Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Join Now!  |  Login
  Our Sponsors

• Try SwordSearcher Bible Software Today

• Join a different kind of "Christian Book Club!" Click to find out how!

• Learn Greek, Aramaic, Biblical or Modern Hebrew online

• Hunting for choral music have you frustrated?

 
  Study Resources

• Interlinear Bible

• Parallel Bible

• Daily Reading Plan

• Devotionals

• Commentaries

• Concordances

• Dictionaries

• Encyclopedias

• Lexicons

• History

• Sermon Essentials

• Audio Resources

• Religious Artwork

 
  SL Forums

• Apologetic Forum

• Christian Living

• Ministry Forum

• Evangelism Forum

• Passage Forum

• Help Forum

 
  Other Resources

• Advertise with SL

• FREE Resources

• Information

• Set Preferences

• Font Resources

• Contacting SL

 

 

Home > Study Desk
Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Exodus 16:1 - 36
  in: using:  
 |   | Abbreviations List  | HELP 
 NAVBAR             of 40

The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Exodus
   Chapter 16
16:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt.
 
16:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the desert the whole community grumbled against Moses and Aaron.
 
16:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Israelites said to them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in Egypt! There we sat around pots of meat and ate all the food we wanted, but you have brought us out into this desert to starve this entire assembly to death."
 
16:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the LORD said to Moses, "I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test them and see whether they will follow my instructions.
 
16:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
On the sixth day they are to prepare what they bring in, and that is to be twice as much as they gather on the other days."
 
16:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Moses and Aaron said to all the Israelites, "In the evening you will know that it was the LORD who brought you out of Egypt,
 
16:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and in the morning you will see the glory of the LORD, because he has heard your grumbling against him. Who are we, that you should grumble against us?"
 
16:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Moses also said, "You will know that it was the LORD when he gives you meat to eat in the evening and all the bread you want in the morning, because he has heard your grumbling against him. Who are we? You are not grumbling against us, but against the LORD."
 
16:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Moses told Aaron, "Say to the entire Israelite community, 'Come before the LORD, for he has heard your grumbling.'"
 
16:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While Aaron was speaking to the whole Israelite community, they looked toward the desert, and there was the glory of the LORD appearing in the cloud.
 
16:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD said to Moses,
 
16:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites. Tell them, 'At twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will be filled with bread. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God.'"
 
16:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
That evening quail came and covered the camp, and in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp.
 
16:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the dew was gone, thin flakes like frost on the ground appeared on the desert floor.
 
16:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the Israelites saw it, they said to each other, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. Moses said to them, "It is the bread the LORD has given you to eat.
 
16:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Each one is to gather as much as he needs. Take an omer F32 for each person you have in your tent.'"
 
16:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Israelites did as they were told; some gathered much, some little.
 
16:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And when they measured it by the omer, he who gathered much did not have too much, and he who gathered little did not have too little. Each one gathered as much as he needed.
 
16:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Moses said to them, "No one is to keep any of it until morning."
 
16:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
However, some of them paid no attention to Moses; they kept part of it until morning, but it was full of maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them.
 
16:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Each morning everyone gathered as much as he needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.
 
16:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much - two omers F33 for each person - and the leaders of the community came and reported this to Moses.
 
16:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He said to them, "This is what the LORD commanded: 'Tomorrow is to be a day of rest, a holy Sabbath to the LORD. So bake what you want to bake and boil what you want to boil. Save whatever is left and keep it until morning.'"
 
16:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So they saved it until morning, as Moses commanded, and it did not stink or get maggots in it.
 
16:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Eat it today," Moses said, "because today is a Sabbath to the LORD. You will not find any of it on the ground today.
 
16:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Six days you are to gather it, but on the seventh day, the Sabbath, there will not be any."
 
16:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Nevertheless, some of the people went out on the seventh day to gather it, but they found none.
 
16:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the LORD said to Moses, "How long will you F34 refuse to keep my commands and my instructions?
 
16:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Bear in mind that the LORD has given you the Sabbath; that is why on the sixth day he gives you bread for two days. Everyone is to stay where he is on the seventh day; no one is to go out."
 
16:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the people rested on the seventh day.
 
16:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The people of Israel called the bread manna. F35 It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.
 
16:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Take an omer of manna and keep it for the generations to come, so they can see the bread I gave you to eat in the desert when I brought you out of Egypt.'"
 
16:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Moses said to Aaron, "Take a jar and put an omer of manna in it. Then place it before the LORD to be kept for the generations to come."
 
16:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As the LORD commanded Moses, Aaron put the manna in front of the Testimony, that it might be kept.
 
16:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Israelites ate manna forty years, until they came to a land that was settled; they ate manna until they reached the border of Canaan.
 
16:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
(An omer is one tenth of an ephah.)
 

FOOTNOTES:
F32 That is, probably about 2 quarts (about 2 liters); also in verses 18, 32, 33 and 36
F33 That is, probably about 4 quarts (about 4.5 liters)
F34 The Hebrew is plural.
F35 Manna means What is it? (see verse 15).

 
 

Copyright Statement: The Holy Bible, New International Version®

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION® NIV®
Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society®
Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

The text may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic or audio), up to and inclusive of five hundred (500) verses without the express written permission of the publisher, providing the verses quoted do not amount to a complete book of the Bible nor do the verses quoted account for 25 percent (25%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.

Permission requests that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to, and approved in writing by, International Bible Society®, 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921, USA.



  HOME    TOP

Dead links, typos, or HTML errors should be sent to corr@studylight.org
Suggestions about making this resource more useful should be sent to sugg@studylight.org
 

   Powered by LightSpeed Technology

Copyright © 2001-2018, StudyLight.org