Exodus 15:14

14 1The peoples have heard; they tremble; pangs have seized the inhabitants of Philistia.

Exodus 15:14 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 15:14

And the people shall hear, and be afraid
What follows from hence to the end of the song is plainly prophetic, a prediction of future events; and this clause respects the case of all the nations of the earth, who should hear the report of the plagues, brought upon the Egyptians for the sake of Israel, and of their being brought out of Egypt, and of their being led through the Red sea as on dry land, and of the destruction of Pharaoh and his host in it, which report would strike a panic in all that heard it, throughout the whole world; as well as of what the Lord would after this do for them in the wilderness, see ( Deuteronomy 2:25 ) sorrow shall take hold of the inhabitants of Palestina;
which was adjoining to the land of Canaan, and through which in the common way their road lay to it.

Exodus 15:14 In-Context

12 You stretched out your right hand; the earth swallowed them.
13 "You have led in your steadfast love the people whom you have redeemed; you have guided them by your strength to your holy abode.
14 The peoples have heard; they tremble; pangs have seized the inhabitants of Philistia.
15 Now are the chiefs of Edom dismayed; trembling seizes the leaders of Moab; all the inhabitants of Canaan have melted away.
16 Terror and dread fall upon them; because of the greatness of your arm, they are still as a stone, till your people, O LORD, pass by, till the people pass by whom you have purchased.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Numbers 14:14; Deuteronomy 2:25; Joshua 2:9, 10; Joshua 9:24
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