'Ocean' in the Bible
When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters,
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!"
God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"
The water sources from the ocean depths were blocked and the floodgates of the heavens were closed.
All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.
by your father's God who helps you, by the Almighty who will keep on blessing you with blessings from heaven above, with blessings from the deepest ocean, with blessing from the breasts and the womb.
They are longer than the earth's circumference, and broader than the ocean.
The ocean depths say, “It’s not in me,”while the sea declares, “I don’t have it.”
"Have you been to the source of the sea and walked about in the recesses of the deepest ocean?
For he set its foundation upon the seas, and established it upon the ocean currents.
He split the rocks in the wildernessAnd gave them abundant drink like the ocean depths.
You covered the primeval ocean like a garment; the water stood above the mountains.
He does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the ocean depths.
Praise the Lord from the earth,all sea monsters and ocean depths,
When there were no ocean depths, I brought them to birth at a time when there were no springs.
I was there when He established the heavens,when He laid out the horizon on the surface of the ocean,
when He placed the skies above,when the fountains of the ocean gushed out,
When his voice thunders, the heavenly ocean roars. He makes the clouds rise from the far-off horizons. He makes the lightning flash out in the midst of the rain. He unleashes the wind from the places where he stores it.
But your rowers have brought you into dangerous waters. The east wind has broken you in the heart of the ocean!
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.'
Do horses run on rocks?Do men plow rocks with oxen? [Of course not!]Yet you have turned justice into poisonAnd the fruit of righteousness into wormwood (bitterness),
This is what the Lord GOD showed me: Look! The Lord GOD was calling for judgment by fire, and it was drying up the great depths of the ocean and consuming the land.
You threw me into the deep waters, into the middle of the sea; the ocean current engulfed me; all the mighty waves you sent swept over me.
Water engulfed me up to my neck; the deep ocean surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.
"You have fashioned mankind like fish in the ocean, like creeping things that have no ruler.