New International Version
It was you who opened up springs and streams; you dried up the ever-flowing rivers.
King James Bible
Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers.
Darby Bible Translation
*Thou* didst cleave fountain and torrent, *thou* driedst up ever-flowing rivers.
World English Bible
You opened up spring and stream. You dried up mighty rivers.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast cleaved a fountain and a stream, Thou hast dried up perennial flowings.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou didst cleave the fountain - Thou didst cleave the rock in the wilderness, of which all the congregation drank.
Thou driedst up mighty rivers - Does not this refer to the cutting off the waters of the Jordan, so that the people passed over dryshod?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
mighty rivers. Heb. rivers of strength.
Of the Red Dragon with Seven Heads fighting with Michael about the new-born Child. The first vision of the little book, of which we treated in the eleventh chapter, ran through the whole Apocalyptical course, from the beginning to the end, and that, as we elsewhere observed, to point out its connexion with the seals and trumpets. Now to that vision the remaining prophecies of the same interval, and of the affairs of the Church are to be accommodated, in order to complete the system of the little …
Joseph Mede—A Key to the Apocalypse
The Wisdom of God
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the LORD drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land. The waters were divided,
and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left.
The LORD answered Moses, "Go out in front of the people. Take with you some of the elders of Israel and take in your hand the staff with which you struck the Nile, and go.
I will stand there before you by the rock at Horeb. Strike the rock, and water will come out of it for the people to drink." So Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Then Moses raised his arm and struck the rock twice with his staff. Water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank.
We have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red Sea for you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to Sihon and Og, the two kings of the Amorites east of the Jordan, whom you completely destroyed.
And as soon as the priests who carry the ark of the LORD--the Lord of all the earth--set foot in the Jordan, its waters flowing downstream will be cut off and stand up in a heap."
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