|Overview - Numbers 33|
|1||The two and forty journeys of the Israelites.|
|50||The Canaanites are to be destroyed.|
Numbers 33:6 (King James Version)
And they departed from Succoth, and pitched in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness.
- Exodus 13:20
- Supposed to be the Such mentioned by Pliny and the Scenas Mandrorum, in the Antonine Itinerary. The Editor of Calmet places it at Birket el Hadji, or "the Pilgrims' pool," a few miles east of Cairo.
- This was evidently situated towards the north point of the Red sea. Calmet supposes it to be the same as Buthus or Butham, mentioned by Herodotus, who places it in Arabia, on the frontiers of Egypt.