Exodus 15:6
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New International Version
Your right hand, LORD, was majestic in power. Your right hand, LORD, shattered the enemy.

New Living Translation
"Your right hand, O LORD, is glorious in power. Your right hand, O LORD, smashes the enemy.

English Standard Version
Your right hand, O LORD, glorious in power, your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.

New American Standard Bible
"Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power, Your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.

King James Bible
Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
LORD, Your right hand is glorious in power. LORD, Your right hand shattered the enemy.

International Standard Version
Your right hand, LORD, was majestic in strength, your right hand, LORD, shattered the enemy.

NET Bible
Your right hand, O LORD, was majestic in power, your right hand, O LORD, shattered the enemy.

New Heart English Bible
Your right hand, LORD, is glorious in power. Your right hand, LORD, dashes the enemy in pieces.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your right hand, O LORD, wins glory because it is strong. Your right hand, O LORD, smashes your enemies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy right hand, O LORD, glorious in power, Thy right hand, O LORD, dasheth in pieces the enemy.

New American Standard 1977
“Thy right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power,
            Thy right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power; thy right hand, O LORD, has dashed the enemy in pieces.

King James 2000 Bible
Your right hand, O LORD, has become glorious in power: your right hand, O LORD, has dashed in pieces the enemy.

American King James Version
Your right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: your right hand, O LORD, has dashed in pieces the enemy.

American Standard Version
Thy right hand, O Jehovah, is glorious in power, Thy right hand, O Jehovah, dasheth in pieces the enemy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy right hand, O Lord, is magnified in strength: thy right hand, O Lord, hath slain the enemy.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy right hand, Jehovah, is become glorious in power: Thy right hand, Jehovah, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

English Revised Version
Thy right hand, O LORD, is glorious in power, Thy right hand, O LORD, dasheth in pieces the enemy.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

World English Bible
Your right hand, Yahweh, is glorious in power. Your right hand, Yahweh, dashes the enemy in pieces.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy right hand, O Jehovah, Is become honourable in power; Thy right hand, O Jehovah, Doth crush an enemy.
Study Bible
Moses' Song of Deliverance
5"The deeps cover them; They went down into the depths like a stone. 6"Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power, Your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy. 7"And in the greatness of Your excellence You overthrow those who rise up against You; You send forth Your burning anger, and it consumes them as chaff.…
Cross References
Exodus 3:20
"So I will stretch out My hand and strike Egypt with all My miracles which I shall do in the midst of it; and after that he will let you go.

Exodus 6:1
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for under compulsion he will let them go, and under compulsion he will drive them out of his land."

Exodus 15:12
"You stretched out Your right hand, The earth swallowed them.

Exodus 15:16
"Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

Exodus 18:8
Moses told his father-in-law all that the LORD had done to Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, all the hardship that had befallen them on the journey, and how the LORD had delivered them.

1 Samuel 2:10
"Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered; Against them He will thunder in the heavens, The LORD will judge the ends of the earth; And He will give strength to His king, And will exalt the horn of His anointed."

Psalm 24:8
Who is the King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle.

Psalm 98:1
A Psalm. O sing to the LORD a new song, For He has done wonderful things, His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him.

Psalm 118:15
The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Psalm 118:16
The right hand of the LORD is exalted; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.
Treasury of Scripture

Your right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: your right hand, O LORD, has dashed in pieces the enemy.

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Exodus 15:11 Who is like to you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious …

1 Chronicles 29:11,12 Yours, O LORD is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and …

Psalm 17:7 Show your marvelous loving kindness…

Psalm 44:3 For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither …

Psalm 60:5 That your beloved may be delivered; save with your right hand, and hear me.

Psalm 74:11 Why withdraw you your hand, even your right hand? pluck it out of your bosom.

Psalm 77:10 And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of …

Psalm 89:8-13 O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like to you? or to your …

Psalm 98:1 O sing to the LORD a new song; for he has done marvelous things: …

Psalm 118:15,16 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the …

Isaiah 51:9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the …

Isaiah 52:10 The LORD has made bore his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; …

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your …

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Psalm 2:9 You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them in pieces …

Isaiah 30:14 And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that …

Jeremiah 13:14 And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the …

Revelation 2:27 And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter …

(6-10) The second stanza, or strophe, expands the subject-matter of the first. It begins, like the first, with some general expressions, setting forth the glory and power of Jehovah (Exodus 15:6-7), as shown in the recent catastrophe. From this it proceeds to the catastrophe itself, which it describes in considerable detail, noting (1) the sudden rise of the wind (Exodus 15:8); (2) the gathering together of the waters into separate masses (ibid.); (3) the boastful and vindictive temper of the Egyptians (ibid.); (4) the rise of a second wind (Exodus 15:9); (5) the consequent return of the waters; and (6) the submerging of the host by them. The second stanza is considerably longer than the first, consisting of twelve, whereas the first consists of only seven, lines.

(6) Thy right hand.--Here is a second anthropomorphism, following naturally on the first, and occuring in the later Scriptures frequently, though now used for the first time.

Hath dashed in pieces.--Rather, dashes in pieces. The verb is in the future, but is a future of continuance.

Thou hast overthrown . . . --Heb., thou overthrowest them that rise up against thee; thou sendest forth thy wrath: it consumeth them like stubble.

The blast of thy nostrils.--The "east wind" of Exodus 14:21. (Comp. Psalm 18:15.) As a physical effect, the gathering together of the waters, is ascribed to the "blast," we must understand a physical cause. Otherwise, God's wrath might be meant, as in Job 4:9.

The floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths were congealed.--The literalism which, taking its stand on these phrases, maintains that the water "gave up its nature (Kalisch) indicates an inability to distinguish poetry from prose, and fact from imagery. As well might it be held that the east wind was actually the breath of God's nostrils. (See the Note on Exodus 14:22.)

Verses 6-18. - Between verses 5 and 6, Miriam's chorus was probably interposed "Sing ye unto the Lord," etc. Then began the second strophe or stanza of the ode. It is, in the main, expansive and exegetical of the preceding stanza, going into greater detail, and drawing a contrast between the antecedent pride and arrogance of the Egyptians and their subsequent miserable fall. Verse 6. - Thy right hand, O Lord. Another anthropomorphism, here used for the first time. Compare ver. 12; Deuteronomy 33:2; and the Psalms, passim. Is become glorious Or "is glorious. Kalisch rightly regards verses 6 and 7 as containing "a general description of God's omnipotence and justice," and notes that the poet only returns to the subject of the Egyptians in verse 8. So also Knobel. Hath dashed in pieces. Rather, "Will dash in pieces," or "dashes in pieces" - a general statement. Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power,.... In bringing the children of Israel out of Egypt, and through the Red sea, and in the destruction of Pharaoh and the Egyptians; and so the right hand of Christ, expressive of his power, he has in and of himself, and is the same with his Father's, and is mighty, yea, almighty, is become glorious, famous, and illustrious, in the redemption and salvation of his people, by bearing their sins, and working out a righteousness for them; and in the destruction of their enemies, sin, Satan, the world, and death, as is more fully expressed in the next clause:

thy right hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy; in a literal sense, Pharaoh and his host, the avowed enemies of Israel; and, in a spiritual sense, those before named, together with all the antichristian party, those enemies of Christ, and his people, whom he wilt break to shivers as a potter's vessel, Revelation 2:27. 15:1-21 This song is the most ancient we know of. It is a holy song, to the honour of God, to exalt his name, and celebrate his praise, and his only, not in the least to magnify any man. Holiness to the Lord is in every part of it. It may be considered as typical, and prophetical of the final destruction of the enemies of the church. Happy the people whose God is the Lord. They have work to do, temptations to grapple with, and afflictions to bear, and are weak in themselves; but his grace is their strength. They are often in sorrow, but in him they have comfort; he is their song. Sin, and death, and hell threaten them, but he is, and will be their salvation. The Lord is a God of almighty power, and woe to those that strive with their Maker! He is a God of matchless perfection; he is glorious in holiness; his holiness is his glory. His holiness appears in the hatred of sin, and his wrath against obstinate sinners. It appears in the deliverance of Israel, and his faithfulness to his own promise. He is fearful in praises; that which is matter of praise to the servants of God, is very dreadful to his enemies. He is doing wonders, things out of the common course of nature; wondrous to those in whose favour they are wrought, who are so unworthy, that they had no reason to expect them. There were wonders of power and wonders of grace; in both, God was to be humbly adored.
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