he who made a way through the sea,
a path through the mighty waters,x
the army and reinforcements together,a
and they layb there, never to rise again,
extinguished, snuffed out like a wick:c
18 “Forget the former things;d
do not dwell on the past.
19 See, I am doing a new thing!e
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wildernessf
and streams in the wasteland.g
20 The wild animalsh honor me,
the jackalsi and the owls,
because I provide waterj in the wilderness
and streams in the wasteland,
to give drink to my people, my chosen,
that they may proclaim my praise.m
23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings,p
I have not burdeneds you with grain offerings
24 You have not bought any fragrant calamusv for me,
or lavished on me the fatw of your sacrifices.
But you have burdened me with your sins
Or Jacob; / surely you have grown weary of