22 Then 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. (Ge 16:7; Ge 25:18; 1Sa 15:7)23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter; therefore it was named Marah.
1. Marah means bitterness
 (Ru 1:20)24 And the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?” (Ex 16:2; Ex 17:3)25 And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log,
1. Or tree
 and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the Lord