44 Bible Verses about Boats
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Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous before Me in this time.
But when she could hide him no longer, she got him a wicker basket and covered it over with tar and pitch. Then she put the child into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.
But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.
And He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little way from the land. And He sat down and began teaching the people from the boat.
The next day the crowd that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other small boat there, except one, and that Jesus had not entered with His disciples into the boat, but that His disciples had gone away alone. There came other small boats from Tiberias near to the place where they ate the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
But as the sailors were trying to escape from the ship and had let down the ship’s boat into the sea, on the pretense of intending to lay out anchors from the bow,
Then they kept crossing the ford to bring over the king’s household, and to do what was good in his sight. And Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king as he was about to cross the Jordan.
Simon Peter *said to them, “I am going fishing.” They *said to him, “We will also come with you.” They went out and got into the boat; and that night they caught nothing.
And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.
So they were willing to receive Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land to which they were going.
But striking a reef where two seas met, they ran the vessel aground; and the prow stuck fast and remained immovable, but the stern began to be broken up by the force of the waves.
Which sends envoys by the sea,
Even in papyrus vessels on the surface of the waters.
Go, swift messengers, to a nation tall and smooth,
To a people feared far and wide,
A powerful and oppressive nation
Whose land the rivers divide.
Going on from there He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and He called them.
Immediately He called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went away to follow Him.
And He told His disciples that a boat should stand ready for Him because of the crowd, so that they would not crowd Him;
He began to teach again by the sea. And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat in the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.
When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.
And immediately He entered the boat with His disciples and came to the district of Dalmanutha.
Now on one of those days Jesus and His disciples got into a boat, and He said to them, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they launched out.
Getting into a boat, Jesus crossed over the sea and came to His own city.
And sending away the crowds, Jesus got into the boat and came to the region of Magadan.
Leaving the crowd, they *took Him along with them in the boat, just as He was; and other boats were with Him.
As He was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed was imploring Him that he might accompany Him.
When Jesus had crossed over again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around Him; and so He stayed by the seashore.
Leaving them, He again embarked and went away to the other side.
And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes and the surrounding district asked Him to leave them, for they were gripped with great fear; and He got into a boat and returned.
When they got into the boat, the wind stopped.
Then He got into the boat with them, and the wind stopped; and they were utterly astonished,
Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away.
Immediately Jesus made His disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side to Bethsaida, while He Himself was sending the crowd away.
and after getting into a boat, they started to cross the sea to Capernaum. It had already become dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them.
Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.
The next day the crowd that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other small boat there, except one, and that Jesus had not entered with His disciples into the boat, but that His disciples had gone away alone.
When He got out of the boat, immediately a man from the tombs with an unclean spirit met Him,
When it was evening, the boat was in the middle of the sea, and He was alone on the land.
When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.
There came other small boats from Tiberias near to the place where they ate the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
So when the crowd saw that Jesus was not there, nor His disciples, they themselves got into the small boats, and came to Capernaum seeking Jesus.
Then the soldiers cut away the ropes of the ship’s boat and let it fall away.
Running under the shelter of a small island called Clauda, we were scarcely able to get the ship’s boat under control.