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Theasaurus: Sailing

40 Bible Verses about sailing

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Psalm 107:23

[Those who] went down to the sea into ships, doing business on [the] {high seas},

Isaiah 33:21

Rather, there Yahweh [will be] mighty for us, a place of rivers [and] {broad streams}, a galley ship with oars cannot go in it, and a mighty ship cannot pass through it.

Psalm 139:9

If I lift up [the] wings of [the] dawn, [and] I alight on [the] far side of [the] sea,

Revelation 18:17

because in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!" And every shipmaster and {every seafarer} and sailors and all those who labor on the sea stood {far off}

James 3:4

Behold also ships: [although they] are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot wishes.

Acts 20:15

And we sailed from there on the next [day], [and] arrived opposite Chios. And on the next [day] we approached Samos, and on the following [day] we came to Miletus.

Acts 16:11

So putting out to sea from Troas, we sailed a straight course to Samothrace, and on the following [day] to Neapolis,

Acts 27:9

And [because] considerable time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous because even the Fast was already over, Paul strongly recommended,

Acts 18:21

but saying farewell and telling [them], "I will return to you again [if] God wills," he set sail from Ephesus.

Ezekiel 27:29

And they will go down from their ships, all of [those] holding an oar, mariners, all of the seamen of the sea will stand on the land,

Acts 28:11

Now after three months we put out to sea in a ship that had wintered at the island, an Alexandrian [one] {with the twin gods Castor and Pollux as its insignia}.

Luke 8:22

Now it happened that on one of the days both he and his disciples got into a boat, and he said to them, "Let us cross over to the other side of the lake." And they set sail,

Jonah 1:5

And the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they threw the {contents} that were in the merchant ship into the sea to lighten it for them. And [meanwhile] Jonah went down into the hold of the vessel and lay down and fell asleep.

Acts 10:11

And he saw heaven opened and an object something like a large sheet coming down, being let down to the earth by its four corners,

Acts 27:1

And when it was decided [that] we would sail away to Italy, they handed over Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion {named} Julius of the Augustan Cohort.

Acts 21:1

And it happened that after we tore ourselves away from them, we put out to sea, [and] running a straight course we came to Cos and on the next [day] to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.

Acts 27:10

saying to them, "Men, I perceive that the voyage is going {to end} with disaster and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives!"

Acts 27:19

and on the third [day] they threw overboard the gear of the ship with their own hands.

Ezekiel 27:7

Your sail was fine linen with colorful weaving from Egypt {to serve as a banner for you}; blue and purple cloth from the coastlands of Cyprus was your awning.

Acts 21:2

And finding a ship that was crossing over to Phoenicia, we went aboard [and] put out to sea.

Acts 27:8

And sailing along its coast with difficulty, we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near which was the town [of] Lasea.

Acts 27:30

And [when] the sailors were seeking to escape from the ship and were lowering the ship's boat into the sea, pretending as if they were going to lay out anchors from the bow,

Acts 27:5

And [after we] had sailed across the open sea along Cilicia and Pamphylia, we put in at Myra in Lycia.

Jonah 1:3

But Jonah set out to flee toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh. And he went down [to] Joppa and found a merchant ship going [to] Tarshish, and paid her fare, and went on board her to go with them toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh.

Jonah 1:4

And Yahweh hurled a great wind upon the sea, and it was a great storm on the sea, and the merchant ship {was in danger of breaking up}.

1 Kings 22:48

Jehoshaphat built ships of the Tarshish [type] to go to Ophir for the gold; but he did not go because the ships were destroyed at Ezion-Geber.

Matthew 16:2

So he answered [and] said to them, "[When] evening comes you say, '[It will be] fair weather because the sky is red,'

Acts 27:24

saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul! It is necessary [for] you to stand before Caesar, and behold, God has graciously granted you all who are sailing with you.'

Acts 27:31

Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these [men] remain with the ship, you cannot be saved!"

Acts 27:21

And [because] many were experiencing lack of appetite, at that time Paul stood up in their midst [and] said, "Men, [you] ought to have followed my [advice] not to put out to sea from Crete, and [thus] avoided this damage and loss!

Acts 27:27

And when the fourteenth night had come, [as] we were being driven in the Adriatic Sea about the middle of the night, the sailors suspected {they were approaching some land}.

Jonah 1:10

Then the men {were greatly afraid}, and they said to him, "What [is] this you have done?" because they knew that he [was] fleeing {from the presence of} Yahweh (because he had told them).

Ezekiel 27:27

Your wealth and your merchandise, your wares, your mariners, and your seamen, your shipwrights and the barterers of your wares and all of {your soldiers} who [are] in you, along with all of your crew who are in the midst of you, they will fall in [the] heart of [the] seas on the day of your downfall.

Acts 27:4

And from there we put out to sea [and] sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were against [us].

Acts 20:16

For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so that he would not be [having] to spend time in Asia. For he was hurrying if it could be possible for him to be in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost.

Acts 27:40

And slipping the anchors, they left [them] in the sea, at the same time loosening the ropes of the steering oars. And hoisting the foresail to the [wind] that was blowing, they held course for the beach.

1 Kings 10:22

For the fleet of Tarshish belonged to the king [and was] on the sea with the fleet of Hiram; once every three years the fleet of Tarshish used to come carrying gold and silver, ivory, apes, and baboons.

Acts 20:13

But we went on ahead to the ship [and] put out to sea for Assos, intending to take Paul on board there. For having made arrangements in this way, he himself was intending to travel by land.

Acts 27:12

And [because] the harbor was unsuitable for spending the winter in, the majority decided on a plan to put out to sea from there, if somehow they could arrive at Phoenix, a harbor of Crete facing toward the southwest and toward the northwest, to spend the winter [there].