Sea, Metaphorical References

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are tossed like the sea; for it is not able to keep still, and its waters toss up mire and mud.

Isaiah 17:12

"How terrible it will be for many nations, who rage like the roaring sea! Oh, how the uproar of nations is like the sound of rushing, mighty water How they roar!

James 1:6

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

Job 7:12

Am I the sea, or a sea monster, that you keep watching me?

Job 11:9

They are longer than the earth's circumference, and broader than the ocean.

Job 14:11-12

As water disappears from the sea, or water evaporates from a river, so also a person lies down and does not get up; they won't awaken until the heavens are no more, nor will they arise from their sleep."

Psalm 93:4

More than the sound of surging waters the majestic waves of the sea the LORD on high is majestic.

Isaiah 5:30

They will roar over it at that time, like the sea waves roar. If one surveys the land, watch out! There's darkness and distress; even the daylight is darkened by its clouds.

Isaiah 48:18

Now if only you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your success like the waves of the sea.

Jeremiah 6:23

They grab bow and spear; they're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea as they ride on horses, deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Zion."

Jeremiah 49:23

To Damascus: "Hamath and Arpad will be humiliated. Their courage melts because they have heard bad news. There is anxiety like the sea that cannot be calmed.

Jeremiah 50:42

They grab bow and spear. They're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea, as they ride on horses deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Babylon.

Jeremiah 51:42

The sea will come up against Babylon, and she will be covered by wave upon wave.

Lamentations 2:13

What can be said about you? To what should you be compared, fair Jerusalem? To what may I liken you, so I may comfort you, fair one of Zion? Indeed, your wound is as deep as the sea who can heal you?

Ezekiel 26:3

"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "Watch out! I'm coming to get you, Tyre! I'm about to bring many nations to attack you. They'll come in wave after wave, like the advancing tide,

Zechariah 10:11

They will pass through the sea of affliction, and they will strike the waves in that sea. All of the depths of the Nile will evaporate, Assyria's arrogance will be brought down low, and the ruling power of Egypt will disappear.

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