Nehemiah 9:11

11 You divided the sea before them, so that they passed through it on dry ground, but you hurled their pursuers into the depths, like a stone into mighty waters.

Read Nehemiah 9:11 Using Other Translations

And thou didst divide the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutors thou threwest into the deeps, as a stone into the mighty waters.
And you divided the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on dry land, and you cast their pursuers into the depths, as a stone into mighty waters.
You divided the sea for your people so they could walk through on dry land! And then you hurled their enemies into the depths of the sea. They sank like stones beneath the mighty waters.

What does Nehemiah 9:11 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 9:11

And thou didst divide the sea before them, so that they went
through the midst of the sea on dry land
That is, the Israelites, see ( Exodus 14:21 ) ,

and their persecutors thou threwest into the deeps;
with great ease, and with indignation, meaning the Egyptians, that pursued hotly after them, and were thrown into the sea:

as a stone into the mighty waters;
where they sunk and perished, see ( Exodus 15:4 Exodus 15:10 ) .

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