(AJ)14 The nations will hear and tremble;(AK)    anguish(AL) will grip the people of Philistia. Miriam answered them--"them" in the Hebrew is masculine, so that Moses probably led the men and Miriam the women--the two bands responding alternately, and singing the first verse as a chorus. Exodus 15:20 (GNTA) All the women, dancing with tambourines, followed her. A remnant of the song composed by Miriam appears in the Bible: Then, as now, warriors were honoured when they returned from battle, greeted with an acknowledgment of their courage and self-sacrifice ‘Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dancing. Exodus 15:20 (NRS) Exodus 15:20 (WYC) The song she dances to is much shorter than the song Moses leads, emphasizing only the most important part of it. The crossing of … All the women followed her playing tambourines and dancing. The time when it was sung is supposed to have been the morning after the passage. Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine and led all the women as they played their tambourines and danced. She first appears by name, however, in the crossing of the Red Sea (Exod 15:20–21). (U)The surging waters stood up like a wall;(V)    the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea. 18 “The Lord reigns    for ever and ever.”(BA). All the women followed her, playing tambourines and dancing. And Miriam, the woman prophet, the sister of Aaron, took an instrument of music in her hand; and all the women went after her with music and dances. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. [b]5 The deep waters(L) have covered them;    they sank to the depths like a stone. The bible says with everything you do, do it to the glory of God. Exodus 15:20 (LEB) 20 Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with tambourines and dancing. Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand. [1] Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand. all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances--We shall understand this by attending to the modern customs of the East, where the dance--a slow, grave, and solemn gesture, generally accompanied with singing and the sound of the timbrel, is still led by the principal female of the company, the rest imitating her movements and repeating the words of the song as they drop from her lips. Exodus 15:20 King James Version (KJV) 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels … … Miriam the prophetess--so called from her receiving divine revelations ( Numbers 12:1 , Micah 6:4 ), but in this instance principally from her being eminently skilled in music, and in this sense the word "prophecy" is sometimes used in Scripture ( 1 Chronicles 25:1 , 1 Corinthians 11:5 ). All the women followed her, playing tambourines and dancing. They have work to do, temptations to grapple with, and afflictions to bear, and are weak in themselves; but his grace is their strength. At Elim they had good water, and enough of it. So whatever dance you are doing it should be to the glory of God. Exodus 15:20 (MSG) Happy the people whose God is the Lord. (That is why the place is called Marah. Hypocrites may show high affections, and appear earnest in religious exercises, but in the time of temptation they fall away. (AA)11 Who among the gods    is like you,(AB) Lord?Who is like you—    majestic in holiness,(AC)awesome in glory,(AD)    working wonders?(AE). But the line of the people would be extended during the passage, and one extremity of it would reach as far north as these fountains, which would supply them with water on landing. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. At Marah they had water, but it was bitter; so that they could not drink it. 20 Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing. God is the great Physician. It may be considered as typical, and prophetical of the final destruction of the enemies of the church. There the Lord issued a ruling and instruction for them and put them to the test. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took her tambourine in her hand, and all of the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 20. Then sang Moses and the children of Israel--The scene of this thanksgiving song is supposed to have been at the landing place on the eastern shore of the Red Sea, at Ayoun Musa, "the fountains of Moses." 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). Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances. And the children of Benjamin did so, and took them wives, according to their number, of them that danced, whom they caught: and they went and returned unto their inheritance, and repaired the cities, and dwelt in them. of Bible Women as Celebrants. Aaron's sister Miriam was a prophet. Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. It is estimated to be a mile in breadth, but stretching out far to the northeast. Miriam celebrated Israel’s escape from Egypt, and the demise of the Egyptians who were pursuing them, by leading the women with singing and dancing with timbrels. (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. Exodus 15:20 - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. Miriam sang repeatedly, “My mother is destined to give birth to a son who will set Israel free!” Even the ministering angels joined with them, singing, “A joyous mother of children.” (Psalms 113:9) After seeing this, the rest of the Jewish men also remarried their wives. Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing. She leads the women in a dance while singing: "Sing to the Lord, for God is highly exalted. They are situated somewhat farther northward along the shore than the opposite point from which the Israelites set out. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances. Let us not faint at tribulations. Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine, and all the women followed her with tambourines, dancing. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took her tambourine in her hand, and all of the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances. Dancing is just moving your body to a rhythm. So Mary the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: and all the women went forth after her with timbrels and with dances. (22-27). It is far more likely that God miraculously endowed some tree with the property of purifying the bitter water--a tree employed as the medium, but the sweetening was not dependent upon the nature or quality of the tree, but the power of God (compare John 9:6 ). Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dancing. Then Aaron's sister Miriam, a prophetess, took a tambourine in her hand. Judges 21:23 Judg 21:23. Exodus 15:20 (NLT) Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine and led all the women as they played their tambourines and danced. Exodus 15:20 (NLT) It was beat with the fingers, and corresponds to our tambourine. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. Then Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and dancing. It’s an expression of emotion. And mir I am a prophetisse the sister of Aaron toke a tymbrell in hir hande, and all the wemen came out after her with tymbrells in a daunse. 2 “The Lord is my strength(E) and my defense[a];    he has become my salvation. Moses did what the people had neglected to do; he cried unto the Lord. and there he proved them--God now brought the Israelites into circumstances which would put their faith and obedience to the test (compare Genesis 22:1 ). - King James Version (1611)- View 1611 Bible Scan Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took the timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dancing. (AI)In your strength you will guide them    to your holy dwelling. All the women followed her playing tambourines and dancing. (F)He is my God,(G) and I will praise him,    my father’s God, and I will exalt(H) him.3 The Lord is a warrior;(I)    the Lord is his name. Dancing isn’t a worldly thing because there is dancing in heaven. I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously--Considering the state of servitude in which they had been born and bred, and the rude features of character which their subsequent history often displays, it cannot be supposed that the children of Israel generally were qualified to commit to memory or to appreciate the beauties of this inimitable song. The palm is called "the tree of the desert," as its presence is always a sign of water. Also Miryam the prophet, sister of Aharon, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines, dancing. All the women, dancing with tambourines, followed her. Exodus 15:20 (WEB) Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 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.. As every individual had cause, so every individual gave utterance to his feelings of gratitude. Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing. (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. Years later, when the Israelites left Egypt and crossed the Red Sea, Miriam took a timbrel in her hand and led the women in a triumphal procession, singing and dancing. Exodus 15:20 (CEBA) Miriam, the sister of Moses, and other Israelite women, celebrated the total destruction of Pharaoh's army in the Red Sea by joyously moving their feet (Exodus 15:20 - 21). Moses leads the Israelite people in a song of praise to God, after which Miriam appears again. Then the prophet Miriam, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dancing. After the weary travel through the desert, this must have appeared a most delightful encampment from its shade and verdure, as well as from its abundant supply of sweet water for the thirsty multitude. Its poetical excellencies have often drawn forth the admiration of the best judges, while the character of the event commemorated, and its being prompted by divine inspiration, contribute to give it an interest and sublimity peculiar to itself. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. The palms in this spot are greatly increased in number, but the wells are diminished. Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances. 19 When Pharaoh’s horses, chariots and horsemen[e] went into the sea,(BB) the Lord brought the waters of the sea back over them, but the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground. (M)6 Your right hand,(N) Lord,    was majestic in power.Your right hand,(O) Lord,    shattered(P) the enemy. Exodus 15:20 (TYN) (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. 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She took a tambourine in her hand. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. There is a sublimity and beauty in the language that is unexampled. ( BG ) 21 Miriam sang ( BH ) to them: “Sing to the Lord , Tools. (J)4 Pharaoh’s chariots and his army(K)    he has hurled into the sea.The best of Pharaoh’s officers    are drowned in the Red Sea. The Lord is a God of almighty power, and woe to those that strive with their Maker! She then lead the women in a dance while she sang to them. And Miryam the neviah, the achot Aharon, took the tof (hand drum) in her yad; and all the nashim went out after her with hand-drums and with dancing. out above the singing, "Come sing and dance to Yahweh! Exodus 15:20 (ESV) The next time we see Miriam in the Bible, she is a leader along with her brothers, taking the Israelites across the Red Sea into freedom. Holiness to the Lord is in every part of it. King David, when the Ark of the Covenant was being brought to Jerusalem for the first time, celebrated by dancing around it during its journey (2Samuel 6:12 - 14). The Torah refers to her as "Miriam the Prophetess" and the Talmud names her as one of the seven major female prophets of Israel. Verses 1-21 This song is the most ancient we know of. Though the meaning of the term prophet is here indeterminate, Miriam is the first woman ever to bear it. But they might perfectly understand its pervading strain of sentiment; and, with the view of suitably improving the occasion, it was thought necessary that all, old and young, should join their united voices in the rehearsal of its words. We shall then find that a submissive will, a peaceful conscience, and the comforts of the Holy Ghost, will render the bitterest trial tolerable, yea, pleasant. And hence the "statute and ordinance" that followed, which would have been singularly inopportune if no miracle had been wrought. If we are kept well, it is he that keeps us; if we are made well, it is he that recovers us. Salem Media Group. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! (AG)13 In your unfailing love you will lead(AH)    the people you have redeemed. Exodus 15:20 (JUB) 27 Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped(BX) there near the water. Also Miryam the prophet, sister of Aharon, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines, dancing. Exodus 15:20 (GW) Miryam the prophetess, the sister of Aharon, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. According to Keli Yakar, the music, dancing, singing was a means to an end: arousing a joyful state of being. But in every trial we should cast our care upon the Lord, and pour out our hearts before him. Exodus 15:20 (ASV) Miriam sang to them: “Sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted. Scholars have recognized Miriam’s song as one of the oldest compositions in the Bible, dating back to … Then Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and dancing. They are often in sorrow, but in him they have comfort; he is their song. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. (BM) 23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter. When the cloud lifted from above the Tent, there stood Miriam—leprous, like snow. All this Miriam knew and intended when she led the women in their circle dance. She took a tambourine in her hand. Exodus 15:20 (BBE) He is a God of matchless perfection; he is glorious in holiness; his holiness is his glory. Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing. 23. when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters--Following the general route of all travellers southward, between the sea and the tableland of the Tih ("valley of wandering"), Marah is almost universally believed to be what is now called Howarah, in Wady Amarah, about thirty miles from the place where the Israelites landed on the eastern shore of the Red Sea--a distance quite sufficient for their march of three days. Amplified Bible Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron [and Moses], took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her with timbrels and dancing. The water still retains its ancient character, and has a bad name among the Arabs, who seldom allow their camels to partake of it. Exodus 15:20 (LXX) It appears in the deliverance of Israel, and his faithfulness to his own promise. So Mary the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: and all the women went forth after her with timbrels and with dances. And mir I am a prophetisse the sister of Aaron toke a tymbrell in hir hande, and all the wemen came out after her with tymbrells in a daunse. 25 Then Moses cried out(BQ) to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a piece of wood. Exodus 15:20 (NIV) The Old Testament records several occasions where women celebrated military victories. Let us not forget that we are kept from destruction, and delivered from our enemies, to be the Lord's servants. New International Version (NIV). ), is the first of her order mentioned in the Word of God.While the Lord never ordained a woman to be priest, nor do we read of women as bishops or pastors in the New Testament, the vocation of "prophetess" is common to both dispensations. He threw(BR) it into the water, and the water became fit to drink. Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with tambourines and dancing. Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine and led all the women as they played their tambourines and danced. Exodus 15:20 (NKJV) But a rebellious Israelite shall fare no better than a rebellious Egyptian. And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the tambour in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambours and with dances. Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine, and all the women followed her with tambourines, dancing. After the Israelites escape from Egypt and from the Pharaoh’s army at the Sea of Reeds (NRSV, “Red Sea”), the prophet Miriam leads a celebration. ś And Miriam the prophetesse the sister of Aaron, tooke a timbrell in her hand, and all the women went out after her, with timbrels & with dances. Exodus 15:20 (NRSA) It is a holy song, to the honour of God, to exalt his name, and celebrate his praise, and his only, not in the least to magnify any man. 21. Deborah's song is one of the most well known early songs in the Old God can make bitter to us that from which we promise ourselves most, and often does so in the wilderness of this world, that our wants, and disappointments in the creature, may drive us to the Creator, in whose favour alone true comfort is to be had. Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing. Soon after Miriam’s dance of praise, the Israelites were found dancing before a golden calf in worship. Verses 22-27 In the wilderness of Shur the Israelites had no water. Jun 29, 2020 - Explore Lydia's Hands Liturgical Texti's board "BIBLE: Miriam", followed by 125 people on Pinterest. 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