The Sea

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Psalm 93:4

The Lord on high is mightier and more glorious than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty breakers and waves of the sea.

Psalm 77:19

Your way [in delivering Your people] was through the sea, and Your paths through the great waters, yet Your footsteps were not traceable, but were obliterated.

Psalm 146:6

Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, Who keeps truth and is faithful forever,

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Expanse Of The Sea

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the morning or dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,

In The Heart Of The Sea

Ezekiel 26:19

For thus says the Lord God: When I make you a desolate city like the cities that are not inhabited, when I bring up the deep over you and great waters cover you,

Limits For The Sea

Job 38:10-11

And marked for it My appointed boundary and set bars and doors,

The Sea Divided

Nehemiah 9:11

You divided the sea before them, so that they went through its midst on dry land; their persecutors You threw into the depths, as a stone into mighty waters.

The Sea Stilled

Jonah 1:11

Then they said to him, What shall we do to you, that the sea may subside and be calm for us? For the sea became more and more [violently] tempestuous.

The Sea Stirred Up

Genesis 7:11

In the year 600 of Noah's life, in the seventeenth day of the second month, that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and burst forth, and the windows and floodgates of the heavens were opened.

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Psalm 98:7

Let the sea roar, and all that fills it, the world, and those who dwell in it!

Psalm 24:2

For He has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the currents and the rivers.

Psalm 46:2

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change and though the mountains be shaken into the midst of the seas,

Psalm 104:25

Yonder is the sea, great and wide, in which are swarms of innumerable creeping things, creatures both small and great.

Psalm 114:3

The [Red] Sea looked and fled; the Jordan [River] was turned back.

Exodus 14:21

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night and made the sea dry land; and the waters were divided.

Proverbs 8:29

When He gave to the sea its limit and His decree that the waters should not transgress [across the boundaries set by] His command, when He appointed the foundations of the earth -- "

Psalm 8:8

The birds of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

Job 38:16

Have you explored the springs of the sea? Or have you walked in the recesses of the deep?

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land, they crossed through the river on foot; there did we rejoice in Him.

Deuteronomy 30:13

Neither is it beyond the sea, that you should say, Who shall go over the sea for us and bring it to us, that we may hear and do it?

Psalm 107:23

Some go down to the sea and travel over it in ships to do business in great waters;

Psalm 93:3

The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up the roaring of their waves.

Revelation 10:5

Then the [mighty] angel whom I had seen stationed on sea and land raised his right hand to heaven (the sky),

Haggai 2:6

For thus says the Lord of hosts: Yet once more, in a little while, I will shake and make tremble the [starry] heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land;

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors when it broke forth and issued out of the womb? -- "

Genesis 1:10

God called the dry land Earth, and the accumulated waters He called Seas. And God saw that this was good (fitting, admirable) and He approved it.

Job 7:12

Am I the sea, or the sea monster, that You set a watch over me?

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see and be radiant, and your heart shall thrill and tremble with joy [at the glorious deliverance] and be enlarged; because the abundant wealth of the [Dead] Sea shall be turned to you, unto you shall the nations come with their treasures.

Job 28:14

The deep says, [Wisdom] is not in me; and the sea says, It is not with me.

Isaiah 51:10

Was it not You Who dried up the Red Sea, the waters of the great deep, Who made the depths of the sea a way for the redeemed to pass over? [Why then are we left so long in captivity?]

Revelation 8:9

And a third of the sea was turned to blood, a third of the living creatures in the sea perished, and a third of the ships were destroyed.

Genesis 1:26

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore shall the land [continually] mourn, and all who dwell in it shall languish, together with the wild beasts of the open country and the birds of the heavens; yes, the fishes of the sea also shall [perish because of the drought] be collected and taken away.

Isaiah 43:16

Thus says the Lord, Who makes a way through the sea and a path through the mighty waters,

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host has He cast into the sea; his chosen captains also are sunk in the Red Sea.

Psalm 106:9

He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it dried up; so He led them through the depths as through a pastureland.

Revelation 4:6

And in front of the throne there was also what looked like a transparent glassy sea, as if of crystal. And around the throne, in the center at each side of the throne, were four living creatures (beings) who were full of eyes in front and behind [with intelligence as to what is before and at the rear of them].

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place from which the rivers come, to there and from there they return again.

Psalm 69:34

Let heaven and earth praise Him, the seas and everything that moves in them.

Leviticus 11:9

These you may eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, these you may eat;

John 6:18

Meanwhile, the sea was getting rough and rising high because of a great and violent wind that was blowing.

Revelation 16:3

The second [angel] emptied his bowl into the sea, and it turned into blood like that of a corpse [thick, corrupt, ill-smelling, and disgusting], and every living thing that was in the sea perished.

1 Corinthians 10:2

And each one of them [allowed himself also] to be baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea [they were thus brought under obligation to the Law, to Moses, and to the covenant, consecrated and set apart to the service of God];

Isaiah 51:15

For I am the Lord your God, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar and Who by rebuke restrains it -- "the Lord of hosts is His name.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day [the Lord will deliver Israel from her enemies and also from the rebel powers of evil and darkness] His sharp and unrelenting, great, and strong sword will visit and punish Leviathan the swiftly fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting and winding serpent; and He will slay the monster that is in the sea.

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every created thing in heaven and on earth and under the earth [in Hades, the place of departed spirits] and on the sea and all that is in it, crying out together, To Him Who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb be ascribed the blessing and the honor and the majesty (glory, splendor) and the power (might and dominion) forever and ever (through the eternities of the eternities)!

Matthew 13:1

That same day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting beside the sea.

Psalm 46:3

Though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling and tumult. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered; and instead of it being said to them, You are not My people, it shall be said to them, Sons of the Living God!

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the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Mediterranean or great sea

Deuteronomy 11:24

Every place upon which the sole of your foot shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness to Lebanon, and from the River, the river Euphrates, to the western sea [the Mediterranean] your territory shall be.

Zechariah 14:8

And it shall be in that day that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern [Dead] Sea and half of them to the western [Mediterranean] Sea; in summer and in winter shall it be.

Numbers 34:6

For the western boundary you shall have the Great Sea and its coast.

Deuteronomy 34:2

And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah to the western [Mediterranean] sea,

the Sea » Lakes often called

Deuteronomy 3:17

The Arabah also, with the Jordan as its boundary, from Chinnereth as far as the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt [Dead] Sea, under the cliffs [of the headlands] of Pisgah on the east.

Matthew 8:27

And the men were stunned with bewildered wonder and marveled, saying, What kind of Man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him!

Matthew 8:32

And He said to them, Begone! So they came out and went into the hogs, and behold, the whole drove rushed down the steep bank into the sea and died in the water.

Matthew 8:24

And suddenly, behold, there arose a violent storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered up by the waves; but He was sleeping.

the Sea » The shore of, covered with sand

Genesis 22:17

In blessing I will bless you and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants like the stars of the heavens and like the sand on the seashore. And your Seed (Heir) will possess the gate of His enemies,

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceptionally much wisdom and understanding, and breadth of mind like the sand of the seashore.

Job 6:3

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore my words have been rash and wild,

Psalm 78:27

He rained flesh also upon them like the dust, and winged birds [quails] like the sand of the seas.

the Sea » Called the » Deep

2 Corinthians 11:25

Three times I have been beaten with rods; once I was stoned. Three times I have been aboard a ship wrecked at sea; a [whole] night and a day I have spent [adrift] on the deep;

Job 41:31

He makes the deep boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a [foaming] pot of ointment.

the Sea » Sailing on, dangerous

Acts 27:9

But as [the season was well advanced, for] much time had been lost and navigation was already dangerous, for the time for the Fast [the Day of Atonement, about the beginning of October] had already gone by, Paul warned and advised them,

2 Corinthians 11:26

Many times on journeys, [exposed to] perils from rivers, perils from bandits, perils from [my own] nation, perils from the Gentiles, perils in the city, perils in the desert places, perils in the sea, perils from those posing as believers [but destitute of Christian knowledge and piety];

Acts 27:20

And when neither sun nor stars were visible for many days and no small tempest kept raging about us, all hope of our being saved was finally abandoned.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Red sea

Exodus 13:18

But God led the people around by way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea. And the Israelites went up marshaled [in ranks] out of the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:31

I will set your borders from the Red Sea to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the river [Euphrates]; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand and you shall drive them out before you.

Exodus 10:19

And the Lord turned a violent west wind, which lifted the locusts and drove them into the Red Sea; not one locust remained in all the country of Egypt.

the Sea » Commercial nations » Often built cities on the borders of

Genesis 49:13

Zebulun shall live toward the seashore, and he shall be a haven and a landing place for ships; and his border shall be toward Sidon.

Ezekiel 27:3

And say to Tyre, O you who dwell at the entrance to the sea, who are merchant of the peoples of many islands and coastlands, thus says the Lord God: O Tyre, you have thought and said, I am perfect in beauty.

Nahum 3:8

Are you better than No-amon [Thebes, capital of Upper Egypt], that dwelt by the rivers or canals, that had the waters round about her, whose rampart was a sea [the Nile] and water her wall?

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of galilee

Matthew 4:18

As He was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He noticed two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, throwing a dragnet into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Matthew 8:32

And He said to them, Begone! So they came out and went into the hogs, and behold, the whole drove rushed down the steep bank into the sea and died in the water.

John 6:1

After this, Jesus went to the farther side of the Sea of Galilee -- "that is, the Sea of Tiberias.

the Sea » God » Stills, by his power

Psalm 65:7

Who still the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples,

the Sea » God » Created

Acts 14:15

Men, why are you doing this? We also are [only] human beings, of nature like your own, and we bring you the good news (Gospel) that you should turn away from these foolish and vain things to the living God, Who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything that they contain.

the Sea » God » Set bounds to, by a perpetual decree

Job 26:10

He has placed an enclosing limit [the horizon] upon the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors when it broke forth and issued out of the womb? -- "

Job 38:10-11

And marked for it My appointed boundary and set bars and doors, And said, Thus far shall you come and no farther; and here shall your proud waves be stayed?

the Sea » Illustrative » (smooth as glass,) of the peace of heaven

Revelation 15:2

Then I saw what seemed to be a glassy sea blended with fire, and those who had come off victorious from the beast and from his statue and from the number corresponding to his name were standing beside the glassy sea, with harps of God in their hands.

Revelation 4:6

And in front of the throne there was also what looked like a transparent glassy sea, as if of crystal. And around the throne, in the center at each side of the throne, were four living creatures (beings) who were full of eyes in front and behind [with intelligence as to what is before and at the rear of them].

the Sea » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Lamentations 2:13

What [example of suffering in the past] is sufficient for me to remind you for your [comfort]? To what shall I liken you, O Daughter of Jerusalem? With what shall I compare you, that I may comfort you, O Virgin Daughter of Zion? For your ruin is as measureless as the sea! Who can heal you?

the Sea » Replenished by rivers

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place from which the rivers come, to there and from there they return again.

Ezekiel 47:8

Then he said to me, These waters pour out toward the eastern region and go down into the Arabah (the Jordan Valley) and on into the Dead Sea. And when they shall enter into the sea [the sea of putrid waters], the waters shall be healed and made fresh.

the Sea » Great rivers often called

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I will plead your cause and take vengeance for you. I will dry up her lake or great reservoir and make her fountain dry.

Isaiah 11:15

And the Lord will utterly destroy (doom and dry up) the tongue of the Egyptian sea [the west fork of the Red Sea]; and with His [mighty] scorching wind He will wave His hand over the river [Nile] and will smite it into seven channels and will cause men to cross over dry-shod.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Salt or dead sea

Genesis 14:3

The latter kings joined together [as allies] in the Valley of Siddim, which is [now] the [Dead] Sea of Salt.

Numbers 34:12

And the boundary shall go down to the Jordan, and the end shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land with its boundaries all around.

the Sea » Illustrative » (covered with waters,) of the diffusion of spiritual knowledge over the earth in the latter days

the Sea » Illustrative » (roaring,) of hostile armies

Isaiah 5:30

And in that day they [the army from afar] shall roar against [the Jews] like the roaring of the sea. And if one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress; and the light [itself] will be darkened by the clouds of it.

Jeremiah 6:23

They lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel (ruthless and inhuman) and have no mercy. Their voice sounds like the roaring sea; they ride on horses, every one set in array as a man for battle against you, O Daughter of Zion!

the Sea » Passed over in ships

Psalm 104:26

There go the ships of the sea, and Leviathan (the sea monster), which You have formed to sport in it.

Psalm 107:23

Some go down to the sea and travel over it in ships to do business in great waters;

the Sea » The waves of » Raised upon high

Psalm 107:25

For He commands and raises up the stormy wind, which lifts up the waves of the sea.

Psalm 93:3

The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up the roaring of their waves.

the Sea » Made to glorify God

Psalm 69:34

Let heaven and earth praise Him, the seas and everything that moves in them.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of joppa or sea of the philistines

Ezra 3:7

They gave money also to the masons and to the carpenters, and gave food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the seaport of Joppa, according to the grant they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

Exodus 23:21

Give heed to Him, listen to and obey His voice; be not rebellious before Him or provoke Him, for He will not pardon your transgression; for My Name is in Him.

the Sea » The waves of » Mighty

Psalm 93:4

The Lord on high is mightier and more glorious than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty breakers and waves of the sea.

Acts 27:41

But striking a crosscurrent (a place open to two seas) they ran the ship aground. The prow stuck fast and remained immovable, and the stern began to break up under the violent force of the waves.

the Sea » God » Dries up, by his rebuke

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes and threatens the sea and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers. Bashan [on the east] and Mount Carmel [on the west] wither, and [in the north] the blossom of Lebanon fades.

Isaiah 50:2

Why, when I came, was there no man? When I called, why was there no one to answer? Is My hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at My rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a desert; their fish stink because there is no water, and they die of thirst.

the Sea » Of immense extent

Job 11:9

Longer in measure [and scope] is it than the earth, and broader than the sea.

Psalm 104:25

Yonder is the sea, great and wide, in which are swarms of innumerable creeping things, creatures both small and great.

the Sea » The waves of » Tumultuous

Jude 1:13

Wild waves of the sea, flinging up the foam of their own shame and disgrace; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of eternal darkness has been reserved forever.

Luke 21:25

And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; and upon the earth [there will be] distress (trouble and anguish) of nations in bewilderment and perplexity [ without resources, left wanting, embarrassed, in doubt, not knowing which way to turn] at the roaring ( the echo) of the tossing of the sea,

the Sea » Commercial nations » Derived great wealth from

Deuteronomy 33:19

They shall call the people unto Mount [Carmel]; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness, for they shall suck the abundance of the seas and the treasures hid in the sand.

the Sea » Shall give up its dead at the last day

Revelation 20:13

And the sea delivered up the dead who were in it, death and Hades ( the state of death or disembodied existence) surrendered the dead in them, and all were tried and their cases determined by what they had done [according to their motives, aims, and works].

the Sea » Rivers supplied by exhalations from

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place from which the rivers come, to there and from there they return again.

the Sea » God » Made the birds and fishes out of

Genesis 1:20-22

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly and swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth in the open expanse of the heavens. God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (suitable, admirable) and He approved it. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let the fowl multiply in the earth.

the Sea » Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small

Psalm 104:25-26

Yonder is the sea, great and wide, in which are swarms of innumerable creeping things, creatures both small and great. There go the ships of the sea, and Leviathan (the sea monster), which You have formed to sport in it.

the Sea » The renewed earth shall be without

the Sea » Raised by the wind

Psalm 107:25-26

For He commands and raises up the stormy wind, which lifts up the waves of the sea. [Those aboard] mount up to the heavens, they go down again to the deeps; their courage melts away because of their plight.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of jazer

Jeremiah 48:32

O vines of Sibmah, I weep for you more than the weeping of Jazer [over its ruins and wasted vineyards]. Your tendrils [of influence] have gone over the sea, reaching even to Jazer. The destroyer has fallen upon your summer fruit harvest and your [season's] crop of grapes.

the Sea » Illustrative » (waves of,) of devastating armies

Ezekiel 26:3-4

Therefore thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am against you, O Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against you as the sea mounts up by its waves. And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre and break down her towers; I will also scrape her dust from her and make her bare like the top of a rock.

the Sea » The waves of » Multitudinous

Jeremiah 51:42

The sea has come up upon Babylon; she is covered with the tumult and multitude of its waves.

the Sea » The waves of » Tossed to and fro

Jeremiah 5:22

Do you not fear and reverence Me? says the Lord. Do you not tremble before Me? I placed the sand for the boundary of the sea, a perpetual barrier beyond which it cannot pass and by an everlasting ordinance beyond which it cannot go? And though the waves of the sea toss and shake themselves, yet they cannot prevail [against the feeble grains of sand which God has ordained by nature to be sufficient for His purpose]; though [the billows] roar, yet they cannot pass over that [barrier]. [Is not such a God to be reverently feared and worshiped?]

the Sea » Numerous islands in

Ezekiel 26:18

Now the isles and coastlands tremble in the day of your fall; yes, the isles that are in the sea are troubled and dismayed at your departure.

the Sea » Sand the barrier of

Jeremiah 5:22

Do you not fear and reverence Me? says the Lord. Do you not tremble before Me? I placed the sand for the boundary of the sea, a perpetual barrier beyond which it cannot pass and by an everlasting ordinance beyond which it cannot go? And though the waves of the sea toss and shake themselves, yet they cannot prevail [against the feeble grains of sand which God has ordained by nature to be sufficient for His purpose]; though [the billows] roar, yet they cannot pass over that [barrier]. [Is not such a God to be reverently feared and worshiped?]

the Sea » Illustrative » (waves of,) of righteousness

Isaiah 48:18

Oh, that you had hearkened to My commandments! Then your peace and prosperity would have been like a flowing river, and your righteousness [the holiness and purity of the nation] like the [abundant] waves of the sea.

the Sea » Illustrative » (trouble,) of the wicked

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the troubled sea, for it cannot rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.

the Sea » Called the » Great and wide sea

Psalm 104:25

Yonder is the sea, great and wide, in which are swarms of innumerable creeping things, creatures both small and great.

the Sea » God » Measures the waters of

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, marked off the heavens with a [nine-inch] span, enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

the Sea » The gathering together of the waters originally called

Genesis 1:10

God called the dry land Earth, and the accumulated waters He called Seas. And God saw that this was good (fitting, admirable) and He approved it.

the Sea » Caused to foam by leviathan

Job 41:31-32

He makes the deep boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a [foaming] pot of ointment. [His swift darting] makes a shining track behind him; one would think the deep to be hoary [with foam].

the Sea » The wonders of God seen in

the Sea » Called the » Great waters

Psalm 77:19

Your way [in delivering Your people] was through the sea, and Your paths through the great waters, yet Your footsteps were not traceable, but were obliterated.

the Sea » God » Does what he pleases in

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the Lord pleases, that has He done in the heavens and on earth, in the seas and all deeps -- "

the Sea » Of great depth

Psalm 68:22

The Lord said, I will bring back [your enemies] from Bashan; I will bring them back from the depths of the [Red] Sea,

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » The adriatic or sea of adria

Acts 27:27

The fourteenth night had come and we were drifting and being driven about in the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors began to suspect that they were drawing near to some land.

the Sea » God » Founded the earth upon

Psalm 24:2

For He has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the currents and the rivers.

the Sea » God » Shakes, by his word

Haggai 2:6

For thus says the Lord of hosts: Yet once more, in a little while, I will shake and make tremble the [starry] heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land;

the Sea » Illustrative » (waves of,) of the unsteady

James 1:6

Only it must be in faith that he asks with no wavering (no hesitating, no doubting). For the one who wavers (hesitates, doubts) is like the billowing surge out at sea that is blown hither and thither and tossed by the wind.

the Sea » Darkness the swaddling band of

Job 38:9

When I made the clouds the garment of it, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it,

the Sea » The clouds the garment of

Job 38:9

When I made the clouds the garment of it, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it,

Water » Collected in » the Sea

Genesis 1:9-10

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be collected into one place [of standing], and let the dry land appear. And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the accumulated waters He called Seas. And God saw that this was good (fitting, admirable) and He approved it.