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Psalm 114 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When the Israelites escaped from Egypt -- when the family of Jacob left that foreign land -- 1 When Israel came out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of foreign tongue,
2 the land of Judah became God's sanctuary, and Israel became his kingdom. 2 Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
3 The Red Sea saw them coming and hurried out of their way! The water of the Jordan River turned away. 3 The sea looked and fled, the Jordan turned back;
4 The mountains skipped like rams, the little hills like lambs! 4 the mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.
5 What's wrong, Red Sea, that made you hurry out of their way? What happened, Jordan River, that you turned away? 5 Why was it, O sea, that you fled, O Jordan, that you turned back,
6 Why, mountains, did you skip like rams? Why, little hills, like lambs? 6 you mountains, that you skipped like rams, you hills, like lambs?
7 Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Israel. 7 Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob,
8 He turned the rock into pools of water; yes, springs of water came from solid rock. 8 who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of water.