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(mĕr`ĭbə), or

Massah and Meribah,

in the Bible, symbolic name of the place, near Horeb, where Moses brought forth water from the rock. A similar event and an equally symbolic name concern the spring at Kadesh. Allusions to the event are found in the Book of Deuteronomy.
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In Exodus 17 (referenced also in Numbers, Deuteronomy, Psalms and Hebrews) at Meribah and Massah, the Israelites who had just crossed the Red Sea on dry land and who were receiving manna from heaven to feed them daily, rebelled and began asking, "Is the Lord among us, or not?
The hotel also opens its doors for guests who wish to host their Ramadan celebrations at the Al Maha Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,200 persons or Al Massah Hall, which takes smaller gatherings with a seating capacity of up to 130 persons.
The acquisition of additional equipment allows Formex to increase its service offering and scale of manufacturing," said Steve Massah, President and CEO.
Aaron Marcus, Barzilai: Massah be-Toledot ha-Lashon ha-Ivrit (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1983) pp.
As well as meeting the 12-year-old Massah, she delivered gifts from the ship's Company to the school which Massah attends.
Naghash, JH, Karimzadeh, A, Momeni, AR, Massah, AR, Alian, H, "Preparation and Properties of Triethoxyvinylsilane-Modified Styrene-Butyl Acrylate Emulsion Copolymers.
The main problem is the venues," said 20-year-old folk-rocker Behzad Massah from Thistle & Twine, who also books all-ages shows.
The tool, which was designed and tested by Fatima Abdulah Mohammed, principal of Al Massah School in Fujairah, and Barbara Rado Mosseau,
Al Majed made it 2-0 for Bahrain after defeating Floriano Massah 3-0 (11-2, 11-8, 11-3) in another one-sided match.
James Howard lost his wife Massah, 27, as she was giving birth three years ago.
African-Americans in South Los Angeles must be wondering who appointed Councilwoman Jan Perry massah over the plantation.
Cerullo, "Experiments on Distant Intercessory Prayer: God, Science, and the Lesson of Massah," Archives of Internal Medicine 161:21 (November 26, 2001): 2529; and Herbert Benson and others, "Study of the Therapeutic Effects of Intercessory Prayer (STEP) in Cardiac Bypass Patients: A Multicenter Randomized Trial of Uncertainty and Certainty of Receiving Intercessory Prayer," American Heart Journal 151:4 (April 2006): 934-42.