“From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom. And the people became impatient on the way.”
From Mount Hor
Mount H2022: a shortened form of H2042 (to loom up); a mountain or range of hills.
Hor H2023: another form for H2022; mountain; the name of a peak.
“Come with me from Lebanon, my bride; come with me from Lebanon. Depart from the peak of Amana, from the peak of Senir and Hermon, from the dens of lions, from the mountains of leopards.”
Song of Solomon 4:8
They set out by the way to the Red Sea,
“Then I brought your fathers out of Egypt, and you came to the sea. And the Egyptians pursued your fathers with chariots and horsemen to the Red Sea.”
“Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises the dead.”
2 Corinthians 1:9
“For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh.”
2 Corinthians 4:11
“But, as it is written, ‘What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him.’”
1 Corinthians 2:9
To go around the land of Edom.
“These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, “Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans.’”
“And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town.”
“for so was it commanded me by the word of the Lord, saying, ‘You shall neither eat bread nor drink water nor return by the way that you came.’” So he went another way and did not return by the way that he came to Bethel.”
1 Kings 13:9-10
Bethel H1008: house of God. (“Saying to them, ‘It is written, “My house shall be a house of prayer,” but you have made it a den of robbers.’” Luke 19:46)
“Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.”
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
On the way.
“When many of his disciples heard it, they said, ‘This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?’”
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
“Yet there shall be a distance between you and it, about 2,000 cubits in length. Do not come near it, in order that you may know the way you shall go, for you have not passed this way before.”
And the people became impatient
“But the one who endures to the end will be saved.”
“For you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.”
“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.”