New Living Translation
The Red Sea saw them coming and hurried out of their way! The water of the Jordan River turned away.
King James Bible
The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back.
Darby Bible Translation
The sea saw it and fled, the Jordan turned back;
World English Bible
The sea saw it, and fled. The Jordan was driven back.
Young's Literal Translation
The sea hath seen, and fleeth, The Jordan turneth backward.
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CommentaryPsalm 114:3 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then Moses raised his hand over the sea, and the LORD opened up a path through the water with a strong east wind. The wind blew all that night, turning the seabed into dry land.
The priests will carry the Ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth. As soon as their feet touch the water, the flow of water will be cut off upstream, and the river will stand up like a wall."
the water above that point began backing up a great distance away at a town called Adam, which is near Zarethan. And the water below that point flowed on to the Dead Sea until the riverbed was dry. Then all the people crossed over near the town of Jericho.
He made a dry path through the Red Sea, and his people went across on foot. There we rejoiced in him.
You caused the springs and streams to gush forth, and you dried up rivers that never run dry.
When the Red Sea saw you, O God, its waters looked and trembled! The sea quaked to its very depths.
Was it in anger, LORD, that you struck the rivers and parted the sea? Were you displeased with them? No, you were sending your chariots of salvation!
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