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Exodus 15:23–24

23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter. (That is why the place is called Marah.f c) 24 So the people grumbledd against Moses, saying, “What are we to drink?”e

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Exodus 15:23–24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter; therefore it was named Marah. 24 And the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah. 24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

Exodus 15:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 When they came to the oasis of Marah, the water was too bitter to drink. So they called the place Marah (which means “bitter”).

24 Then the people complained and turned against Moses. “What are we going to drink?” they demanded.

Exodus 15:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Now when they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called Marah. 24 And the people complained against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Then they came to Marah, where there was water, but they could not drink it because it was too bitter. (That is why the place was named Marah. ) 24 The people grumbled to Moses and asked, “What will we drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah. 24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

Exodus 15:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And they came to Marah, and could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore the name of it was called Marah. 24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

Exodus 15:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 When they came to Marah, they couldn’t drink the water because it tasted bitter. That’s why the place was called Marah [Bitter Place]. 24 The people complained about Moses by asking, “What are we supposed to drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 They came to Marah, but they could not drink the water at Marah because it was bitter—that is why it was named Marah. 24 The people grumbled to Moses, “What are we going to drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter. That is why it was called Marah. 24 And the people complained against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And they came to Marah, and they were not able to drink water from Marah because it was bitter. Therefore it was named Marah. 24 And the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 When they came to Marah, they couldn’t drink its water. It was bitter. That’s why the place is named Marah. 24 The people told Moses they weren’t happy with him. They said, “What are we supposed to drink?”

Exodus 15:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah.

24 So the people grumbled at Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”