18 Instead, he led them in a roundabout way through the desert toward the Red Sea. The Israelites were armed for battle.

References for Exodus 13:18

    • a 13:18 - red sea: [(in Hebrew literally "Sea of Reeds") evidently referred to (1) a series of lakes and marshes between the head of the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean, the region generally regarded as the site of the events described in Exodus 13, and was also used to designate (2) the Gulf of Suez, and (3) the Gulf of Aqaba.]