New King James Version
21 Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and (A)made the sea into dry land, and the waters were (B)divided. 22 So (C)the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea on the dry ground, and the waters were (D)a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. 23 And the Egyptians pursued and went after them into the midst of the sea, all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.
24 Now it came to pass, in the morning (E)watch, that (F)the Lord looked down upon the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud, and He [a]troubled the army of the Egyptians. 25 And He [b]took off their chariot wheels, so that they drove them with difficulty; and the Egyptians said, “Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the Lord (G)fights for them against the Egyptians.”
26 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the waters may come back upon the Egyptians, on their chariots, and on their horsemen.” 27 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and when the morning appeared, the sea (H)returned to its full depth, while the Egyptians were fleeing into it. So the Lord (I)overthrew[c] the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 Then (J)the waters returned and covered the chariots, the horsemen, and all the army of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them. Not so much as one of them remained. 29 But (K)the children of Israel had walked on dry land in the midst of the sea, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
30 So the Lord (L)saved[d] Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel (M)saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore. 31 Thus Israel saw the great [e]work which the Lord had done in Egypt; so the people feared the Lord, and (N)believed the Lord and His servant Moses.Read full chapter
- Exodus 14:24 confused
- Exodus 14:25 Sam., LXX, Syr. bound
- Exodus 14:27 Lit. shook off
- Exodus 14:30 delivered
- Exodus 14:31 Lit. hand with which the Lord worked
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