15 The Lord will dry up(A)
    the gulf of the Egyptian sea;
with a scorching wind(B) he will sweep his hand(C)
    over the Euphrates River.(D)
He will break it up into seven streams
    so that anyone can cross over in sandals.(E)

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When I came, why was there no one?
    When I called, why was there no one to answer?(A)
Was my arm too short(B) to deliver you?
    Do I lack the strength(C) to rescue you?
By a mere rebuke(D) I dry up the sea,(E)
    I turn rivers into a desert;(F)
their fish rot for lack of water
    and die of thirst.

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He rebukes(A) the sea and dries it up;(B)
    he makes all the rivers run dry.
Bashan and Carmel(C) wither
    and the blossoms of Lebanon fade.
The mountains quake(D) before him
    and the hills melt away.(E)
The earth trembles(F) at his presence,
    the world and all who live in it.(G)
Who can withstand(H) his indignation?
    Who can endure(I) his fierce anger?(J)
His wrath is poured out like fire;(K)
    the rocks are shattered(L) before him.

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