2. Israel’s Exodus from Egypt and Entry into Canaan
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    2. Israel’s Exodus from Egypt and Entry into Canaan

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    Key

    Possible route of the Exodus

    Ai

    Jordan River

    Gilgal

    Mt. Nebo

    Jericho

    Jerusalem

    Dibon

    Hebron

    Salt Sea (Dead Sea)

    Arnon

    Great Sea (Mediterranean Sea)

    Gaza

    Canaan

    Arad

    Moab

    Philistines

    Beersheba

    Zered

    River of Egypt

    Wilderness of Zin

    Edom

    Nile Delta

    Rameses (Tanis)

    Wilderness of Shur

    Kadesh-barnea

    Mt. Hor

    Goshen

    Pithom

    Succoth

    Egypt

    Wilderness of Paran

    Arabah (Rift Valley)

    Eastern Wilderness

    On (Heliopolis)

    Pi-hahiroth?

    Wilderness of Etham

    Sinai Peninsula

    Ezion-geber

    Noph (Memphis)

    Nile River

    Marah?

    Elim?

    Gulf of Suez

    Wilderness of Sin

    Sinai Wilderness

    Wilderness Camps

    Midian

    Dophkah?

    Rephidim?

    Gulf of Aqaba

    Mt. Sinai? (Horeb)

    Red Sea

    Kilometers

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    A B C D

    1 2 3 4

    Miles

    0 25 50 75

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    2

    3

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    1. Rameses Israel was thrust out of Egypt (Ex. 12; Num. 33:5).

    2. Succoth After the Hebrews left this first campsite, the Lord attended them in a cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night (Ex. 13:20–22).

    3. Pi-hahiroth Israel passed through the Red Sea (Ex. 14; Num. 33:8).

    4. Marah The Lord healed the waters of Marah (Ex. 15:23–26).

    5. Elim Israel camped by 12 springs (Ex. 15:27).

    6. Wilderness of Sin The Lord sent manna and quail to feed Israel (Ex. 16).

    7. Rephidim Israel fought with Amalek (Ex. 17:8–16).

    8. Mount Sinai (Mount Horeb or Jebel Musa) The Lord revealed the Ten Commandments (Ex. 19–20).

    9. Sinai Wilderness Israel constructed the tabernacle (Ex. 25–30).

    10. Wilderness Camps Seventy elders were called to help Moses govern the people (Num. 11:16–17).

    11. Ezion-geber Israel passed through the lands of Esau and Ammon in peace (Deut. 2).

    12. Kadesh-barnea Moses sent spies into the promised land; Israel rebelled and failed to enter the land; Kadesh served as the main camp of Israel for many years (Num. 13:1–3, 17–33; 14; 32:8; Deut. 2:14).

    13. Eastern Wilderness Israel avoided conflict with Edom and Moab (Num. 20:14–21; 22–24).

    14. Arnon River Israel destroyed the Amorites who fought against them (Deut. 2:24–37).

    15. Mount Nebo Moses viewed the promised land (Deut. 34:1–4). Moses delivered his last three sermons (Deut. 1–32).

    16. Plains of Moab The Lord told Israel to divide the land and dispossess the inhabitants (Num. 33:50–56).

    17. Jordan River Israel crossed the Jordan River on dry ground. Near Gilgal, stones from the bottom of the Jordan River were placed as a monument of Jordan’s waters being divided (Josh. 3:1–5:1).

    18. Jericho The children of Israel captured and destroyed the city (Josh. 6).