New American Standard Bible
Beside them the birds of the heavens dwell; They lift up their voices among the branches.
King James Bible
By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, which sing among the branches.
Darby Bible Translation
The birds of heaven dwell by them; they give forth their voice from among the branches.
World English Bible
The birds of the sky nest by them. They sing among the branches.
Young's Literal Translation
By them the fowl of the heavens doth dwell, From between the branches They give forth the voice.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation - Among them the fowls of the air dwell. That is, among the trees which spring up by the fountains and water-courses. The whole picture is full of animation and beauty.
Which sing among the branches - Margin, as in Hebrew, "give a voice." Their voice is heard - their sweet music - in the foliage of the trees which grow on the margin of the streams and by the fountains. There is scarcely to be found a more beautiful poetic image than this.
LibraryOf Good Angels
"Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?" Heb. 1:14. 1. Many of the ancient Heathens had (probably from tradition) some notion of good and evil angels. They had some conception of a superior order of beings, between men and God, whom the Greeks generally termed demons, (knowing ones,) and the Romans, genii. Some of these they supposed to be kind and benevolent, delighting in doing good; others, to be malicious and cruel, delighting in …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Seventh Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, How Manifold are Thy Works; in Wisdom Hast Thou Made them All; the Earth is Full of Thy Riches.
Epistle xvii. To Felix, Bishop of Messana.
The Host of Heaven and of Earth.
Jesus said to him, "The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."
and this is smaller than all other seeds, but when it is full grown, it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR come and NEST IN ITS BRANCHES."
yet when it is sown, it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants and forms large branches; so that THE BIRDS OF THE AIR can NEST UNDER ITS SHADE."
Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees.
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