(Not long after the Israelites left Egypt, Pharaoh changed his mind again and decided he wanted his slaves back. He sent his soldiers after them. The Israelites were at the shore of the Reed Sea. God and Moses parted the Reed Sea and the Israelites walked through on dry land. When they were through the Reed Sea, the walls of water came back over the Egyptians who had come after them into the sea. The Egyptians were drowned in the water, but the Israelites crossed safely through the water.