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58 Bible Verses about The Sea

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Psalm 77:19

Your way is in the sea, and your path in the great waters, and your footsteps are not known.

Psalm 146:6

Who made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that is therein: who keeps truth forever:

Psalm 98:7

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

Psalm 24:2

For he has founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

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, which teems with things innumerable, both small and great.

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 command: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:

Psalm 8:8

The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passes through the paths of the seas.

Job 38:16

Have you entered into the springs of the sea? or have you walked in search of the depths?

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood 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 unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?

Psalm 93:3

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

Revelation 10:5

And the angel whom I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven,

Haggai 2:6

For thus says the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, 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 called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

Job 7:12

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

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see, and flow together, and your heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto you, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto you.

Job 28:14

The deep says, It is not in me: and the sea says, It is not with me.

Isaiah 51:10

Are you not him who has dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that has made the depths of the sea a road for the ransomed to 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 shall the land mourn, and every one that dwells in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.

Isaiah 43:16

Thus says 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 has he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.

Psalm 106:9

He rebuked 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 living creatures 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 where the rivers come, there they return again.

Psalm 69:34

Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moves therein.

Leviticus 11:9

These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatsoever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, them 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 bowl upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man; and every living thing died in the sea.

Isaiah 51:15

But I am the LORD your God, that divided the sea, whose waves roared: The LORD of hosts is his name.

Isaiah 27:1

In that day the LORD with his hard and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the fleeing serpent, even leviathan that twisted serpent; and he shall slay the monster that is in the sea.

Revelation 5:13

And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sits upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever.

Matthew 13:1

The same day went Jesus 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 swelling thereof. Selah.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children 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, you are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, you 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 on 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 your territory be.

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 shall it be.

Numbers 34:6

And as for the western border, you 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 Western Sea,

the Sea » Lakes often called

Deuteronomy 3:17

The plain also, with the Jordan as the border thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even the Salt Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah on the east.

Matthew 8:32

And he said unto them, Go. And when they came 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 tempest 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 you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and exceedingly great understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

Job 6:3

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

Psalm 78:27

He rained meat also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls as the sand of the sea:

the Sea » Called the » Deep

2 Corinthians 11:25

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

Job 41:31

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

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 journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by 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 taken away.

the Sea » Seas mentioned in scripture » Red sea

Exodus 13:18

But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up equipped for battle out of the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:31

And I will set your bounds 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 you shall drive them out before you.

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 land of Egypt.

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

Genesis 49:13

Zebulun shall dwell at the shore of the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Sidon.

Ezekiel 27:3

And say unto Tyre, O you that are situated at the entrance of the sea, which are a merchant of the people for many coastlands, Thus says the Lord GOD; O Tyre, you have said, I am of perfect beauty.

Nahum 3:8

Are you better than No Amon, that was situated among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was 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 came 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 prescribed bounds for it, and set bars and doors, And said, Thus far shall you come, but no farther: and here shall your proud waves be stopped?

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 them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his 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 living creatures full of eyes in front and behind.

the Sea » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Lamentations 2:13

What thing shall I take to witness for you? what thing shall I liken to you, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to you, that I may comfort you, O virgin daughter of Zion? for your run is vast 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; unto the place from where the rivers come, there they return again.

Ezekiel 47:8

Then he said unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and 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 says the LORD; Behold, I will plead your cause, and take vengeance for you; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.

Isaiah 11:15

And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall strike 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 Valley of Siddim, which is the salt sea.

Numbers 34:12

And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the end of it shall be at the Salt Sea: this shall be your land with 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 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 its heavens.

Jeremiah 6:23

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

the Sea » Passed over in ships

Psalm 104:26

There go the ships: there is that leviathan, which you have made to play therein.

the Sea » The waves of » Raised upon high

Psalm 93:3

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

the Sea » Made to glorify God

Psalm 69:34

Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moves therein.

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

Ezra 3:7

They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and food, and drink, and oil, unto them of Sidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea to Joppa, according to the grant that they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

Exodus 23:21

Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.

the Sea » The waves of » Mighty

Acts 27:41

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

the Sea » God » Dries up, by his rebuke

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea, and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers: Bashan withers, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon fades.

Isaiah 50:2

Why, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none 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 wilderness: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die of thirst.

the Sea » Of immense extent

Psalm 104:25

So is this great and wide sea, which teems with things innumerable, both small and great.

the Sea » The waves of » Tumultuous

Jude 1:13

Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever.

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: for they shall partake of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.

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

Revelation 20:13

And the sea gave up the dead who were in it; and death and hades delivered up the dead who were in them: and they were judged every man 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 where 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 abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. And God created great sea creatures, and every living thing that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after its kind: 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, which teems with things innumerable, both small and great. There go the ships: there is that leviathan, which you have made 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, who lifts up the waves thereof. They mount up to the heaven, 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 you with the weeping of Jazer: your plants have gone over the sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer: the plunderer has fallen upon your summer fruit and upon your vintage.

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 causes its waves to come up. And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down 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 has come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of its waves.

the Sea » The waves of » Tossed to and fro

Jeremiah 5:22

Fear you not me? says the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence, who has placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though its waves toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

the Sea » Numerous islands in

Ezekiel 26:18

Now shall the coastlands tremble in the day of your fall; yea, the coastlands that are by the sea shall be troubled at your departure.

the Sea » Sand the barrier of

Jeremiah 5:22

Fear you not me? says the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence, who has placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though its waves toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

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

Isaiah 48:18

O that you had hearkened to my commandments! then had your peace been as a river, and your righteousness as the waves of the sea:

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

Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it 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, which teems with things innumerable, 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, and measured out heaven with the span, and known 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

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

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 pot of ointment. He leaves a path shining after him; one would think the deep to have white hair.

the Sea » The wonders of God seen in

the Sea » Called the » Great waters

Psalm 77:19

Your way is in the sea, and your path in the great waters, and your footsteps are not known.

the Sea » God » Does what he pleases in

Psalm 135:6

Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all 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

But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the sailors 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 floods.

the Sea » God » Shakes, by his word

Haggai 2:6

For thus says the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, 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 its swaddling band,

the Sea » The clouds the garment of

Job 38:9

When I made the clouds its garment, and thick darkness its swaddling band,

Water » Collected in » the Sea

Genesis 1:9-10

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven 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 called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

Topics on The Sea

Expanse Of The Sea

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the morning, and 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 shall make you a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; when I shall bring up the deep upon you, and great waters shall cover you;

Limits For The Sea

Job 38:10-11

And prescribed bounds for it, and set bars and doors,

The Sea Divided

Nehemiah 9:11

And you did divide the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutors you threw into the deep, as a stone into the mighty waters.

The Sea Stilled

Jonah 1:11

Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto you, that the sea may be calm for us? for the sea raged, and was tempestuous.

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 heaven were opened.