New International Version
Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters.
King James Bible
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;
Darby Bible Translation
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters,
World English Bible
Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business in great waters;
Young's Literal Translation
Those going down to the sea in ships, Doing business in many waters,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They that go down to the sea in ships - This is the Fourth comparison. Their captivity was as dangerous and alarming as a dreadful tempest at sea to a weather-beaten mariner.
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they. This is the fourth comparison; their captivity was as dangerous and alarming as a dreadful tempest at sea; with a most natural and striking description of which we are here presented.
LibraryMarch 12. "They Wandered in the Wilderness in a Solitary Way" (Ps. Cvii. 4).
"They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way" (Ps. cvii. 4). All who fight the Lord's battles must be content to die to all the favorable opinions of men and all the flattery of human praise. You cannot make an exception in favor of the good opinions of the children of God. It is very easy for the insidious adversary to make this also all appeal to the flesh. It is all right when God sends us the approval of our fellow men, but we must never make it a motive in our life, but be content with …
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The voice of the LORD is over the waters; the God of glory thunders, the LORD thunders over the mighty waters.
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,
There the ships go to and fro, and Leviathan, which you formed to frolic there.
They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.
Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, you islands, and all who live in them.
But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD.
Then the LORD sent a great wind on the sea, and such a violent storm arose that the ship threatened to break up.
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