And the Angel of Jehovah found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.
2 Samuel 15:23
And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over; the king also himself passed over the torrent Kidron, and all the people passed over, towards the way of the wilderness.
1 Kings 19:4
And he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a certain broom-bush, and requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough: now, Jehovah, take my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way, they found no city of habitation;
Then Jesus was carried up into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted of the devil:
forty days, tempted of the devil; and in those days he did not eat anything, and when they were finished he hungered.
And immediately the Spirit drives him out into the wilderness.
But he, having gone forth, began to proclaim it much, and to spread the matter abroad, so that he could no longer enter openly into the city, but was without in desert places, and they came to him from every side.
But as they went away, Jesus began to say to the crowds concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? a reed moved about by the wind?
And the messengers of John having departed, he began to speak to the crowds concerning John: What went ye out into the wilderness to behold? a reed shaken by the wind?
And his disciples say to him, Whence should we have so many loaves in the wilderness as to satisfy so great a crowd?
If therefore they say to you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth; behold, he is in the inner chambers, do not believe it.
And he withdrew himself, and was about in the desert places and praying.
But the day began to decline, and the twelve came and said to him, Send away the crowd that they may go into the villages around, and into the fields, and lodge and find victuals, for here we are in a desert place.
Jesus therefore walked no longer openly among the Jews, but went away thence into the country near the desert, to a city called Ephraim, and there he sojourned with the disciples.
Thou art not then that Egyptian who before these days raised a sedition and led out into the wilderness the four thousand men of the assassins?
(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caverns of the earth.