Psalm 114:5 {113:5}
Good News Translation
What happened, Sea, to make you run away? And you, O Jordan, why did you stop flowing?

Contemporary English Version
Ask the sea why it ran away or ask the Jordan why it flowed upstream.

Douay-Rheims Bible
What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee: and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back?

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What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee: and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back?

Jeremiah 47:6,7 O thou sword of the Lord, how long wilt thou not be quiet? Go into thy scabbard, rest, and be still. . . .

Habakkuk 3:8 Wast thou angry, O Lord, with the rivers? or was thy wrath upon the rivers? or thy indignation in the sea? Who will ride upon thy horses: and thy chariots are salvation.

Context
Tremble at the Presence of the LORD
4The mountains skipped like rams, and the hills like the lambs of the flock. 5What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee: and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back?6Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams, and ye hills, like lambs of the flock?…
Cross References
Exodus 14:21
And when Moses had stretched forth his hand over the sea, the Lord took it away by a strong and burning wind blowing all the night, and turned it into dry ground: and the water was divided.

Joshua 3:16
The waters that came down from above stood in one place, and swelling up like a mountain, were seen afar off, from the city that is called Adom, to the place of Sarthan: but those that were beneath, ran down into the sea of the wilderness, (which now is called the Dead Sea) until they wholly failed.

Psalm 114:6
Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams, and ye hills, like lambs of the flock?

Habakkuk 3:8
Wast thou angry, O Lord, with the rivers? or was thy wrath upon the rivers? or thy indignation in the sea? Who will ride upon thy horses: and thy chariots are salvation.

Additional Translations
Why was it, O sea, that you fled, O Jordan, that you turned back,What ailed you, O you sea, that you fled? you Jordan, that you were driven back?

What aileth thee, O thou sea, that thou fleest? Thou Jordan, that thou turnest back?

What ailed thee, O sea, that thou fleddest? and thou Jordan, that thou wast turned back?

What ailed thee, thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou turnedst back?

What aileth thee, O thou sea, that thou fleest? thou Jordan, that thou turnest back?

What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?

What was it, you sea, that you fled? You Jordan, that you turned back?

What -- to thee, O sea, that thou fleest? O Jordan, thou turnest back!
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