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32 Bible Verses About The Ocean That Inspire

Bible verses about the ocean.

The ocean has a certain captivating charm about it. It is not just beautiful, vast, and very dangerous, but it is also full of mystery.

Created on the third day (Genesis 1:9-10), the ocean and the seas have been mentioned in the Bible many times both literally to show the location of significant events, as well as symbolically to show God’s power.

We have compiled 32 powerful Bible verses about the ocean and the seas. These Bible verses show us the immense power that God has over all His creation, including the raging waters of the ocean.

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Bible verses about the ocean.

Bible verses about the ocean

Exodus 14:21-22

“Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Lord drove back the sea by a strong east wind all night and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. And the people of Israel went into the midst of the sea on dry ground, with the waters as a wall on their right hand and on their left.”

Psalm 89:9 

“You rule the raging of the sea; when its waves rise, you still them.”

Psalm 104:25

“Here is the sea, vast and wide, teeming with creatures beyond number— living things both large and small.” 

Psalm 107:29

“He calms the storm, so that its waves are still.”

Psalm 146:6

“He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them— he remains faithful forever.”

Ecclesiastes 1:7

“All the rivers flow into the sea, but the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, there they flow again.”

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Zechariah 14:8

“On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it east to the Dead Sea and half of it west to the Mediterranean Sea, in summer and in winter.”

Psalms 107:23-24

“Some went down to the sea in ships, doing business on the great waters; they saw the deeds of the Lord, his wondrous works in the deep.” 

Bible verses about the ocean.

Nehemiah 9:6

“You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.”

Psalm 95:5

 “The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.”

Genesis 1:9

And God said, ‘Let the waters under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.’ And it was so.” 

Genesis 1:21

“So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.”

Genesis 1:22

“And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.””

Psalm 24:1-2

“The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters.”

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Psalm 8:8-9 

“the birds in the sky, and the fish in the sea, all that swim the paths of the seas. Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!”

Psalm 65:5-7

“You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas, who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength, who stilled the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations. The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.” 

Job 9:8

 “He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea.”

Job 38:8-11

“Who shut up the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb, when I made the clouds its garment and wrapped it in thick darkness, when I fixed limits for it and set its doors and bars in place, when I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther; here is where your proud waves halt’?”

Job 38:16

“Have you entered the springs of the sea, or walked in the recesses of the deep?”

Bible verses about the ocean.

Proverbs 8:27

“When he established the heavens, I was there; when he drew a circle on the face of the deep.”

Psalm 46:2-3

“Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” 

Psalm 77:19

“Your way was through the sea, your path through the mighty waters; yet your footprints were not seen.”

Job 26:12

“By his power he stilled the sea; by his understanding he shattered Rahab.” 

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Psalm 33:7

“He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap; he puts the deeps in storehouses.”

Psalm 66:7-8

“He rules forever by his might; his eyes keep watch on the nations; let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah Bless our God, you peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard,”

Bible verses about the ocean.

Psalm 74:13-14 

“You broke open the fountains and the streams; you dried up mighty rivers. The sea is yours; you made it; your hands formed the dry land.”

Psalm 104:24-26

“O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. There is the sea, great and broad, in which are swarms without number, living things both small and great. There go the ships, and Leviathan that you formed to play in it.”

Isaiah 51:9-10

“Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord, awake as in the days of old, the generations of long ago. Was it not you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the sea monster? Was it not you who dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep, who made the depths of the sea a way for the redeemed to pass over?” (Rahab again refers to Egypt or the sea)

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Jeremiah 5:22

“Do you not fear me? declares the Lord. Do you not tremble before me, who have placed the sand as the perpetual boundary of the sea, a limit that it cannot pass over? Though the waves toss

Matthew 8:26

 “He replied, ‘You of little faith, why are you so afraid?’ Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.”

Psalm 98:7

 “Let the sea resound, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.”

Psalm 93:4

“Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea—the Lord on high is mighty.” 

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