Numbers 14:2
Good News Translation
They complained against Moses and Aaron, and said, "It would have been better to die in Egypt or even here in the wilderness!

Contemporary English Version
and complained to Moses and Aaron, "We wish we had died in Egypt or somewhere out here in the desert!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying:

New American Bible
All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, the whole community saying to them, “If only we had died in the land of Egypt,” or “If only we would die here in the wilderness!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying:

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Numbers 16:41 The following day all the multitude of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying: You have killed the people of the Lord.

Exodus 15:24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying: What shall we drink?

Exodus 16:2,3 And all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. . . .

Exodus 17:3 So the people were thirsty there for want of water, and murmured against Moses, saying: Why didst thou make us go forth out of Egypt, to kill us and our children, and our beasts with thirst?

Deuteronomy 1:27 You murmured in your tents, and said: The Lord hateth us, and therefore he hath brought us out of the land of Egypt, that he might deliver us into the hand of the Amorrhite, and destroy us.

Psalm 106:24,45 And they set at nought the desirable land. They believed not his word, . . .

1 Corinthians 10:10 Neither do you murmur, as some of them murmured and were destroyed by the destroyer.

Philippians 2:14,15 And do ye all things without murmurings and hesitations: . . .

Jude 1:16 These are murmurers, full of complaints, walking according to their own desires: and their mouth speaketh proud things, admiring persons, for gain's sake.

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Numbers 14:28,29 Say therefore to them: As I live, saith the Lord: According as you have spoken in my hearing, so will I do to you. . . .

Numbers 11:15 But if it seem unto thee otherwise, I beseech thee to kill me, and let me find grace in thy eyes, that I be not afflicted with so great evils.

1 Kings 19:4 And he went forward, one day's journey into the desert. And when he was there, and sat under a juniper tree, he requested for his soul that he might die, and said: It is enough for me, Lord; take away my soul: for I am no better than my fathers.

Job 3:11 Why did I not die in the womb? why did I not perish when I came out of the belly?

Job 7:15,16 So that my soul rather chooseth hanging, and my bones death. . . .

Jonah 4:3,8 And he prayed to the Lord, and said: I beseech thee, O Lord, is not this what I said, when I was yet in my own country? therefore I went before to flee into Tharsis: for I know that thou art a gracious and merciful God, patient, and of much compassion, and easy to forgive evil. . . .

Context
The People Rebel
1Therefore the whole multitude crying wept that night. 2And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying:3Would God that we had died in Egypt: and would God we may die in this vast wilderness, and that the Lord may not bring us into this land, lest we fall by the sword, and our wives and children be led away captives. Is it not better to return into Egypt?…
Cross References
Hebrews 3:16
For some who heard did provoke: but not all that came out of Egypt by Moses.

Exodus 16:3
And the children of Israel said to them: Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat over the fleshpots, and ate bread to the full: Why have you brought us into this desert, that you might destroy all the multitude with famine?

Numbers 11:1
In the mean time there arose a murmuring of the people against the Lord, as it were repining at their fatigue. And when the Lord heard it he was angry. And the fire of the Lord being kindled against them, devoured them that were at the uttermost part of the camp.

Numbers 11:5
We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt free cost: the cucumbers come into our mind, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic.

Numbers 14:1
Therefore the whole multitude crying wept that night.

Numbers 14:22
But yet all the men that have seen my majesty, and the signs that I have done in Egypt, and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now ten times, and have not obeyed my voice,

Numbers 14:28
Say therefore to them: As I live, saith the Lord: According as you have spoken in my hearing, so will I do to you.

Numbers 16:13
Is it a small matter to thee, that thou hast brought us out of a land that flowed with milk and honey, to kill us in the desert, except thou rule also like a lord over us?

Numbers 20:3
And making a sedition, they said: Would God we had perished among our brethren before the Lord.

Numbers 20:4
Why have you brought out the church of the Lord into the wilderness, that both we and our cattle should die?

Numbers 21:5
And speaking against God and Moses, they said: Why didst thou bring us out of Egypt, to die in the wilderness? There is no bread, nor have we any waters: our soul now loatheth this very light food.

Psalm 106:25
And they murmured in their tents: they hearkened not to the voice of the Lord.

Additional Translations
All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, and the whole congregation said to them, “If only we had died in the land of Egypt, or if only we had died in this wilderness!And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would that we had died in this wilderness!

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron; and all the congregation said to them,

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron; and the whole assembly said to them, Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! or in this wilderness would that we had died!

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, O that we had died in the land of Egypt! or O that we had died in this wilderness!

All the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, "Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would that we had died in this wilderness!

and all the sons of Israel murmur against Moses, and against Aaron, and all the company say unto them, 'O that we had died in the land of Egypt, or in this wilderness, O that we had died!
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