The Sea

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Psalm 77:19

Your way was through the sea, and your path through mighty waters, but your footprints cannot be traced.

Psalm 146:6

maker of heaven and earth, the seas and everything in them, forever the guardian of truth,

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In The Heart Of The Sea

Ezekiel 26:19

"This is what the Lord GOD says: "When I turn your city into a ghost town, when I flood you with deep water that covers you completely,

Limits For The Sea

Job 38:10-11

when I proscribed a boundary for it, set in place bars and doors for it;

The Sea Divided

Nehemiah 9:11

You divided the sea in front of them, and they traveled through the midst of the sea on dry ground. You hurled their pursuers into the depths, as one throws a stone into turbulent waters.

The Sea Stilled

Jonah 1:11

Because the sea was growing more and more stormy, they asked him, "What do we have to do to you so the sea will calm down for us?"

The Sea Stirred Up

Genesis 7:11

On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,

Things Like The Sea

Psalm 36:6

Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your justice is like the great depths of the sea. You deliver both people and animals, LORD.

More Verses on The Sea

Psalm 98:7

Let the sea and everything in it shout, along with the world and its inhabitants;

Psalm 24:2

Indeed, he founded it upon the seas, he established it upon deep waters.

Psalm 46:2

Therefore we will not be frightened when the earth roars, when the mountains shake in the depths of the seas,

Psalm 104:25

There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

Exodus 14:21

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD caused the water to retreat by a strong east wind all night, turning the sea into dry land. As the waters were divided,

Proverbs 8:29

when he set a boundary for the sea so the waters would not exceed his limits, when he marked out the foundations of the earth.

Psalm 8:8

birds in the sky, fish in the sea whatever moves through the currents of the oceans.

Job 38:16

"Have you been to the source of the sea and walked about in the recesses of the deepest ocean?

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land. Israel crossed the river on foot; let us rejoice in him.

Deuteronomy 30:13

And they aren't beyond the seas either, so you have to ask, "Who'll cross the sea and get it for us so we can hear it and act on it?'

Psalm 93:3

The rivers have flooded, LORD; the rivers have spoken aloud, the rivers have lifted up their crushing waves.

Revelation 10:5

Then the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven.

Haggai 2:6

"For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Once more, in a little while, I will make the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land to shake.

Job 38:8

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb,

Job 7:12

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

Isaiah 60:5

Then you will look and be radiant; your heart will swell with joy, because the abundance of the seas will be diverted to you, and the riches of the nations will come to you.

Job 28:14

The deepest ocean says, "It's not within me.' and the sea says, "You'll never find it with me.'

Isaiah 51:10

Was it not you who dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep, who made a road in the depths of the sea so that the redeemed could cross over?"

Revelation 8:9

one-third of the creatures that were living in the sea died, and one-third of the ships was destroyed.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and all who live there will languish, along with the wild animals of the field and the birds of the air. Even the fish in the sea will disappear.

Isaiah 43:16

This is what the LORD says who makes a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters,

Exodus 15:4

"Pharaoh's chariots and his army he has hurled into the sea; his best officers sank in the Reed Sea.

Revelation 4:6

In front of the throne was something like a sea of glass as clear as crystal. In the center of the throne and on each side of the throne were four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers flow toward the sea, but the sea is never full; then rivers return to the headwaters where they began.

Psalm 69:34

Let the heavens and earth praise him, along with the sea and its swarming creatures.

Leviticus 11:9

"You may eat anything that lives in the water that is, you may eat anything that has fins and scales either from the seas or from the rivers.

John 6:18

A strong wind was blowing, and the sea was getting rough.

Revelation 16:3

The second angel poured his bowl into the sea. It became like the blood of a dead body, and every living thing in the sea died.

Isaiah 51:15

"For I am the LORD your God, who churns up the sea, so that its waves roar, "The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name.'

Isaiah 27:1

At that time, with his fierce, mighty, and powerful sword, the LORD will punish the gliding serpent Leviathan the coiling serpent Leviathan and he will kill the dragon that's in the sea.

Revelation 5:13

I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, and on the sea, and everything that is in them, saying, "To the one who sits on the throne and to the lamb be praise, honor, glory, and power forever and ever!"

Matthew 13:1

That day Jesus left the house and sat down beside the sea.

Psalm 46:3

when its waters roar and rage, when the mountains tremble despite their pride. Interlude

Hosea 1:10

Despite this, the number of the people of Israel will be like ocean sand, which can neither be measured nor counted. And the time will come when instead of it being said, "You are not my people,' it will be said, "You are children 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 soles of your feet tread will be yours as boundaries from the desert to Lebanon and from the River (that is, from the Euphrates) to the Mediterranean Sea.

Zechariah 14:8

At that time, flowing waters will run perennially from Jerusalem, half toward the Dead Sea and half to the Mediterranean Sea.

Numbers 34:6

""The western border is to be the Mediterranean Sea. This is to be the western border.'"

Deuteronomy 34:2

all of Naphtali, the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh, and the entire territory of Judah all the way to out over the sea,

the Sea » Lakes often called

Deuteronomy 3:17

The Arabah and the Jordan River are also a boundary from Chinnereth to the Sea of the Arabah (that is, the Salt Sea), below the slopes of Pisgah on the east."

Matthew 8:32

He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

Matthew 8:24

Suddenly, a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat began to be swamped by the waves. Yet Jesus kept sleeping.

the Sea » The shore of, covered with sand

1 Kings 4:29

God gave Solomon wisdom and great discernment. His insights were as numerous as sand on the seashore.

Job 6:3

It would weigh more than the sand on the seashore! Here's why I've talked so rashly:

Psalm 78:27

He caused meat to rain on them like dust and winged birds as the sand of the sea.

the Sea » Called the » Deep

2 Corinthians 11:25

Three times I was beaten with a stick, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, and I drifted on the sea for a day and a night.

Job 41:31

He causes the deep to boil like water in a pot, and churns the sea like one stirs ointment.

Psalm 107:24

witnessed the works of the LORD his awesome deeds in the ocean's depth.

the Sea » Sailing on, dangerous

Acts 27:9

Much time had been lost, and because navigation had become dangerous and the day of fasting had already past, Paul began to warn those on the ship,

2 Corinthians 11:26

I have traveled extensively and have been endangered from rivers, robbers, my own people, and gentiles. I've also been in danger in the city, in the open country, at sea, from false brothers,

Acts 27:20

For a number of days neither the sun nor the stars were to be seen, and the storm continued to rage until at last all hope of our being saved vanished.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Red sea

Exodus 13:18

So God led the people the roundabout way of the desert toward the Reed Sea. The Israelis went up from the land of Egypt in military formation.

Exodus 23:31

"I'll set your borders from the Reed Sea to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the River, bringing the inhabitants of the land under your control, and you are to drive them out ahead of you.

Exodus 10:19

Then the LORD brought a very strong west wind that took the locusts and drove them into the Reed Sea. Not one locust remained in all the territory of Egypt.

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

Genesis 49:13

"Zebulun will settle down near the sea shore and become a safe haven for shipping, bordering Sidon."

Ezekiel 27:3

Tell Tyre, who lives at the gateway to the Mediterranean Sea, who serves as the international merchant to many coastal districts: "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Tyre, you've been claiming, "I am beauty perfected.'

Nahum 3:8

"Are you any better than Thebes, which sits by the upper Nile, surrounded by water? The sea was her defense, the waters her wall of protection.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of galilee

Matthew 4:18

While Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers Simon (also called Peter) and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, because they were fishermen.

Matthew 8:32

He told them, "Go," and they came out and went into the pigs. Suddenly, the whole herd rushed down a steep slope into the sea and drowned in the water.

John 6:1

After this, Jesus went away to the other side of the Sea of Galilee (that is, to 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 has delimited a boundary over the surface of the oceans as a limit between light and darkness.

Job 38:8

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb,

Job 38:10-11

when I proscribed a boundary for it, set in place bars and doors for it; and said, "You may come only this far and no more. Your majestic waves will stop here.'?

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

Revelation 15:2

Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands.

Revelation 4:6

In front of the throne was something like a sea of glass as clear as crystal. In the center of the throne and on each side of the throne were four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back.

the Sea » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

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?

the Sea » Replenished by rivers

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers flow toward the sea, but the sea is never full; then rivers return to the headwaters where they began.

Ezekiel 47:8

He told me, "This river flows toward the eastern territories all the way down into the Arabah, and from there its water flows toward the Dead Sea, where the sea water turns fresh.

the Sea » Great rivers often called

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore this is what the LORD says: "Look, I'm going to argue your case and take vengeance for you. I'll dry up her sea and make her fountain dry.

Isaiah 11:15

The LORD will totally destroy the gulf of the Sea of Egypt. He will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River with a violent wind, breaking it up into seven streams, and making a way for people to cross on foot.

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

Genesis 14:3

All of this latter group of kings allied together in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

Numbers 34:12

The border is to continue along the Jordan River all the way to the Dead Sea. This is to be your land, as measured by its boundaries.'"

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

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.

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."

the Sea » Passed over in ships

Psalm 104:26

There, the ships pass through; Leviathan, which you created, frolics in it.

the Sea » The waves of » Raised upon high

Psalm 93:3

The rivers have flooded, LORD; the rivers have spoken aloud, the rivers have lifted up their crushing waves.

the Sea » Made to glorify God

Psalm 69:34

Let the heavens and earth praise him, along with the sea and its swarming creatures.

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

Ezra 3:7

They paid masons and carpenters in cash. They paid the residents of Sidon and Tyre with food, drink, and oil, for them to bring cedar trees by sea from Lebanon to Joppa in accordance with the order they had obtained from Cyrus, king of Persia.

Exodus 23:21

Be careful! Be sure to obey him. Don't rebel against him, because he won't forgive your transgression, since 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 stuck and couldn't be moved, while the stern was broken to pieces by the force of the waves.

the Sea » God » Dries up, by his rebuke

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea, and it evaporates; he dries up all the rivers. Bashan and Carmel wither, while the flowers of Lebanon languish.

Isaiah 50:2

Why is it that when I came, no one was there? Why was there no answer when I called? Was my arm too short to redeem you? Do I lack the strength to rescue you? Look! By my mere rebuke I dry up the sea, I turn rivers into a desert. Their fish stink for lack of water and die of thirst.

the Sea » Of immense extent

Psalm 104:25

There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

the Sea » The waves of » Tumultuous

Jude 1:13

They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever.

the Sea » Commercial nations » Derived great wealth from

Deuteronomy 33:19

They will call the nations to the mountain, and there they will offer righteous sacrifices, for they'll draw from the abundance of the sea and from the hidden treasures of the sand."

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

Revelation 20:13

The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and Death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and all were judged according to their actions.

the Sea » Rivers supplied by exhalations from

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers flow toward the sea, but the sea is never full; then rivers return to the headwaters where they began.

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

Genesis 1:20-22

Then God said, "Let the oceans swarm with living creatures, and let flying creatures soar above the earth throughout the sky!" So God created every kind of magnificent marine creature, every kind of living marine crawler with which the waters swarmed, and every kind of flying creature. And God saw how good it was. God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!"

the Sea » Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small

Psalm 104:25-26

There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great. There, the ships pass through; Leviathan, which you created, frolics in it.

the Sea » The renewed earth shall be without

the Sea » Raised by the wind

Psalm 107:25-26

He spoke and stirred up a windstorm that made its waves surge. The people ascended skyward and descended to the depths, their courage melting away in their peril.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of jazer

Jeremiah 48:32

More than the weeping for Jazer, I'll weep for you, vine of Sibmah. Your branches spread out to the sea, and reached as far as the Sea of Jazer. On your summer fruit and grapes the destroyer will fall.

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

Ezekiel 26:3-4

"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, and will destroy the city walls of Tyre. After they break down her fortified towers, I'll scrape away the city's debris, right down to the bare bedrock,

the Sea » The waves of » Multitudinous

Jeremiah 51:42

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

the Sea » The waves of » Tossed to and fro

Jeremiah 5:22

"You don't fear me, do you?' declares the LORD. "You don't tremble before me, do you? I'm the one who put the sand as a boundary for the sea, a perpetual barrier that it cannot cross. Though the waves toss, they cannot prevail against it, though they roar, they cannot cross it.'

the Sea » Numerous islands in

Ezekiel 26:18

"Now the coastland inhabitants will tremble on the day that you fall. The coastland inhabitants, who make their living from the sea, will be terrified when you pass away!'

the Sea » Sand the barrier of

Jeremiah 5:22

"You don't fear me, do you?' declares the LORD. "You don't tremble before me, do you? I'm the one who put the sand as a boundary for the sea, a perpetual barrier that it cannot cross. Though the waves toss, they cannot prevail against it, though they roar, they cannot cross it.'

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

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.

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

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.

the Sea » Called the » Great and wide sea

Psalm 104:25

There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

the Sea » God » Measures the waters of

Isaiah 40:12

"Who has measured the waters of the sea in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens by the width of his hand? Who has enclosed the dust of the earth in a measuring bowl, or 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 ground "land," and he called the water that had come together "oceans." And God saw how good it was.

the Sea » Caused to foam by leviathan

Job 41:31-32

He causes the deep to boil like water in a pot, and churns the sea like one stirs ointment. The sea is luminescent behind him; his wake turns the sea white, like those with gray hair.

the Sea » The wonders of God seen in

Psalm 107:24

witnessed the works of the LORD his awesome deeds in the ocean's depth.

the Sea » Called the » Great waters

Psalm 77:19

Your way was through the sea, and your path through mighty waters, but your footprints cannot be traced.

the Sea » God » Does what he pleases in

Psalm 135:6

The LORD does whatever pleases him in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all its deep regions.

the Sea » Of great depth

Psalm 68:22

The Lord says, "From Bashan I will bring them, I will bring them from the depths of the sea,

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

Acts 27:27

It was the fourteenth night, and we were drifting through the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors suspected that land was near.

the Sea » God » Founded the earth upon

Psalm 24:2

Indeed, he founded it upon the seas, he established it upon deep waters.

the Sea » God » Shakes, by his word

Haggai 2:6

"For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Once more, in a little while, I will make the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land to shake.

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

the Sea » Darkness the swaddling band of

Job 38:9

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

the Sea » The clouds the garment of

Job 38:9

when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket,

Water » Collected in » the Sea

Genesis 1:9-10

Then God said, "Let the water beneath the sky come together into one area, and let dry ground appear!" And that is what happened: God called the dry ground "land," and he called the water that had come together "oceans." And God saw how good it was.

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