19For when the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, the Lord brought back the waters of the sea upon them, but the people of Israel walked on dry ground in the midst of the sea.
20Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing.
21And Miriam sang to them: “Sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.”
22Then Moses made Israel set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
23When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter; therefore it was named Marah.2
24And the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?”
25And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log,3 and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the Lord4 made for them a statute and a rule, and there he tested them,
26saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”
27Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees, and they encamped there by the water.