Psalm 104:17
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New International Version
There the birds make their nests; the stork has its home in the junipers.

New Living Translation
There the birds make their nests, and the storks make their homes in the cypresses.

English Standard Version
In them the birds build their nests; the stork has her home in the fir trees.

New American Standard Bible
Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees.

King James Bible
Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There the birds make their nests; the stork makes its home in the pine trees.

International Standard Version
the birds build their nests there, and the heron builds its nest among the evergreen.

NET Bible
where the birds make nests, near the evergreens in which the herons live.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
There the fowl have made a nest and the stork nests itself in the cypress.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Birds build their nests in them. Storks make their homes in fir trees.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherein the birds make their nests; As for the stork, the fir-trees are her house.

New American Standard 1977
Where the birds build their nests,
            And the stork, whose home is the fir trees.

Jubilee Bible 2000
that the birds may make their nests there: the stork makes her house among the fir trees.

King James 2000 Bible
Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

American King James Version
Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

American Standard Version
Where the birds make their nests: As for the stork, the fir-trees are her house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
there the sparrows shall make their nests. The highest of them is the house of the heron.

Darby Bible Translation
Where the birds make their nests; [as for] the stork, the fir trees are her house.

English Revised Version
Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

Webster's Bible Translation
Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir-trees are her house.

World English Bible
where the birds make their nests. The stork makes its home in the fir trees.

Young's Literal Translation
Where birds do make nests, The stork -- the firs are her house.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
104:10-18 When we reflect upon the provision made for all creatures, we should also notice the natural worship they render to God. Yet man, forgetful ungrateful man, enjoys the largest measure of his Creator's kindness. the earth, varying in different lands. Nor let us forget spiritual blessings; the fruitfulness of the church through grace, the bread of everlasting life, the cup of salvation, and the oil of gladness. Does God provide for the inferior creatures, and will he not be a refuge to his people?
Study Bible
O Lord, My God, You are Very Great
16The trees of the LORD drink their fill, The cedars of Lebanon which He planted, 17Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees. 18The high mountains are for the wild goats; The cliffs are a refuge for the shephanim.…
Cross References
Leviticus 11:19
and the stork, the heron in its kinds, and the hoopoe, and the bat.

Psalm 104:12
Beside them the birds of the heavens dwell; They lift up their voices among the branches.

Psalm 104:16
The trees of the LORD drink their fill, The cedars of Lebanon which He planted,

Zechariah 5:9
Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and there two women were coming out with the wind in their wings; and they had wings like the wings of a stork, and they lifted up the ephah between the earth and the heavens.
Treasury of Scripture

Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

the birds

Psalm 104:12 By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, which …

Jeremiah 22:23 O inhabitant of Lebanon, that make your nest in the cedars, how gracious …

Ezekiel 31:6 All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under …

Daniel 4:21 Whose leaves were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it was …

Obadiah 1:4 Though you exalt yourself as the eagle, and though you set your nest …

Matthew 13:32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it …

as for

Leviticus 11:19 And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

Jeremiah 8:7 Yes, the stork in the heaven knows her appointed times; and the turtle …

the stork. The genus, about the size of a goose in its body, but when erect, about three or four feet high; its general colour is white; extremity of the wings, and small part of the head, black; legs, very long, red, and naked a great way up; the toes four, long and connected, with flat nails like those of a man; beak long, jagged, red, and somewhat compressed; the upper and under chaps both of a length, with a furrow from the nostrils; it feeds on serpents, frogs, and insects, on which account it might be deemed unclean; lays four eggs, and sits thirty days; migrates about August, and returns in spring; and is remarkable for its love to its parents, whom it never forsakes, but feeds and cherishes when old; whence it had the name chaseedah, which denotes kindness or piety, and stork, from the Greek, natural affection.

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