And with a blast of Your nostrils the waters piled up, straight as a wall stood the running water, the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
Hashem unleashed the terrible force of His anger. Just as a man issues breath from both nostrils when he is overcome by anger, so too Hashem issued a breath from "both nostrils". This burning heat was so powerful that it caused the waters to become like heaps and piles of grainstacks. (Rashi) Bnai Yisrael traversed a straight and orderly path through the sea, in contrast to the Egyptians who were confused and travelled aimlessly into the heart of the sea. (Ba'al HaTurim)
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