The song of Moses
‘I will sing to the Lord, because he has shown his great power.
He threw horses and their riders into the sea.
He is the one who has saved me.
He is my God and I will
He is my father's God and I will
The Lord is his name.
Pharaoh's best officers drowned in the Red Sea.
They fell to the floor of the sea, like a stone.
Your right hand, Lord, destroyed the enemy.
You were very angry with them.
You killed them, like a fire burns dry grass.
The deep waters stood up in a big
We will destroy them with our
We will do whatever we want to them.
We will take all their valuable things for ourselves.”
so that the sea covered your enemies.
They went down like heavy metal in the great waters.
There is nobody like you anywhere!
You are great and
You do great
There is nobody like you!
A big hole opened in the ground and our enemies fell into it.
So you have saved them and you lead them.
They will be very afraid.
The people who live in Philistia will
The leaders of Moab will
The people who live in Canaan will become weak.
Because of your great power they will want to run away.
But they cannot move!
They will remain still, like stones, until your people go on past them.
They will stand and watch as the people you have saved, Lord, pass by.
You will bring them to live on your own mountain.
Lord, that is the place that you have prepared for your home.
It is the holy place that you have built,
Then the Lord made the waters of the sea come back over them.
But the Israelites walked through the middle of the sea on dry ground.’
‘Sing to the Lord, because he has shown his great power.
He threw horses and their riders into the sea.’