Exodus 15 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Then Moshe and the people of Isra'el sang this song to ADONAI: "I will sing to ADONAI, for he is highly exalted: the horse and its rider he threw in the sea. 1 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the LORD: "I will sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its rider he has hurled into the sea.
2 Yah is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation. This is my God: I will glorify him; my father's God: I will exalt him. 2 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
3 ADONAI is a warrior; ADONAI is his name. 3 The LORD is a warrior; the LORD is his name.
4 Pharaoh's chariots and his army he hurled into the sea. His elite commanders were drowned in the Sea of Suf. 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his army he has hurled into the sea. The best of Pharaoh's officers are drowned in the Red Sea.
5 The deep waters covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone. 5 The deep waters have covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone.
6 Your right hand, ADONAI, is sublimely powerful; your right hand, ADONAI, shatters the foe. 6 "Your right hand, O LORD, was majestic in power. Your right hand, O LORD, shattered the enemy.
7 By your great majesty you bring down your enemies; you send out your wrath to consume them like stubble. 7 In the greatness of your majesty you threw down those who opposed you. You unleashed your burning anger; it consumed them like stubble.
8 With a blast from your nostrils the waters piled up -the waters stood up like a wall, the depths of the sea became firm ground. 8 By the blast of your nostrils the waters piled up. The surging waters stood firm like a wall; the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea.
9 The enemy said, 'I will pursue and overtake, divide the spoil and gorge myself on them. I will draw my sword; my hand will destroy them.' 9 "The enemy boasted, 'I will pursue, I will overtake them. I will divide the spoils; I will gorge myself on them. I will draw my sword and my hand will destroy them.'
10 You blew with your wind, the sea covered them, they sank like lead in the mighty waters. 10 But you blew with your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.
11 Who is like you, ADONAI, among the mighty? Who is like you, sublime in holiness, awesome in praises, working wonders? 11 "Who among the gods is like you, O LORD? Who is like you--majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?
12 You reached out with your right hand: the earth swallowed them. 12 You stretched out your right hand and the earth swallowed them.
13 In your love, you led the people you redeemed; in your strength, you guided them to your holy abode. 13 "In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling.
14 The peoples have heard, and they tremble; anguish takes hold of those living in P'leshet; 14 The nations will hear and tremble; anguish will grip the people of Philistia.
15 then the chiefs of Edom are dismayed; trepidation seizes the heads of Mo'av; all those living in Kena'an are melted away. 15 The chiefs of Edom will be terrified, the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling, the people of Canaan will melt away;
16 Terror and dread fall on them; by the might of your arm they are still as stone until your people pass over, ADONAI, till the people you purchased pass over. 16 terror and dread will fall upon them. By the power of your arm they will be as still as a stone-- until your people pass by, O LORD, until the people you bought pass by.
17 You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain which is your heritage, the place, ADONAI, that you made your abode, the sanctuary, Adonai, which your hands established. 17 You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance-- the place, O LORD, you made for your dwelling, the sanctuary, O Lord, your hands established.
18 ADONAI will reign forever and ever. 18 The LORD will reign for ever and ever."
19 For the horses of Pharaoh went with his chariots and with his cavalry into the sea, but ADONAI brought the sea waters back upon them, while the people of Isra'el walked on dry land in the midst of the sea!" 19 When Pharaoh's horses, chariots and horsemen went into the sea, the LORD brought the waters of the sea back over them, but the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground.
20 Also Miryam the prophet, sister of Aharon, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines, dancing, 20 Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.
21 as Miryam sang to them: "Sing to ADONAI, for he is highly exalted! The horse and its rider he threw in the sea!" 21 Miriam sang to them: "Sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its rider he has hurled into the sea."
22 Moshe led Isra'el onward from the Sea of Suf. They went out into the Shur Desert; but after traveling three days in the desert, they had found no water. 22 Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water.
23 They arrived at Marah but couldn't drink the water there, because it was bitter. This is why they called it Marah [bitterness]. 23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter. (That is why the place is called Marah.)
24 The people grumbled against Moshe and asked, "What are we to drink?" 24 So the people grumbled against Moses, saying, "What are we to drink?"
25 Moshe cried to ADONAI; and ADONAI showed him a certain piece of wood, which, when he threw it into the water, made the water taste good. There ADONAI made laws and rules of life for them, and there he tested them. 25 Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the LORD made a decree and a law for them, and there he tested them.
26 He said, "If you will listen intently to the voice of ADONAI your God, do what he considers right, pay attention to his mitzvot and observe his laws, I will not afflict you with any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians; because I am ADONAI your healer." 26 He said, "If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
27 They came to Eilim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and camped there by the water. 27 Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped there near the water.