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and complained: "It would have been better if we had died in front of the LORD's Tent along with the other Israelites.
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And making a sedition, they said: Would God we had perished among our brethren before the Lord.
Numbers 14:1,2 Therefore the whole multitude crying wept that night. . . .
Exodus 16:2,3 And all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. . . .
Exodus 17:2 And they chode with Moses, and said: Give us water, that we may drink. And Moses answered them: Why chide you with me? Wherefore do you tempt the Lord?
Job 3:10,11 Because it shut not up the doors of the womb that bore me, nor took away evils from my eyes. . . .
Numbers 11:1,33,34 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 14:36,37 Therefore all the men, whom Moses had sent to view the land, and who at their return had made the whole multitude to murmur against him, speaking ill of the land that it was naught, . . .
Numbers 16:31-35,49 And immediately as he had made an end of speaking, the earth broke asunder under their feet: . . .
Lamentations 4:9 Teth. It was better with them that were slain by the sword, than with them that died with hunger: for these pined away being consumed for want of the fruits of the earth.
ContextWater from the Rock
…2And the people wanting water, came together against Moses and Aaron: 3And making a sedition, they said: Would God we had perished among our brethren before the Lord.4Why have you brought out the church of the Lord into the wilderness, that both we and our cattle should die?…
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?
And they chode with Moses, and said: Give us water, that we may drink. And Moses answered them: Why chide you with me? Wherefore do you tempt the Lord?
And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying:
Would 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?
And immediately as he had made an end of speaking, the earth broke asunder under their feet:
And they spoke ill of God: they said: Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?
Because they exasperated his spirit. And he distinguished with his lips.
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