1. A station of the Israelites between the Red Sea and Mount Sinai, where they murmured against the Lord, and a fountain gushed from the rock for their use, Exodus 17:1-7. It was also named Massah, temptation, when they tempted God there, Deuteronomy 33:8 Hebrews 3:8.
2. A similar miraculous fountain in the desert of Zin, near Kadesh, which see, Numbers 20:13,14. This was the scene of the transgression of Moses and Aaron, for which they were precluded from crossing the Jordan. It is called "the waters of Meribah," Deuteronomy 33:8 Psalms 81:7 106:32, and also Meribah-kadesh, Numbers 27:14 Deuteronomy 32:51 Ezekiel 47:19.