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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Ships

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  • Probably originated from the ark made by Noah
    Genesis 7:17,18

  • Antiquity of, among the Jews
    Genesis 49:13 ; Judges 5:17

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Gallant
      Isaiah 33:21
    • Large
      James 3:4
    • Strong
      Isaiah 23:14
    • Swift
      Job 9:26

  • Solomon built a navy of
    1 Kings 9:26

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Of Chittim
      Numbers 24:24 ; Daniel 11:30
    • Of Tarshish
      Isaiah 23:1 ; 60:9
    • Of Adramyttium
      Acts 27:2
    • Of Alexandria
      Acts 27:6
    • Of Chaldea
      Isaiah 43:14
    • Of Tyre
      2 Chronicles 8:18

  • Generally made of the fir tree
    Ezekiel 27:5

  • Sometimes made of bulrushes
    Isaiah 18:2

  • The seams of, were caulked
    Ezekiel 27:9,27

  • PARTS OF MENTIONED
    • The forepart or foreship
      Acts 27:30,41
    • The hinder part or stern
      Acts 27:29,41
    • The hold or between the sides
      Jonah 1:5
    • The mast
      Isaiah 33:23 ; Ezekiel 27:5
    • The sails
      Isaiah 33:23 ; Ezekiel 27:7
    • The tackling
      Isaiah 33:23 ; Acts 27:19
    • The rudder or helm
      James 3:4
    • The rudder-bands
      Acts 27:40
    • The anchors
      Acts 27:29,40
    • The boats
      Acts 27:30,32
    • The oars
      Isaiah 33:21 ; Ezekiel 27:6

  • Often the property of individuals
    Acts 27:11

  • Commanded by a master
    Jonah 1:6 ; Acts 27:11

  • Guided in their course by pilots
    Ezekiel 27:8,27-29

  • Governed and directed by the helm
    James 3:4

  • Course of frequently directed by the heavenly bodies
    Acts 27:20

  • Worked by mariners or sailors
    Ezekiel 27:9,27 ; Jonah 1:5 ; Acts 27:30

  • Generally impelled by sails
    Acts 27:2-7

  • Often impelled by oars
    Jonah 1:13 ; John 6:19

  • NAVIGATED
    • Rivers
      Isaiah 33:21
    • Lakes
      Luke 5:1,2
    • The ocean
      Psalm 104:26 ; 107:23

  • Soundings usually taken for, in dangerous places
    Acts 27:28

  • Usually distinguished by signs or figure heads
    Acts 28:11

  • Course of, through the midst of the sea, wonderful
    Proverbs 30:18,19

  • EMPLOYED IN
    • Trading
      1 Kings 22:48 ; 2 Chronicles 8:18 ; 9:21
    • Fishing
      Matthew 4:21 ; Luke 5:4-9 ; John 21:3-8
    • War
      Numbers 24:24 ; Daniel 11:30,40
    • Carrying passengers
      Jonah 1:3 ; Acts 27:2,6 ; 28:11

  • The hinder part of, occupied by the passengers
    Mark 4:38

  • ENDANGERED BY
    • Storms
      Jonah 1:4 ; Mark 4:37,38
    • Quicksands
      Acts 27:17
    • Rocks
      Acts 27:29

  • When damaged were sometimes undergirded with cables
    Acts 27:17

  • Were often wrecked
    1 Kings 22:48 ; Psalm 48:7 ; Acts 27:41-44 ; 2 Corinthians 11:25

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of industrious women
      Proverbs 31:14
    • (Wrecked,) of departure from the faith
      1 Timothy 1:19

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Ships'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/s/ships.html. 1897.

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