Numbers 33:1-15 NIV

Stages in Israel's Journey

1 Here are the stages in the journey1 of the Israelites when they came out of Egypt2 by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron.3

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2 At the LORD's command Moses recorded4 the stages in their journey5. This is their journey by stages:

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      3 The Israelites set out6 from Rameses7 on the fifteenth day of the first month, the day after the Passover.8 They marched out boldly9 in full view of all the Egyptians,

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      4 who were burying all their firstborn,10 whom the LORD had struck down among them; for the LORD had brought judgment11 on their gods.12

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      5 The Israelites left Rameses and camped at Succoth.13

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      6 They left Succoth and camped at Etham, on the edge of the desert.14

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      7 They left Etham, turned back to Pi Hahiroth, to the east of Baal Zephon,15 and camped near Migdol.16

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      8 They left Pi Hahirotha17 and passed through the sea18 into the desert, and when they had traveled for three days in the Desert of Etham, they camped at Marah.19

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        • a 33:8 - Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Vulgate; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "left from before Hahiroth"
          9 They left Marah and went to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped20 there.

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          10 They left Elim21 and camped by the Red Sea.b

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            • b 33:10 - Hebrew "Yam Suph"; that is, Sea of Reeds; also in verse 11
              11 They left the Red Sea and camped in the Desert of Sin.22

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              12 They left the Desert of Sin and camped at Dophkah.
              13 They left Dophkah and camped at Alush.
              14 They left Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.23

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              15 They left Rephidim24 and camped in the Desert of Sinai.25

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