Here also in the wilderness of Shur, and possibly at En-mishpat (well of judgment, i.e.
The Israelites already reach the wilderness of Shur and accomplish the three days' journey which had been their original aim (cf.
The wilderness of Shur (Gen.
But the genealogical relations were rather with the Edomites, Midianites and other peoples of North Arabia and the eastern desert than with Egypt proper, and this is indicated by the expressions that "they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur that is east of Egypt, and he settled to the eastward of his brethren" (see MIZRAIM).
Naturally to the wilderness of Shur, and it associates him with traditions of a movement direct into south Palestine which finds its counterpart when the clan Caleb (q.v.) is artificially treated as possessing its seats with Joshua's permission.
Is said to have conquered the Shasu, or Arabian nomads, from the fortress of Taru (Shur?) to " the Ka-n-`-na," and Rameses III.