Psalm 114
Contemporary English Version

The Lord Works Wonders

1 God brought his people

out of Egypt, that land

with a strange language.

2He made Judah his holy place

and ruled over Israel.

3 When the sea looked at God,

it ran away,

and the Jordan River

flowed upstream.

4The mountains and the hills

skipped around like goats.

5Ask the sea why it ran away

or ask the Jordan

why it flowed upstream.

6Ask the mountains and the hills

why they skipped like goats!

7Earth, you will tremble,

when the Lord God of Jacob

comes near,

8 because he turns solid rock

into flowing streams

and pools of water.

Contemporary English Version, Second Edition (CEV®)

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