Limbs which enable flight. In Scripture these are mainly used either of angelic beings or in various symbolic senses, especially of God’s protection.
Wings of birds or insects
Wings of angelic beings
Wings as a metaphor of protection
Egypt’s protection likened to an eagle’s wings Eze 17:7 Zedekiah’s fruitless appeal to Egypt for help against Babylon
Wings as a metaphor for God’s judgment
Other figurative uses of wings
God renews his people’s strength Isa 40:31
Wings of the dawn Ps 139:9
Wings of the sun Mal 4:2 God is likened to the rays of the sun.
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