Exodus 15:27

“And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 15:27

And they came to Elim: where were twelue wels of water, and threescore and ten palme trees, and they encamped there by the waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then they came to Elim where there {were} twelve springs of water and seventy date palms, and they camped there beside the waters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they came to Elim, where were twelve springs of water, and threescore and ten palm-trees: and they encamped there by the waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they came to Elim where there were twelve water-springs and seventy palm-trees: and they put up their tents there by the waters.
- Basic English Bible

And they came to Elim; and twelve springs of water were there, and seventy palm trees; and they encamped there by the waters.
- Darby Bible

And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and seventy palm-trees: and they encamped there by the waters.
- Webster's Bible

They came to Elim, where there were twelve springs of water, and seventy palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.
- World English Bible

And they come to Elim, and there [are] twelve fountains of water, and seventy palm trees; and they encamp there by the waters.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they came to Elim, where were twelve springs of water, and three score and ten palm-trees; and they encamped there by the waters.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 15:27

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 15:27


15:25 And he cried unto the Lord - It is the greatest relief of the cares of magistrates and ministers, when those under their charge make them uneasy, that they may have recourse to God by prayer; he is the guide of the church's guides, and to the chief shepherd, the under shepherds must on all occasions apply themselves: And the Lord directed Moses to a tree, which he cast into the waters, and they were made sweet - Some think this wood had a peculiar virtue in it for this purpose, because it is said, God shewed him the tree. God is to be acknowledged, not only in the creating things useful for man, but in discovering their usefulness. But perhaps this was only a sign, and not a means of the cure, no more than the brazen serpent. There he made a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them - That is, there he put them upon trial, admitted them as probationers for his favour. In short he tells them, #Exo 15:26|, what he expected from them, and that was, in one word, obedience. They must diligently hearken to his voice, and give ear to his commandments, and must take care, in every thing, to do that which was right in God's sight, and to keep all his statutes. Then I will put none of these diseases upon thee - That is, I will not bring upon thee any of the plagues of Egypt. This intimates, that if they were disobedient, the plagues which they had seen inflicted on their enemies should be brought on them. But if thou wilt be obedient, thou shalt be safe, the threatening is implied, but the promise is expressed, I am the Lord that healeth thee - And will take care of thee wherever thou goest.


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