Swallow in the Bible
Builds its nest in the sanctuary
- Psalm 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
- 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.