle and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Swallow.

 
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