Instructions to the Israelites
14:1 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
14:2 Speak to the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp
before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against
Baalzephon before it shall you encamp by the sea.
14:3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They [are]
entangled in the land, the wilderness has shut them in.
14:4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow
after them; and I will be honored upon Pharaoh, and upon all his
host ; that the Egyptians may know that I [am] the LORD. And they
14:5 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled and
the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the
people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let
Israel go from serving us?
14:6 And he made ready his chariot, and took his people with him
14:7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the
chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of them.
14:8 And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt,
and he pursued after the children of Israel and the children of
Israel went out with an high hand.
14:9 But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses [and]
chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook
them encamping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baalzephon.
14:10 And when Pharaoh drew near, the children of Israel lifted
up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and
they were sore afraid and the children of Israel cried out to the LORD.
14:11 And they said to Moses, Because [there were] no graves in
Egypt, have you taken us away to die in the wilderness ?
wherefore have you dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of
14:12 [Is] not this the word that we did tell ya'll in Egypt,
saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians ? For [it
better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should had
been] die in the wilderness.
14:13 And Moses said to the people, Fear stand still, and see
the salvation of the LORD, which he will you not, show to you to
day for the Egyptians whom you have seen to day, shall see them
again no more for ever.
14:14 The LORD shall you fight for you, and you shall hold your
14:15 And the LORD to Moses, Wherefore cry you to me? speak to the said children of Israel, that they go forward
14:16 But lift you up your and stretch out your hand over the
sea, and divide it and the rod, children of Israel shall go on
dry [ground] through the midst of the
14:17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the sea.
Egyptians, and they shall follow them and I will get me honor
upon and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his
14:18 And the Egyptians shall know that I [am] the have gotten me
honor upon Pharaoh, upon his LORD, when I chariots, and upon his
14:19 And the angel of God, which the camp of Israel, removed and
went behind went before them; and the pillar of the cloud went
from before their face, and stood
14:20 And it came between the camp of the behind them Egyptians
and the camp of Israel ; and it was a cloud and darkness [to
light by night [to these] so that the one them], but it gave came
not near the other all the night.
Passage of the Red Sea
14:21 And Moses stretched out his and the LORD caused the sea to
go hand over the sea ; [back] by a strong east wind all that
night, and made the sea dry [land], and divided.
14:22 And the children of Israel the waters were went into the
midst of the sea upon the dry [ground] and the waters [were] them
on their right hand, and on their left. a wall to
14:23 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the
midst of the all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his sea,
14:24 And it came to pass, that in the morning
watch the LORD host of the Egyptians through the pillar looked to the of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the
14:25 And chariot wheels, that they drove them heavily took off
their so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of
Israel ; for the them against the Egyptians.
Pharaoh's army drowned
14:26 And the LORD fights for LORD said to Moses, Stretch out
your hand over the sea, that the again upon the Egyptians, upon
their waters may come chariots, and upon their horsemen.
14:27 And Moses stretched forth his hand the sea returned to his
strength when over the sea, and the morning appeared ; and the
Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD Egyptians in the midst of
14:28 And overthrew the the waters returned, and covered the
chariots, and the horsemen, [and] Pharaoh that came into the sea
after them; all the host of there remained not so much as one of
14:29 But the children of Israel dry [land] in the midst of the
sea ; and the walked upon waters [were] a wall to them on their
right hand, and on their left.
14:30 LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of This the the
Egyptians ; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore.
14:31 Israel saw that great work which the LORD did And upon the
Egyptians and the people feared the LORD, and believed the LORD,
his servant Moses.
Exodus Index || Main Index
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6 || Chapter 7 || Chapter 8 || Chapter
9 || Chapter 10
11 || |Chapter 12 || Chapter 13 || Chapter
14 || Chapter 15 || Chapter
16 || Chapter 17 || Chapter 18 || Chapter
19 || Chapter 20
21 || Chapter 22 || Chapter 23 || Chapter
24 || Chapter 25 || Chapter
26 || Chapter 27 || Chapter 28 || Chapter
29 || Chapter 30
31 || Chapter 32 || Chapter 33 || Chapter
34 || Chapter 35 || Chapter
36 || Chapter 37 || Chapter 38 || Chapter
39 || Chapter 40