Shoal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; -- said especially of fish; as, a shoal of bass.

2. (v. i.) To assemble in a multitude; to throng; as, the fishes shoaled about the place.

3. (a.) Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water.

4. (n.) A place where the water of a sea, lake, river, pond, etc., is shallow; a shallow.

5. (n.) A sandbank or bar which makes the water shoal.

6. (v. i.) To become shallow; as, the color of the water shows where it shoals.

7. (v. t.) To cause to become more shallow; to come to a more shallow part of; as, a ship shoals her water by advancing into that which is less deep.

Greek
4950. Surtis -- "shoal," Syrtis, the name of two large sandbanks ...
... "shoal ... Word Origin from suro Definition "shoal," Syrtis, the name of two large sandbanks
on the Lybian coast NASB Word Usage Syrtis (1). quicksands, Syrtis. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8168. shoal -- hollow hand, handful
... 8167, 8168. shoal. 8169 . hollow hand, handful. Transliteration: shoal Phonetic
Spelling: (sho'-al) Short Definition: handfuls. ... 8167, 8168. shoal. 8169 > ...
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4934. mishol -- a hollow passage
... Short Definition: path. Word Origin from the same as shoal Definition a hollow
passage NASB Word Usage narrow path (1). path. From the ...
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Library

The Battle of Thermopylae.
... between mountains and the sea. The mountains landward were steep and
inaccessible; the sea was shoal. The passage between them was ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/xerxes/chapter ix the battle of.htm

Humility
... likewise"and in the midst of it, the Maker of all heaven and earth sitting in a
poor fisher's boat, and condescending to tell them where the shoal of fish ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon xviii humility.htm

The Draw-Net.
... to poles in the sea or the estuaries of rivers; some are dropped in a straight line
into the water, and allowed to remain there suspended until a shoal of fish ...
//christianbookshelf.org/arnot/the parables of our lord/vii the draw-net.htm

'The Lord Thee Keeps'
... of aims with grovelling hearts that cling to wealth or ambition, that are not at
peace with God, and have no holdfasts beyond this 'bank and shoal of time'? ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture st john chaps xv to xxi/the lord thee keeps.htm

Matt. xviii. 15
... all to be cast upon others, should be led on to another vice, soften in themselves,
and desiring to be humored in everything, and run upon the shoal of pride ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lx matt xviii 15.htm

Faustus Seeks to Bring into Ridicule the Orthodox Claim to Believe ...
... He is"Abraham's, namely, and Isaac's and Jacob's; as if Abraham were a landmark
to steer by in your invocation, to escape shipwreck among a shoal of deities? ...
/.../faustus seeks to bring into.htm

Of the Use of Reason in Religion; and of Dreams, Auguries, Oracles ...
... For when, in accordance with the Sibylline books, the Id├Žan mother was sent for,
and the ship in which she was conveyed had grounded on a shoal of the river ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap viii of the use of.htm

For Mariners.
... Deliver us, good Lord, we pray. With cordage snapt, and canvas riven,. Through straits
thick-strown with rock and shoal,. Along some gulph-stream. darkly driven ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn ccxliv for mariners.htm

Litany
... Sweet Spirit comfort me! When the passing-bell doth toll,. And the Furies in a
shoal. Come to fright a parting soul; Sweet Spirit comfort me! ...
//christianbookshelf.org/palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/xcv litany.htm

Pilot.
... Jesus, Savior, pilot me, Over life's tempestuous sea; Unknown waves before me roll,
Hiding rock and treach'rous shoal; Chart and compass come from thee; Jesus ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lorenz/the otterbein hymnal/341 pilot 7s.htm

Thesaurus
Shoal (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; -- said especially of fish;
as, a shoal of bass. ... 3. (a.) Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water. ...
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Flash (19 Occurrences)
... 15. (n.) Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes. 16. (n.) A pool. 17. (n.) A
reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that ...
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Shallow (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Not deep; having little depth; shoal. ... 4. (n.) A place in a body of water
where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf. 5. (n.) The rudd. ...
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Shobab (4 Occurrences)

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Exodus (2 Occurrences)
... 21), and the sea (or "lake," as the word yam often means in the Old Testament; see
Gesenius, Lexicon, under the word) was thus "divided," a shoal being formed ...
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Flat (33 Occurrences)
... 14. (n.) A level tract lying at little depth below the surface of water, or alternately
covered and left bare by the tide; a shoal; a shallow; a strand. 15. ...
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Beacon (3 Occurrences)
... warning. 2. (n.) A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the
shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners. 3 ...
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Bank (28 Occurrences)
... other hollow. 5. (n.) An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal,
shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland. 6. (n ...
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Camel (13 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A water-tight structure (as a large box or boxes) used to assist a vessel
in passing over a shoal or bar or in navigating shallow water. ...
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Sho'a (1 Occurrence)
Sho'a. Shoa, Sho'a. Shoal . Multi-Version Concordance Sho'a (1 Occurrence).
Ezekiel ... them. (See RSV). Shoa, Sho'a. Shoal . Reference Bible.
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Bible Concordance
Shoal (2 Occurrences)

Luke 5:6 When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.
(See RSV)

Acts 27:41 But coming to a place where two seas met, they ran the vessel aground. The bow struck and remained immovable, but the stern began to break up by the violence of the waves.
(See RSV)

Subtopics

Shoal

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Beacon (3 Occurrences)

Bank (28 Occurrences)

Camel (13 Occurrences)

Sho'a (1 Occurrence)

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