Psalm 106:9
New International Version
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; he led them through the depths as through a desert.

New Living Translation
He commanded the Red Sea to dry up. He led Israel across the sea as if it were a desert.

English Standard Version
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it became dry, and he led them through the deep as through a desert.

Berean Study Bible
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; He led them through the depths as through a desert.

King James Bible
He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

New King James Version
He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it dried up; So He led them through the depths, As through the wilderness.

New American Standard Bible
So He rebuked the Red Sea and it dried up, And He led them through the mighty waters, as through the wilderness.

NASB 1995
Thus He rebuked the Red Sea and it dried up, And He led them through the deeps, as through the wilderness.

NASB 1977
Thus He rebuked the Red Sea and it dried up; And He led them through the deeps, as through the wilderness.

Amplified Bible
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; And He led them through the depths as through a pasture.

Christian Standard Bible
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; he led them through the depths as through a desert.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; He led them through the depths as through a desert.

American Standard Version
He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up: So he led them through the depths, as through a wilderness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He rebuked The Sea of Reeds and it dried up; he walked them into the deep as into the wilderness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he rebuked the Red Sea, and it was dried up: so he led them through the deep as through the wilderness.

Contemporary English Version
You said to the Red Sea, "Dry up!" Then you led your people across on land as dry as a desert.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he rebuked the Red Sea, and it was dried up: and he led them through the depths, as in a wilderness.

English Revised Version
He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through a wilderness.

Good News Translation
He gave a command to the Red Sea, and it dried up; he led his people across on dry land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He angrily commanded the Red Sea, and it dried up. He led them through deep water as though it were a desert.

International Standard Version
He shouted at the Reed Sea and it dried up; and led them through the sea as though through a desert.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He rebuked the Red Sea, and it was dried up; And He led them through the depths, as through a wilderness.

Literal Standard Version
And rebukes the Sea of Suph, and it is dried up, And causes them to go Through depths as a wilderness.

NET Bible
He shouted at the Red Sea and it dried up; he led them through the deep water as if it were a desert.

New Heart English Bible
He rebuked the Sea at the End also, and it was dried up; so he led them through the depths, as through a desert.

World English Bible
He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up; so he led them through the depths, as through a desert.

Young's Literal Translation
And rebuketh the sea of Suph, and it is dried up, And causeth them to go Through depths as a wilderness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
8Yet He saved them for the sake of His name, to make His power known. 9He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; He led them through the depths as through a desert. 10He saved them from the hand that hated them; He redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.…

Cross References
Exodus 14:21
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the LORD drove back the sea with a strong east wind that turned it into dry land. So the waters were divided,

Psalm 18:15
The channels of the sea appeared, and the foundations of the world were exposed, at Your rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of Your nostrils.

Psalm 66:6
He turned the sea into dry land; they passed through the waters on foot; there we rejoiced in Him.

Psalm 78:13
He split the sea and brought them through; He set the waters upright like a wall.

Psalm 104:7
At Your rebuke the waters fled; at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away--

Psalm 136:14
and led Israel through the midst, His loving devotion endures forever.

Isaiah 50:2
Why was no one there when I arrived? Why did no one answer when I called? Is My hand too short to redeem you? Or do I lack the strength to deliver you? Behold, My rebuke dries up the sea; I turn the rivers into a desert; the fish rot for lack of water and die of thirst.


Treasury of Scripture

He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

he rebuked.

Psalm 18:15
Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.

Psalm 66:6
He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him.

Psalm 78:13,52,53
He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through; and he made the waters to stand as an heap…

so he

Psalm 77:19,20
Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known…

Isaiah 63:11-14
Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people, saying, Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherd of his flock? where is he that put his holy Spirit within him? …









Verse 9. - He rebuked the Red Sea also (comp. Psalm 104:7, "At thy rebuke they [i.e. the waters] fled;" see also Isaiah 50:2; Nahum 1:4). The Hebrew poets constantly represent God's dealings with inanimate nature in terms proper to his dealings with his rational creatures, thus personifying material things. And it was dried up (see Exodus 14:21, 22). So he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness (comp. Isaiah 63:13). Midbar, the word translated "wilderness," is properly a smooth stretch of down, very level, and suited for sheep walks.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He rebuked
וַיִּגְעַ֣ר (way·yiḡ·‘ar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1605: To rebuke

the Red
ס֭וּף (sūp̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5488: A reed, the papyrus

Sea,
בְּיַם־ (bə·yam-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3220: A sea, the Mediterranean Sea, large river, an artifical basin

and it dried up;
וַֽיֶּחֱרָ֑ב (way·ye·ḥĕ·rāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2717: To parch, to desolate, destroy, kill

He led them
וַיּוֹלִיכֵ֥ם (way·yō·w·lî·ḵêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

through the depths
בַּ֝תְּהֹמ֗וֹת (bat·tə·hō·mō·wṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common plural
Strong's 8415: An abyss, the deep

as through a desert.
כַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃ (kam·miḏ·bār)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech


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