Exodus 15:23

“And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they came to Marah, they could not drinke of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they came to Marah, the water was no good for drinking, for the waters of Marah were bitter, which is why it was named Marah.
- Basic English Bible

And they came to Marah, and could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore the name of it was called Marah.
- Darby Bible

And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah; for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
- Webster's Bible

When they came to Marah, they couldn't drink from the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore its name was called Marah.
- World English Bible

and they come in to Marah, and have not been able to drink the waters of Marah, for they [are] bitter; therefore hath [one] called its name Marah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called Marah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 15:23


15:23 The name of it was called Marah - That is, Bitterness.


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