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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. p.) of Shear.

2. (v.) imp. of Shear.

3. (n.) A sewer.

4. (n.) A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.

5. (v. t.) To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore up a building.

6. (n.) The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.

7. (v. t.) To set on shore.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SHORE

shor:

(1) choph, always of the Mediterranean, variously translated "haven," "beach," "shore," "sea-shore," "coast," "sea coast" (Genesis 49:13 Deuteronomy 1:7 Joshua 9:1 Judges 5:17 Jeremiah 47:7 Ezekiel 25:16).

(2) saphah, literally, "lip"; compare Arabic shafat, "lip"; of the sand upon the seashore, a figure of multitude (Genesis 22:17 Exodus 14:30 Joshua 11:4 Judges 7:12 1 Samuel 13:5 1 Kings 4:29); the shore of the Red Sea or Gulf of `Aqabah by Ezion-geber (1 Kings 9:26 2 Chronicles 8:17); the brink of the River Nile (Genesis 41:3, 17); the edge (the King James Version "brink") of the valley of Arnon (Deuteronomy 2:36).

(3) qatseh, literally, "end," "extremity," the uttermost part (the King James Version "shore") of the Salt Sea (Joshua 15:2); qetsh ha-'arets, "the end of the earth" (Psalm 46:9); compare Arabic 'aqaci-l-'ard, "the uttermost parts of the earth."

(4) cheilos, literally, "lip," "as the sand which is by the seashore" (Hebrews 11:12).

(5) aigialos, the beach (the King James Version "shore") of the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 13:2, 48 John 21:4); of the Mediterranean (Acts 21:5; Acts 27:39, 40).

(6) asson parelegonto ten Kreten, doubtful reading, "sailed along Crete, close in shore" (the King James Version "sailed along by Crete") (Acts 27:13).

See COAST; HAVEN; SAND.

Alfred Ely Day

Greek
966. Bethsaida -- "house of fish," Bethsaida, the name of two ...
... 965, 966. Bethsaida. 967 . "house of fish," Bethsaida, the name of two
cities on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/966.htm - 6k

1082. Gennesaret -- Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the ...
... Gennesaret, a fertile plain on W. shore of the Sea of Galilee. Part of Speech: Proper
Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Gennesaret Phonetic Spelling: (ghen-nay ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1082.htm - 6k

5491. cheilos -- a lip, an edge
... a lip, an edge. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: cheilos Phonetic Spelling:
(khi'-los) Short Definition: a lip, mouth, shore Definition: a lip ...
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123. aigialos -- the seashore
... Transliteration: aigialos Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-ghee-al-os') Short Definition:
sea-coast, beach Definition: sea-coast, (sandy) beach; shore (of sea ... shore. ...
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4358. prosormizo -- to bring (a ship) to anchor at
... Word Origin from pros and hormos (an anchorage) Definition to bring (a ship) to
anchor at NASB Word Usage moored (1). draw to the shore, anchor. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4358.htm - 6k

495. antipera -- on the opposite side
... side. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: antipera Phonetic Spelling:
(an-tee-per'-an) Short Definition: on the opposite side or shore Definition: on ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/495.htm - 6k

1877. epanago -- to put out (to sea), to return
... Verb Transliteration: epanago Phonetic Spelling: (ep-an-ag'-o) Short Definition:
I put out, go up Definition: (a) nautical: I put out (from the shore), (lit: I ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1877.htm - 6k

2718. katerchomai -- to come down
... Short Definition: I come down Definition: I come down from sky to earth, or from
high land to lower land (or to the coast), or from the high seas to the shore. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2718.htm - 7k

99. Adrias -- the Adriatic, the name of a sea
... Adria. From Adria (a place near its shore); the Adriatic sea (including the Ionian) --
Adria. (adria) -- 1 Occurrence. 98, 99. Adrias. 100 . Strong's Numbers
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/99.htm - 6k

1826. exeimi -- to go forth
... depart, get to land, go out. From ek and eimi (to go); to issue, ie Leave (a place),
escape (to the shore) -- depart, get (to land), go out. see GREEK ek. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1826.htm - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
2348. choph -- shore, coast
... 2347, 2348. choph. 2349 . shore, coast. Transliteration: choph Phonetic Spelling:
(khofe) Short Definition: seacoast. ... coast of the sea, haven, shore, seaside ...
/hebrew/2348.htm - 6k

5872. En Gedi -- "spring of a kid," a place on W. shore of the ...
... En Gedi. 5873 . "spring of a kid," a place on W. shore of the Dead Sea.
Transliteration: En Gedi Phonetic Spelling: (ane geh'-dee) Short Definition: Engedi. ...
/hebrew/5872.htm - 6k

6100. Etsyon Geber -- a city on the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba
... a city on the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba. Transliteration: Etsyon Geber Phonetic
Spelling: (ets-yone' gheh'ber) Short Definition: Ezion-geber. ...
/hebrew/6100.htm - 6k

4334. mishor -- a level place, uprightness
... 4333, 4334. mishor or mishor. 4335 . a level place, uprightness. Transliteration:
mishor or mishor Phonetic Spelling: (mee-shore') Short Definition: plain. ...
/hebrew/4334.htm - 6k

8193. saphah -- lip, speech, edge
... 10), binding (2), brim (9), edge (17), empty (2), gossip* (1), language (6), lip
(1), lip service (1), lips (100), mere (1), seashore* (7), shore (1), speech ...
/hebrew/8193.htm - 6k

3381. yarad -- to come or go down, descend
... to descend, to go downwards to a lower region, as the shore. A primitive root;
to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally ...
/hebrew/3381.htm - 7k

8270. shor -- umbilical cord
... 8269, 8270. shor. 8271 . umbilical cord. Transliteration: shor Phonetic
Spelling: (shore) Short Definition: body. Word Origin from ...
/hebrew/8270.htm - 6k

4231. machoz -- a city
... haven. From an unused root meaning to enclose; a harbor (as shut in by the shore) --
haven. 4230, 4231. machoz. 4232 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/4231.htm - 5k

7794. shor -- a head of cattle (bullock, ox, etc.)
... 7793, 7794. shor. 7795 . a head of cattle (bullock, ox, etc.). Transliteration:
shor Phonetic Spelling: (shore) Short Definition: ox. ...
/hebrew/7794.htm - 6k

7097. qatseh -- end, extremity
... variety of applications and idioms; compare qets) -- X after, border, brim, brink,
edge, end, (in-)finite, frontier, outmost coast, quarter, shore, (out-)side ...
/hebrew/7097.htm - 5k

Library

For Travellers on the Sea-Shore
... For Travellers On the Sea-Shore. IV. On the Sea-Shore 10,10,10,4. Wie schäumt
so feierlich. [231]de la Motte Fouqué. Thou, solemn ...
/.../for travellers on the sea-shore.htm

The Missionary on the Sea Shore.
... THE MISSIONARY ON THE SEA SHORE. THE MISSIONARY ON THE SEA SHORE.
10,10,10,4. "And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: There ...
/.../borthwick/hymns from the land of luther/the missionary on the sea.htm

Afar Upon a Foreign Shore
... No. 107 Afar upon a foreign shore. SAINTS, St. Ursula Afar upon a foreign shore.
Ancient Breton Melody Arr. by NA M. Andante religioso. ...
/.../various/the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 107 afar upon a.htm

Shining Shore. Trochaic.
... 498 Shining Shore. 8s & 7s. Trochaic. ... we stand on Jordan's strand, Our friends are
passing over; And, just before, the shining shore We may almost discover. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lorenz/the otterbein hymnal/498 shining shore 8s &.htm

Shining Shore. Trochaic.
... 499 Shining Shore. 8s & 7s. Trochaic. Wayfarers. (1147) Wayfarers in the
wilderness, By morn, and noon, and even, Day after day, we ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lorenz/the otterbein hymnal/499 shining shore 8s &.htm

"Pull for the Shore. "
... "Pull for the Shore.". Look at that man in a boat on Niagara River. He is
only about a mile from the rapids. A man on the bank shouts ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/pull for the shore.htm

"Pull for the Shore, Sailor. "
... "Pull for the Shore, Sailor.". A vessel was wrecked off the shore. Eager
eyes were watching and strong arms manned the life-boat. ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/pull for the shore sailor.htm

Christ's Kingdom among the Gentiles. 1 Jesus Shall Reign Where'er ...
... 1 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run; His kingdom
stretch from shore to shore Till moons shall wax and wane no more. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/284 christs kingdom among.htm

Never Weather-Beaten Sail More Willing Bent to Shore,
... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First XXV Never weather-beaten sail more willing
bent to shore,. Never tired pilgrim's limbs affected slumber more, ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/xxv never weather-beaten sail more.htm

But You, Beloved, who Possess this Faith, or who have Begun Now ...
... hear:" and whilst the net which is cast into the sea, and gathers together all kinds
of fishes, as saith the holy Gospel, is being drawn unto the shore, that is ...
/.../augustine/concerning faith of things not seen /11 but you beloved who.htm

Thesaurus
Shore (45 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore
up a building. ... 7. (vt) To set on shore. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/s/shore.htm - 22k

Sea-shore (11 Occurrences)
Sea-shore. Seashore, Sea-shore. Seaside . Multi-Version Concordance
Sea-shore (11 Occurrences). Hebrews 11:12 wherefore ...
/s/sea-shore.htm - 9k

Seashore (20 Occurrences)
... one were begotten -- and that of one who had become dead -- as the stars of the
heaven in multitude, and as sand that 'is' by the sea-shore -- the innumerable. ...
/s/seashore.htm - 12k

Zarephath (4 Occurrences)
... The site of the ancient town is marked by the ruins on the shore to the South of
the modern village, about 8 miles to the South of Sidon, which extend along ...
/z/zarephath.htm - 11k

Lake (45 Occurrences)
... Matthew 4:18 And walking along the shore of the Lake of Galilee He saw two
brothers--Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew--throwing a drag-net into the ...
/l/lake.htm - 24k

Land (19790 Occurrences)
... 12. (vt) To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark;
to debark. ... (vt) To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish. ...
/l/land.htm - 21k

Haven (8 Occurrences)
... ha'-v'-n (1) choph (Genesis 49:13, the Revised Version margin "beach"; Judges
5:17, the Revised Version margin "shore," the King James Version "seashore," the ...
/h/haven.htm - 11k

Fishing (4 Occurrences)
... (1) With Hooks: Some fishing is done with hooks and lines, either on poles
when fishing from shore, or on trawls in deep-sea fishing. ...
/f/fishing.htm - 13k

Board (47 Occurrences)
... Matthew 13:2 when a vast multitude of people crowded round Him. He therefore went
on board a boat and sat there, while all the people stood on the shore. ...
/b/board.htm - 23k

Bethsaida (7 Occurrences)
... The multitude following on foot along the northern shore of the lake would cross
the Jordan by the ford at its mouth which is used by foot travelers to this day ...
/b/bethsaida.htm - 19k

Concordance
Shore (45 Occurrences)

Matthew 4:18
And walking along the shore of the Lake of Galilee He saw two brothers--Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew--throwing a drag-net into the Lake; for they were fishers.
(WEY)

Matthew 13:1
That same day Jesus had left the house and was sitting on the shore of the Lake,
(WEY)

Matthew 13:2
And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.
(KJV WEY DBY WBS NIV)

Matthew 13:48
Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
(KJV DBY WBS RSV NIV)

Matthew 14:22
Immediately afterwards He made the disciples go on board the boat and cross to the opposite shore, leaving Him to dismiss the people.
(WEY)

Mark 1:16
One day, passing along the shore of the Lake of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother, throwing their nets in the Lake; for they were fisherman.
(WEY)

Mark 2:13
Again He went out to the shore of the Lake, and the whole multitude kept coming to Him, and He taught them.
(WEY NAS)

Mark 4:1
Once more He began to teach by the side of the Lake, and a vast multitude of people came together to listen to Him. He therefore went on board the boat and sat there, a little way from the land; and all the people were on the shore close to the water.
(WEY NIV)

Mark 5:1
So they arrived at the opposite shore of the Lake, in the country of the Gerasenes.
(WEY)

Mark 5:21
When Jesus had re-crossed in the boat to the other side, a vast multitude came crowding to Him; and He was on the shore of the Lake,
(WEY NAS)

Mark 6:47
When evening was come, the boat was half way across the Lake, while he Himself was on shore alone.
(WEY)

Mark 6:53
When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret, and moored to the shore.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Luke 5:3
He entered into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the land. He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat.
(See NIV)

Luke 5:11
And having run the ships on shore, leaving all they followed him.
(DBY NIV)

Luke 8:22
And it came to pass on one of the days, that he entered into a ship, himself and his disciples; and he said to them, Let us pass over to the other side of the lake; and they set off from shore.
(DBY)

Luke 8:26
Then they put in to shore in the country of the Gerasenes, which lies opposite to Galilee.
(WEY)

John 6:1
After these things, Jesus went away to the other side of the sea of Galilee, which is also called the Sea of Tiberias.
(See NIV)

John 6:21
Then they were willing to take Him on board; and in a moment the boat reached the shore at the point to which they were going.
(WEY NIV)

John 6:22
On the next day, the multitude that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other boat there, except the one in which his disciples had embarked, and that Jesus hadn't entered with his disciples into the boat, but his disciples had gone away alone.
(See NIV)

John 21:4
But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT NIV)

John 21:8
But the other disciples came in the little boat (for they were not far from the land, but about two hundred cubits away), dragging the net full of fish.
(See NIV)

Acts 21:5
And when we had accomplished those days, we departed and went our way; and they all brought us on our way, with wives and children, till we were out of the city: and we kneeled down on the shore, and prayed.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Acts 27:13
When the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to shore.
(WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:14
But before long, a stormy wind beat down from shore, which is called Euroclydon.
(WEB)

Acts 27:39
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.
(KJV DBY WBS RSV)

Acts 27:40
And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.
(KJV WBS YLT)

Acts 28:1
When we had escaped, then they learned that the island was called Malta.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 11:12
Therefore as many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as innumerable as the sand which is by the sea shore, were fathered by one man, and him as good as dead.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 13:1
And he took up a position upon the sands of the sea-shore. Then I saw a Wild Beast coming up out of the sea, and he had ten horns and seven heads. On his horns were ten kingly crowns, and inscribed on his heads were names full of blasphemy.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Genesis 22:17
that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 49:13
Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; And he shall be for a haven of ships; And his border shall be upon Sidon.
(See JPS DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 14:30
Thus Yahweh saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 9:1
It happened, when all the kings who were beyond the Jordan, in the hill country, and in the lowland, and on all the shore of the great sea in front of Lebanon, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard of it
(WEB JPS ASV)

Joshua 11:4
They went out, they and all their armies with them, many people, even as the sand that is on the seashore in multitude, with very many horses and chariots.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 15:2
And their south border was from the shore of the salt sea, from the bay that looketh southward:
(KJV WBS)

Joshua 15:12
The west border was to the shore of the great sea. This is the border of the children of Judah according to their families.
(WEB)

Judges 5:17
Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode in his breaches.
(KJV JPS WBS NAS)

1 Samuel 13:5
The Philistines assembled themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the sand which is on the seashore in multitude: and they came up, and encamped in Michmash, eastward of Beth Aven.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 4:29
God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion Geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 8:17
Then went Solomon to Ezion Geber, and to Eloth, on the seashore in the land of Edom.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 47:7
How can you be quiet, seeing Yahweh has given you a command? Against Ashkelon, and against the seashore, there has he appointed it.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Ezekiel 27:29
All who handled the oar, the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall come down from their ships; they shall stand on the land,
(See RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 47:10
It shall happen, that fishermen shall stand by it: from En Gedi even to En Eglaim shall be a place for the spreading of nets; their fish shall be after their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many.
(See NIV)

Zephaniah 2:11
Yahweh will be awesome to them, for he will famish all the gods of the land. Men will worship him, everyone from his place, even all the shores of the nations.
(Root in WEB NIV)

Subtopics

Shore

Related Terms

Sea-shore (11 Occurrences)

Seashore (20 Occurrences)

Zarephath (4 Occurrences)

Lake (45 Occurrences)

Land (19790 Occurrences)

Haven (8 Occurrences)

Fishing (4 Occurrences)

Board (47 Occurrences)

Bethsaida (7 Occurrences)

Vast (54 Occurrences)

Gennesaret (3 Occurrences)

Tiberias (3 Occurrences)

Puteoli (1 Occurrence)

Beach (7 Occurrences)

Arrive (20 Occurrences)

Seacoast (7 Occurrences)

Capernaum (16 Occurrences)

Gerasenes (3 Occurrences)

Salim (1 Occurrence)

Tyre (59 Occurrences)

Zareth-shahar (1 Occurrence)

Zarethshahar (1 Occurrence)

Zeb'ulun (41 Occurrences)

Opposite (137 Occurrences)

Landing (4 Occurrences)

Lip (20 Occurrences)

Wreck (1 Occurrence)

Toucheth (45 Occurrences)

Throwing (29 Occurrences)

Rakkon (1 Occurrence)

Ezion-geber (6 Occurrences)

Engedi (6 Occurrences)

Eziongeber (3 Occurrences)

Dalmatia (1 Occurrence)

Mallus

Pontus (3 Occurrences)

Phoenix (2 Occurrences)

Pihahiroth (4 Occurrences)

Pi-hahiroth (4 Occurrences)

Beacon (3 Occurrences)

Creek (1 Occurrence)

Caesarea (20 Occurrences)

Cyprus (12 Occurrences)

Crane (2 Occurrences)

Ashore (11 Occurrences)

Sue (2 Occurrences)

Strand (3 Occurrences)

Seas (40 Occurrences)

Bar (27 Occurrences)

Havilah (7 Occurrences)

Leaving (80 Occurrences)

Sand (40 Occurrences)

Galilee (73 Occurrences)

Cities (427 Occurrences)

Ciccar

Exodus (2 Occurrences)

Dead (580 Occurrences)

Crowd (166 Occurrences)

Numerous (88 Occurrences)

Seaside (12 Occurrences)

Point (106 Occurrences)

Arabah (32 Occurrences)

Hammath (2 Occurrences)

Wanderings (7 Occurrences)

Great (10383 Occurrences)

Wind (180 Occurrences)

Sea (4178 Occurrences)

Close (186 Occurrences)

Plain (113 Occurrences)

Lebanon (66 Occurrences)

Halicarnassus

Quarantine (3 Occurrences)

Vessels (210 Occurrences)

Zaanannim (2 Occurrences)

Kedesh (12 Occurrences)

Knelt (20 Occurrences)

Kept (891 Occurrences)

Kneeled (12 Occurrences)

Kartan (1 Occurrence)

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