Dove See also Holy Ghost, Dove, Sign of; Turtledove; BD Dove sent forth a dove, Gen. 8:8. Spirit of God descending like a dove, Matt. 3:16 (Mark 1:10; Luke 3:22; John 1:32; 2 Ne. 31:8). wise as serpents, and harmless as doves, Matt. 10:16. seats of them that sold doves, Matt. 21:12 (Mark 11:15). those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, John 2:14. abide upon him in the form of a dove, 1 Ne. 11:27. Holy Ghost descended upon him in the form of a dove, 2 Ne. 31:8 (D&C 93:15). sign of the Holy Ghost … in the form of a dove, Abr., fac. 2, fig. 7.