Wings Like a Dove

Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest. -Ps 55:6

Who are these who fly like a cloud and like doves to their windows? -Is 60:8
Who shine with the Lord’s glory?Isa 60:1-3

Those who look to the Lord for help are radiant!
Their faces will never blush in shame or confusion.
–Ps 34:5 AMP

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. -Is 60:1

My beloved speaks and says to me, Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away. …
… O my dove, [here] in the clefts in the rock,
In the sheltered and secret place of the steep pathway,
Let me see your face, Let me hear your voice;
For your voice is sweet, And your face is lovely. -Song 2:10,14

Arise, my dove, come away and be at rest!


Word Study

From NetBible Ps 55:6

  • rest[07931] = to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside
    * to lie down thru the idea of lodging

From NetBible Is 60:8

  • *windows =  the openings in their coops
  • NET … like doves to their shelters
  • NIV … like doves to their nests
  • NKJV … like doves to their roosts

From NetBible Ps 34:5

  • radiant[05102] = to shine, beam, light, burn

From NetBible Is 60:1

  • arise[06965] = rise up, stand up
  • shine[0215] = light up, become bright, radiate light(of the face)

From NetBible Song 2:10

  • arise[06965] = rise up, stand up




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2 Responses to “Wings Like a Dove”

  1. khollandsblog Says:

    This speaks of those who know where the secret place is
    => beneath the wings of the Lord Almighty -Ps 91

    This secret place of rest, of shelter, of refuge
    This is where the Lord is calling “His dove”
    => His children

    He longs to see the radiant faces of those who trust Him
    and know that He alone is their help
    He longs to hear their voices respond to His call.
    => His call provides “breath”, “wind” to allow open wings to “fly” to Him their home/ resting place…

    Psalm 68:13
    When you lie down among the sheepfolds,
    You are like the wings of a dove covered with silver,
    And its pinions with glistening gold.

  2. khollandsblog Says:

    A song:

    Wings, wings, opening
    Wings, wings, pure white wings
    The wings of His dove
    Open, anticipating …

    O how they need His wind to fly!

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