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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A great wave or surge of the sea or other water, caused usually by violent wind.

2. (n.) A great wave or flood of anything.

3. (v. i.) To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

bil'-o (gal, "a great rolling wave"): Figuratively, of trouble, "All thy waves and thy billows are gone over me" (Psalm 42:7; compare Jonah 2:3).

2830. kludon -- a billow (of water)
... a billow (of water). Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: kludon Phonetic
Spelling: (kloo'-dohn) Short Definition: rough water Definition: rough ...
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2949. kuma -- a wave
... a wave. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: kuma Phonetic Spelling:
(koo'-mah) Short Definition: a wave Definition: a wave, surge, billow. ...
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4535. salos -- a tossing, spec. the swell (of the sea)
... the swell (of the sea) NASB Word Usage waves (1). wave. Probably from the base of
saino; a vibration, ie (specially), billow -- wave. see GREEK saino. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1530. gal -- a heap, wave, billow
... 1529, 1530. gal. 1531 . a heap, wave, billow. Transliteration: gal Phonetic
Spelling: (gal) Short Definition: waves. ... billow, heap, spring, wave. ...
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4867. mishbar -- a breaker (of the sea)
... billow, wave. From shabar; a breaker (of the sea) -- billow, wave. see HEBREW
shabar. 4866, 4867. mishbar. 4868 . Strong's Numbers.
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Travelers by Sea and Land 416. Fierce was the Wild Billow
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Travelers by Sea and Land 416. Fierce was the wild billow. ... Tr. Tr. John Mason Neale, 1862. Fierce was the wild billow,. ...
/.../travelers by sea and land 3.htm

Sailors' Hymns.
... "FIERCE WAS THE WILD BILLOW.". ([Greek: Zopheras trikumias]). ... The "Wild Billow"
song was the principle seaman's hymn of the early church. ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter x sailors hymns.htm

Mr. Fearing Comforted
... blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven." He was
of faith so strong, that at Christ's command he could tread the billow and find ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/mr fearing comforted.htm

Exhortation to Abandon their Old Errors and Listen to the ...
... "Urge the ship beyond that smoke and billow." [1024]. Let us shun,
fellow-mariners, let us shun this billow; it vomits forth fire ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter xii exhortation to abandon their.htm

Twenty-Fourth Day. Firmness in Temptation.
... But the "prince of this world" came, and found "nothing in Him." Billow after billow
of Satanic violence spent their fury, in vain, on the Living Rock! Reader! ...
/.../macduff/the mind of jesus/twenty-fourth day firmness in temptation.htm

Under the Apple Tree. "I Sat Down under his Shadow with Great ...
... Others of you sought by various systems of thought to come to an anchorage; but,
tossed from billow to billow, you found no rest upon the seething sea of ...
// he come/under the apple tree i sat.htm

To Olympias. Do not be Anxious on My Behalf, nor Rack Yourself ...
... he saw this great storm stirred up in a brief moment of time affecting his lands,
his house, his cattle, and his children, when he saw billow following billow ...
// the priesthood/to olympias do not be.htm

part i.
... torrent of self-gratification. There must be a counter-current; billow
must battle with billow. The antagonist principle demanded ...
// faithful steward/part i.htm

... Hovering over the water he came, upon glittering pinions, Living, a wonder, outgrown
from the tight-laced gold of his sandals; Bounding from billow to billow ...
// and other poems/andromeda.htm

Herodotus and Xenophon.
... and he rode so gracefully and gallantly on the lofty crest that mankind have given
him the credit of raising and sustaining the magnificent billow on which he ...
/.../abbott/cyrus the great/chapter i herodotus and xenophon.htm

Billow (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (vi) To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. BILLOW. ... Multi-Version Concordance Billow (1 Occurrence). ...
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Bill (9 Occurrences)

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Euroclydon (1 Occurrence)
... South-east billow, the name of the wind which blew in the Adriatic Gulf, and which
struck the ship in which Paul was wrecked on the coast of Malta (Acts 27:14 ...
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Dismay (16 Occurrences)
... Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in sun, and moon, and stars, and on the land
'is' distress of nations with perplexity, sea and billow roaring; (See NAS). ...
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Billowed (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Billow. Multi-Version Concordance
Billowed (1 Occurrence). Exodus 19:18 Mount Sinai, all ...
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Sea (4178 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) The swell of the ocean or other body of water in a high wind; motion of
the water's surface; also, a single wave; a billow; as, there was a high sea ...
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Surge (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A spring; a fountain. 2. (n.) A large wave or
billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind. ...
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Swell (9 Occurrences)
... 23. (n.) A wave, or billow; especially, a succession of large waves; the roll of
the sea after a storm; as, a heavy swell sets into the harbor. 24. ...
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Bible Concordance
Billow (1 Occurrence)

Luke 21:25 "There will be signs in sun, moon, and stars; and on earth anguish among the nations in their bewilderment at the roaring of the sea and its billows;
(Root in WEY ASV YLT)



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