And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the [wilderness] of Beersheba.
And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the [wilderness], and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the [wilderness], that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.
Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the [wilderness].
And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the [wilderness] of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt.
And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full; for ye have brought us forth into this [wilderness], to kill this whole assembly with hunger.
And Moses said, This is the thing which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have fed you in the [wilderness], when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.
And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the [wilderness] of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.
And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the [wilderness]:
And the LORD spake unto Moses in the [wilderness] of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,
And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the [wilderness] of Sinai, and they had no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the priest's office in the sight of Aaron their father.
And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the [wilderness] of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.
And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this [wilderness]!
And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the [wilderness]? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.
From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the [wilderness] that cometh out of the coasts of the Amorites: for Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the [wilderness]: and he came to Jahaz, and fought against Israel.
For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the [wilderness] of Zin.
And when we departed from Horeb, we went through all that great and terrible [wilderness], which ye saw by the way of the mountain of the Amorites, as the LORD our God commanded us; and we came to Kadeshbarnea.
For the LORD thy God hath blessed thee in all the works of thy hand: he knoweth thy walking through this great [wilderness]: these forty years the LORD thy God hath been with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.
And when we passed by from our brethren the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, through the way of the plain from Elath, and from Eziongaber, we turned and passed by the way of the [wilderness] of Moab.
And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the [wilderness], to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.
Remember, and forget not, how thou provokedst the LORD thy God to wrath in the [wilderness]: from the day that thou didst depart out of the land of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the LORD.
Lest the land whence thou broughtest us out say, Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which he promised them, and because he hated them, he hath brought them out to slay them in the [wilderness].
For the children of Israel walked forty years in the [wilderness], till all the people that were men of war, which came out of Egypt, were consumed, because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: unto whom the LORD sware that he would not shew them the land, which the LORD sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the [wilderness] turned back upon the pursuers.
And it came to pass, when Israel had made an end of slaying all the inhabitants of Ai in the field, in the [wilderness] wherein they chased them, and when they were all fallen on the edge of the sword, until they were consumed, that all the Israelites returned unto Ai, and smote it with the edge of the sword.
In the mountains, and in the valleys, and in the plains, and in the springs, and in the [wilderness], and in the south country; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites:
And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the [wilderness]: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.
And their border on the north side was from Jordan; and the border went up to the side of Jericho on the north side, and went up through the mountains westward; and the goings out thereof were at the [wilderness] of Bethaven.
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the [wilderness] upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.
And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the [wilderness] a long season.
And the children of the Kenite, Moses' father in law, went up out of the city of palm trees with the children of Judah into the [wilderness] of Judah, which lieth in the south of Arad; and they went and dwelt among the people.
Then they went along through the [wilderness], and compassed the land of Edom, and the land of Moab, and came by the east side of the land of Moab, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, but came not within the border of Moab: for Arnon was the border of Moab.
And they turned and fled toward the [wilderness] unto the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways five thousand men; and pursued hard after them unto Gidom, and slew two thousand men of them.
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the [wilderness]? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.
Saul also and his men went to seek him. And they told David; wherefore he came down into a rock, and abode in the [wilderness] of Maon. And when Saul heard that, he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon.
And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses be for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the [wilderness] may drink.
But he himself went a day's journey into the [wilderness], and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into the hold to the [wilderness] men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;
So Solomon, and all the congregation with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; for there was the tabernacle of the congregation of God, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the [wilderness].
And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the [wilderness] of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
Yet thou in thy manifold mercies forsookest them not in the [wilderness]: the pillar of the cloud departed not from them by day, to lead them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to shew them light, and the way wherein they should go.
For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they wandered through the [wilderness]: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the sea.
Behold the land of the Chaldeans; this people was not, till the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the [wilderness]: they set up the towers thereof, they raised up the palaces thereof; and he brought it to ruin.
Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a [wilderness]: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.
For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her [wilderness] like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the [wilderness], in a land that was not sown.
Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the [wilderness], through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt?
A wild ass used to the [wilderness], that snuffeth up the wind at her pleasure; in her occasion who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.
Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lien with. In the ways hast thou sat for them, as the Arabian in the [wilderness]; and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms and with thy wickedness.
For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the [wilderness] a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.
Who is the wise man, that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD hath spoken, that he may declare it, for what the land perisheth and is burned up like a [wilderness], that none passeth through?
Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that are in the utmost corners, that dwell in the [wilderness]: for all these nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.
But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the [wilderness]: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; and my sabbaths they greatly polluted: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume them.
: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; and my sabbaths they greatly polluted: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them in the [wilderness], to consume them.
Notwithstanding the children rebelled against me: they walked not in my statutes, neither kept my judgments to do them, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; they polluted my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the [wilderness].
And a voice of a multitude being at ease was with her: and with the men of the common sort were brought Sabeans from the [wilderness], which put bracelets upon their hands, and beautiful crowns upon their heads.
And I will leave thee thrown into the [wilderness], thee and all the fish of thy rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open fields; thou shalt not be brought together, nor gathered: I have given thee for meat to the beasts of the field and to the fowls of the heaven.
I found Israel like grapes in the [wilderness]; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.
Though he be fruitful among his brethren, an east wind shall come, the wind of the LORD shall come up from the [wilderness], and his spring shall become dry, and his fountain shall be dried up: he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.
(For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the [wilderness].)
Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the [wilderness]?
In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the [wilderness], in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;
And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the [wilderness], into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.