Exodus 15:23-26 NIV

23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter. (That is why the place is called Marah.a )

References for Exodus 15:23

    •  15:23 - "Marah" means "bitter."
      24 So the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What are we to drink?”

      References for Exodus 15:24

      25 Then Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a piece of wood. He threw it into the water, and the water became fit to drink. There the LORD issued a ruling and instruction for them and put them to the test.

      References for Exodus 15:25

      26 He said, “If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you.”