Exodus 15:5
New International Version
The deep waters have covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone.

New Living Translation
The deep waters gushed over them; they sank to the bottom like a stone.

English Standard Version
The floods covered them; they went down into the depths like a stone.

Berean Study Bible
The depths have covered them; they sank there like a stone.

King James Bible
The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.

New King James Version
The depths have covered them; They sank to the bottom like a stone.

New American Standard Bible
“The waters cover them; They went down into the depths like a stone.

NASB 1995
“The deeps cover them; They went down into the depths like a stone.

NASB 1977
“The deeps cover them; They went down into the depths like a stone.

Amplified Bible
“The deep [water] covers them; [Clad in armor] they sank into the depths like a stone.

Christian Standard Bible
The floods covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The floods covered them; they sank to the depths like a stone.

American Standard Version
The deeps cover them: They went down into the depths like a stone.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The depths covered them; they went down to the depth and they sank like a stone.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He covered them with the sea: they sank to the depth like a stone.

Contemporary English Version
They sank to the bottom just like stones.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The depths have covered them, they are sunk to the bottom like a stone.

English Revised Version
The deeps cover them: They went down into the depths like a stone.

Good News Translation
The deep sea covered them; they sank to the bottom like a stone.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The deep water covered them. They sank to the bottom like a rock.

International Standard Version
The deep covered them, they went down into the depths like a rock.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The deeps cover them-- They went down into the depths like a stone.

Literal Standard Version
The depths cover them; They went down into the depths as a stone.

NET Bible
The depths have covered them, they went down to the bottom like a stone.

New Heart English Bible
The deeps cover them. They went down into the depths like a stone.

World English Bible
The deeps cover them. They went down into the depths like a stone.

Young's Literal Translation
The depths do cover them; They went down into the depths as a stone.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses' Song of Deliverance
4Pharaoh’s chariots and army He has cast into the sea; the finest of his officers are drowned in the Red Sea. 5The depths have covered them; they sank there like a stone. 6Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power; Your right hand, O LORD, has shattered the enemy.…

Cross References
Exodus 15:10
But You blew with Your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.

Exodus 15:16
and terror and dread will fall on them. By the power of Your arm they will be as still as a stone until Your people pass by, O LORD, until the people You have bought pass by.

Nehemiah 9:11
You divided the sea before them, and they crossed through it on dry ground. You hurled their pursuers into the depths like a stone into raging waters.

Psalm 106:11
The waters covered their foes; not one of them remained.

Proverbs 8:24
When there were no watery depths, I was brought forth, when no springs were overflowing with water.


Treasury of Scripture

The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.

depths

Exodus 14:28
And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.

Ezekiel 27:34
In the time when thou shalt be broken by the seas in the depths of the waters thy merchandise and all thy company in the midst of thee shall fall.

Jonah 2:2
And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.

they

Nehemiah 9:11
And thou didst divide the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutors thou threwest into the deeps, as a stone into the mighty waters.

Jeremiah 51:63,64
And it shall be, when thou hast made an end of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates: …

Revelation 18:21
And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.









(5) The depths have covered them.--Rather, covered them. The first stanza, or strophe, here terminates--the first historical review is completed. In it attention is concentrated on the one great fact of the deliverance by the destruction of the Egyptians in the Red Sea. At the close it is probable that Miriam, with her chorus of women, took up the refrain of Exodus 15:1, and slightly modifying it, sang, as recorded in Exodus 15:21, "Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath glorified himself gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea."

Verse 5. - The depths have covered them. Rather "covered them." Into the bottom. Literally, "into the abyss." Like a stone. The warriors who fought in chariots commonly wore coats of mail, composed of bronze plates sewn on to a linen base, and overlapping one another. The coats covered the arms to the elbow, and descended nearly to the knee. They must have been exceedingly heavy: and the warrior who wore one must have sunk at once, without a struggle, like a stone or a lump of lead (verse 10).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The depths
תְּהֹמֹ֖ת (tə·hō·mōṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 8415: An abyss, the deep

have covered them;
יְכַסְיֻ֑מוּ (yə·ḵas·yu·mū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

they sank
יָרְד֥וּ (yā·rə·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

[there]
בִמְצוֹלֹ֖ת (ḇim·ṣō·w·lōṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 4688: A deep place

like
כְּמוֹ־ (kə·mōw-)
Preposition
Strong's 3644: Like, as, when

a stone.
אָֽבֶן׃ (’ā·ḇen)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 68: A stone


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