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Lamentations 4:19

Overview - Lamentations 4
Zion bewails her pitiful estate.
13 She confesses her sins.
21 Edom is threatened and Zion comforted.
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Lamentations 4:19  (King James Version)
Our persecutors are swifter than the eagles of the heaven: they pursued us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 28:49 ; Isaiah 5:26-28 ; Isaiah 30:16 Isaiah 30:17 Jeremiah 4:13 ; Hosea 8:1 ; Habakkuk 1:8
Matthew 24:27 Matthew 24:28

the eagles
The eagle, whose wings are of an extraordinary length, darts with amazing rapidity through the voids of heaven.

they pursued
Amos 2:14 ; 9:1-3