When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled,(A) Pharaoh and his officials changed their minds(B) about them and said, “What have we done? We have let the Israelites go and have lost their services!” So he had his chariot made ready and took his army with him. He took six hundred of the best chariots,(C) along with all the other chariots of Egypt, with officers over all of them. The Lord hardened the heart(D) of Pharaoh king of Egypt, so that he pursued the Israelites, who were marching out boldly.(E) The Egyptians—all Pharaoh’s horses(F) and chariots, horsemen[a] and troops(G)—pursued the Israelites and overtook(H) them as they camped by the sea near Pi Hahiroth, opposite Baal Zephon.(I)

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  1. Exodus 14:9 Or charioteers; also in verses 17, 18, 23, 26 and 28
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45 All these curses will come on you. They will pursue you and overtake you(A) until you are destroyed,(B) because you did not obey the Lord your God and observe the commands and decrees he gave you.

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then let my enemy pursue and overtake(A) me;
    let him trample my life to the ground(B)
    and make me sleep in the dust.[a](C)

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  1. Psalm 7:5 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
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After affliction and harsh labor,
    Judah has gone into exile.(A)
She dwells among the nations;
    she finds no resting place.(B)
All who pursue her have overtaken her(C)
    in the midst of her distress.

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