'Waves' in the Bible
They were covered by the deep waters: like a stone they went down under the waves.
And by the breath of your nostrils waters were piled up; waves stood like a heap; deep waters in the middle of the sea congealed.
When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;
Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea.
And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
The waves of death engulfed me, the currents of chaos overwhelmed me.
For my iniquities have gone over my head [like waves of a flood]; as a heavy burden they weigh too much for me.
Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.
when its waves crash and foam, and the mountains shake before the surging sea. (Selah)
Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.
My feet are deep in the soft earth, where there is no support; I have come into deep waters, the waves are flowing over me.
O Lord, God of my salvation, I have been crying to you for help by day and by night:
Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast afflicted me with all thy waves. Selah.
Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.
The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.
The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.
For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.
He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.
They rejoiced when the waves grew quiet. Then He guided them to the harbor they longed for.
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.
The many nations massing together are as good as dead, those who make a commotion as loud as the roaring of the sea's waves. The people making such an uproar are as good as dead, those who make an uproar as loud as the roaring of powerful waves.
Though these people make an uproar as loud as the roaring of powerful waves, when he shouts at them, they will flee to a distant land, driven before the wind like dead weeds on the hills, or like dead thistles before a strong gale.
The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
But I am the LORD thy God, that divided the sea, whose waves roared: The LORD of hosts is his name.
But the wicked are like a surging sea that is unable to be quiet; its waves toss up mud and sand.
Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:
The sea is come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.
Because the LORD hath spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth his waves to come up.
At the sound of your captains' cry the waves will surge;
For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me.
The mountains see You and shudder; a downpour of water sweeps by. The deep roars with its voice and lifts its waves high.
You rode on the sea with your horses, even riding the crested waves of mighty waters.
And he shall pass through the sea with affliction, and shall smite the waves in the sea, and all the deeps of the river shall dry up: and the pride of Assyria shall be brought down, and the sceptre of Egypt shall depart away.
And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.
"Why are you so easily frightened," He replied, "you men of little faith?" Then He rose and reproved the winds and the waves, and there was a perfect calm;
and the men, filled with amazement, exclaimed, "What kind of man is this? for the very winds and waves obey him!"
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.
But towards daybreak He went to them, walking over the waves.
When the disciples saw Him walking on the waves, they were greatly alarmed. "It is a spirit," they exclaimed, and they cried out with terror.
And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full.
So He roused Himself and rebuked the wind, and said to the waves, "Silence! Be still!" The wind sank, and a perfect calm set in.
They came and woke Him up, saying, "Master, Master, we're going to die!" Then He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waves. So they ceased, and there was a calm.
He said to them, "Where is your faith?" They were fearful and amazed, asking one another, "Who can this be? He commands even the winds and the waves, and they obey Him!"
And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.
But to God be the thanks who in Christ ever heads our triumphal procession, and by our hands waves in every place that sweet incense, the knowledge of Him.
Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
Let him make his request in faith, doubting nothing; for he who has doubt in his heart is like the waves of the sea, which are troubled by the driving of the wind.
Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
After that I heard what sounded like the shout of a vast throng, like the boom of many pounding waves, and like the roar of terrific and mighty peals of thunder, exclaiming, Hallelujah (praise the Lord)! For now the Lord our God the Omnipotent (the All-Ruler) reigns!
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