New American Standard Bible
"For I am the LORD your God, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar (the LORD of hosts is His name).
King James Bible
But I am the LORD thy God, that divided the sea, whose waves roared: The LORD of hosts is his name.
Darby Bible Translation
And I am Jehovah thy God, who raiseth the sea, so that its waves roar: Jehovah of hosts is his name.
World English Bible
For I am Yahweh your God, who stirs up the sea, so that its waves roar: Yahweh of Armies is his name.
Young's Literal Translation
And I am Jehovah thy God, Quieting the sea, when its billows roar, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But I am the Lord thy God - In order to show them that he was able to save them, God again refers to the fact that he had divided the sea, and delivered their fathers from bondage and oppression.
That divided the sea - The Red Sea. The Chaldee renders this, 'That rebuked the sea.' The Septuagint, Ὁ ταράσσων ho tarassōn - 'Who disturbs the sea.' or, who excites a tempest. Lowth renders it, 'Who stilleth at once the sea.' The Hebrew word is the same which occurs in Isaiah 51:4, where it is rendered, 'I will make my judgment to rest' (רגע râga‛). Probably the idea here is, that he restrains the raging of the sea as if by fear; that is, makes it tranquil or still by rebuking it. He had this power over all raging seas, and he had shown it in a special manner by his rebuking the Red Sea and making it rest, and causing a way to be made through it, when the children of Israel came out of Egypt.
LibraryThe Awakening of Zion
'Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old.'--ISAIAH li. 9. 'Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion.'--ISAIAH lii. 1. Both these verses are, I think, to be regarded as spoken by one voice, that of the Servant of the Lord. His majestic figure, wrapped in a light veil of obscurity, fills the eye in all these later prophecies of Isaiah. It is sometimes clothed with divine power, sometimes girded with the towel of human weakness, sometimes …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Sing, O Heavens; and be Joyful, O Earth; for the Lord Hath Comforted his People. " -- Isaiah 49:13.
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
The Privilege of Prayer
'For I am the LORD your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.
"He quieted the sea with His power, And by His understanding He shattered Rahab.
For He spoke and raised up a stormy wind, Which lifted up the waves of the sea.
Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for light by day And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar; The LORD of hosts is His name:
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