the Holy Qur'an

There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end. (6:38)

Do they not look at the birds, held poised in the midst of (the air and) the sky? Nothing holds them up but (the power of) God. Verily in this are signs for those who believe. (16:79)

Mocked were (many) apostle before thee; But their scoffers were hemmed in by the thing that they mocked. (21:41)

And Solomon was David's heir. He said: "O ye people! We have been taught the speech of birds, and on us has been bestowed (a little) of all things: this is indeed Grace manifest (from God.)" (27:16)

And before Solomon were marshalled his hosts,- of Jinns and men and birds, and they were all kept in order and ranks. (27:17)

And he took a muster of the Birds; and he said: "Why is it I see not the Hoopoe? Or is he among the absentees? (27:20)

We bestowed Grace aforetime on David from ourselves: "O ye Mountains! Sing ye back the Praises of God with him! and ye birds (also)! And We made the iron soft for him;- (34:10)

And the birds gathered (in assemblies): all with him did turn (to God). (38:19)

Do they not observe the birds above them, spreading their wings and folding them in? None can uphold them except (God) Most Gracious: Truly (God) Most Gracious: Truly it is He that watches over all things. (67:19)

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