Exodus 15:1–18

The Song of Moses and Miriam

15 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this songp to the Lord:

“I will singq to the Lord,

for he is highly exalted.

Both horse and driverr

he has hurled into the sea.s

“The Lord is my strengtht and my defensea;

he has become my salvation.u

He is my God,v and I will praise him,

my father’s God, and I will exaltw him.

The Lord is a warrior;x

the Lord is his name.y

Pharaoh’s chariots and his armyz

he has hurled into the sea.

The best of Pharaoh’s officers

are drowned in the Red Sea.b

The deep watersa have covered them;

they sank to the depths like a stone.b

Your right hand,c Lord,

was majestic in power.

Your right hand,d Lord,

shatterede the enemy.

“In the greatness of your majestyf

you threw down those who opposed you.

You unleashed your burning anger;g

it consumedh them like stubble.

By the blast of your nostrilsi

the waters piled up.j

The surging waters stood up like a wall;k

the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea.l

The enemy boasted,

‘I will pursue,m I will overtake them.

I will divide the spoils;n

I will gorge myself on them.

I will draw my sword

and my hand will destroy them.’

10 But you blew with your breath,o

and the sea covered them.

They sank like lead

in the mighty waters.p

11 Who among the gods

is like you,q Lord?

Who is like you—

majestic in holiness,r

awesome in glory,s

working wonders?t

12 “You stretch outu your right hand,

and the earth swallows your enemies.v

13 In your unfailing love you will leadw

the people you have redeemed.x

In your strength you will guide them

to your holy dwelling.y

14 The nations will hear and tremble;z

anguisha will grip the people of Philistia.b

15 The chiefsc of Edomd will be terrified,

the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling,e

the peoplec of Canaan will meltf away;

16  terrorg and dread will fall on them.

By the power of your arm

they will be as still as a stoneh

until your people pass by, Lord,

until the people you boughtd i pass by.j

17 You will bringk them in and plantl them

on the mountainm of your inheritance—

the place, Lord, you made for your dwelling,n

the sanctuary,o Lord, your hands established.

18 “The Lord reigns

for ever and ever.”p

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