The Sea

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Psalm 77:19

Your way went through the sea
and Your path through the great waters,
but Your footprints were unseen.

Psalm 146:6

the Maker of heaven and earth,
the sea and everything in them.
He remains faithful forever,

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In The Heart Of The Sea

Ezekiel 26:19

For this is what the Lord God says: “When I make you a ruined city like other deserted cities, when I raise up the deep against you so that the mighty waters cover you,

Limits For The Sea

Job 38:10-11

when I determined its boundaries
and put its bars and doors in place,

The Sea Divided

Nehemiah 9:11

You divided the sea before them,
and they crossed through it on dry ground.
You hurled their pursuers into the depths
like a stone into churning waters.

The Sea Stilled

Jonah 1:11

So they said to him, “What should we do to you to calm this sea that’s against us?” For the sea was getting worse and worse.

The Sea Stirred Up

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

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Psalm 98:7

Let the sea and all that fills it,
the world and those who live in it, resound.

Psalm 24:2

for He laid its foundation on the seas
and established it on the rivers.

Psalm 46:2

Therefore we will not be afraid,
though the earth trembles
and the mountains topple
into the depths of the seas,

Psalm 104:25

Here is the sea, vast and wide,
teeming with creatures beyond number—
living things both large and small.

Exodus 14:21

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea. The Lord drove the sea back with a powerful east wind all that night and turned the sea into dry land. So the waters were divided,

Proverbs 8:29

when He set a limit for the sea
so that the waters would not violate His command,
when He laid out the foundations of the earth.

Psalm 8:8

the birds of the sky,
and the fish of the sea
that pass through the currents of the seas.

Job 38:16

Have you traveled to the sources of the sea
or walked in the depths of the oceans?

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land,
and they crossed the river on foot.
There we rejoiced in Him.

Deuteronomy 30:13

And it is not across the sea so that you have to ask, ‘Who will cross the sea, get it for us, and proclaim it to us so that we may follow it?’

Psalm 93:3

The floods have lifted up, Lord,
the floods have lifted up their voice;
the floods lift up their pounding waves.

Revelation 10:5

Then the angel that I had seen standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven.

Haggai 2:6

For the Lord of Hosts says this: “Once more, in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land.

Job 38:8

Who enclosed the sea behind doors
when it burst from the womb,

Job 7:12

Am I the sea or a sea monster,
that You keep me under guard?

Isaiah 60:5

Then you will see and be radiant,
and your heart will tremble and rejoice,
because the riches of the sea will become yours
and the wealth of the nations will come to you.

Job 28:14

The ocean depths say, “It’s not in me,”
while the sea declares, “I don’t have it.”

Isaiah 51:10

Wasn’t it You who dried up the sea,
the waters of the great deep,
who made the sea-bed into a road
for the redeemed to pass over?

Hosea 4:3

For this reason the land mourns,
and everyone who lives in it languishes,
along with the wild animals and the birds of the sky;
even the fish of the sea disappear.

Isaiah 43:16

This is what the Lord says—
who makes a way in the sea,
and a path through surging waters,

Exodus 15:4

He threw Pharaoh’s chariots
and his army into the sea;
the elite of his officers
were drowned in the Red Sea.

Revelation 4:6

Something like a sea of glass, similar to crystal, was also before the throne. Four living creatures covered with eyes in front and in back were in the middle and around the throne.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams flow to the sea,
yet the sea is never full.
The streams are flowing to the place,
and they flow there again.

Psalm 69:34

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

Leviticus 11:9

“This is what you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams.

John 6:18

Then a high wind arose, and the sea began to churn.

Revelation 16:3

The second poured out his bowl into the sea. It turned to blood like a dead man’s, and all life in the sea died.

Isaiah 51:15

For I am Yahweh your God
who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar—
His name is Yahweh of Hosts.

Isaiah 27:1

On that day the Lord with His harsh, great, and strong sword, will bring judgment on Leviathan, the fleeing serpent—Leviathan, the twisting serpent. He will slay the monster that is in the sea.

Revelation 5:13

I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them say:Blessing and honor and glory and dominion
to the One seated on the throne,
and to the Lamb, forever and ever!

Matthew 13:1

On that day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting by the sea.

Psalm 46:3

though its waters roar and foam
and the mountains quake with its turmoil.Selah

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the Israelites
will be like the sand of the sea,
which cannot be measured or counted.
And in the place where they were told:
You are not My people,
they will be called: Sons of the living God.

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

Deuteronomy 11:24

Every place the sole of your foot treads will be yours. Your territory will extend from the wilderness to Lebanon and from the Euphrates River to the Mediterranean Sea.

Zechariah 14:8

On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it toward the eastern sea and the other half toward the western sea, in summer and winter alike.

Numbers 34:6

Your western border will be the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea; this will be your western border.

Deuteronomy 34:2

all of Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Mediterranean Sea,

the Sea » Lakes often called

Deuteronomy 3:17

The Arabah and Jordan are also borders from Chinnereth as far as the Sea of the Arabah, the Dead Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah on the east.

Matthew 8:32

“Go!” He told them. So when they had come out, they entered the pigs. And suddenly the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.

Matthew 8:24

Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping.

the Sea » The shore of, covered with sand

1 Kings 4:29

God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as vast as the sand on the seashore.

Job 6:3

For then it would outweigh the sand of the seas!
That is why my words are rash.

Psalm 78:27

He rained meat on them like dust,
and winged birds like the sand of the seas.

the Sea » Called the » Deep

2 Corinthians 11:25

Three times I was beaten with rods by the Romans.
Once I was stoned by my enemies.
Three times I was shipwrecked.
I have spent a night and a day
in the open sea.

Job 41:31

He makes the depths seethe like a cauldron;
he makes the sea like an ointment jar.

the Sea » Sailing on, dangerous

Acts 27:9

By now much time had passed, and the voyage was already dangerous. Since the Fast was already over, Paul gave his advice

2 Corinthians 11:26

On frequent journeys, I faced
dangers from rivers,
dangers from robbers,
dangers from my own people,
dangers from the Gentiles,
dangers in the city,
dangers in the open country,
dangers on the sea,
and dangers among false brothers;

Acts 27:20

For many days neither sun nor stars appeared, and the severe storm kept raging. Finally all hope that we would be saved was disappearing.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Red sea

Exodus 13:18

So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.

Exodus 23:31

I will set your borders from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, and from the wilderness to the Euphrates River. For I will place the inhabitants of the land under your control, and you will drive them out ahead of you.

Exodus 10:19

Then the Lord changed the wind to a strong west wind, and it carried off the locusts and blew them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.

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

Genesis 49:13

Zebulun will live by the seashore
and will be a harbor for ships,
and his territory will be next to Sidon.

Ezekiel 27:3

Say to Tyre, who is located at the entrance of the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coasts and islands: This is what the Lord God says:Tyre, you declared,
‘I am perfect in beauty.’

Nahum 3:8

Are you better than Thebes
that sat along the Nile
with water surrounding her,
whose rampart was the sea,
the river her wall?

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of galilee

Matthew 4:18

As He was walking along the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon, who was called Peter, and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.

Matthew 8:32

“Go!” He told them. So when they had come out, they entered the pigs. And suddenly the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the water.

John 6:1

After this, Jesus crossed the Sea of Galilee (or Tiberias).

the Sea » God » Stills, by his power

the Sea » God » Created

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

Job 26:10

He laid out the horizon on the surface of the waters
at the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 38:8

Who enclosed the sea behind doors
when it burst from the womb,

Job 38:10-11

when I determined its boundaries and put [its] bars and doors in place, when I declared: "You may come this far, but no farther; your proud waves stop here"?

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

Revelation 15:2

I also saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who had won the victory over the beast, his image, and the number of his name, were standing on the sea of glass with harps from God.

Revelation 4:6

Something like a sea of glass, similar to crystal, was also before the throne. Four living creatures covered with eyes in front and in back were in the middle and around the throne.

the Sea » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Lamentations 2:13

?MemWhat can I say on your behalf?
What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem?
What can I liken you to,
so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion?
For your ruin is as vast as the sea.
Who can heal you?

the Sea » Replenished by rivers

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams flow to the sea,
yet the sea is never full.
The streams are flowing to the place,
and they flow there again.

Ezekiel 47:8

He said to me, “This water flows out to the eastern region and goes down to the Arabah. When it enters the sea, the sea of foul water, the water of the sea becomes fresh.

the Sea » Great rivers often called

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore, this is what the Lord says:I am about to plead your case
and take vengeance on your behalf;
I will dry up her sea
and make her fountain run dry.

Isaiah 11:15

The Lord will divide the Gulf of Suez.
He will wave His hand over the Euphrates
with His mighty wind
and will split it into seven streams,
letting people walk through on foot.

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

Genesis 14:3

All of these came as allies to the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Dead Sea).

Numbers 34:12

Then the border will go down to the Jordan and end at the Dead Sea. This will be your land defined by its borders on all sides.”

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

On that day they will roar over it,
like the roaring of the sea.
When one looks at the land,
there will be darkness and distress;
light will be obscured by clouds.

Jeremiah 6:23

They grasp bow and javelin.
They are cruel and show no mercy.
Their voice roars like the sea,
and they ride on horses,
lined up like men in battle formation
against you, Daughter Zion.

the Sea » Passed over in ships

Psalm 104:26

There the ships move about,
and Leviathan, which You formed to play there.

the Sea » The waves of » Raised upon high

Psalm 93:3

The floods have lifted up, Lord,
the floods have lifted up their voice;
the floods lift up their pounding 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 to the stonecutters and artisans, and gave food, drink, and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, so they could bring cedar wood from Lebanon to Joppa by sea, according to the authorization given them by King Cyrus of Persia.

Exodus 23:21

Be attentive to him and listen to his voice. Do not defy him, because he will not forgive your acts of rebellion, for My name is in him.

the Sea » The waves of » Mighty

Acts 27:41

But they struck a sandbar and ran the ship aground. The bow jammed fast and remained immovable, while the stern began to break up by the pounding of the waves.

the Sea » God » Dries up, by his rebuke

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea so that it dries up,
and He makes all the rivers run dry.
Bashan and Carmel wither;
even the flower of Lebanon withers.

Isaiah 50:2

Why was no one there when I came?
Why was there no one to answer when I called?
Is My hand too short to redeem?
Or do I have no power to deliver?
Look, I dry up the sea by My rebuke;
I turn the rivers into a wilderness;
their fish rot because of lack of water
and die of thirst.

the Sea » Of immense extent

Psalm 104:25

Here is the sea, vast and wide,
teeming with creatures beyond number—
living things both large and small.

the Sea » The waves of » Tumultuous

Jude 1:13

wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shameful deeds; wandering stars for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever!

the Sea » Commercial nations » Derived great wealth from

Deuteronomy 33:19

They summon the peoples to a mountain;
there they offer acceptable sacrifices.
For they draw from the wealth of the seas
and the hidden treasures of the sand.

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

the Sea » Rivers supplied by exhalations from

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams flow to the sea,
yet the sea is never full.
The streams are flowing to the place,
and they flow there again.

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

Genesis 1:20-22

Then God said, "Let the water swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky." So God created the large sea-creatures and every living creature that moves and swarms in the water, according to their kinds. [He also created] every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. So God blessed them, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth."

the Sea » Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small

Psalm 104:25-26

Here is the sea, vast and wide, teeming with creatures beyond number- living things both large and small. There the ships move about, and Leviathan, which You formed to play there.

the Sea » The renewed earth shall be without

the Sea » Raised by the wind

Psalm 107:25-26

He spoke and raised a tempest that stirred up the waves of the sea. Rising up to the sky, sinking down to the depths, their courage melting away in anguish,

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of jazer

Jeremiah 48:32

I will weep for you, vine of Sibmah,
with more than the weeping for Jazer.
Your tendrils have extended to the sea;
they have reached to the sea and to Jazer.
The destroyer has fallen on your summer fruit and grape harvest.

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

Ezekiel 26:3-4

therefore this is what the Lord God says: See, I am against you, Tyre! I will raise up many nations against you, just as the sea raises its waves. They will destroy the walls of Tyre and demolish her towers. I will scrape the soil from her and turn her into a bare rock.

the Sea » The waves of » Multitudinous

Jeremiah 51:42

The sea has risen over Babylon;
she is covered with its turbulent waves.

the Sea » The waves of » Tossed to and fro

Jeremiah 5:22

Do you not fear Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Do you not tremble before Me,
the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea,
an enduring barrier that it cannot cross?
The waves surge, but they cannot prevail.
They roar but cannot pass over it.

the Sea » Numerous islands in

Ezekiel 26:18

Now the coastlands tremble
on the day of your downfall;
the islands in the sea
are alarmed by your demise.”

the Sea » Sand the barrier of

Jeremiah 5:22

Do you not fear Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Do you not tremble before Me,
the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea,
an enduring barrier that it cannot cross?
The waves surge, but they cannot prevail.
They roar but cannot pass over it.

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

Isaiah 48:18

If only you had paid attention to My commands.
Then your peace would have been like a river,
and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

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

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the storm-tossed sea,
for it cannot be still,
and its waters churn up mire and muck.

the Sea » Called the » Great and wide sea

Psalm 104:25

Here is the sea, vast and wide,
teeming with creatures beyond number—
living things both large and small.

the Sea » God » Measures the waters of

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand?
Who has gathered the dust of the earth in a measure
or weighed the mountains in a balance
and the hills in the scales?

the Sea » The gathering together of the waters originally called

Genesis 1:10

God called the dry land “earth,” and He called the gathering of the water “seas.” And God saw that it was good.

the Sea » Caused to foam by leviathan

Job 41:31-32

He makes the depths seethe like a caldron; he makes the sea like an ointment jar. He leaves a shining wake behind him; one would think the deep had white hair!

the Sea » The wonders of God seen in

the Sea » Called the » Great waters

Psalm 77:19

Your way went through the sea
and Your path through the great waters,
but Your footprints were unseen.

the Sea » God » Does what he pleases in

Psalm 135:6

Yahweh does whatever He pleases
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all the depths.

the Sea » Of great depth

Psalm 68:22

The Lord said, “I will bring them back from Bashan;
I will bring them back from the depths of the sea

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

Acts 27:27

When the fourteenth night came, we were drifting in the Adriatic Sea, and in the middle of the night the sailors thought they were approaching land.

the Sea » God » Founded the earth upon

Psalm 24:2

for He laid its foundation on the seas
and established it on the rivers.

the Sea » God » Shakes, by his word

Haggai 2:6

For the Lord of Hosts says this: “Once more, in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land.

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

the Sea » Darkness the swaddling band of

Job 38:9

when I made the clouds its garment
and thick darkness its blanket,

the Sea » The clouds the garment of

Job 38:9

when I made the clouds its garment
and thick darkness its blanket,

Water » Collected in » the Sea

Genesis 1:9-10

Then God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear." And it was so. God called the dry land "earth," and He called the gathering of the water "seas." And God saw that it was good.

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