- ETHAMdesertum magnum, et arenosum, ad quod venêrunt filii Israel profecti de Socoth. Exod. c. 13. v. 10. Num. c. 33. v. 6. Lat. fortitudo eorum, aut vomer, vel adventus eorum, sive signum eorum. Hoc transivêrunt Israelitae, ante ingressum maris.
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