Numbers 33:6
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English Standard Version
And they set out from Succoth and camped at Etham, which is on the edge of the wilderness.

King James Bible
And they departed from Succoth, and pitched in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness.

American Standard Version
And they journeyed from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And from Soccoth they came into Etham, which is in the uttermost borders of the wilderness.

English Revised Version
And they journeyed from Succoth, and pitched in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they departed from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Nobah, whose family is never referred to, but who probably belonged, like Jair, to one of the families of Machirites, took the town of Kenath and its daughters, i.e., the smaller towns dependent upon it (see Numbers 21:25), and gave it his own name Nobah. The name has not been preserved, and is not to be sought, as Kurtz supposes, in the village of Nowa (Newe), in Jotan, which is mentioned by Burckhardt (p. 443), and was once a town of half an hour's journey in circumference. For Kenath, which is only mentioned again in 1 Chronicles 2:23 as having been taken from the Israelites by Gesur and Aram, is Κάναθα, which Josephus (de bell. Jud. i. 19, 2), and Ptolemy speak of as belonging to Coelesyria, and Pliny (h. n. 5, 16) to Decapolis, and which was situated, according to Jerome, "in the region of Trachonitis, near to Bostra." The ruins are very extensive even now, being no less than 2 1/2 or 3 miles in circumference, and containing magnificent remains of palaces from the times of Trajan and Hadrian. It is on the western slope of Jebel Hauran, and is only inhabited by a few families of Druses. The present name is Kanuat. (For description, see Seetzen, i. pp. 78ff.; Burckhardt, pp. 157ff.; cf. Ritter, Erdk.)

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departed.

Exodus 13:20 And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness.

Succoth. Supposed to be the Suchae mentioned by Pliny and the Scenas Mandrorum, in the Antonine Itinerary. The Editor of Calmet places it at Birket el Hadji, or 'the Pilgrims' pool, a few miles east of Cairo. Etham. This was evidently situated towards the north point of the Red sea. Calmet supposes it to be the same as Buthus or Butham, mentioned by Herodotus, who places it in Arabia, on the frontiers of Egypt.

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Exodus 13:20
And they moved on from Succoth and encamped at Etham, on the edge of the wilderness.

Numbers 33:7
And they set out from Etham and turned back to Pi-hahiroth, which is east of Baal-zephon, and they camped before Migdol.

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