Exodus 17: Murmuring, Part 3

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 49

As you read Exodus 17, consider this: Being thirsty and wanting a drink of water are not sins. So why was the Lord displeased with the children of Israel?

Understanding the Scriptures

Exodus 17

Prevailed (v. 11)Was winning 
Rehearse (v. 14)Tell 

Note: Remember to look in your footnotes for help with difficult words and phrases.

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A or B as you study Exodus 17.

Activity A iconWhat Would You Say?

If you were given five minutes to speak to the Israelites after the events recorded in Exodus 17, what would you say to them, and why?

Activity B iconHow Does It Happen Today?

Compare what people wanted to do to the prophet Moses in Exodus 17:4 with what Aaron and Hur did for Moses in verses 10–13.