The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. The Songs of Moses and Miriam portray God as a fierce warrior and as a powerful leader. The Songs of Moses and Miriam in Exodus 15 are songs of praise to a God Who is powerful, almighty, and saving. The song of Moses and Miriam is a way of giving thanks and exalting God for what He did for Israel when they were in a hopeless situation with the Egyptians. 22 Then Moses led Israel on from the Red Sea, and they went out to the Wilderness of Shur. The Song of the Sea ( Hebrew: שירת הים ‎, Shirat HaYam, also known as Az Yashir Moshe and Song of Moses, or Mi Chamocha) is a poem that appears in the Book of Exodus of the Hebrew Bible, at Exodus 15:1–18. (W)9 The enemy boasted,    ‘I will pursue,(X) I will overtake them.I will divide the spoils;(Y)    I will gorge myself on them.I will draw my sword    and my hand will destroy them.’10 But you blew with your breath,(Z)    and the sea covered them.They sank like lead    in the mighty waters. Israel should remember, that the dry ground for which God provided the people was won over all those who might destroy them. (AU)17 You will bring(AV) them in and plant(AW) them    on the mountain(AX) of your inheritance—the place, Lord, you made for your dwelling,(AY)    the sanctuary,(AZ) Lord, your hands established. Moses and Miriam's song celebrates their confidence in God and their burning hope. Moses, especially, puts all his trust and faith in God. Miriam was not mentioned again until after the Hebrews had crossed the Red Sea. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him. The LORD is his name. 20 A Song of the Rock. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 2 “The Lord is my strength and my defense [f]; he has become my salvation. 15 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord. [b]14 The nations will hear and tremble.Anguish will grip the inhabitants of Philistia.15 Then the chiefs of Edom will be terrified.Trembling will seize the leaders of Moab.All the inhabitants of Canaan will melt away in despair.16 Terror and dread will fall upon them.By the great power of your arm they will be as still as stone    until your people pass by, O Lord,    until the people whom you have purchased pass by.17 You will bring them in and plant them    on the mountain that belongs to you,    the place, O Lord, that you have made for your dwelling,    the sanctuary, O Lord, that your hands have established.18 The Lord will reign forever and ever. This song, known as The Song of Moses and Miriam, was written in praise and worship to God for redeeming the Israelites.It is found in Exodus 15:1-18 “I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. You may read Exodus 15:1-21 here: Bible Gateway. (AJ)14 The nations will hear and tremble;(AK)    anguish(AL) will grip the people of Philistia. 2 The Lord[a] is my strength and song.He has become my salvation.This is my God, and I will praise him;my father’s God, and I will exalt him.3 The Lord is a warrior.The Lord is his name.4 He has cast Pharaoh’s chariots and his army into the sea.His elite officers are drowned in the Red Sea.5 The deep waters covered them.They sank down to the depths like a stone.6 Lord, your right hand is glorious in power.Lord, your right hand has shattered the enemy.7 In your great majesty you overthrew those who opposed you.You sent out your burning anger.It consumed them like stubble.8 At the blast from your nostrils the waters piled up.The flowing waters stood up like a dam.The deep waters became solid in the heart of the sea.9 The enemy said, “I will pursue.I will overtake. Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea. Both Moses and Miriam, too, “sing to the the LORD, for he is gloriously triumphant” (Exodus 15:1; 15:21). He has become my salvation. It is followed in verses 20 and 21 by a much shorter song sung by Miriam and the other women. A number of years ago, a child was tragically killed in an accident. Learn more. That is why they named the place Marah. (AM)15 The chiefs(AN) of Edom(AO) will be terrified,    the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling,(AP)the people[c] of Canaan will melt(AQ) away;16     terror(AR) and dread will fall on them.By the power of your arm    they will be as still as a stone(AS)—until your people pass by, Lord,    until the people you bought[d](AT) pass by. (That is why the place is called Marah. In your strength you will guide them to your holy pastureland. There the Lord made a decree and ruling for them, and there he tested them. (BL) For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! I will divide the plunder. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. The survival of the leader of the Exodus, Moses, depended on the courage and ingenuity of his sister Miriam. This tune could be one of the oldest songs ever recorded (maybe THE oldest). 19 The Song of Moses and Miriam. 22 A Song of David. Try it free for 30 days. 7 “In the greatness of your majesty(Q)    you threw down those who opposed you.You unleashed your burning anger;(R)    it consumed(S) them like stubble.8 By the blast of your nostrils(T)    the waters piled up. After the great miracle of the Splitting of the Sea, Moses led the Jewish people in singing praises to G‑d.The Torah then describes how Miriam led the women in singing their own song of praise, while dancing and playing musical instruments: . (U)The surging waters stood up like a wall;(V)    the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea. This is a very emotional time for the Israelites. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling. The Songs of Moses and Miriam are sung after the Israelite’s triumphant victory through God over the massive Egyptian army. The LORD is my strength and song. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. By the great power of your arm they will be as still as stone. [b]5 The deep waters(L) have covered them;    they sank to the depths like a stone. he has hurled into the sea. Miriam (מִרְיָם ‎ Mīrəyām) was described in the Hebrew Bible as the daughter of Amram and Jochebed, and the older sister of Moses and Aaron.She was a prophetess and first appears in the Book of Exodus.. Verses 1 through 18 of this great chapter record for us the song of Moses and the people of Israel. If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus chapter 15. Song # 1207 from Our Gospel In Song Collection by Col Johnston. What are the benefits of creating an account? Miriam, the prophetess, Aaron ’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women came out after her with timbrels and with dances. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 17 Verses from Psalm 141 –A Song of the Evening Sacrifice. 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They sank down to the depths like a stone. The LORD is a warrior. The horse and its rider he has hurled into the sea. 27 Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped(BX) there near the water. This is my God, and I will praise him; my father’s God, and I will exalt him. The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea. As Moses sings his song in praise of God, he recounts numerous examples of God’s impressive strength in defeating the Egyptians. The songs of Miriam and Moses portray God as an extremely powerful and dominant figure that leads his people to a better life. Sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted.The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea. Both horse and driver God has hurled into the sea." She leads the women in a dance while singing: "Sing to the Lord, for God is highly exalted. The song was “Zippiddy Doo Dah.” Israel’s first great affirmation of faith was expressed in a song as well, but a very different kind of song. 15 1 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord : “I will sing to the Lord , for he is highly exalted. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! They traveled for three days in the wilderness but found no water. His funeral was one of the saddest occasions because there was no evidence of a truly Christian faith on the part of those most intimately involved. The child was the son of the minister of a very liberal church. He threw(BR) it into the water, and the water became fit to drink. 2 The song of Miriam, Exodus 15:20-21. These are not only songs of praise naming the specific deeds of God wrought on their behalf, but are also songs which express Moses and Miriam’s deeply held beliefs that there is one God, that He is all-powerful, and that the Israelites are His chosen people whom He will … "My God, Moses, the girl is black!" until the people whom you have purchased pass by. Some say this is the oldest recorded song in the world. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 19 When Pharaoh’s horses along with his chariots and charioteers went into the sea, the Lord brought the waters of the sea back on them, but the Israelites walked on dry land in the middle of the sea. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Trembling will seize the leaders of Moab. Before I get into the reading of Exodus chapter 15 of the Book of Exodus, I want to thank you for taking the time to listen to this audio reading from the Bible. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. His elite officers are drowned in the Red Sea. Try it for 30 days FREE. (AI)In your strength you will guide them    to your holy dwelling. The song highlights the Lord’s majestic power that saved the Israelites from the wrath of the Egyptians. Some h… 20 Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a hand drum, and all the women followed her with drums and dancing. The celebration of the songs of Moses and Miriam is of true joy. We observe in Exodus 15:1-20 that this song is sung by Moses and the children of Israel (presumably the males) until Miriam and the women answer them as recorded in Exodus 15:20. Moses leads the Israelite people in a song of praise to God, after which Miriam appears again. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Part I of the oratorio gives musical expression to many and sundry Old Testament prophetic voices, from Moses and Miriam to Malachi. Song of the Sea from a Sefer Torah. I will divide the plunder.I will do whatever I want with them.I will draw my sword,and my hand will destroy them.”10 But you blew with your breath,and the sea covered them.They sank like lead in the mighty waters.11 Lord, who is like you among the gods?Who is like you, glorious in holiness,awesome in praise, working wonders?12 You stretched out your right hand,and the earth swallowed them.13 In your mercy you will lead the people that you have redeemed.In your strength you will guide them to your holy pastureland. The Songs of Moses and Miriam. [f](BN)) 24 So the people grumbled(BO) against Moses, saying, “What are we to drink?”(BP). The Holy Bible, Evangelical Heritage Version®, EHV®, © 2019 Wartburg Project, Inc. All rights reserved. Anguish will grip the inhabitants of Philistia. They said: I will sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. 26 So he said, “If only you would listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his eyes, and pay attention to his commandments, and keep all his regulations, I would not place on you any of the diseases that I placed on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, who heals you.”. The following four stanzas make up this praise hymn. Some of the choicest songs in our hymnbooks look forward to the 'land of fadeless day and the city foursquare.' You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. The Song of Moses and Miriam - Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the LORD: “I will sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 23 When they came to Marah, they were not able to drink the waters of Marah, because they were bitter. Both horse and driver. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. This was Moses hope, Aaron and Miriam's hope and the hope of all the people. After the waters swallowed up the pursuing Egyptian army, Miriam took a timbrel, a tambourine-like instrument, and led the women in a song and dance of victory. 1 A Song of God’s Glorious Name. Some say this is the oldest recorded song in the world. They said: I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted.The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. I will overtake. She was his older sister, and she watched over him when he was placed in a basket on the River Nile. I will never forget the song that was given as an expression of the young boy’s affirmation of faith. The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea. The deep waters became solid in the heart of the sea. (BC) 20 Then Miriam(BD) the prophet,(BE) Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels(BF) and dancing. Miriam, the elder sister of Moses and Aaron, presided over the female encore to the Song at the Sea. The following four stanzas make up this praise hymn. (BG) 21 Miriam sang(BH) to them: “Sing to the Lord,    for he is highly exalted.Both horse and driver(BI)    he has hurled into the sea.”(BJ), 22 Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert(BK) of Shur. Verse 21 is ascribed to Miriam and the women folk of Israel who apparently sing an antiphonal response to Moses and the men. 24 A Song of Peace. The end of Miriam's attack Made Moses wince and set his jaw Like stone to guard his tongue with law, And hold his peace, if somehow love Might be reborn. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. [c] 24 The people grumbled against Moses, and they said, “What will we drink?” 25 Then Moses cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him some wood. Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the LORD: 15:1 Then Moses and the Israelis sang this song to the LORD: “I’ll sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. (AG)13 In your unfailing love you will lead(AH)    the people you have redeemed. 15 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song(A) to the Lord: “I will sing(B) to the Lord,    for he is highly exalted.Both horse and driver(C)    he has hurled into the sea.(D). Appearing in Exodus 15, the songs immediately follow the scene in which the Egyptian army full of Pharaoh’s horses and chariots are destroyed. 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