Avian And Attributes – Horn(ed)

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) ©WikiC

“The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.” (2 Samuel 22:3 KJV)

“The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.” (Psalms 18:2 KJV)


Avian and Attributes – Horn

“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;” (Luke 1:68-69 KJV)

HORN, n. [L. cornu]
1. A hard substance growing on the heads of certain animals, and particularly on cloven-footed quadrupeds; usually projecting to some length and terminating in a point. Horns are generally bent or curving, and those of some animals are spiral. They serve for weapons of offense and defense. The substance of horns is gelatinous, and in Papin’s digester it may be converted into jelly.
Horn is an animal substance, chiefly membranous, consisting of coagulated albumen, with a little gelatin and phosphate of lime.
The horns of deer possess exactly the properties of bone, and are composed of the same constituents, only the proportion of cartilage is greater.
2. A wind instrument of music, made of horn; a trumpet. Such were used by the Israelites.
3. In modern times, a wind instrument made of metal.
10. In Scripture, horn is a symbol of strength or power.
The horn of Moab is cut off. Jer 48.
Horn is also an emblem of glory, honor, dignity.
My horn is exalted in the Lord. 1 Sam 2.
In Daniel, horn represents a kingdom or state. [Edited]


Hornbills and Horned Birds

Hornbill Friarbird
Hornbills
Hornby’s Storm Petrel
Horned Coot
Horned Curassow
Horned Grebe
Horned Guan
Horned Lark
Horned Parakeet
Horned Puffin
Horned Screamer
Horned Sungem


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

Avian and Attributes – Deliverer

Noah taking the Dove back on board the Ark. (Ark Encounter by Lee)

“And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;” (2 Samuel 22:2 KJV)


Deliverer

DELIVERER, n.
1. One who delivers; one who releases or rescues; a preserver.
The Lord raised up a deliverer to Israel. Judges 30.
2. One who relates, or communicates.


The Dove are perching birds, which along with the pigeons belong to the taxonomic family Columbidae. They are perhaps best known as birds of gentle nature, but are also popular game birds. The symbolism of a white dove (though most “white doves” are actually white homing pigeons), has been used for peace, purity, and innocent love. Columbidae Family


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