Bible Commentaries
Exodus 5

Gann's Commentary on the BibleGann on the Bible

Verse 3

"Three day’s journey" - distance and not the time they would be gone. No promise made that they would return. See NET notes. Genesis 31:22-23, Numbers 10:33, Numbers 33:8,

It is interesting that in the retelling of their travels in Num. 33 that they traveled three days after passing thru the Red Sea before making camp at Marah.

Bibliographical Information
Gann, Windell. "Commentary on Exodus 5". Gann's Commentary on the Bible. 2021.