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The second camping-place of the Israelites on the march from Egypt. It had twelve springs and seventy palm-trees (Ex. xv. 27, xvi. 1; Num. xxxiii. 9, 10). It is usually, but by no means with certainty, located in Wadi Gharandal.

Bibliography:
  • Dillmann-Ryssel, Commentary to Ex. xv. 27;
  • Gall, Altisraelitische Cultstätten, p. 23;
  • Hommel, Aufsätze und Abhandlungen, p. 293.
E. G. H. F. Bu.
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