Sea, The

  • 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.

  • Great rivers often called.

    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 smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.

    Jeremiah 51:36 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry.

  • Lakes often called.

    Deuteronomy 3:17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, under Ashdothpisgah eastward.

    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.

    Matthew 8:27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

    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.

  • sea (KJV Dictionary)

  • GOD
    • Created.

      Exodus 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

      Psalms 95:5 The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

      Acts 14:15 And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:

    • Made the birds and fishes out of.

      Genesis 1:20-22 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. 21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good. 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

    • See SEA in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Founded the earth upon.

      Psalms 24:2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.

    • Set bounds to, by a perpetual decree.

      Job 26:10 He hath compassed the waters with bounds, until the day and night come to an end.

      Job 38:8 Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?

      Job 38:10-11 And brake up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors, 11 And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?

    • Measures the waters of.

      Isaiah 40:12 Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?

    • Bible concordance for SEA

    • Does what He pleases in.

      Psalms 135:6 Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

    • Dries up, by His rebuke.

      Isaiah 50:2 Wherefore, 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 stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

      Nahum 1:4 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.

    • Shakes, by His word.

      Haggai 2:6 For thus saith 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;

    • See Sea in McClintock and Strong.

    • Stills, by His power.

      Psalms 65:7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

      Psalms 89:9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.

      Psalms 107:29 He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.

  • Of immense extent.

    Job 11:9 The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.

    Psalms 104:25 So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.

  • Of great depth.

    Psalms 68:22 The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my people again from the depths of 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, thither they return again.

  • 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, thither they return again.

    Ezekiel 47:8 Then said he 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 shall be healed.

  • CALLED THE
    • Deep.

      Job 41:31 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment.

      Psalms 107:24 These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

      2 Corinthians 11:25 Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;

    • Great waters.

      Psalms 77:19 Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.

    • Great and wide sea.

      Psalms 104:25 So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.

  • The clouds the garment of.

    Job 38:9 When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

  • Darkness the swaddling band of.

    Job 38:9 When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,

  • Sand the barrier of.

    Jeremiah 5:22 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?

  • Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small.

    Psalms 104:25-26 So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. 26 There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.

  • The wonders of God seen in.

    Psalms 107:24 These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

  • Made to glorify God.

    Psalms 69:34 Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein.

    Psalms 148:7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:

  • 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 shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country;

    • Mediterranean or great sea.

      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 11:24 Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be.

      Deuteronomy 34:2 And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea,

      Zechariah 14:8 And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the former sea, and half of them toward the hinder sea: in summer and in winter shall it be.

    • Red Sea.

      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 coasts of Egypt.

      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 harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

      Exodus 23:31 And I will set thy 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 thou shalt drive them out before thee.

    • Sea of Joppa or sea of the Philistines.

      Ezra 3:7 They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of 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.

    • 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 Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.

    • Sea of Galilee.

      Matthew 4:18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, 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.

    • Sea of Jazer.

      Jeremiah 48:32 O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants 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.

  • Raised by the wind.

    Psalms 107:25-26 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. 26 They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

  • Caused to foam by Leviathan.

    Job 41:31-32 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment. 32 He maketh a path to shine after him; one would think the deep to be hoary.

  • THE WAVES OF,
    • Raised upon high.

      Psalms 93:3 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.

      Psalms 107:25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

    • Tossed to and fro.

      Jeremiah 5:22 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?

    • Multitudinous.

      Jeremiah 51:42 The sea is come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.

    • Mighty.

      Psalms 93:4 The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.

      Acts 27:41 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.

    • Tumultuous.

      Luke 21:25 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;

      Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

  • 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 gate of his enemies;

    1 Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

    Job 6:3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

    Psalms 78:27 He rained flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of 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 troubled at thy departure.

  • Passed over in ships.

    Psalms 104:26 There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.

    Psalms 107:23 They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

  • 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,

    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.

    2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;

  • COMMERCIAL NATIONS
    • Often built cities on the borders of.

      Genesis 49:13 Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.

      Ezekiel 27:3 And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.

      Nahum 3:8 Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?

    • 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 suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.

  • 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 hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

  • The renewed earth shall be without.

    Revelation 21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of heavy afflictions.

      Isaiah 43:2 When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

      Lamentations 2:13 What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?

    • (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.

    • (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 look 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 have no mercy; their voice roareth like the sea; and they ride upon horses, set in array as men for war against thee, O daughter of Zion.

    • (Waves of,) of righteousness.

      Isaiah 48:18 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:

    • (Waves of,) of devastating armies.

      Ezekiel 26:3-4 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. 4 And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.

    • (Waves of,) of the unsteady.

      James 1:6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

    • (Covered with waters,) of the diffusion of spiritual knowledge over the earth in the latter days.

      Isaiah 11:9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

      Habakkuk 2:14 For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

    • (Smooth as glass,) of the peace of heaven.

      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 beasts full of eyes before and behind.

      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.

 
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