Bank [Heb. śāp̱â, gāḏâ, giḏyâ; Gk. krēmnós, trápeza, chárax]; AV also BRINK, BEFORE (THE RIVER), SIDE, PLACE, COAST, STEEP PLACE, TRENCH (Lk. 19:43); NEB also RIVER-BANK, BESIDE, GORGE (Dt. 2:37), BY, EDGE, SIEGE-WORKS (Lk. 19:43).All the OT occurrences refer to the bank(s) of a river:
Shore [Heb. ḥôp̱ (Gen. 49:13), śāp̱â—‘lip’ (1 K. 9:26; 2 Ch. 8:17), ʾereṣ—‘land’ (Ezk. 27:29); Gk. prosormízō—‘come into (the) harbor’ (“moored to the shore,” Mk. 6:53)]; AV also HAVEN, SIDE, LAND, “drew to the shore”; NEB also COAST, “where they made fast”, etc. Land that borders upon a generally
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). SeeBorder.
SHORE. Various words are rendered by the word “shore” in KJV. In the OT the Heb. hôph (Jdg 5:17; Jer 47:7) is translated “coast” in RSV; in Josh 15:2qāṣeh is rendered more accurately “end” in RSV. The main Heb. word translated “shore” or “seashore” in KJV and RSV alike is śāphâ (lit., “lip,” Gen
Coast, CoastlandThe shore of either the mainland (e.g., Isa. 23:2, 6) or an island (e.g., Jer. 2:10; 47:4) adjacent to or within the Mediterranean Sea (Heb. ʾɩ̂, gĕḇûl). The NRSV frequently translates gĕḇûl as “country” or “border” (e.g., Exod. 34:24; Josh. 13:23). “Coastlands” also indicates
Coast, Coastland (Heb. ˒î, geḇûl).† The shore of either the mainland (e.g., Isa. 23:2, 6) or an island (e.g., Jer. 2:10; 47:4) adjacent to or within the Mediterranean Sea. The KJV frequently translates Heb. ˒î as “island(s)” (e.g., Isa. 11:11; 21:12; 41:1) or “isle(s)” (e.g., Gen. 10:5; Esth.
SEASHORE, SEACOAST.1. The shore of a seacoast (Heb. ḥôp, “chafed” by waves, Gesenius; or enclosed, Fuerst; cf. English cove; seeDeut. 1:7; Judg. 5:17; Jer. 47:7; Ezek. 25:16; Josh. 9:1; “coast,” NIV).2. The extremity of the land (Josh. 15:2, KJV, “shore,” Heb. qāṣeh, “end,” “extremity”; several
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
SHORE — land at the edge of a body of water. The word “shore” is used to describe the number of descendants that God promised to Abraham: “As the sand which is on the seashore” (Gen. 22:17). This speaking of people as grains of sand to indicate a host beyond counting is used vividly to describe the battle
BANK<bank>:1. (שָׂפָה [saphah], “lip,” “edge”): “By the bank of the Jordan” (2 Kings 2:13); “Upon the bank of the river were very many trees” (Ezekiel 47:7, 12).2. (גָּדָה [gadhah], “cuttings”): Always of banks overflowed (Joshua 3:15; 4:18; Isaiah 8:7), as also3. (גִּדיָה
beachA beach is a landform found along the coast of an ocean, sea, or lake. It is a depositional landform, meaning that it results from the accumulation of sediment. The sediment that makes up a beach consists of sand, gravel, or crushed seashells and other organic matter that have been carried by waves
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
Bank of a River. Stand with your back to the source, and face to the sea or outlet: the left bank is on your left, and right bank on your right hand.Sisters of the Bank, i.e. of the bankside, “the brothel quarter” of London. Now removed to a different quarter, and divided into “North” and “South.”“On
Bank, the rendering in our Authorized Version of two Hebrew words and one Greek word.1. A Hebrew word which means the shore of a river or sea (Gen. 41:17).2. A Hebrew word which designates the mound raised against a besieged city (2 Sam. 20:15; 2 Kings 19:32; Isa. 37:33).3. A Greek word which, having
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
BEACH.—The RV tr. of αἰγιαλός, which the AV renders ‘shore.’ In the Gospels the word occurs only in Mt 13:2, 48 and Jn 21:4. In classical Greek αἰγιαλός usually, though not always, means that part of the seashore on which the tide ebbs and flows, and in the above passages in the Gospels it stands