Were You angry at the rivers, O LORD? Was Your wrath against the streams? Did You rage against the sea when You rode on Your horses, on Your chariots of salvation?
Cross ReferencesExodus 7:19
And the LORD said to Moses, "Tell Aaron, 'Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt--over their rivers and canals and ponds and reservoirs--that they may become blood.' There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in the vessels of wood and stone."
Moses and Aaron did just as the LORD had commanded; in the presence of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water of the Nile, and all the water was turned to blood.
And as for you, lift up your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground.
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the LORD drove back the sea with a strong east wind that turned it into dry land. So the waters were divided,
There is none like the God of Jeshurun, who rides the heavens to your aid, and the clouds in His majesty.
the flowing water stood still. It backed up as far upstream as Adam, a city in the area of Zarethan, while the water flowing toward the Sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea) was completely cut off. So the people crossed over opposite Jericho.
He mounted a cherub and flew; He soared on the wings of the wind.
The chariots of God are tens of thousands--thousands of thousands are they; the Lord is in His sanctuary as He was at Sinai.
The waters saw You, O God; the waters saw You and swirled; even the depths were shaken.
The sea observed and fled; the Jordan turned back;
Why was it, O sea, that you fled, O Jordan, that you turned back,
Why was no one there when I arrived? Why did no one answer when I called? Is My hand too short to redeem you? Or do I lack the strength to deliver you? Behold, My rebuke dries up the sea; I turn the rivers into a desert; the fish rot for lack of water and they die of thirst.
For behold, the LORD will come with fire--His chariots are like the whirlwind--to execute His anger with fury and His rebuke with flames of fire.
You trampled the sea with Your horses, churning the great waters.
Chapter Outline1. Habakkuk, in his prayer, trembles at God's majesty.
17. The confidence of his faith.
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