The battle with the Amalekites neat Sinai had now lasted all day. Little by little the Israelites cut down the numbers of the enemy, and gradually forced them eastward away from the camps. By late afternoon Moses was very tired because of praying and holding his arms toward the sky. Believing that the foe was about to give up, he ceased praying and fell back to rest. A Sudden Turn of Events. From that moment the Amalekites began to put sudden fury into their fighting. The Israelites had to retreat over much of the ground they had gained. (Exodus 17:11.)
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