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Numbers 21:5

    Numbers 21:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loathes this light bread.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And crying out against God and against Moses, they said, Why have you taken us out of Egypt to come to our death in the waste land? For there is no bread and no water, and this poor bread is disgusting to us.

    Webster's Revision

    And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    World English Bible

    The people spoke against God, and against Moses, "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loathes this light bread."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and there is no water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

    Definitions for Numbers 21:5

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 21:5

    This light bread - הקלקל hakkelokel, a word of excessive scorn; as if they had said, This innutritive, unsubstantial, cheat - stomach stuff.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 21:5

    This light bread - i. e. "this vile, contemptible bread."

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 21:5

    21:5 Against God - Against Christ, their chief conductor, whom they tempted, 1Cor 10:19. Thus contemptuously did they speak of Manna, whereas it appears it yielded excellent nourishment, because in the strength of it they were able to go so many and such tedious journeys.