1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
1 The Israelites come to Sin. 2 They murmur for want of bread. 4 God promiseth them bread from heaven. 11 Quails are sent, 14 and manna. 16 The ordering of manna. 25 It was not to be found on the Sabbath. 32 An omer of it is preserved.
16:1 ¶ And they journeyed from Elim, and the whole assembly of the children of Israel came into the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departure out of the land of Egypt.
16:2 And the whole assembly of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness.
16:3 And the children of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the hand of Jehovah in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, when we ate bread to the full; for ye have brought us out into this wilderness, to kill this whole congregation with hunger!
16:4 ¶ Then said Jehovah to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather the daily need on its day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or not.
16:5 And it shall come to pass on the sixth day, that they shall prepare what they have brought in; and it shall be twice as much as they shall gather daily.
16:8 And Moses said, When Jehovah gives you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for Jehovah hears your murmurings which ye murmur against him ... and what [are] we? your murmurings are not against us, but against Jehovah.
16:12 I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak to them, saying, Between the two evenings ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah your God.
16:13 And it came to pass in the evening, that quails came up, and covered the camp; and in the morning the dew lay round the camp.
16:14 And when the dew that lay [round it] was gone up, behold, on the face of the wilderness there was [something] fine, granular, fine as hoar-frost, on the ground.
16:16 ¶ This is the thing which Jehovah has commanded: Gather of it every man according to what he can eat, an omer a poll, [according to] the number of your persons: ye shall take every man for those that are in his tent.
16:17 And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some much, some little.
16:18 And they measured with the omer: then he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little wanted nothing: they had gathered every man according to the measure of his eating.
16:19 And Moses said to them, Let no man leave [any] of it until the morning.
16:20 But they did not hearken to Moses; and some men left of it until the morning; then worms bred in it and it stank. And Moses was wroth with them.
16:21 And they gathered it every morning, every man as much as he could eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.
16:22 ¶ And it came to pass on the sixth day, that they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one; and all the princes of the assembly came and told Moses.
16:23 And he said to them, This is what Jehovah has said: To-morrow is the rest, the holy sabbath, of Jehovah: bake what ye will bake, and cook what ye will cook; and lay up for yourselves all that remains over, to be kept for the morning.
16:24 And they laid it up for the morning, as Moses had commanded; and it did not stink, neither was there any worm in it.
16:26 Six days shall ye gather it; but on the seventh day is sabbath: on it there shall be none.
16:27 ¶ And it came to pass on the seventh day that there went out [some] from the people to gather [it], and they found none.
16:30 And the people rested on the seventh day.
16:31 And the house of Israel called its name Manna; and it was like coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it was like cake with honey.
16:32 ¶ And Moses said, This is the thing which Jehovah has commanded: Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread that I gave you to eat in the wilderness, when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.
16:35 And the children of Israel ate the manna forty years, until they came into an inhabited land: they ate the manna until they came to the borders of the land of Canaan.
16:36 Now an omer is the tenth [part] of an ephah.
Lexicon & Concordance |