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Bitter Lakes
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Two lakes located between the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea. Though they are not mentioned in the Bible, it is possible that one of these lakes can be identified with the body of water the Israelites crossed in the passage of the Red Sea. For further information, see these articles: Red Sea, Passage of the; Yam Suph.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bitter Lakes
Bitter Lakes Two lakes located between the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea. Though they are not mentioned in the Bible, it is possible that one of these lakes can be identified with the body of water the Israelites crossed in the passage of the Red Sea. For further information, see these articles:
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bitter Lakes
Bitter LakesTwo connected lakes, the Great and Little Bitter Lakes, between the northernmost tip of the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean Sea. While enslaved in Egypt, the Israelites lived W of the Bitter Lakes in the land of Goshen. During the Exodus, the Israelites either entered the Sinai Peninsula
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bitter Lakes
Bitter Lakes. Two connected lakes, the Great and Little Bitter Lakes, which lie to the north of Suez. At one time the lakes were directly connected to the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea, but the intervening region came to be filled with silt. In modern times the lakes have been again connected to the Red