221Then MosesaledIsrael from the bRedSea, and they went out into 2the wilderness of 3Shur ; and they wentthreedays in the wilderness and foundnowater.
When they came to 4Marah, they could not drink the waterscof Marah, for they were dbitter ; therefore it was namedeMarah.
So the people5grumbled at Moses, saying, "What shall we drink ?"
Then he 6cried out to the LORD, and the LORDshowed him 7a tree ; and he threw it into the waters, and the watersbecamesweet. There He 8made for them a statute and regulation, and there He 9tested them.
And He said, "10If you will giveearnestheed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and giveear11to His commandments, and keepall His statutes, 12I will putnone of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians ; for I, 13the LORD, am your healer."
Then they came to 14Elimwhere there were twelvesprings of water and seventydatepalms, and they campedtherebeside the waters.