Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Exodus
Chapter 15

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EXODUS 15:1
JPS 15:1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spoke, saying: I will sing unto the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea.
ONK 15:1 Then sang Mosheh and the children of Israel this hymn before the Lord; and they spake, saying, We will sing and give thanks before the Lord, because He is magnified upon the mighty, and the power is His own; the horse and his rider hath He cast into the sea.
PAL 15:1 Behold: then sang Mosheh and the sons of Israel this song of praise before the Lord, and saying they said:

Thanksgiving and praise we bring before the Lord Most High, who is glorified above the glorious, and exalted above the exalted; who punisheth by His Word whomsoever glorifieth himself before Him.

Therefore when Pharoh the wicked bare himself proudly before the Lord, and, being uplifted in his heart, followed after the people of the sons of Israel, their horses and their chariots He threw and buried in the sea of Suph.

JER 15:1 Then sang Mosheh and the sons of Israel the praise of this song before the Lord, saying, to say: Thanksgiving and praise bring we before the Lord, who is high above the highest, and glorified above the glorious, and who punisheth by His Word whomsoever glorifieth himself before Him. The horses and their riders, because they bare themselves proudly and followed after the people of the house of Israel, He hath thrown and buried in the sea of Suph.
 
EXODUS 15:2
JPS 15:2 The LORD is my strength and song, And He is become my salvation; This is my God, and I will glorify Him; My father's God, and I will exalt Him.
ONK 15:2 My strength and my song(33) is the terrible Lord; He hath said by His Word that He will be mine to redeem. This is my God, and I will build Him a sanctuary; the God of my fathers, and I will worship before Him.
PAL 15:2 The Lord is Mighty, and greatly to be feared over all the world. He spake in His Word, and became to me a God of salvation.

From their mothers' breasts even the children have given signs with their fingers to their fathers, and said, This is our God, who nourished us with honey from the rock, and with oil from the stone of clay, at the time when our mothers went forth upon the face of the field to give us birth, and leave us there; and He sent an angel who washed us and enwrapped us; and now will we praise Him; He is the God of our fathers, and we will exalt Him.

JER 15:2 The Lord is Mighty, and greatly to be praised and feared over all the world. He spake in His Word, and for us became salvation.

From their mothers' breasts have even the children given signs with their fingers unto the fathers, and have said to them, This is our Father, who nourished us with honey from the rock, and gave us oil from the stone of clay.

[The sons of Israel answered and said one to another, He is our God, and we will praise Him; the God of our fathers, and we will exalt Him.

 
EXODUS 15:3
JPS 15:3 The LORD is a man of war, The LORD is His name.
ONK 15:3 The Lord is the Lord of Victory in battles, the Lord is His Name.
PAL 15:3 The sons of Israel said, The Lord is a man making war for us: from generation to generation He maketh known His power unto the people of the house of Israel. The Lord is His Name; according to His Name, so is His power; His Name shall be blessed for ever and ever.
JER 15:3 The Lord in the glory of His Shekinah is He who worketh victory for your arms. From one generation to another He maketh known His power to the people of the house of Israel.

His Name is the Lord: as is His Name, so is His power; let His name be glorified for ever and ever.

 
EXODUS 15:4
JPS 15:4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath He cast into the sea, And his chosen captains are sunk in the Red Sea.
ONK 15:4 The chariots of Pharoh and his horses He hath cast into the sea, his chosen warriors are drowned in the sea of Suph.
PAL 15:4 The chariots of Pharoh and his hosts He hath cast into the sea; the goodliest of his young men hath He thrown and drowned in the sea of Suph.
JER 15:4 4 Upon the chariots of Pharoh and his host He shot arrows in the sea; his goodly young men and his men of strength He hath drowned in the sea of Suph.
 
EXODUS 15:5
JPS 15:5 The deeps cover themó They went down into the depths like a stone.
ONK 15:5 The depths covered them over, they went down to the bottom as a stone.
PAL 15:5 The deep covered them over, they went down, and are buried in the depths of the sea, and are silent as a stone.
 
 
EXODUS 15:6
JPS 15:6 Thy right hand, O LORD, glorious in power, Thy right hand, O LORD, dasheth in pieces the enemy.
ONK 15:6 Thy right hand, Lord, is illustrious in power; Thy right hand, Lord, shattereth the adversary; and in the greatness of Thy might Thou hast broken down them who arose against Thy people.
PAL 15:6 Thy right hand, O Lord, how glorious is it in power! Thy right hand, O Lord, hath cut off the adversaries of Thy people who rose against them to do them hurt. And in the plenitude and greatness of Thy majesty Thou hast destroyed the walls of the enemies of Thy people.
JER 15:6 How glorious is Thy right hand, O Lord, in power, which hath broken and shattered the walls of the enemies of Thy people!
 
EXODUS 15:7
JPS 15:7 And in the greatness of Thine excellency Thou overthrowest them that rise up against Thee; Thou sendest forth Thy wrath, it consumeth them as stubble.
ONK 15:7 Thou didst send forth Thy wrath, and it consumed them as stubble in the flame,
PAL 15:7 Thou wilt pour upon them Thy fierce anger, Thou wilt consume them as the burning fire prevails over the stubble.
 
 
EXODUS 15:8
JPS 15:8 And with the blast of Thy nostrils the waters were piled upó The floods stood upright as a heap; The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea.
ONK 15:8 and by the word of Thy mouth the waters, (as if) wise, stood up like a wall; the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
PAL 15:8 For by the Word from before Thee the waters became heaps; they stood, as if bound like skins that confine flowing water, and the depths were congealed in the flood of the great sea.
 
 
EXODUS 15:9
JPS 15:9 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.'
ONK 15:9 The adversary said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, and my hand shall destroy them.
PAL 15:9 Pharoh the wicked, the hater and adversary, did say, I will follow after the people of the sons of Israel, and will lay waste their camp on the bank of the sea: I will set war in array against them, and kill them, small and great, despoil them of much spoil, bring them back into great captivity, and divide their substance among my people who make war: and when my soul is satisfied with the blood of their slain, I will sheathe my sword, having destroyed them with my right hand.
JER 15:9 Pharoh the wicked, the hater and adversary, did say, I will follow after the people of the sons of Israel, and will overtake them encamped at the side of the sea. I will lead them captive into great captivity, and despoil them of great spoil; I will divide their substance among my men of war; and when my soul shall be satisfied with them, I will sheathe my sword, when I shall have destroyed them with my right hand.
 
EXODUS 15:10
JPS 15:10 Thou didst blow with Thy wind, the sea covered them; They sank as lead in the mighty waters.
ONK 15:10 Thou didst speak by Thy Word, the sea covered them over, they sank like lead in the mighty waters.
PAL 15:10 Thou didst blow with the wind from before Thee, O Lord, and the waves of the sea covered them; they went down, and sank as lead in the proud waters
 
 
EXODUS 15:11
JPS 15:11 Who is like unto Thee, O LORD, among the mighty? Who is like unto Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
ONK 15:11 There is none beside Thee, O God, (who art) glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders.
PAL 15:11 Who is like Thee among the exalted gods, O Lord, who is like Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders and manifestations for Thy people, the house of Israel?
 
 
EXODUS 15:12
JPS 15:12 Thou stretchedst out Thy right handó The earth swallowed them.
ONK 15:12 Thou didst uplift Thy right hand, the earth swallowed them up.
PAL 15:12 The sea spake to the earth, Receive thy children: but the earth spake to the sea, Receive thy murderers. And the sea was not willing to overwhelm them, and the earth was not willing to swallow them up. The earth was afraid to receive them, lest they should be required from her in the day of the great judgment in the world to come, even as the blood of Habel will be required of her: whereupon Thou, Lord, didst stretch forth Thy right hand in swearing to the earth that in the world to come they should not be required of her. And the earth opened her mouth and consumed them.
JER 15:12 The sea and the earth had controversy one with the other. The sea said to the earth, Receive thy children; and the earth said to the sea, Receive thy murderers. But the earth willed not to swallow them, and the sea willed not to overwhelm them. And by the Word from before Thee Thou didst stretch forth Thy right hand in oath, and didst swear unto the earth that Thou wilt not require them of her in the world to come. Then did the earth open her mouth and swallow them up.
 
EXODUS 15:13
JPS 15:13 Thou in Thy love hast led the people that Thou hast redeemed; Thou hast guided them in Thy strength to Thy holy habitation.
ONK 15:13 Thou hast led forth in goodness Thy people whom Thou hast redeemed; Thou wilt bring them by Thy strength to the dwelling of Thy holiness.
PAL 15:13 Thou hast led in Thy mercy the people whom Thou hast redeemed, and given them the heritage of the mountain of Thy sanctuary, the place of the dwelling of Thy holy Shekinah.
 
 
EXODUS 15:14
JPS 15:14 The peoples have heard, they tremble; Pangs have taken hold on the inhabitants of Philistia
ONK 15:14 The nations will hear it, and be moved; terror will seize on the inhabiters of Pelasheth;
PAL 15:14 The nations will hear and be afraid; terror will lay hold upon them, even upon all the pillars of the inhabitants of the Palestinian land.
 
 
EXODUS 15:15
JPS 15:15 Then were the chiefs of Edom affrighted; The mighty men of Moab, trembling taketh hold upon them; All the inhabitants of Canaan are melted away.
ONK 15:15 then will the princes of Edom be alarmed, the strong ones of Moab will be seized with trembling, and they who dwell in Kenaan will be broken down.
PAL 15:15 Behold, then will the princes of the Edomaee be confounded, the strong ones of Moaba will be seized with fear, their heart within them will melt away, even all the pillars of the inhabitants of the Kenaanian land.
 
 
EXODUS 15:16
JPS 15:16 Terror and dread falleth upon them; By the greatness of Thine arm they are as still as a stone; Till Thy people pass over, O LORD, Till the people pass over that Thou hast gotten.
ONK 15:16 Fear and dread will fall upon them, by the greatness of Thy power they will be silent as a stone, until Thy people, Lord, pass over Arnona, until Thy people whom Thou hast redeemed pass over Jardena.
PAL 15:16 Through the power of Thy mighty arm, let the terrors of death fall upon them, let them be silent as a stone, till the time when Thy people, Lord, shall have passed the streams of Arnona, till the time when Thy people whom Thou didst ransom shall have crossed the dividing current of Jabeka.
JER 15:16 Thou wilt make the terror of death to fall upon them and undoing, by the power of Thy mighty arm, that they shall be as silent as a stone, until this people whom Thou hast redeemed shall have gone over the dividing stream of Jobeka and that of Jardena; till this people shall have passed over whom Thou hast ransomed for Thy Name.
 
EXODUS 15:17
JPS 15:17 Thou bringest them in, and plantest them in the mountain of Thine inheritance, The place, O LORD, which Thou hast made for Thee to dwell in, The sanctuary, O Lord, which Thy hands have established.
ONK 15:17 Thou wilt bring them in, and cause them to dwell in the mountain of Thine inheritance, in the place which Thou hast ordained for the house of Thy Shekina, the sanctuary which Thy hands, O Lord, have prepared.
PAL 15:17 Thou wilt bring them in, and plant them on the mountain of Thy sanctuary, the place which Thou hast provided before the throne of Thy glory, the house of Thy holy Shekinah, which Thou, O Lord, hast prepared, Thy sanctuary that with both hands Thou hast established.
JER 15:17 Thou wilt bring them in, and wilt plant them in the mountain of Thy inheritance, the dwelling of the glory of Thy holiness, which Thou, Lord, hast prepared for Thyself, the sanctuary of the Lord that with both hands He hath established.
 
EXODUS 15:18
JPS 15:18 The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.
ONK 15:18 The kingdom of the Lord endureth for ever, and for ever, evermore!
PAL 15:18 When the people of the house of Israel beheld the signs and manifestations which the Holy One, whose Name be praised, had done at the sea of Suph, and the power of His hand, the children of the captives answering said one to the other, Come, and let us set the crown of majesty on the head of our Redeemer, who maketh to pass over, and passeth not; who changeth, and is not changed; whose is the crown of the kingdom; the King of kings in this world; whose, too, is the kingdom in the world to come, for ever and ever.
JER 15:18 When the house of Israel had beheld the signs and wonders that the Holy One, Blessed be He, had wrought for them at the border of the sea,—let His great Name be blessed for ever and ever,—they gave glory and thanksgiving and exaltation unto their God. The sons of Israel answered and said one to another, Come, let us set the crown upon the head of the Redeemer, who causeth to pass over, but is not passed; who changeth, but is not changed; the King of kings in this world; whose, too, is the crown of the kingdom of the world to come, and whose it will be for ever and ever.
 
EXODUS 15:19
JPS 15:19 For the horses of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea upon them; but the children of Israel walked on dry land in the midst of the sea.
ONK 15:19 Because, when the horses of Pharoh with his chariots and his horsemen had entered into the sea, the Lord caused the waters of the sea to return upon them, and the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea.
PAL 15:19 For Pharoh's horses with his chariots and horsemen went into the sea, and the Lord made the waters of the sea to return upon them; but the sons of Israel walked upon the land in the midst of the sea, and there did spring up sweet fountains and trees yielding food and verdure and ripe fruits, (even) on the ground of the sea.
 
 
EXODUS 15:20
JPS 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.
ONK 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aharon, took the timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and choruses.
PAL 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aharon, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women came out after her, dancing with tambourines and playing on instruments.
JER 15:20 With tambourines dancing.
 
EXODUS 15:21
JPS 15:21 And Miriam sang unto them: Sing ye to the LORD, for He is highly exalted: The horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea.
ONK 15:21 And Miriam answered them: Sing and give thanks before the Lord, for He hath magnified Himself upon the proud: and the majesty belongeth (only) unto Him; the horse and his rider hath He cast into the sea.
PAL 15:21 And Miriam sang to them, Let us give thanks and praise before the Lord, for might and supremacy are His; above the proud He is glorified, and above the lofty He is exalted. When the wicked Pharoh in his pride followed after the people of the sons of Israel, his horses and his chariots did He cast and drown in the sea of Suph.
 
 
EXODUS 15:22
JPS 15:22 And Moses led Israel onward from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.
ONK 15:22 And Mosheh caused Israel to remove from the sea of Suph, and they went forth into the desert of Chagra, and went three days in the desert, but found no water.
PAL 15:22 And Mosheh made Israel go forward from the sea of Suph, and they went forth into the wilderness of Chalutsa. And they journeyed three days in the desert, empty of instruction, and found no water.
JER 15:22 The way of Chalutsa.
 
EXODUS 15:23
JPS 15:23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called Marah.
ONK 15:23 And they came to Marah, and could not drink the waters of Marah because they were bitter; therefore he called the name of it Marah.
PAL 15:23 And they came to Marah, but could not drink the waters of Marah because they were bitter; therefore he called the name of it Marah,
 
 
EXODUS 15:24
JPS 15:24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying: 'What shall we drink?'
ONK 15:24 And the people were fretful against Mosheh, saying, What shall we drink?
PAL 15:24 And the people murmured against Mosheh, saying, What shall we drink?
JER 15:24 And the people contended.
 
EXODUS 15:25
JPS 15:25 And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD showed him a tree, and he cast it into the waters, and the waters were made sweet. There He made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there He proved them;
ONK 15:25 And he prayed before the Lord; and the Lord instructed him (in the properties of) a tree, and he cast it into the waters, and the waters became sweet. There decreed He a statute, and a judgment, and there He tried him.
PAL 15:25 And he prayed before the Lord, and the Lord showed him the bitter tree of Ardiphne;(17) and he wrote upon it the great and glorious Name, and cast it into the midst of the waters, and the waters were rendered sweet. And there did the Word of the Lord appoint to him the ordinance of the sabbath, and the statute of honouring father and mother, the judgments concerning wounds and bruises, and the punishments wherewith offenders are punished; and there he tried (them) with the tenth trial,
JER 15:25 And Mosheh prayed before the Lord, and the Word of the Lord showed him the tree of Ardiphene, and he cast it into the midst of the waters, and the waters were made sweet. There did the Word of the Lord show unto him statutes and orders of judgment, and there He tried him with trials in the tenth trial.
 
EXODUS 15:26
JPS 15:26 and He said: 'If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in His eyes, and wilt give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon thee, which I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD that healeth thee.'
ONK 15:26 And He said, If hearkening thou wilt hearken unto the Word of the Lord thy God, and wilt do what is right in His eyes, and wilt listen to His precepts and keep all His statutes, none of the maladies which I have set upon Mizraim will I put upon thee; for I am the Lord thy Healer.
PAL 15:26 and said, If you will truly hearken to the Word of the Lord your God, and do that which is right before Him, and will listen to His precepts and keep all His statutes, all those evil things that I laid upon the Mizraee I will not lay upon thee: but if thou wilt transgress against the word of the law, upon thee shall they be sent. If thou convert, I will remove them from thee; for I am the Lord thy Healer,
JER 15:26 For I am the Lord who healeth thee by My Word.
 
EXODUS 15:27
JPS 15:27 And they came to Elim, where were twelve springs of water, and three score and ten palm-trees; and they encamped there by the waters.
ONK 15:27 And they came to Elim, and there were twelve wells of water and seventy palm trees; and they encamped there before the waters.
PAL 15:27 And they came to Elim; and in Elim were twelve fountains of water, a fountain for each tribe; and seventy palm-trees, corresponding with the seventy elders of Israel: and they encamped there by the waters.
JER 15:27 And they came to Elim, where were twelve fountains of water, answering to the twelve tribes of Israel, and seventy palm-trees, answering to the seventy elders of the sanhedrin of Israel.
 
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