11 Bible Verses about Swimming

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 50 helpful votes

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

John 21:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, for he was stripped for work, and threw himself into the sea.

Psalm 8:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the seas.

Psalm 23:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

Psalm 18:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the channels of the sea were seen, and the foundations of the world were laid bare at your rebuke, O Lord, at the blast of the breath of your nostrils.

Daniel 7:1-28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay in his bed. Then he wrote down the dream and told the sum of the matter. Daniel declared, “I saw in my vision by night, and behold, the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea. And four great beasts came up out of the sea, different from one another. The first was like a lion and had eagles' wings. Then as I looked its wings were plucked off, and it was lifted up from the ground and made to stand on two feet like a man, and the mind of a man was given to it. And behold, another beast, a second one, like a bear. It was raised up on one side. It had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth; and it was told, ‘Arise, devour much flesh.’ ...

Isaiah 25:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he will spread out his hands in the midst of it as a swimmer spreads his hands out to swim, but the Lord will lay low his pompous pride together with the skill of his hands.

Psalm 13:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?

Acts 27:1-44 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when it was decided that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort named Julius. And embarking in a ship of Adramyttium, which was about to sail to the ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea, accompanied by Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica. The next day we put in at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and gave him leave to go to his friends and be cared for. And putting out to sea from there we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were against us. And when we had sailed across the open sea along the coast of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra in Lycia. ...

Ecclesiastes 12:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

My son, beware of anything beyond these. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Proverbs 8:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he drew a circle on the face of the deep,

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