Exodus 16:16
New International Version
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Everyone is to gather as much as they need. Take an omer for each person you have in your tent.’”

New Living Translation
These are the LORD’s instructions: Each household should gather as much as it needs. Pick up two quarts for each person in your tent.”

English Standard Version
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Gather of it, each one of you, as much as he can eat. You shall each take an omer, according to the number of the persons that each of you has in his tent.’”

Berean Study Bible
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Each one is to gather as much as he needs. You may take an omer for each person in your tent.’ ”

King James Bible
This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents.

New King James Version
This is the thing which the LORD has commanded: ‘Let every man gather it according to each one’s need, one omer for each person, according to the number of persons; let every man take for those who are in his tent.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Everyone gather as much as he will eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.’”

NASB 1995
“This is what the LORD has commanded, ‘Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.’”

NASB 1977
“This is what the LORD has commanded, ‘Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.’”

Amplified Bible
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Let every man gather as much of it as he needs. Take an omer for each person, according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.’”

Christian Standard Bible
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Gather as much of it as each person needs to eat. You may take two quarts per individual, according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.’ ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Gather as much of it as each person needs to eat. You may take two quarts per individual, according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.’”

American Standard Version
This is the thing which Jehovah hath commanded, Gather ye of it every man according to his eating; an omer a head, according to the number of your persons, shall ye take it, every man for them that are in his tent.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And this statement LORD JEHOVAH was commanding: a man is to gather from it a sufficiency for his consumption, a measure to a head, the number of your souls; you will take, each man, for one who is in his tent.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
This is the bread which the Lord has given you to eat. This is that which the Lord has appointed: gather of it each man for his family, a homer for each person, according to the number of your souls, gather each of you with his fellow-lodgers.

Contemporary English Version
And he orders you to gather about two liters for each person in your family--that should be more than enough."

Douay-Rheims Bible
This is the word, that the Lord hath commanded: Let every one gather of it as much as is enough to eat: a gomor for every man, according to the number of your souls that dwell in a tent, so shall you take of it.

English Revised Version
This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather ye of it every man according to his eating; an omer a head, according to the number of your persons, shall ye take it, every man for them which are in his tent.

Good News Translation
The LORD has commanded that each of you is to gather as much of it as he needs, two quarts for each member of his household."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what the LORD has commanded: Each of you should gather as much as you can eat. Take two quarts for each person in your tent."

International Standard Version
This is what the LORD has commanded: 'You are to gather from it what each person is to eat, about one omer per person according to the number of your people, and one person is to gather for everyone in his tent.'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded: Gather ye of it every man according to his eating; an omer a head, according to the number of your persons, shall ye take it, every man for them that are in his tent.'

Literal Standard Version
This [is] the thing which YHWH has commanded: Gather of it, each according to his eating, an omer for the counted head; and the number of your persons, take, each, for those in his tent.”

NET Bible
"This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Each person is to gather from it what he can eat, an omer per person according to the number of your people; each one will pick it up for whoever lives in his tent.'"

New Heart English Bible
This is the thing which the LORD has commanded: "Gather of it everyone according to his eating; an omer a head, according to the number of your persons, you shall take it, every man for those who are in his tent."

World English Bible
This is the thing which Yahweh has commanded: "Gather of it everyone according to his eating; an omer a head, according to the number of your persons, you shall take it, every man for those who are in his tent."

Young's Literal Translation
This is the thing which Jehovah hath commanded: Gather of it each according to his eating, an omer for a poll; and the number of your persons, take ye each for those in his tent.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Manna and Quail from Heaven
15When 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 that the LORD has given you to eat. 16This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Each one is to gather as much as he needs. You may take an omer for each person in your tent.’” 17So the Israelites did this. Some gathered more, and some less.…

Cross References
Exodus 16:17
So the Israelites did this. Some gathered more, and some less.

Exodus 16:32
Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Keep an omer of manna for the generations to come, so that they may see the bread I fed you in the wilderness when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"

Exodus 16:36
(Now an omer is a tenth of an ephah.)


Treasury of Scripture

This is the thing which the LORD has commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take you every man for them which are in his tents.

omer

Exodus 16:18,33,36
And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating…

for every man.









(16) Every man according to his eating.--Comp. Exodus 12:4. Each man was to gather according to his immediate need and that of his family. No one was to seek to accumulate a store.

An omer-About three pints English.

For every man.--Literally, for every head. As families would average four members, each man would have to gather, on an average, six quarts. If even 500,000 men gathered this amount, the daily supply must have been 93,500 bushels.

His tents.--Heb., his tent.

Verse 16. - An omer for every man. According to Kalisch, the omer is about two quarts (English): but this estimate is probably in excess. Josephus makes the measure one equal to six cotyles, which would be about a quart and a half, or three pints. In his tents. Rather, "in his tent."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
This
זֶ֤ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

is what
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has commanded:
צִוָּ֣ה (ṣiw·wāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

‘Each one
אִ֖ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

is to gather
לִקְט֣וּ (liq·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3950: To pick up, to gather, to glean

as much
מִמֶּ֔נּוּ (mim·men·nū)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

as
לְפִ֣י (lə·p̄î)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

he needs.
אָכְל֑וֹ (’ā·ḵə·lōw)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 400: Food

You may take
תִּקָּֽחוּ׃ (tiq·qā·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 3947: To take

an omer
עֹ֣מֶר (‘ō·mer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6016: A heap, a sheaf, an omer (dry measure)

for each
לַגֻּלְגֹּ֗לֶת (lag·gul·gō·leṯ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1538: A skull, head, poll (of persons)

person
נַפְשֹׁ֣תֵיכֶ֔ם (nap̄·šō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

in your tent.’”
בְּאָהֳל֖וֹ (bə·’ā·ho·lōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 168: A tent


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