Psalms 107 :23

Psalms 107 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

American King James Version (AKJV)

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

American Standard Version (ASV)

They that go down to the sea in ships, That do business in great waters;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business in the great waters;

Webster's Revision

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business on great waters;

World English Bible

Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business in great waters;

English Revised Version (ERV)

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

Definitions for Psalms 107 :23

Sea - Large basin.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 107 :23

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.

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 107 :23

They that go down to the sea in ships - The scene here changes again. From those that wander in the desert - from those who are in prison - from those who are sick - the eye of the psalmist turns to those who encounter the perils of the ocean, and he finds there occasion for praise to God. The phrase "go down" or "descend" is employed here because the sea is lower than the land, and because we "descend" when we embark on board of a vessel.

That do business ... - Whose business or employment is on the ocean.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 107 :23

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