Exodus 24, God’s covenant with Israel confirmed, Moses meeting with God on Mount Sinai.

Exodus 24, God’s covenant with Israel confirmed, Moses meeting with God on Mount Sinai.

mt sinai and st catherines monastery

St. Catherine’s Monastery, Mt. Sinai, Egypt with Mt Sinai in the background.

Exodus 13, Consecration of the firstborn, from Succoth to Etham.

Exodus 13                    

The route the Israelis took has always been contested. Here is one proposed route according to the latest observations (from 2008 A.D.) The wilderness of Etham begins at the edge of the desert east of Succoth.