"O peoples of the earth! God, the Eternal Truth, is My witness that streams of fresh and soft-flowing waters have gushed from the rocks through the sweetness of the words uttered by your Lord..."In the 17th chapter of the Book of Exodus it states that the people were thirsty, and came to Moses and chided him, asking whether he was a good leader. He went to a rock and struck it and water flowed from it, and they were satisfied. Later, in the Book of Numbers Chapter 20 it recites the same incident and states that the people were thirsty, and Moses went to God and asked for water for the people, and God said to Moses to speak to the rock and water would flow from it. Moses went to the rock and struck it twice, and water flowed from it and the people were filled. (Qur'an 7:160 has this narrative and states that twelve springs flowed from the rock, and the people each knew where to drink.) God said that since Moses disobeyed Him, He would not see the Promised Land.
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