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 (Ex 17:7; De 6:16; Ps 95:8-9; Heb 3:8).
A name signifying 'temptation,' given, along with the name of MERIBAH, to the place where the Israelites tempted God when they were in want of water. Ex 17:7; De 6:16; 9:22; 33:8. See KADESH.