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Turtle-doves and young pigeons were allowed for sacrifices (Lev. 1:14; Luke 2:24). Wild birds were hunted (Amos 3:5; Ps. 91:3). The migratory habits of birds were well known (Jer. 8:7), and quails migrating from Africa to Europe fed the Israelites in the wilderness (Exod. 16:13). Birds regarded as unclean are listed in Lev. 11:13–19, together with bats. Birds are mentioned in the gospels as not having much financial value (Luke 12:6–7, 24), yet are significant to God (Matt. 6:26; 8:20).

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