Wilderness of, an area on the southern border of Palestine, including also a place called Zin (Num 34:3-4; Josh 15:1-3), within the area of Paran. It included Kadesh-barnea as well as Massah and Meribah (Num 27:14; Deut 32:51). Moses sent spies from here to explore the future homeland (Num 13:25).

Num 34:3-4

3your south sector shall extend from the wilderness of Zin along the side of Edom. Your southern boundary shall begin from the end of the Dead Sea on the east;4 ... View more

Josh 15:1-3

The Territory of Judah
1The lot for the tribe of the people of Judah according to their families reached southward to the boundary of Edom, to the wilderness of ... View more

Num 27:14

14because you rebelled against my word in the wilderness of Zin when the congregation quarreled with me. You did not show my holiness before their eyes at the w ... View more

Deut 32:51

51because both of you broke faith with me among the Israelites at the waters of Meribath-kadesh in the wilderness of Zin, by failing to maintain my holiness amo ... View more

Num 13:25

The Report of the Spies
25At the end of forty days they returned from spying out the land.

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