Exodus 15:12
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New Living Translation
You raised your right hand, and the earth swallowed our enemies.

King James Bible
Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.

World English Bible
You stretched out your right hand. The earth swallowed them.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast stretched out Thy right hand -- Earth swalloweth them!

Exodus 15:12 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

15:12 The earth swallowed them - Their dead bodies sunk into the sands on which they were thrown, which sucked them in.

Exodus 15:12 Parallel Commentaries

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Marah; Or, the Bitter Waters Sweetened
I. The text directs your attention, first of all, to THE EVILS OF THE WILDERNESS. We need not spend much time in thinking of these evils, because they throw themselves in our way often enough; and the tendency of our mind is unduly to exaggerate them. Notice that the perils and trials of the wilderness occur very early in the pilgrim life. It is a notion, I have no doubt, of very young Christians who still have the shell upon their heads and are scarce hatched, that their trials are over now that
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

The Holiness of God
The next attribute is God's holiness. Exod 15:51. Glorious in holiness.' Holiness is the most sparkling jewel of his crown; it is the name by which God is known. Psa 111:1. Holy and reverend is his name.' He is the holy One.' Job 6:60. Seraphims cry, Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts, the whole earth is full of his glory.' Isa 6:6. His power makes him mighty, his holiness makes him glorious. God's holiness consists in his perfect love of righteousness, and abhorrence of evil. Of purer eyes than
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Marah
"The Lord showed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet."--Exod. xv. 25. Richard Rolle, 1349. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Many sorrows hard and bitter, Many comforts sweet and soft; Thus my cry as joyful singing Evermore shall mount aloft. Song of marvellous rejoicing As in Heaven the blessed sing, For the love of Christ has filled me With His sweetest plenishing. Joy no thought of man conceiveth, Howsoever deep his lore; None can tell but he who hath it,
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)

The Bitter Waters. Ex 15:23-15

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Cross References
Exodus 15:6
"Your right hand, O LORD, is glorious in power. Your right hand, O LORD, smashes the enemy.

Psalm 138:7
Though I am surrounded by troubles, you will protect me from the anger of my enemies. You reach out your hand, and the power of your right hand saves me.

Isaiah 14:26
I have a plan for the whole earth, a hand of judgment upon all the nations.

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