Psalm 114:5

5 Why was it, sea, that you fled? Why, Jordan, did you turn back?

Read Psalm 114:5 Using Other Translations

What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?
What ails you, O sea, that you flee? O Jordan, that you turn back?
What’s wrong, Red Sea, that made you hurry out of their way? What happened, Jordan River, that you turned away?

What does Psalm 114:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 114:5

What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest?
&c.] What was the matter with thee? what appeared to thee? what didst thou see? what didst thou feel, which caused thee to flee in such haste?

Thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?
what is the meaning that thou didst not continue to flow as usual? what was it that stopped thy flowing tide? that cut off thy waters? that drove them back as fast or faster than they came?

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