Treasury of Scripture
the ravens. The raven is a species of the corvus, or crow tribe, of the order Picae, known by its large size, its plumage being of a bluish black, and tail roundish at the end. It was probably selected by our Lord as being unclean.
1 Kings 17:1-6 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand...
Job 38:41 Who provides for the raven his food? when his young ones cry to God, they wander for lack of meat.
Psalm 145:15,16 The eyes of all wait on you; and you give them their meat in due season...
Psalm 147:9 He gives to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.
Mark 6:26 And the king was exceeding sorry; yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
Luke 12:7,30-32 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: you are of more value than many sparrows...
Job 35:11 Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth, and makes us wiser than the fowls of heaven?
Matthew 10:31 Fear you not therefore, you are of more value than many sparrows.