Massah măs´ə [key], Meribahmĕr´ĭbə [key], or Massah and Meribah, in the Bible, symbolic name of the place, near Horeb, where Moses brought forth water from the rock. A similar event and an equally symbolic name concern the spring at Kadesh. Allusions to the event are found in the Book of Deuteronomy.
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