1 Then sang Moses
and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake,
saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously:
the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation:
he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's
God, and I will exalt him.
3 The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name.
4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea:
his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.
5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as
6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right
hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown
them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath,
which consumed them as stubble.
8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered
together, the floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths
were congealed in the heart of the sea.
9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide
the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw
my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they
sank as lead in the mighty waters.
11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like
thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed
13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast
redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy holy
14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold
on the inhabitants of Palestina.
15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of
Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants
of Canaan shall melt away.
16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of
thine arm they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people
pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, which thou hast
17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain
of thine inheritance, in the place, O LORD, which thou hast
made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O LORD, which thy
hands have established.
18 The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.