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Exodus 17

Introduction

Overview

Exodus 17:1, The people murmur for water at Rephidim; Exodus 17:6, God sends them for water to the rock in Horeb; Exodus 17:7, The place is called Massah and Meribah; Exodus 17:8, Amalek is overcome by Joshua, while Moses holds up his hands with the rod of God; v.14, Amalek is doomed to destruction; and Moses builds the altar JEHOVAH-nissi.

Verse 1

Sin: Exodus 16:1, Numbers 33:12-2 Chronicles :

Rephidim: Exodus 17:8, Exodus 19:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:15 - the water Genesis 45:21 - commandment Exodus 6:2 - I am the Lord Numbers 9:18 - and at the Numbers 20:2 - no Numbers 33:10 - Elim Numbers 33:14 - Rephidim 2 Kings 3:9 - no water

Verse 2

the people: Exodus 5:21, Exodus 14:11, Exodus 14:12, Exodus 15:24, Exodus 16:2, Exodus 16:3, Numbers 11:4-Joshua :, Numbers 14:2, Numbers 20:3-Deuteronomy :, Numbers 21:5

Give us: Genesis 30:1, Genesis 30:2, 1 Samuel 8:6, Luke 15:12

wherefore: Exodus 17:7, Exodus 16:2, Numbers 14:22, Deuteronomy 6:16, Psalms 78:18, Psalms 78:41, Psalms 78:56, Psalms 95:9, Psalms 106:14, Isaiah 7:12, Malachi 3:15, Matthew 4:7, Matthew 16:1-Leviticus :, Luke 4:12, Acts 5:9, Acts 15:10, 1 Corinthians 10:9, Hebrews 3:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:22 - knowest Numbers 11:1 - And when Numbers 16:11 - what is Aaron Deuteronomy 9:7 - from the day 1 Samuel 8:8 - General Psalms 81:7 - calledst Psalms 95:8 - in the Proverbs 25:25 - cold Mark 8:11 - tempting 1 Corinthians 10:10 - murmur

Verse 3

thou hast: Exodus 16:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:11 - Because Exodus 15:24 - General Exodus 33:1 - thou hast Numbers 11:1 - And when Numbers 14:2 - murmured Numbers 16:13 - to kill Numbers 20:4 - why Numbers 21:5 - spake Joshua 7:7 - to deliver 2 Samuel 14:32 - it had been Psalms 63:1 - General Proverbs 25:25 - cold Isaiah 41:17 - seek Jeremiah 42:14 - nor hear Jeremiah 48:18 - and sit Hosea 2:3 - and slay Acts 7:39 - and in 1 Corinthians 10:10 - murmur

Verse 4

cried: Exodus 14:15, Exodus 15:25, Numbers 11:11

almost: Numbers 14:10, Numbers 16:19, 1 Samuel 30:6, John 8:59, John 10:31, Acts 7:50, Acts 14:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:22 - returned Exodus 15:24 - General Numbers 20:6 - they fell 1 Kings 12:18 - all Israel 1 Kings 17:20 - he cried Job 42:10 - when

Verse 5

Go on: Ezekiel 2:6, Acts 20:23, Acts 20:24

thy rod: Exodus 7:19, Exodus 7:20, Numbers 20:8-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:21 - elders Deuteronomy 8:15 - who brought Job 42:10 - when Psalms 74:15 - cleave

Verse 6

I will: Exodus 16:10

the rock: This rock, which is a vast block of red granite, 15 feet long, 10 broad, and 12 high, lies in the wilderness of Rephidim, to the west of Mount Horeb, a part of Sinai. There are abundant traces of this wonderful miracle remaining at this day. This rock has been visited, drawn, and described by Dr. Shaw and others; and holes and channels appear in the stone, which could only have been formed by the bursting out and running of water.

in Horeb: Exodus 3:1-Deuteronomy :

and thou: Numbers 20:9-1 Kings :, Deuteronomy 8:15, Nehemiah 9:15, Psalms 78:15, Psalms 78:16, Psalms 78:20, Psalms 105:41, Psalms 114:8, Isaiah 48:21, 1 Corinthians 10:4

that the people: Psalms 46:4, Isaiah 41:17, Isaiah 41:18, Isaiah 43:19, Isaiah 43:20, John 4:10, John 4:14, John 7:37, John 7:38, Revelation 22:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:20 - he lifted Numbers 20:11 - the water Numbers 21:16 - Gather Deuteronomy 1:6 - in Horeb Deuteronomy 9:21 - the brook 2 Kings 3:17 - that ye may Nehemiah 9:20 - gavest Psalms 74:15 - cleave Psalms 81:7 - proved Proverbs 25:25 - cold Isaiah 35:6 - for Habakkuk 3:9 - Thou

Verse 7

Massah: i.e. Temptation, Numbers 20:13, Deuteronomy 9:22

Meribah: that is, Chiding or Strife, Exodus 17:2, Psalms 81:7

chiding: Exodus 17:2

tempted: Psalms 95:8, Hebrews 3:8, Hebrews 3:9

Is the Lord: Exodus 34:9, Deuteronomy 31:17, Joshua 22:31, Isaiah 12:6, Micah 3:11, John 1:14, Acts 7:37-Malachi :

Reciprocal: Numbers 27:14 - Meribah Deuteronomy 6:16 - tempted him Deuteronomy 33:8 - prove at Joshua 3:10 - among Psalms 78:20 - he smote Psalms 106:13 - They soon forgat Matthew 4:7 - Thou Mark 8:11 - tempting Acts 5:9 - to tempt 1 Corinthians 10:9 - tempt

Verse 8

Genesis 36:12, Genesis 36:16, Numbers 24:20, Deuteronomy 25:17, 1 Samuel 15:2, 1 Samuel 30:1, Psalms 83:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:7 - Amalekites Exodus 17:1 - Rephidim Exodus 19:2 - Rephidim Numbers 13:29 - Amalekites Judges 5:14 - Amalek Judges 12:15 - in the mount 2 Samuel 1:8 - an Amalekite Jeremiah 31:2 - The people

Verse 9

unto Joshua: Exodus 17:13, Exodus 24:13, Numbers 11:28, Numbers 13:16, Oshea, Jehoshua, Deuteronomy 32:44, Hoshea, Called Jesus, Acts 7:45, Hebrews 4:8

Choose: Numbers 31:3, Numbers 31:4

the rod: Exodus 4:2, Exodus 4:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:20 - he lifted Exodus 17:10 - and Moses Exodus 32:17 - Joshua Exodus 33:11 - his servant Numbers 13:8 - Oshea Numbers 20:8 - the rod Numbers 27:18 - Take thee Deuteronomy 1:38 - which standeth Joshua 1:1 - Joshua 2 Samuel 18:1 - numbered 1 Chronicles 7:27 - Jehoshuah Psalms 56:9 - When Psalms 68:11 - Lord Ezekiel 13:5 - have not

Verse 10

Joshua: Joshua 11:15, Matthew 28:20, John 2:5, John 15:14

and Moses: Exodus 17:9

Hur: Exodus 17:12, Exodus 24:14

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 18:3 - succour

Verse 11

Psalms 56:9, Luke 18:1, 1 Timothy 2:8, James 5:16

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:18 - Stretch Joshua 8:26 - drew not 1 Samuel 15:33 - As thy sword 2 Kings 13:18 - he smote thrice 1 Chronicles 5:20 - And they

Verse 12

Moses' hands: Matthew 26:40-Romans :, Mark 14:37-Matthew :, Ephesians 6:18, Colossians 4:2

stayed up his hands: Psalms 35:3, Isaiah 35:3, 2 Corinthians 1:11, Philippians 1:19, 1 Thessalonians 5:25, Hebrews 12:12, James 1:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:10 - Hur Exodus 24:14 - Hur Joshua 8:26 - drew not

Verse 13

Joshua 10:28, Joshua 10:32, Joshua 10:37, Joshua 10:42, Joshua 11:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:9 - unto Joshua

Verse 14

memorial: Exodus 12:14, Exodus 13:9, Exodus 34:27, Deuteronomy 31:9, Joshua 4:7, Job 19:23, Haggai 2:2, Haggai 2:3

for I will: Numbers 24:20, Deuteronomy 25:17-Psalms :, 1 Samuel 15:2, 1 Samuel 15:3, 1 Samuel 15:7, 1 Samuel 15:8, 1 Samuel 15:18, 1 Samuel 27:8, 1 Samuel 27:9, 1 Samuel 30:1, 1 Samuel 30:17, 2 Samuel 1:1, 2 Samuel 1:8-Nehemiah :, 2 Samuel 8:12, 1 Chronicles 4:43, Ezra 9:14

the remembrance: Job 18:17, Psalms 9:6, Proverbs 10:7

Reciprocal: Leviticus 24:7 - a memorial Numbers 5:23 - write these Deuteronomy 7:24 - their name Deuteronomy 25:19 - thou shalt 1 Samuel 14:48 - smote Esther 3:2 - bowed not Esther 9:20 - wrote these Job 13:12 - remembrances Psalms 102:18 - This Psalms 137:7 - Remember Isaiah 65:6 - it is Jeremiah 30:2 - General Jeremiah 36:2 - a roll Matthew 5:43 - and hate

Verse 15

Jehovahnissi: i.e. the Lord my banner, Genesis 22:14, Genesis 33:20, Psalms 60:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:25 - builded Genesis 35:7 - General Genesis 35:14 - General Judges 6:24 - Jehovahshalom Judges 15:19 - Enhakkore 1 Samuel 7:12 - Ebenezer 2 Chronicles 20:26 - the name Psalms 20:5 - and in Isaiah 62:10 - go through Ezekiel 48:35 - The Lord

Verse 16

Because: etc. or, Because the hand of Amalek is against the throne of the Lord, therefore, etc. the Lord, etc. Heb. the hand upon the throne of the Lord. Isaiah 66:1, Acts 7:49

will have war: Psalms 21:8-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:45 - the Amalekites Numbers 24:20 - the first of the nations Numbers 31:3 - avenge the Lord Deuteronomy 1:31 - in the wilderness Deuteronomy 25:19 - thou shalt Esther 3:2 - bowed not Esther 9:10 - enemy Isaiah 14:24 - Lord Amos 8:7 - I will Acts 7:36 - and in the wilderness

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Exodus 17". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/exodus-17.html.