17 Bible Verses about

Sea, Metaphorical References

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the tossing sea, For it cannot be quiet, And its waters toss up refuse and mud.

Isaiah 17:12

Alas, the uproar of many peoples Who roar like the roaring of the seas, And the rumbling of nations Who rush on like the rumbling of mighty waters!

James 1:6

But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

Job 7:12

"Am I the sea, or the sea monster, That You set a guard over me?

Job 11:9

"Its measure is longer than the earth And broader than the sea.

Job 14:11-12

"As water evaporates from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dried up, So man lies down and does not rise. Until the heavens are no longer, He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.

Psalm 93:4

More than the sounds of many waters, Than the mighty breakers of the sea, The LORD on high is mighty.

Isaiah 5:30

And it will growl over it in that day like the roaring of the sea If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; Even the light is darkened by its clouds.

Isaiah 48:18

"If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Jeremiah 6:23

"They seize bow and spear; They are cruel and have no mercy; Their voice roars like the sea, And they ride on horses, Arrayed as a man for the battle Against you, O daughter of Zion!"

Jeremiah 49:23

Concerning Damascus "Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, For they have heard bad news; They are disheartened There is anxiety by the sea, It cannot be calmed.

Jeremiah 50:42

"They seize their bow and javelin; They are cruel and have no mercy Their voice roars like the sea; And they ride on horses, Marshalled like a man for the battle Against you, O daughter of Babylon.

Jeremiah 51:42

"The sea has come up over Babylon; She has been engulfed with its tumultuous waves.

Lamentations 2:13

How shall I admonish you? To what shall I compare you, O daughter of Jerusalem? To what shall I liken you as I comfort you, O virgin daughter of Zion? For your ruin is as vast as the sea; Who can heal you?

Ezekiel 26:3

therefore thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I am against you, O Tyre, and I will bring up many nations against you, as the sea brings up its waves.

Zechariah 10:11

"And they will pass through the sea of distress And He will strike the waves in the sea, So that all the depths of the Nile will dry up; And the pride of Assyria will be brought down And the scepter of Egypt will depart.



New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org