Bible: Exodus 15:22-25

15:22

The Bitter Water

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Then Moses led Israel to journey 2  away from the Red Sea. They went out to the Desert of Shur, walked for three days 3  into the desert, and found no water. 15:23 Then they came to Marah, 4  but they were not able to drink 5  the waters of Marah, because 6  they were bitter. 7  (That is 8  why its name was 9  Marah.)

15:24 So the people murmured 10  against Moses, saying, “What can 11  we drink? 15:25 He cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him 12  a tree. 13  When Moses 14  threw it into the water, the water became safe to drink. There the Lord 15  made for them 16  a binding ordinance, 17  and there he tested 18  them.

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