New American Standard Bible
He led them safely, so that they did not fear; But the sea engulfed their enemies.
King James Bible
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Darby Bible Translation
And he led them safely, so that they were without fear; and the sea covered their enemies.
World English Bible
He led them safely, so that they weren't afraid, but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Young's Literal Translation
And He leadeth them confidently, And they have not been afraid, And their enemies hath the sea covered.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not - In hope; in confidence; so that they had no occasion for alarm. He showed himself able and willing to defend them.
Among such sins of the first table is that described in our text. It is consequently one of the masterpieces of iniquity, and we shall do well to purge ourselves of it. It is full of evil to ourselves, and is calculated to dishonor both God and man, therefore let us be in earnest to cut it up both root and branch. I think we have all been guilty of this in our measure; and we are not free from it even to this day. Whether we be saints or sinners, we may stand here and make our humble confession that …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
"The Sun of Righteousness"
A Jealous God
The angel of God, who had been going before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them.
So it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud along with the darkness, yet it gave light at night. Thus the one did not come near the other all night.
So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing right into it; then the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, even Pharaoh's entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them.
At Your rebuke, O God of Jacob, Both rider and horse were cast into a dead sleep.
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