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2. Israel’s Exodus from Egypt and Entry into Canaan
- Rameses Israel was thrust out of Egypt (Ex. 12; Num. 33:5).
- Succoth After the Hebrews left this first campsite, the Lord attended them in a cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night (Ex. 13:20–22).
- Pi-hahiroth Israel passed through the Red Sea (Ex. 14; Num. 33:8).
- Marah The Lord healed the waters of Marah (Ex. 15:23–26).
- Elim Israel camped by 12 springs (Ex. 15:27).
- Wilderness of Sin The Lord sent manna and quail to feed Israel (Ex. 16).
- Rephidim Israel fought with Amalek (Ex. 17:8–16).
- Mount Sinai (Mount Horeb or Jebel Musa) The Lord revealed the Ten Commandments (Ex. 19–20).
- Sinai Wilderness Israel constructed the tabernacle (Ex. 25–30).
- Wilderness Camps Seventy elders were called to help Moses govern the people (Num. 11:16–17).
- Ezion-geber Israel passed through the lands of Esau and Ammon in peace (Deut. 2).
- Kadesh-barnea Moses sent spies into the promised land; Israel rebelled and failed to enter the land; Kadesh served as the main camp of Israel for many years (Num. 13:1–3, 17–33; 14; 32:8; Deut. 2:14).
- Eastern Wilderness Israel avoided conflict with Edom and Moab (Num. 20:14–21; 22–24).
- Arnon River Israel destroyed the Amorites who fought against them (Deut. 2:24–37).
- Mount Nebo Moses viewed the promised land (Deut. 34:1–4). Moses delivered his last three sermons (Deut. 1–32).
- Plains of Moab The Lord told Israel to divide the land and dispossess the inhabitants (Num. 33:50–56).
- Jordan River Israel crossed the Jordan River on dry ground. Near Gilgal, stones from the bottom of the Jordan River were placed as a monument of Jordan’s waters being divided (Josh. 3:1–5:1).
- Jericho The children of Israel captured and destroyed the city (Josh. 6).