Numbers 20:13

Overview - Numbers 20
The children of Israel come to Zin, where Miriam dies.
They murmur for want of water.
Moses smiting the rock, brings forth water at Meribah.
14 Moses at Kadesh desires passage through Edom, which is denied him.
22 At mount Hor Aaron resigns his place to Eleazar, and dies.
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Numbers 20:13  (King James Version)
This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them.

the water
Deuteronomy 33:8 ; Psalms 95:8 ; 106:32-48

i.e., Strife.
Exodus 17:7 ; Deuteronomy 32:51

he was.
Isaiah 5:16 ; Ezekiel 20:41 ; 36:23 38:16