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Psalm 114 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When Israel went out from Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language, 1 When Israel came out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of foreign tongue,
2 Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion. 2 Judah became God's sanctuary, Israel his dominion.
3 The sea looked and fled; Jordan turned back. 3 The sea looked and fled, the Jordan turned back;
4 The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs. 4 the mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.
5 Why is it, O sea, that you flee? O Jordan, that you turn back? 5 Why was it, O sea, that you fled, O Jordan, that you turned back,
6 O mountains, that you skip like rams? O 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 Jacob, 7 Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob,
8 who turns the rock into a pool of water, the flint into a spring of water. 8 who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of water.