And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
2 Samuel 15:23
And all those of the land wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed the brook Kidron; and then the king also passed, and all the people passed unto the way of the wilderness.
1 Kings 19:4
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and desiring to die, he said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers.
They wandered lost in the wilderness, alone and out of the way; they found no city to dwell in.
Then Jesus was led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
for forty days and was tempted of the devil. And in those days he ate nothing; and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
And immediately the Spirit drove him into the wilderness.
But he went out and began to publish it much and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places; and they came to him from every quarter.
And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Then his disciples say unto him, From where do we have so much bread in the wilderness as to satisfy so great a multitude?
Therefore if they say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth; Behold, he is in the secret chambers, believe it not.
But he withdrew himself into the wilderness and prayed.
And when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve and said unto him, Send the multitude away that they may go into the towns and country round about and lodge and get victuals, for we are here in a desert place.
Jesus therefore no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there unto a country near to the wilderness into a city called Ephraim and there continued with his disciples.
Art not thou that Egyptian, who before these days made an uproar and led four thousand men out into the wilderness that were murderers?
(of whom the world was not worthy); they wandered in deserts and in mountains and in dens and caves of the earth.