trial, temptation, a name given to the place where the Israelites, by their murmuring for want of water, provoked Jehovah to anger against them. It is also called Meribah ( Exodus 17:7 ; Deuteronomy 6:16 ; Psalms 95:8 Psalms 95:9 ; Hebrews 3:8 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Massah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".