Exodus 17:7 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not?
Exodus 17:7 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not? Numbers 20:13 13 This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the Lord, and he was sanctified in them.
Psalms 81:1, 7-8 1 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob. 7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah. 8 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
Psalms 95: 7-9 7 For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice, 8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation (meribah), and as in the day of temptation (massah) in the wilderness: 9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
Massah “temptation” 4531 Meribah “provocation or to quarrel” 4808 Rock in Horeb
Exodus 17:1-3 1 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the Lord, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink. 2 Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the Lord? 3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?
Exodus 17: 4-7 4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me. 5 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go. 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah …
Numbers 20:1-13 1 Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there. 2 And there was no water for the congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron. 3 And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the Lord!
4 And why have ye brought up the congregation of the Lord into this wilderness, that we and our cattle should die there? 5 And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink. 6 And Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their faces: and the glory of the Lord appeared unto them.
7 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, 8 Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou, and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt bring forth to them water out of the rock: so thou shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink. 9 And Moses took the rod from before the Lord, as he commanded him. 10 And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, …
…Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock? 11 And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also. 12 And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them. 13 This is the water of Meribah …
Differences in time and location Exodus 17:1 17:1 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the Lord, and pitched in Rephidim: Numbers 20:1 20:1 Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
In The First Year Miriam Took a Timbrel in her hand and led all the women out. (Exodus 15:20)
In The First Year Marah 3 days journey (bitter water) made sweet (Exodus 15: 23-25)
In The First Year Elim Twelve wells of water, 70 palm trees. (Exodus 15: 27)
In The First Year Entered the Wilderness of Sin On the 15 th day of the second month. Given Quail and Manna. (Exodus 16:1,13)
In The First Year Rephidim No water to drink. (Exodus 17:1) Rock in Horeb Massah and Meribah
In The First Year Amalek defeated Exodus 17: 8-16 and Deut. 25: 17-18
In The First Year Moses greets Jethro Exodus 18
In The First Year Mount Sinai The giving of the law. 6 th of Sivan (Exodus 19:1)
In The Second Year Following the Giving of the Law Departed Sinai on the on the 20 th day of the second month of the second year (Numbers 10: 11) Quail- Departing Sinai came to Kibroth-hattaavah. (Numbers 11: 19-34) Miriam- Became Leprous- when she spoke against Moses because of Zipporah. (Numbers 12: 10) Wilderness of Paran- camped there and God commanded send out the spies (Numbers 13: 2)
In The Second Year Joshua and Caleb Numbers 14: 29-30
Now the (40 th YEAR) Miriam dies (Numbers 20: 1) Waters of Meribah (Numbers 20: 1-13) Asked passage through Edom but were refused and they turned away (Numbers 20: 14-21) Mount Hor – Aaron dies (Numbers 20: 22-29 ) (Numbers 33: 38-39)
Num 33:38-39 38 And Aaron the priest went up into mount Hor at the commandment of the Lord, and died there, in the fortieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the first day of the fifth month. 39 And Aaron was an hundred and twenty and three years old when he died in mount Hor. KJV
Wilderness Wanderings Red Sea Fiery Serpents Marah Rock (Twice) Elim Korah Manna/Quail Spies Rephidim Rock Miriam Sinai