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Ships


1. Probably originated from the ark made by Noah. Ge 7:17,18.

2. Antiquity of, among the Jews. Ge 49:13; Jdj 5:17.

3. Described as

a. Gallant. Isa 33:21.

b. Large. Jas 3:4.

c. Strong. Isa 23:14.

d. Swift. Job 9:26.

4. Solomon built a navy of. 1Ki 9:26.

5. Mentioned in scripture

a. Of Chittim. Nu 24:24; Da 11:30.

b. Of Tarshish. Isa 23:1; 60:9.

c. Of Adramyttium. Ac 27:2.

d. Of Alexandria. Ac 27:6.

e. Of Chaldea. Isa 43:14.

f. Of Tyre. 2Ch 8:18.

6. Generally made of the fir tree. Eze 27:5.

7. Sometimes made of bulrushes. Isa 18:2.

8. The seams of, were caulked. Eze 27:9,27.

9. Parts of mentioned

a. The forepart or foreship. Ac 27:30,41.

b. The hinder part or stern. Ac 27:29,41.

c. The hold or between the sides. Jon 1:5.

d. The mast. Isa 33:23; Eze 27:5.

e. The sails. Isa 33:23; Eze 27:7.

f. The tackling. Isa 33:23; Ac 27:19.

g. The rudder or helm. Jas 3:4.

h. The rudder-bands. Ac 27:40.

i. The anchors. Ac 27:29,40.

j. The boats. Ac 27:30,32.

k. The oars. Isa 33:21; Eze 27:6.

10. Often the property of individuals. Ac 27:11.

11. Commanded by a master. Jon 1:6; Ac 27:11.

12. Guided in their course by pilots. Eze 27:8,27-29.

13. Governed and directed by the helm. Jas 3:4.

14. Course of frequently directed by the heavenly bodies. Ac 27:20.

15. Worked by mariners or sailors. Eze 27:9,27; Jon 1:5; Ac 27:30.

16. Generally impelled by sails. Ac 27:2-7.

17. Often impelled by oars. Jon 1:13; Joh 6:19.

18. Navigated

a. Rivers. Isa 33:21.

b. Lakes. Lu 5:1,2.

c. The ocean. Ps 104:26; 107:23.

19. Soundings usually taken for, in dangerous places. Ac 27:28.

20. Usually distinguished by signs or figure heads. Ac 28:11.

21. Course of, through the midst of the sea, wonderful. Pr 30:18,19.

22. Employed in

a. Trading. 1Ki 22:48; 2Ch 8:18; 9:21.

b. Fishing. Mt 4:21; Lu 5:4-9; Joh 21:3-8.

c. War. Nu 24:24; Da 11:30,40.

d. Carrying passengers. Jon 1:3; Ac 27:2,6; 28:11.

23. The hinder part of, occupied by the passengers. Mr 4:38.

24. Endangered by

a. Storms. Jon 1:4; Mr 4:37,38.

b. Quicksands. Ac 27:17.

c. Rocks. Ac 27:29.

25. When damaged were sometimes undergirded with cables. Ac 27:17.

26. Were often wrecked. 1Ki 22:48; Ps 48:7; Ac 27:41-44; 2Co 11:25.

27. Illustrative

a. Of industrious women. Pr 31:14.

b. (Wrecked,) of departure from the faith. 1Ti 1:19.