Exodus 16:21
New International Version
Each morning everyone gathered as much as they needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.

New Living Translation
After this the people gathered the food morning by morning, each family according to its need. And as the sun became hot, the flakes they had not picked up melted and disappeared.

English Standard Version
Morning by morning they gathered it, each as much as he could eat; but when the sun grew hot, it melted.

Berean Study Bible
Every morning each one gathered as much as was needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.

King James Bible
And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

New King James Version
So they gathered it every morning, every man according to his need. And when the sun became hot, it melted.

New American Standard Bible
They gathered it morning by morning, everyone as much as he would eat; but when the sun became hot, it would melt.

NASB 1995
They gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.

NASB 1977
And they gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.

Amplified Bible
So they gathered it every morning, each as much as he needed, because when the sun was hot it melted.

Christian Standard Bible
They gathered it every morning. Each gathered as much as he needed to eat, but when the sun grew hot, it melted.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They gathered it every morning. Each gathered as much as he needed to eat, but when the sun grew hot, it melted.

American Standard Version
And they gathered it morning by morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they were gathering it at dawn; at dawn each man had enough for his consumption, and whenever the sun became hot, it was melting.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they gathered it every morning, each man what he needed, and when the sun waxed hot it melted.

Contemporary English Version
Each morning everyone gathered as much as they needed, and in the heat of the day the rest melted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now every one of them gathered in the morning, as much as might suffice to eat: and after the sun grew hot, it melted.

English Revised Version
And they gathered it morning by morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

Good News Translation
Every morning each one gathered as much as he needed; and when the sun grew hot, what was left on the ground melted.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Each morning they gathered as much food as they could eat. When the sun was hot, it melted away.

International Standard Version
Every morning they gathered it, according to what each needed to eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they gathered it morning by morning, every man according to his eating; and as the sun waxed hot, it melted.

Literal Standard Version
And they gather it morning by morning, each according to his eating; when the sun has been warm, then it has melted.

NET Bible
So they gathered it each morning, each person according to what he could eat, and when the sun got hot, it would melt.

New Heart English Bible
They gathered it morning by morning, everyone according to his eating. When the sun grew hot, it melted.

World English Bible
They gathered it morning by morning, everyone according to his eating. When the sun grew hot, it melted.

Young's Literal Translation
And they gather it morning by morning, each according to his eating; when the sun hath been warm, then it hath melted.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Manna and Quail from Heaven
20But they did not listen to Moses; some people left part of it until morning, and it became infested with maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them. 21Every morning each one gathered as much as was needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.

Cross References
Exodus 16:20
But they did not listen to Moses; some people left part of it until morning, and it became infested with maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them.

Exodus 16:22
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much food--two omers per person--and all the leaders of the congregation came and reported this to Moses.


Treasury of Scripture

And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.

Proverbs 6:6-11
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: …

Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

Ecclesiastes 12:1
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;









Verse 21. - When the sun waxed hot it melted. The manna had to be gathered early. What had not been collected before the sun grew hot, melted away and disappeared from sight. In this respect the miraculous manna resembled both the manna of commerce and the "air-honey."

CHAPTER 16:22-30

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Each morning
בַּבֹּ֣קֶר (bab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1242: Dawn, morning

they each gathered
וַיִּלְקְט֤וּ (way·yil·qə·ṭū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3950: To pick up, to gather, to glean

as much
כְּפִ֣י (kə·p̄î)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

as they needed,
אָכְל֑וֹ (’ā·ḵə·lōw)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 400: Food

and when the sun
הַשֶּׁ֖מֶשׁ (haš·še·meš)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

grew hot,
וְחַ֥ם (wə·ḥam)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2552: To be or become warm

it melted away.
וְנָמָֽס׃ (wə·nā·mās)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4549: To liquefy, to waste, to faint


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