Exodus 14:16

Overview - Exodus 14
God instructs the Israelites in their journey.
Pharaoh pursues after them.
10 The Israelites murmur.
13 Moses comforts them.
15 God instructs Moses.
19 The cloud removes behind the camp.
21 The Israelites pass through the Red sea, which drowns the Egyptians.
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Exodus 14:16  (King James Version)
But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea.

Exodus 14:21 Exodus 14:26 ; Exodus 4:2 Exodus 4:17 Exodus 4:20 Exodus 7:9 Exodus 7:19

the sea
This sea was what is called in Scripture {yam suph,} "the sea of weeds;" so called, according to Mr. Bruce, from the vast quantity of coral which grows in it
In the LXX. it is called [thalassa erythra,] and by the Latins {Rubrum mare,} and we
from them the Red Sea; so called it is supposed, from {Edom} (red) or Esau, whose territories extend to its coasts. It
separates Arabia from Egypt and Ethiopia, and is computed to be 150 leagues in length from Suez to the straits of Babelmandel. The upper part is divided into two gulfs, that to the East called the Elanitic, from the city Elana at the northern extremity, and that to the west, the Heroopolitic, from the city of Heroopolis. The former is called by the Arabians Bahr el Akaba, the sea of Akaba; and the latter Bahr el Kolzum, the sea of destruction, or Clysm; which was that which the Israelites passed.* and the.