Isaiah 31:5

Overview - Isaiah 31
The prophet shews the folly and danger of trusting to Egypt, and forsaking God.
He exhorts to conversion.
He shews the fall of Assyria.
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Isaiah 31:5  (King James Version)
As birds flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver it; and passing over he will preserve it.

10:14 Exodus 19:4 ; Deuteronomy 32:11 ; Psalms 46:5 ; 91:4

Psalms 37:40

Or rather, as Bp
Lowth renders, "leaping forward," {pasoach.} As the mother bird spreads her wings to cover her young, throws herself before them, and opposes the rapacious bird that assaults them; so shall Jehovah protect, as with a shield, Jerusalem from the enemy, protecting and delivering, springing forward and rescuing her.
Exodus 12:27