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Genesis 49:13

"Zebulun will dwell at the seashore; And he shall be a haven for ships, And his flank shall be toward Sidon.

Judges 5:17

"Gilead remained across the Jordan; And why did Dan stay in ships? Asher sat at the seashore, And remained by its landings.

Ezekiel 27:3-9

and say to Tyre, who dwells at the entrance to the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coastlands, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "O Tyre, you have said, 'I am perfect in beauty.'

Genesis 6:1-9

Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them,

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1 Kings 9:27-28

And Hiram sent his servants with the fleet, sailors who knew the sea, along with the servants of Solomon.

2 Chronicles 8:18

And Huram by his servants sent him ships and servants who knew the sea; and they went with Solomon's servants to Ophir, and took from there four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought them to King Solomon.

Ezekiel 27:25

"The ships of Tarshish were the carriers for your merchandise. And you were filled and were very glorious In the heart of the seas.

1 Kings 10:11

Also the ships of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir a very great number of almug trees and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:21

For the king had ships which went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.

1 Kings 22:48-49

Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

2 Chronicles 20:35-37

After this Jehoshaphat king of Judah allied himself with Ahaziah king of Israel. He acted wickedly in so doing.

Deuteronomy 28:68

"The LORD will bring you back to Egypt in ships, by the way about which I spoke to you, 'You will never see it again!' And there you will offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but there will be no buyer."

Revelation 18:11-13

"And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more--

Numbers 24:24

"But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; So they also will come to destruction."

Ezekiel 30:9

"On that day messengers will go forth from Me in ships to frighten secure Ethiopia; and anguish will be on them as on the day of Egypt; for behold, it comes!"

Daniel 11:30

"For ships of Kittim will come against him; therefore he will be disheartened and will return and become enraged at the holy covenant and take action; so he will come back and show regard for those who forsake the holy covenant.

Isaiah 60:9

"Surely the coastlands will wait for Me; And the ships of Tarshish will come first, To bring your sons from afar, Their silver and their gold with them, For the name of the LORD your God, And for the Holy One of Israel because He has glorified you.

Jonah 1:3

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Matthew 9:1

Getting into a boat, Jesus crossed over the sea and came to His own city.

Acts 13:4

So, being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they went down to Seleucia and from there they sailed to Cyprus.

Matthew 14:13

Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.

Matthew 15:39

And sending away the crowds, Jesus got into the boat and came to the region of Magadan.

Mark 3:9

And He told His disciples that a boat should stand ready for Him because of the crowd, so that they would not crowd Him;

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.

Acts 14:26

From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.

Acts 15:39

And there occurred such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus.

Acts 16:11

So putting out to sea from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, and on the day following to Neapolis;

Acts 18:18

Paul, having remained many days longer, took leave of the brethren and put out to sea for Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila In Cenchrea he had his hair cut, for he was keeping a vow.

Acts 18:21

but taking leave of them and saying, "I will return to you again if God wills," he set sail from Ephesus.

Acts 20:3

And there he spent three months, and when a plot was formed against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.

Acts 21:1-3

When we had parted from them and had set sail, we ran a straight course to Cos and the next day to Rhodes and from there to Patara;

Acts 27:1-8

When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, they proceeded to deliver Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan cohort named Julius.

Acts 28:11-13

At the end of three months we set sail on an Alexandrian ship which had wintered at the island, and which had the Twin Brothers for its figurehead.

Psalm 107:23-30

Those who go down to the sea in ships, Who do business on great waters;

2 Corinthians 11:25

Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was stoned, three times I was shipwrecked, a night and a day I have spent in the deep.

1 Kings 22:48

Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

2 Chronicles 20:37

Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat saying, "Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works." So the ships were broken and could not go to Tarshish.

Jonah 1:3-15

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Matthew 8:23-27

When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.

Mark 4:35-41

On that day, when evening came, He said to them, "Let us go over to the other side."

Luke 8:22-26

Now on one of those days Jesus and His disciples got into a boat, and He said to them, "Let us go over to the other side of the lake." So they launched out.

Matthew 14:22-33

Immediately He made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away.

Mark 6:45-53

Immediately Jesus made His disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side to Bethsaida, while He Himself was sending the crowd away.

John 6:16-21

Now when evening came, His disciples went down to the sea,

Acts 27:9-44

When considerable time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous, since even the fast was already over, Paul began to admonish them,

Isaiah 23:1

The oracle concerning Tyre Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For Tyre is destroyed, without house or harbor; It is reported to them from the land of Cyprus.

Isaiah 2:16

Against all the ships of Tarshish And against all the beautiful craft.

Isaiah 23:14

Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For your stronghold is destroyed.

Isaiah 33:21-23

But there the majestic One, the LORD, will be for us A place of rivers and wide canals On which no boat with oars will go, And on which no mighty ship will pass--

Isaiah 43:14

Thus says the LORD your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "For your sake I have sent to Babylon, And will bring them all down as fugitives, Even the Chaldeans, into the ships in which they rejoice.

Ezekiel 27:26-36

"Your rowers have brought you Into great waters; The east wind has broken you In the heart of the seas.

Revelation 18:17-19

for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance,

1 Timothy 1:19

keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

Hebrews 6:19

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil,

James 3:4-5

Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires.

Psalm 48:7

With the east wind You break the ships of Tarshish.

Proverbs 31:14

She is like merchant ships; She brings her food from afar.

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.

1 Peter 3:20

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.



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