And the angel of the LORD 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 brook Kidron, and all the people passed over, toward 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 he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.
Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat 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 proclaim it much, and to spread abroad the matter, so that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was outside 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 went you 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 you out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
And his disciples said unto him, From where should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?
Therefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
And 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 food: for we are here in a desert place.
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went from there unto the country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.
Are not you that Egyptian, who before these days made an uproar, and led out into the wilderness four thousand men 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.