Psalm 136:13
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New American Standard Bible
To Him who divided the Red Sea asunder, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

King James Bible
To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Darby Bible Translation
To him that divided the Red sea into parts, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever,

World English Bible
To him who divided the Red Sea apart; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Young's Literal Translation
To Him cutting the sea of Suph into parts, For to the age is His kindness,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

To him which divided the Red sea into parts - More literally, "Parted it into parts;" made parts of that which before was unbroken and a whole. It was actually divided into two parts, so that the Hebrews passed between them: Exodus 14:21-22.

For his mercy ... - This, too, was an exercise of mercy, or a manifestation of benevolence toward them and toward the world, to be measured by all the good which would result from it in itself, and by all the power which was put forth to effect it.

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The Minstrel
ELISHA needed that the Holy Spirit should come upon him to inspire him with prophetic utterances. "Holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." We need that the hand of the Lord should be laid upon us, for we can never open our mouths in wisdom except we are under the divine touch. Now, the Spirit of God works according to his own will. "The wind bloweth where it listeth," and the Spirit of God operates as he chooseth. Elisha could not prophesy just when he liked; he must wait until
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 27: 1881

Cross References
Exodus 14:21
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD swept the sea back by a strong east wind all night and turned the sea into dry land, so the waters were divided.

Psalm 66:6
He turned the sea into dry land; They passed through the river on foot; There let us rejoice in Him!

Psalm 78:13
He divided the sea and caused them to pass through, And He made the waters stand up like a heap.

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