Shadows of Messiah – The Eagle

Shadows of Messiah - Eagle


God is likened unto an eagle

Deu 32:11  As the eagle stirs up its nest; it hovers over its young; it spreads out its wings and takes it, and bears it on its wing.
Deu 32:12  Jehovah alone led him, and there was no strange god with him.
Exo 19:4  You have seen what I did to Egypt; and I bore you on wings of eagles and brought you to Me.
Exo 19:5  And now if listening you will listen to My voice, and will keep My covenant, you shall become a special treasure to Me above all the nations, for all the earth is Mine.
Exo 19:6  And you shall become a kingdom of priests for Me, a holy nation. These are the words which you shall speak to the sons of Israel.

Being born on eagle’s wings is linked to salvation and resurrection
Isa 40:31  but the ones waiting for Jehovah shall renew power; they shall go up with wings as the eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not be faint!
Psa 84:7  They go from strength to strength, being seen in Zion before God.
Zec 10:12  And I will make them strong in Jehovah, and they shall walk up and down in His name, says Jehovah.
2Co 4:16  Because of this, we do not faint, but if indeed our outward man is being decayed, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.
2Co 4:17  For the lightness of our present affliction works out for us an eternal weight of glory, surpassing moment by surpassing moment;
2Co 4:18  we not considering the things seen, but the things not being seen; for the things being seen are not lasting, but the things not being seen are everlasting.
Rev 12:14  And two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, that she might fly into the wilderness, to her place, where she is nourished there a time, and times, and half a time, away from the serpent’s face.
Rev 12:15  And the serpent threw water out of his mouth like a river after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried off by the river.
Rev 12:16  And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed the river which the dragon threw out of his mouth.
Rev 12:17  And the dragon was enraged over the woman, and went away to make war with the rest of her seed, those keeping the commandments of God, and having the testimony of Jesus Christ.


Psa 103:3  He who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases;
Psa 103:4  who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with kindness and tender mercies;
Psa 103:5  who satisfies your desire with good; your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Psa 81:9  There shall be no strange god among you; and you shall not worship a foreign god.
Psa 81:10  I am Jehovah your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt; open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.
Under the Shadow of His Wings, the Little Guy in His Eye.

Deu 32:9 For Jehovah’s portion is His people; Jacob is the lot of His inheritance.
Deu 32:10 He found him in a desert land, and in the waste, a howling wilderness. He encircled him and cared for him; He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.
Deu 32:11 As the eagle stirs up its nest; it hovers over its young; it spreads out its wings and takes it, and bears it on its wing.

Rock of Etam
Jdg 15:8  And he struck them hip on thigh, a great slaughter, and went down and lived in the cleft of the rock Etam.

H5862
עיטם
‛êyṭâm
BDB Definition:
Etam = “lair of wild beasts”
A Related Word by BDB/Strong’s Number: from H5861

H5861
עיט
‛ayiṭ
BDB Definition:
1) bird of prey, a swooper
Part of Speech: noun masculine
A Related Word by BDB/Strong’s Number: from H5860

Samson dwelling in the cleft of the Rock (Messiah) at עיטם ‘Etam’ (Eagles wings).

The root word of עיטם ‘Etam’ is עט ‘et.’

Here we see that the word Etam means an eagle’s wings in the sense of wrapping.  Samson dwelt in the cleft of the Rock (Rock = Messiah 1 Cor 10:4) in the city of Etam (wrapped in eagles wings).  It is also interesting that the word for pen/stylus comes from this same root word and is associated with the eagle’s/bird of prey’s talons.

Another association of the eagles wing’s is the Word.  Abiding under the shadow of His wings = abiding in the Word/Messiah.

Dwelling in the cleft of the Rock is also teaching about intimate relationship with the Almighty.

Exo 33:18  And he said, I pray, let me see Your glory.
Exo 33:19  And He said, I will cause all My goodness to pass before your face. And I will call out the name of Jehovah before your face. And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy.
Exo 33:20  And He said, You are not able to see My face; for no man can see Me and live.
Exo 33:21  And Jehovah said, Behold, a place by Me! And you shall stand on a rock.
Exo 33:22  And as My glory is passing it will be that I will put you in a cleft of the rock; and I will cover My hand over you during My passing.
Exo 33:23  And I will remove My hand, and you shall see My back; but My face cannot be seen.

 

Links:
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Daily Tidbits 2/7 – Aquila

 

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