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Channels of the Sea
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Channels of the Sea
Channels of the Sea. Valleys or stream beds in the ocean floor. When the Lord delivered David from all his enemies and from King Saul, David praised God’s great power, which could expose the ocean floor with a blast of his breath (2 Sm 22:16; Ps 18:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Channels of the Sea
CHANNELS OF THE SEA* Valleys or stream beds in the ocean floor. When the Lord delivered David from all his enemies and from King Saul, David praised God’s great power, which could expose the ocean floor with a blast of his breath (2 Sm 22:16; Ps 18:15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Channel
CHANNEL. In the KJV two words are translated “channel.”1. Heb. ˒apı̂q refers to the streambed or riverbed (Isa 8:7; cf. Joel 3:18, RSV), or to deep ravines in the ocean floor (2 Sam 22:16; Ps 18:15; cf. Ezk 35:8; 36:4, 6 RSV).2. Heb. shibboleth refers to the flowing stream of the Euphrates River (Isa
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Channel
Channel(1.) The bed of the sea or of a river (Ps. 18:15; Isa. 8:7).(2.) The “chanelbone” (Job 31:22 marg.), properly “tube” or “shaft,” an old term for the collar-bone.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHANNEL
CHANNEL<chan’-el> (אָפִיק‎ [’aphiq] (root אָפַק‎ [’aphaq], “to hold or contain,” “to be strong”; compare Arabic [’afaq] “to overcome” and [’afiq], “preeminent”); שִׁבֹּלֶת‎ [shibboleth] (שָׁבַל‎ [shabhal], “to go,” “to go up or grow,” “to flow”; compare Arabic [’asbal], “to flow,” “to
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Channel
channel. This English term is used in modern versions to render a variety of Hebrew words that can also be translated “stream,” “river,” etc. The KJV uses it a few times to render ʾāpîq H692 (often translated “valley, ravine”). In Isa. 8:7 warning is given that in refusing the gentle waters of Shiloah
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Channel
CHANNEL, chanʹel (אָפִיק‎, ’āphīḳ [r. אָפַק‎, ’āphaḳ, “to hold or contain,” “to be strong”; cf Arab. ’afaḳ, “to overcome,” and ʼāfiḳ, “preëminent”]; שִבֹּלֶת‎, shibbōleth [r. שָׁבַל‎, shābhal, “to go,” “to go up or grow,” “to flow”; cf Arab. ʼasbal, “to flow,” “to rain,” “to put forth ears”; sabalat,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHANNELS
CHANNELS [אֲפִקִיםʾafiqim, יְאֹרִיםyeʾorim; ἀφεσεις apheseis, πηγαί pēgai, ποταμοί potamoi, φάρανγες pharanges]. Natural or engineered conduits for WATER. Yeʾorim, an Egyptian loan-word, is often used to denote the channels of the Nile (Ezek 29:3–10). According to ancient cosmology, the channels