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Exodus 16:20

    Exodus 16:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Notwithstanding they listened not to Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and became foul: and Moses was wroth with them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But they gave no attention to Moses, and some of them kept it till the morning and there were worms in it and it had an evil smell: and Moses was angry with them.

    Webster's Revision

    Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and became foul: and Moses was wroth with them.

    World English Bible

    Notwithstanding they didn't listen to Moses, but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and became foul: and Moses was angry with them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.

    Definitions for Exodus 16:20

    Wroth - To be provoked; angered.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 16:20

    It bred worms - Their sinful curiosity and covetousness led them to make the trial; and they had a mass of the most loathsome putrefaction for their pains. How gracious is God! He is continually rendering disobedience and sin irksome to the transgressor; that finding his evil ways to be unprofitable, he may return to his Maker, and trust in God alone.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 16:20

    It bred worms - This result was supernatural: no such tendency to rapid decomposition is recorded of common manna.