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ELIM

e'-lim ('elim, "terebinths"; Aileim): The second encampment of the Israelites after crossing the Red Sea. It was a contrast to the previous camp called "Marah" because of the bitterness of the waters, for there "were twelve springs of water, and threescore and ten palm trees" (Ex 15:27; 16:1; Nu 33:9 f). The traditional site is an oasis in Wady Ghurundel, circa 63 miles from Suez.
See EXODUS; WANDERINGS OF ISRAEL.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'elim'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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