Those who go down to the sea in ships, who work in the great waters,
But there the LORD in majesty will be for us our source of broad rivers and streams, where no galley with oars can go, where no stately ship can sail.
If I take wings with the dawn and settle down on the western horizon
And look at ships! They are so big that it takes strong winds to drive them, yet they are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the helmsman directs.
But now I urge you to have courage, because there will be no loss of life among you, but only loss of the ship.
We sailed from there and on the following day arrived off Chios. The next day, we crossed over to Samos and stayed at Trogyllium. The day after that, we came to Miletus.
Sailing from Troas, we went straight to Samothrace, the next day to Neapolis,
Much time had been lost, and because navigation had become dangerous and the day of fasting had already past, Paul began to warn those on the ship,
As he told them goodbye, he said, "I will come back to you again if it is God's will." Then he set sail from Ephesus.
Everyone who handles an oar will abandon ship, they'll head straight for dry land,
Three months later, we continued our sailing onboard an Alexandrian ship that had spent the winter at the island. It had the Twin Brothers as its figurehead.
One day, Jesus and his disciples got into a boat. He told them, "Let's cross to the other side of the lake." So they started out.
At this point the mariners became terrified, and each man cried out to his gods. They began to throw the cargo into the sea in order to lighten the vessel. But Jonah had gone down into the vessel's hold, had lain down, and was fast asleep.
and saw heaven open and something like a large linen sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the ground.
When it was decided that we should sail to Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were transferred to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the emperor's division.
When we had torn ourselves away from those brothers, we sailed straight to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.
"Men, I see that during this voyage there will be hardship and a heavy loss not only of the cargo and ship, but also of our lives."
On the third day they threw the ship's equipment overboard with their own hands.
with sails made with embroidered Egyptian linen, festooned with blue banners, and with your sun shades made with purple cloth from Cypress.
There we found a ship going across to Phoenicia, so we went aboard and sailed on.
Sailing past it with difficulty, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near the town of Lasea.
Meanwhile, the sailors had begun trying to escape from the ship. They lowered the lifeboat into the sea and pretended that they were going to lay out the anchors from the bow.
We sailed along the sea off Cilicia and Pamphylia and reached Myra in Lycia.
But Jonah got up and fled from the LORD to Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, secured passage on a ship bound for Tarshish, paid the fare, and boarded, intending to go with the mariners to Tarshish to escape from the LORD.
Then the LORD sent a great wind over the sea, and a severe storm broke out. It seemed as if the ship were about to break up.
1 Kings 22:48
Jehoshaphat had ocean-going vessels from Tarshish sail to Ophir for gold, but they never made it because they were shipwrecked at Ezion-geber.
He replied to them, "You say, "Red sky at night, what a delight!
and said, "Stop being afraid, Paul! You must stand before the emperor. Indeed, God has given to you the lives of everyone who is sailing with you.'
Paul told the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men remain onboard, you cannot be saved."
After they had gone a long time without food, Paul stood among his shipmates and said, "Men, you should have listened to me and not have sailed from Crete. You would have avoided this hardship and damage.
It was the fourteenth night, and we were drifting through the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors suspected that land was near.
In mounting terror, the men asked him, "What have you done?" The men were aware that he was fleeing from the LORD, because he had admitted this to them.
Your wealth, your products, your merchandise your sailors, your pilots, your tailors, your salesmen, all your mercenaries with you your entire company with you will fall into the midst of the sea on the day when you're overthrown!
After putting out from there, we sailed on the sheltered side of Cyprus because the winds were against us.
Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in Asia, as he was in a hurry to get to Jerusalem for the day of Pentecost, if that was possible.
So they cut the anchors free and left them in the sea. At the same time they untied the ropes that held the steering oars, raised the foresail to the wind, and headed for the beach.
1 Kings 10:22
because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.
We proceeded to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we intended to pick up Paul. He had arranged it this way, since he had planned to travel there on foot.
Since the harbor was not a good place to spend the winter, most of the men favored putting out to sea from there on the chance that somehow they could reach Phoenix and spend the winter there. It is a Cretian harbor that faces southwest and northwest.