I brought them out of the land of Egypt to bring them to the wilderness
So God led the people the roundabout way of the desert toward the Reed Sea. The Israelis went up from the land of Egypt in military formation.
To the one who led his people into the wilderness, for his gracious love is everlasting
Now the Amalekite and the Canaanite live in the valley. Tomorrow, turn and then travel to the wilderness in the direction of the Reed Sea."
But as for you, prepare to set out for the desert on the way to the Reed Sea.'
"We turned and set out for the desert on the road to the Reed Sea, just as the LORD had directed me. We traveled around Mount Seir for many days.
I took care of you in the wilderness, in a waterless land.
Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way these 40 years in the desert, to humble and test you in order to make known what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.
Though I've led you for 40 years in the desert, neither your clothes nor your shoes have worn out.
Furthermore, I brought you up from the land of Egypt, leading you in the wilderness for 40 years, to take possession of the land of the Amorites.
"The LORD's anger had flared up against Israel so that he made them wander in the wilderness for 40 years until that whole generation, who committed evil in the eyes of the LORD, had died.
After he had put up with them for 40 years in the wilderness,
But when they cried out to the LORD, he placed darkness between you and the Egyptians, brought the sea upon the Egyptians, and swallowed them up. Your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. Then you lived in the desert for a long time.
In the desert you saw that the LORD carried you like a man carries his son, on every road you traveled until you reached this place.'
and fed you in the desert with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, to humble and test you so that things go well with you later.
Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, just as it is written, "He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"
Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness and died.
"After 40 years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai.
The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye.
what he did for you in the desert until you came to this place;