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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.

Bible References


Numbers 33:8
And they brake up from before Hahiroth, and passed through the midst of the sea towards the desert, - and went their way a journey of three days in the desert of Etham, and encamped in Marah.
Ruth 1:20
And she said unto them, Do not call me Naomi, - call me Mara, for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me: