Genesis 8:7; Leviticus 11:15, a bird similar to the crow, but larger, and not gregarious. It feeds on dead bodies; and in its general characteristics resembles the crow of America. The eyes of its victim are the first part to be devoured, Proverbs 30:17; and it drives away its young as soon as they can begin to shift for themselves, Job 38:41; Psalms 147:9. Elijah was miraculously fed by ravens, 1 Kings 17:6.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'RAVEN'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".