Avian And Attributes – Friend/Friendly

“The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.” (Matthew 11:19 KJV)
“Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.” (Psalms 41:9 KJV)

“These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.” (John 11:11 KJV)


Avian and Attributes – Friendly

“And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.” (James 2:23 KJV)

FRIEND’LY, a. frend’ly.
1. Having the temper and disposition of a friend; kind; favorable; disposed to promote the good of another.
Thou to mankind be good and friendly still, and oft return.
2. Disposed to peace.
3. Amicable. We are on friendly terms.
4. Not hostile; as a friendly power or state.
5. Favorable; propitious; salutary; promoting the good of; as a friendly breeze or gale. Excessive rains are not friendly to the ripening fruits. Temperance is friendly to longevity.
FRIEND’LY, adv. frend’ly. In the manner of friends; amicably. [Not much used.]


“A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.”
(Proverbs 18:24 KJV) Christ has definitely shown Himself friendly.

Friendly Bush-warbler, Mt Kinabalu, Borneo, 2009-07-03 (1 of 1).jpg

Friendly Bush Warbler ©Flickr Marcel Holyoak

Friendly Bush Warbler (Locustella accentor), also known as the Kinabalu friendly warbler, is a species of Old World warbler in the family Locustellidae. It is endemic to the island of Borneo.

See Video Above

The Friendly Fantail (Rhipidura albolimbata) is a species of bird in the family Rhipiduridae. It is found in the highlands of New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Lives in the “Forest, mainly in more open lower to middle levels, occasionally in canopy, and forest edge; also wooded grassland, human-altered areas (gardens), clearings, stunted moss forest, alpine grassland with tree-ferns. Found mainly at 1370–3600 m, including above timber-line; on occasion as low as 1130 m.” [©HBW Alive]

*** The Post have been slower than normal. Dealing with Bronchitis again. ***


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Birds whose first name start with “F”

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[Definitions from Webster’s Dictionary of American English (1828), unless noted. Bird info from Wikipedia plus.]

4 thoughts on “Avian And Attributes – Friend/Friendly

  1. Praying for a fast recovery Lee of your bronchitis as you progress through your extra cold winter. May our Lord grant you grace to sustain you with his strength and healing power. The Friendly Fantail looks a lot like our friendly Grey Fantail in Australia, a bird that does not mind following you along the track at times..

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  2. I like the size of this small bird’s head… not much neck and small beak. It looks like a pleasant little bird. And the Bible verse about Abraham being the Friend of God….
    what greater comment could be said about anyone? To live one’s life and be known as one who walks with God and is His Friend… that is really something!

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