SHEMOTH 15 (Exodus 15)

1 Then Mosheh and the children of Yisra’ĕl sang this song to 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, and spoke, saying,
“I sing to 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, for He is highly exalted!
The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea!

2 “Yah is my strength and song, and He has become my deliverance.
He is my Ĕl, and I praise Him –
Elohim of my father, and I exalt Him.

3 “𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is a man of battle, 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is His Name.

4 “He has cast Pharaoh’s chariots and his army into the sea,
And his chosen officers are drowned in the Sea of Reeds.

5 “The depths covered them,
They went down to the bottom like a stone.

6 “Your right hand, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, has become great in power.
Your right hand, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, has crushed the enemy.

7 “And in the greatness of Your excellence
You pulled down those who rose up against You.
You sent forth Your wrath, it consumed them like stubble.

8 “And with the wind of Your nostrils the waters were heaped up,
The floods stood like a wall,
The depths became stiff in the heart of the sea.

9 “The enemy said, ‘I pursue, I overtake,
I divide the spoil, my being is satisfied on them.
I draw out my sword, my hand destroys them.’

10 “You blew with Your wind, the sea covered them,
They sank like lead in the mighty waters.

11 “Who is like You, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, among the mighty ones?
Who is like You, great in qodeshah?
Awesome in praises, working wonders.

12 “You stretched out Your right hand, the earth swallowed them.

13 “In Your kindness You led the people whom You have redeemed,
In Your strength You guided them to Your qodesh dwelling.

14 “Peoples heard, they trembled,
Anguish gripped the inhabitants of Pelesheth.

15 “Then the chiefs of Eḏom were troubled,
The mighty men of Mo’aḇ, trembling grips them,
All the inhabitants of Kena’an melted.

16 “Fear and dread fell on them,
By the greatness of Your arm they are as silent as a stone,
Until Your people pass over, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄,
Until the people, whom You have bought, pass over.

17 “You bring them in and plant them in the mountain of Your inheritance,
In the place, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, which You have made for Your own dwelling,
The Miqdash, O 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, which Your hands have prepared.

18 “𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 reigns forever and ever.”

19 For the horses of Pharaoh went with his chariots and his horsemen into the sea, and 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 brought back the waters of the sea upon them. And the children of Yisra’ĕl went on dry ground in the midst of the sea.

20 And Miryam the neḇiyah, the sister of Aharon, took the timbrel in her hand. And all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

21 And Miryam answered them,
“Sing to 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, for He is highly exalted!
The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea!”

22 And Mosheh brought Yisra’ĕl from the Sea of Reeds, and they went out into the Wilderness of Shur. And they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.

23 And they came to Marah, and they were unable to drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. So the name of it was called Marah.

24 And the people grumbled against Mosheh, saying, “What are we to drink?”

25 Then he cried out to 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, and 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 showed him a tree. And when he threw it into the waters, the waters were made sweet. There He made a Law and a Right-Ruling for them, and there He tried them.

26 And He said, “If you diligently obey the voice of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 your Elohim and do what is right in His eyes, and shall listen to His Commands and shall guard all His Laws, I shall bring on you none of the diseases I brought on the Mitsrites, for I am 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 who heals you.”

27 And they came to Ĕlim, where there were twelve fountains of water and seventy palm trees. And they camped there by the waters.