Meribah


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Meribah

(mĕr`ĭbə): see MassahMassah
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, 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.
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The narrative forms of the tradition are in Exodus 17:1-7, set at Massah and Meribah, and in Numbers 20:1-13 set at the waters of Meribah, he says and many other biblical passages explicitly evoke the tradition, allude to it, or suggest intertextual echoes.
Her parents were Joseph Allen Goodding, a businessman and amateur violinist, and Meribah Creola (Riley) Goodding, a piano teacher; she was the third of their four offspring.
For Meribah, 1970, named for the biblical site where Moses created water by striking a rock, O'Doherty brushed the wood edges with a bright sea blue and etched the word meribah in ogham in the aluminum twice: It appears running from top to bottom on the left-hand band and from bottom to top on the right-hand side, so that transliteration is possible no matter which side is hung facing upward.
In "Heir to the Curfew," she writes: "Do not drink, my heir to the curfew, from the waters / of conflict, from the waters of Meribah...
In extending the Spanish theme, Lara Anderson and Meribah Rose, from the University of Melbourne, pose a pedagogical argument for including food studies in a Spanish program at university level, as a way towards intercultural understanding.
Arthur Mokin of Leaburg is the author of several books, including "Ironclad: The Monitor & the Merrimack" and "Meribah."
25:1-15), verses 32-33 the dissent at Meribah (Num.
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?" (Exodus 17:7, New Standard Version).
(3.) Meribah Knight, "A Troubled High School Celebrates a
It is also worth remarking that according to rabbinic commentaries on the Book of Numbers, God forbids Moses to reach the Promised Land as a punishment for his impatience in the episode of Meribah, when he twice struck a rock to obtain water (20:1-13).
His dad's plug horses and old farm wagon wouldn't do, so Bobby took the money he'd been saving and went to Clem's, where he hired a $3 team of "high steppin' strutters" and a "shiny surrey with a fringe on top," which set him back another $3--a lot of money, but Miss Meribah was worth it.
In the fifth chapter of his Epistre au roi Richart, however, Philippe employs the symbolism of the Exodus, claiming that just as Moses and Aaron were denied passage into Canaan for failure to sanctify the Lord at Meribah, so would God punish Charles of France and Richard of England for failing to make peace.