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58 Bible Verses about The Sea

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Psalm 77:19

Thy way was in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps were not known.

Psalm 146:6

who made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is therein; who keeps truth for ever:

Psalm 98:7

Let the sea roar and the fullness thereof, the world and those that dwell therein.

Psalm 24:2

For he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

Psalm 46:2

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth be removed and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea,

Psalm 104:25

So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts.

Exodus 14:21

And 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 his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth,

Psalm 8:8

The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, and whatever passes through the paths of the seas.

Job 38:16

Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? Or hast thou walked searching out the deep?

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land; they went through the river on foot; there did we rejoice in him.

Deuteronomy 30:13

Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou should say, Who shall go over the sea for us and take it for us and recite it unto us, that we may fulfil it?

Psalm 93:3

The rivers have lifted up, O LORD; the rivers have lifted up their voice; the rivers lift up their waves.

Revelation 10:5

And the angel whom I saw standing upon the sea and upon the land lifted up his hand to heaven

Haggai 2:6

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Yet even once, and I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land;

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?

Genesis 1:10

And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters he called Seas; and God saw that it was good.

Job 7:12

Am I a sea, or a dragon, that thou settest a watch over me?

Isaiah 60:5

Then thou shall see, and thou shall shine, and thine heart shall marvel, and be enlarged because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the strength of the Gentiles shall have come unto thee.

Job 28:14

The deep saith, It is not in me; and the sea saith, It is not with me.

Isaiah 51:10

Art thou not he who dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep; he who turned the depths of the sea into a way, that the redeemed might pass over?

Revelation 8:9

and the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the earth shall mourn, and every one that dwells therein shall be cut off, with the beasts of the field and the fowls of heaven; and even the fishes of the sea shall be caught.

Isaiah 43:16

Thus saith the LORD, who makes a way in the sea and a path in the mighty waters;

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host he has cast into the sea; his chosen princes also are drowned in the Red sea.

Psalm 106:9

He reprehended the Red sea also, and it was dried up, so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

Revelation 4:6

And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal, and in the midst of the throne and round about the throne were four animals full of eyes in front and behind.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, there they return again.

Psalm 69:34

Let the heavens and the earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moves in them.

Leviticus 11:9

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat.

John 6:18

And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.

Revelation 16:3

And the second angel poured out his vial into the sea; and it became blood as of a dead man, and every living soul died in the sea.

Isaiah 51:15

And I am the LORD thy God that divides the sea and the waves roar; I am thy God; the LORD of the hosts is his name.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall visit punishment upon leviathan the fleeing serpent, and upon leviathan that serpent of double vision; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every creature which is in heaven and upon the earth and under the earth and such as are upon the sea and all that are in it, saying, Blessing and honour and glory and power, be unto him that is seated upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.

Matthew 13:1

The same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea side.

Psalm 46:3

though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the violence thereof. Selah.

Hosea 1:10

With all this, the number of the sons of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the 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 soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours, from the wilderness and Lebanon; from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the western sea shall be your border.

Zechariah 14:8

And it shall be in that day that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem: half of them toward the eastern sea and half of them toward the western sea; in summer and in winter it shall be.

Numbers 34:6

And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border; this shall be your west border.

Deuteronomy 34:2

and all Naphtali and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea,

the Sea » Lakes often called

Deuteronomy 3:17

the plain also and the Jordan and the border thereof from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, under Ashdothpisgah eastward.

Matthew 8:32

And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine; and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea and perished in the waters.

Matthew 8:24

And, behold, there arose a great moving in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves; but he was asleep.

the Sea » The shore of, covered with sand

Genesis 22:17

that in blessing I will bless thee and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies;

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Job 6:3

For it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore, my words are swallowed up.

Psalm 78:27

He rained flesh also upon them as dust and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea:

the Sea » Called the » Deep

2 Corinthians 11:25

Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was stoned; three times I suffered shipwreck, night and day I have been in the deep;

Job 41:31

He makes the deep to boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a pot of ointment.

Psalm 107:24

these have seen the works of the LORD and his wonders in the deep.

the Sea » Sailing on, dangerous

Acts 27:9

Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them,

2 Corinthians 11:26

in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by those of my nation, in perils of the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;

Acts 27:20

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then lost.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Red sea

Exodus 13:18

but God led the people round about through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea. And the sons of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:31

And I will set thy borders from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines and from the desert unto the river; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and thou shalt drive them out before thee.

Exodus 10:19

And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt.

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

Genesis 49:13

Zebulun shall dwell at the port of the sea; and he shall be for a port of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.

Ezekiel 27:3

And say unto Tyre, O thou that dwelleth at the ports of the sea, who art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus hath the Lord GOD said; O Tyre, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.

Nahum 3:8

Art thou better than populous No that was situated among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of galilee

Matthew 4:18

And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon, called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers.

Matthew 8:32

And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine; and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea and perished in the waters.

John 6:1

After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias.

the Sea » God » Stills, by his power

the Sea » God » Created

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

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?

Job 38:10-11

and established my decree upon it, and set bars and doors, and said, Thou shalt come unto here, but no further; and there shall the pride of thy waves be stayed.

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

Revelation 15:2

And I saw, as it were, a sea of glass mingled with fire and those that had gotten the victory over the beast and over its image and over its mark and over the number of its name stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

Revelation 4:6

And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal, and in the midst of the throne and round about the throne were four animals full of eyes in front and behind.

the Sea » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Lamentations 2:13

Mem What witness shall I take to thee? Or unto whom shall I liken thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? Unto whom shall I compare thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is as great as the sea: who shall heal thee?

the Sea » Replenished by rivers

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, there they return again.

Ezekiel 47:8

Then he said unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country and shall go down into the desert and go into the sea: which being brought forth into the sea, the waters of the sea shall be healed.

the Sea » Great rivers often called

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore thus hath the LORD said: Behold, I judge thy cause and shall take thy vengeance; and I will dry up her sea and make her flowing waters dry.

Isaiah 11:15

And the LORD shall utterly dry up the tongue of the Egyptian sea and shall raise his hand in the strength of his spirit upon the river and shall smite it into seven streams and make men go over dryshod.

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

Genesis 14:3

All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.

Numbers 34:12

And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea; this shall be your land with the borders thereof round about.

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 shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea; and if one looks unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.

Jeremiah 6:23

They shall lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel, and they shall have no mercy; their voice shall roar like the sea; and they shall ride upon horses set in array as men for war against thee, O daughter of Zion.

the Sea » Passed over in ships

Psalm 104:26

There go the ships; there is that leviathan, whom thou didst make to play therein.

the Sea » The waves of » Raised upon high

Psalm 93:3

The rivers have lifted up, O LORD; the rivers have lifted up their voice; the rivers lift up their waves.

the Sea » Made to glorify God

Psalm 69:34

Let the heavens and the earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moves in them.

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

Ezra 3:7

And they gave money unto the masons and to the carpenters; and food and drink and oil unto the Zidonians and to those of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the will of Cyrus, king of Persia, over them.

Exodus 23:21

Keep thyself before him and hear his voice, grieve him not; for he will not pardon your rebellion, for my name is in him.

the Sea » The waves of » Mighty

Acts 27:41

But falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast and remained unmovable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.

the Sea » God » Dries up, by his rebuke

Nahum 1:4

He reprehends the sea and makes it dry and dries up all the rivers; Bashan was destroyed, and Carmel; and the flower of Lebanon was destroyed.

Isaiah 50:2

for I came, and no one showed himself; I called, and no one answered. 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 wilderness: their fish stink because there is no water and die for thirst.

the Sea » Of immense extent

Psalm 104:25

So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts.

the Sea » The waves of » Tumultuous

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own abominations; erratic stars, to whom is reserved gross darkness eternally.

the Sea » Commercial nations » Derived great wealth from

Deuteronomy 33:19

They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness; therefore they shall suck the abundance of the seas and hidden treasures of the sand.

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

Revelation 20:13

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and Hades delivered up the dead which were in them; and the judgment of each one was according to their works.

the Sea » Rivers supplied by exhalations from

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, 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 great quantities of creatures with living souls and fowl that may fly above the earth upon the face of the firmament of the heavens. And God created the great dragons and every living soul that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their nature, and every winged fowl after its nature; and God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

the Sea » Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small

Psalm 104:25-26

So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts. There go the ships; there is that leviathan, whom thou didst make to play therein.

the Sea » The renewed earth shall be without

the Sea » Raised by the wind

Psalm 107:25-26

For he commands and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up its waves. They mount up to the heavens; they go down again to the depths; their soul is melted because of trouble.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Sea of jazer

Jeremiah 48:32

O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer; thy shoots are gone over the sea; they reach even to the sea of Jazer; the spoiler is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage.

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

Ezekiel 26:3-4

therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said; Behold, I am against thee, O Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against thee as the sea causes its waves to come up. And they shall demolish the walls of Tyre and destroy her towers; I will also scrape her dust from her and make her like the top of a rock.

the Sea » The waves of » Multitudinous

Jeremiah 51:42

The sea is come up upon Babylon; she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.

the Sea » The waves of » Tossed to and fro

Jeremiah 5:22

Do ye not fear me? saith the LORD; will ye not tremble at my presence, who placed the sand for the bound of the sea by an eternal order, which cannot be broken? Storms shall raise themselves up, yet they shall not prevail; their waves shall roar, yet they shall not pass over it.

the Sea » Numerous islands in

Ezekiel 26:18

Now shall the isles tremble in the day of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in the sea shall be terrorized at thy end.

the Sea » Sand the barrier of

Jeremiah 5:22

Do ye not fear me? saith the LORD; will ye not tremble at my presence, who placed the sand for the bound of the sea by an eternal order, which cannot be broken? Storms shall raise themselves up, yet they shall not prevail; their waves shall roar, yet they shall not pass over it.

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

Isaiah 48:18

O that thou would look unto my commandments! Then thy peace would be as a river and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

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

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the sea in tempest, that cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.

the Sea » Called the » Great and wide sea

Psalm 104:25

So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts.

the Sea » God » Measures the waters of

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and prepared the heavens with his palm and with three fingers measured the dust of the earth and weighed the mountains in a balance and the hills with weights?

the Sea » The gathering together of the waters originally called

Genesis 1:10

And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters he called Seas; and God saw that it was good.

the Sea » Caused to foam by leviathan

Job 41:31-32

He makes the deep to boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a pot of ointment. He makes the path shine after him; one would think the deep to be hoary.

the Sea » The wonders of God seen in

Psalm 107:24

these have seen the works of the LORD and his wonders in the deep.

the Sea » Called the » Great waters

Psalm 77:19

Thy way was in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps were not known.

the Sea » God » Does what he pleases in

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the LORD desired, he did in the heavens and in the earth, in the seas and in all the deep places.

the Sea » Of great depth

Psalm 68:22

The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my people again from the depths of the sea:

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

Acts 27:27

And when the fourteenth night was come as we were driven up and down in the Adriatic sea, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country

the Sea » God » Founded the earth upon

Psalm 24:2

For he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.

the Sea » God » Shakes, by his word

Haggai 2:6

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Yet even once, and I will shake the heavens and the earth and 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 a swaddling band for it,

the Sea » The clouds the garment of

Job 38:9

When I made the clouds its garment 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 gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear; and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters he called Seas; and God saw that it was good.

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Expanse Of The Sea

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the dawn and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,

In The Heart Of The Sea

Ezekiel 26:19

For thus hath the Lord GOD said: I shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; I shall cause the abyss to come up over thee and the many waters shall cover thee.

Limits For The Sea

Job 38:10-11

and established my decree upon it, and set bars and doors,

The Sea Divided

Nehemiah 9:11

And thou didst divide the sea before them so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutors thou didst throw into the deeps, as a stone into the mighty waters.

The Sea Stilled

Jonah 1:11

Then they said unto him, What shall we do unto thee that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea rose higher and was wroth.

The Sea Stirred Up

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of the heavens were opened.