Bible Verses About Owls

Owls have some pretty amazing natural endowments given to them by God. The owl has eyes that can see in the dark. This can be compared to the life of the believer, where Jesus says that “Ye are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:14.

We are supposed to see in the dark even when the whole world is blind. The devil has blinded the world, but that is the reason for which the believer is manifested; to show light and direction to those that live in darkness.

Darkness is never the way of God. It connotes ignorance, and we know that every person that lacks knowledge will always perish [Hosea 4:6].

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This is why believers must wake up and actively let the light of God so shine before men, that they may see and know, and give glory to our heavenly Father.

Another fantastic attribute of the owl is that it can see things from far away, which others may not see normally.

Believers must also have that far-sight, and this is provided for in the Word of God. The insight that God’s Word gives us an understanding of spiritual seasons. We should not be ignorant and fall where others may fall, but by the wisdom and knowledge of God, we are set apart, different, and unique from the world.

Bible Verses About Owls

Leviticus 11:16 – the horned owl, the screech owl, the gull, any kind of hawk,

Leviticus 11:17 – the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl,

Leviticus 11:18 – the white owl, the desert owl, the osprey,

Deuteronomy 14:15 – the ostrich, the owl, the seagull, the hawk of any kind,

Deuteronomy 14:16 – the little owl, the great owl, the horned owl,

Psalm 102:6 – I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.

Isaiah 34:11 – But the pelican and the porcupine will possess it. The owl and the raven will dwell in it. He will stretch the line of confusion over it, and the plumb line of emptiness.

Micah 1:8 – For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will howl like the jackals, and moan like the daughters of owls.

2 thoughts on “Bible Verses About Owls”

  1. You are confused about the beauty of the owl. Spell out all the verses in the bible about the owl and you will see that it is NOT good. It is also the symbol of freemasonry which is a cult like fellowship religion of the deceived and the lost

    1. Hello Gloria,

      We definitely appreciate your comment but we believe that all creatures were created by God. I agree that the owl is used in freemasonry. There are many other creations of God that are used for the wrong purpose. had a great answer to this “We cannot attach the evil actions of Satan (as the serpent) with the serpent itself. Animals are not moral entities. The creature itself cannot perform sin, and shrewdness is an asset, not a defect.” That was a response to saying to be wise as a serpent.

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