Sea, Metaphorical References

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.

Isaiah 17:12

Ah, the uproar of many peoples, who roar like the roaring of the seas; and the rushing of nations, that rush like the rushing of mighty waters!

Job 7:12

Am I a sea, or a sea monster, that you put a guard over me?

Job 11:9

Its measure is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

Job 14:11-12

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up, so man lies down and doesn't rise. Until the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, nor be roused out of their sleep.

Psalm 93:4

Above the voices of many waters, the mighty breakers of the sea, Yahweh on high is mighty.

Isaiah 5:30

They will roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. If one looks to the land behold, darkness and distress. The light is darkened in its clouds.

Isaiah 48:18

Oh that you had listened to my commandments! then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea:

Jeremiah 6:23

They take hold of bow and spear. They are cruel, and have no mercy. Their voice roars like the sea, and they ride on horses, everyone set in array, as a man to the battle, against you, daughter of Zion."

Jeremiah 49:23

Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil news, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it can't be quiet.

Jeremiah 50:42

They lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel, and have no mercy; their voice roars like the sea; and they ride on horses, everyone set in array, as a man to the battle, against you, daughter of Babylon.

Jeremiah 51:42

The sea is come up on Babylon; she is covered with the multitude of its waves.

Lamentations 2:13

What shall I testify to you? what shall I liken to you, daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I compare to you, that I may comfort you, virgin daughter of Zion? For your breach is great like the sea: who can heal you?

Ezekiel 26:3

therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, Behold, I am against you, Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against you, as the sea causes its waves to come up.

Zechariah 10:11

He will pass through the sea of affliction, and will strike the waves in the sea, and 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.