Exodus 17:1–3

Water from the Rock

17 Then aall the congregation of the children of Israel set out on their journey from the Wilderness of bSin, according to the commandment of the Lord, and camped in Rephidim; but there was no water for the people to cdrink. dTherefore the people contended with Moses, and said, “Give us water, that we may drink.”

So Moses said to them, “Why do you contend with me? Why do you etempt the Lord?”

And the people thirsted there for water, and the people fcomplained against Moses, and said, “Why is it you have brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our glivestock with thirst?”

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