Psalm 78:53
New International Version
He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed their enemies.

New Living Translation
He kept them safe so they were not afraid; but the sea covered their enemies.

English Standard Version
He led them in safety, so that they were not afraid, but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Berean Study Bible
He led them safely, so they did not fear, but the sea engulfed their enemies.

New American Standard Bible
He led them safely, so that they did not fear; But the sea engulfed their enemies.

New King James Version
And He led them on safely, so that they did not fear; But the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

King James Bible
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Christian Standard Bible
He led them safely, and they were not afraid; but the sea covered their enemies.

Contemporary English Version
He led them safely along, and they were not afraid, but their enemies drowned in the sea.

Good News Translation
He led them safely, and they were not afraid; but the sea came rolling over their enemies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He led them safely, and they were not afraid; but the sea covered their enemies.

International Standard Version
He led them to safety so they would not fear. As for their enemies, the sea covered them.

NET Bible
He guided them safely along, while the sea covered their enemies.

New Heart English Bible
He led them safely, so that they weren't afraid, but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He led them in hope and they did not fear, and the sea covered their enemies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He led them safely. They had no fear while the sea covered their enemies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He led them safely, and they feared not; But the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

New American Standard 1977
And He led them safely, so that they did not fear; But the sea engulfed their enemies.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not; but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

King James 2000 Bible
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

American King James Version
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

American Standard Version
And he led them safely, so that they feared not; But the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he guided them with hope, and they feared not: but the sea covered their enemies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he brought them out in hope, and they feared not: and 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.

English Revised Version
And he led them safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed 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.
Study Bible
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
52He led out His people like sheep and guided them like a flock in the wilderness. 53He led them safely, so they did not fear, but the sea engulfed their enemies. 54He brought them to His holy land, to the hill country His right hand had acquired.…
Cross References
Exodus 14:19
Then the Angel of God, who had gone before the camp of Israel, withdrew and went behind them. The pillar of cloud also moved from before them and stood behind them,

Exodus 14:20
so that it came between the camps of Egypt and Israel. The cloud was there in the darkness, but it lit up the night. So all night long neither camp went near the other.

Exodus 14:27
So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and at daybreak the sea returned to its normal state. While the Egyptians were retreating, the LORD swept them into the sea.

Exodus 14:28
The waters flowed back and covered the chariots and horsemen--the entire army of Pharaoh that had chased the Israelites into the sea. Not one of them survived.

Exodus 15:22
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the Desert of Shur. For three days they walked in the desert without finding water.

Psalm 22:4
In You our fathers trusted; they trusted and You delivered them.

Psalm 76:6
At Your rebuke, O God of Jacob, both horse and rider lie stunned.

Psalm 106:11
The waters covered their foes; not one of them remained.

Psalm 136:15
but swept Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea. His loving devotion endures forever.

Treasury of Scripture

And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

so that

Exodus 14:15,19,20
And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: …

Hebrews 11:29
By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned.

but

Psalm 136:15
But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Exodus 14:27,28
And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea…

Exodus 15:10
Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.

overwhelmed.







Lexicon
He led them
וַיַּנְחֵ֣ם (way·yan·ḥêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5148: To guide, to transport

safely,
לָ֭בֶטַח (lā·ḇe·ṭaḥ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 983: A place of refuge, safety, safely

so they did not
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

fear,
פָחָ֑דוּ (p̄ā·ḥā·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6342: To dread, be in dread or in awe

but
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

the sea
הַיָּֽם׃ (hay·yām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3220: A sea, the Mediterranean Sea, large river, an artifical basin

engulfed
כִּסָּ֥ה (kis·sāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

their enemies.
א֝וֹיְבֵיהֶ֗ם (’ō·wy·ḇê·hem)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 341: Hating, an adversary
Verse 53. - And he led them on safely, so that they feared not (comp. Exodus 14:13-22). At Pi-hahiroth they "were sore afraid" (Exodus 14:10), but after Moses had exhorted them (ver. 13), they showed no more signs of fear. But the sea overwhelmed their enemies (Exodus 14:26-31; Exodus 15:1, 4, 10). 78:40-55. Let not those that receive mercy from God, be thereby made bold to sin, for the mercies they receive will hasten its punishment; yet let not those who are under Divine rebukes for sin, be discouraged from repentance. The Holy One of Israel will do what is most for his own glory, and what is most for their good. Their forgetting former favours, led them to limit God for the future. God made his own people to go forth like sheep; and guided them in the wilderness, as a shepherd his flock, with all care and tenderness. Thus the true Joshua, even Jesus, brings his church out of the wilderness; but no earthly Canaan, no worldly advantages, should make us forget that the church is in the wilderness while in this world, and that there remaineth a far more glorious rest for the people of God.
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