Coast; Coastland; Coastline
Coastland • Coastline
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
COAST. This word is translated variously as “border,” “boundary,” “coast,” “territory,” or “region,” in the RSV (Num 34:11; Josh 1:4; Jdg 1:18; Acts 27:2). Where the KJV has “coast,” the RSV usually has “border” or “boundary.” The seacoast itself is seldom mentioned (Acts 27:2; Lk 6:17). See Border.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Coast, border, with no more reference to lands bordering on the sea than to any other bordering lands.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
COAST. An inaccurate rendering of several terms, meaning border, except in the expression “sea coast.” See Seacoast, Seashore.
COASTLAND (Heb. ˒ı̂). Any maritime district; whether belonging to a continent or to an island; thus it is used of the shore of the Mediterranean (Isa. 20:6; 23:2, 6) and of the coasts of Elishah (Ezek. 27:7), i.e., of Greece and Asia Minor. Occasionally coastlands is specifically used of an island, as
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
coastLand bordering an ocean, sea, or lake is called a coast or shore. Coasts feature a great variety of landforms ranging from gently sloping beaches to steep cliffs. This variety is the result of the different natural processes that formed the coasts as well as the type and structure of the rock that
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
COAST Land bordering a major body of water and used by KJV in obsolete sense of territories, borders, frontiers.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5