When the water in the skin was gone, she left the boy under one of the bushes.
Then Moses led Israel on from the Red Sea, and they went out to the Wilderness of Shur. They journeyed for three days in the wilderness without finding water.
The entire Israelite community left the Wilderness of Sin, moving from one place to the next according to the Lord’s command. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.
There was no water for the community, so they assembled against Moses and Aaron.
Why have you led us up from Egypt to bring us to this evil place? It’s not a place of grain, figs, vines, and pomegranates, and there is no water to drink!”
The people spoke against God and Moses: “Why have you led us up from Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread or water, and we detest this wretched food!”
They departed from Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.
2 Kings 3:9
So the king of Israel, the king of Judah, and the king of Edom set out. After they had traveled their indirect route for seven days, they had no water for the army or their animals.
I am weary from my crying;
my throat is parched.
My eyes fail, looking for my God.
You are also to drink water by measure, a sixth of a gallon, which you will drink from time to time.
Observe this: The Lord God of Hosts
is about to remove from Jerusalem and from Judah
every kind of security:
the entire supply of bread and water,
So they will lack bread and water; everyone will be devastated and waste away because of their iniquity.