Numbers 21:5
and spoke against God and against Moses: "Why have you led us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread or water, and we detest this wretched food!"
Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:9
We should not test Christ, as some of them did, and were killed by snakes.

Numbers 11:6
But now our appetite is gone; there is nothing to see but this manna!"

Numbers 14:2
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!

Numbers 14:3
Why is the LORD bringing us into this land to fall by the sword? Our wives and children will become plunder. Would it not be better for us to go back to Egypt?"

Psalm 78:19
They spoke against God, saying, "Can God really prepare a table in the wilderness?

Ezekiel 20:21
But the children rebelled against Me. They did not walk in My statutes or carefully observe My ordinances--though the man who does these things will live by them--and they profaned My Sabbaths. So I resolved to pour out My wrath upon them and vent My anger against them in the wilderness.

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Numbers 11:1-6
Soon the people began to complain about their hardship in the hearing of the LORD, and when He heard them, His anger was kindled, and fire from the LORD blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp. . . .

Numbers 14:1-4
Then the whole congregation lifted up their voices and cried out, and that night the people wept. . . .

Numbers 16:13, 14, 41
Is it not enough that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the wilderness? Must you also appoint yourself as ruler over us? . . .

Numbers 17:12
Then the Israelites declared to Moses, "Look, we are perishing! We are lost; we are all lost!

Exodus 14:11
They said to Moses, "Was it because there are no graves in Egypt that you brought us into the wilderness to die? What have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt?

Exodus 15:24
So the people grumbled against Moses, saying, "What are we to drink?"

Exodus 16:2, 3, 7, 8
And there in the desert they all grumbled against Moses and Aaron. . . .

Exodus 17:2, 3
So the people contended with Moses, "Give us water to drink." "Why do you contend with me?" Moses replied. "Why do you test the LORD?" . . .

Psalm 68:6
God settles the lonely in families; He leads the prisoners out to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a sun-scorched land.

Psalm 78:19
They spoke against God, saying, "Can God really prepare a table in the wilderness?

and our soul

Numbers 11:6-9
But now our appetite is gone; there is nothing to see but this manna!" . . .

Exodus 16:15, 31
When the Israelites saw it, they asked one another, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. So Moses told them, "It is the bread the LORD has given you to eat. . . .

Psalm 78:24, 25
He rained down manna for them to eat; He gave them grain from heaven. . . .

Proverbs 27:7
The soul that is full loathes honey, but to a hungry soul, any bitter thing is sweet.

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