Psalm 106:14
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New American Standard Bible
But craved intensely in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.

King James Bible
But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

Darby Bible Translation
And they lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted �God in the desert.

World English Bible
but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

Young's Literal Translation
And they lust greatly in a wilderness, And try God in a desert.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness - Margin, as in Hebrew, "lusted a lust." The reference is to their desire of better food than the manna.

And tempted God in the desert - Tried God, whether he "could" provide for them food and drink. Psalm 78:19-20.

Psalm 106:14 Parallel Commentaries

Why are Men Saved?
"The hand that made us is Divine." If we listen to the rippling of the freshet at the mountain side, to the tumbling of the avalanche, to the lowing of the cattle, to the singing of the birds, to every voice and sound of nature, we shall hear this answer to the question, "God is our maker; he hath made us, and not we ourselves." The next question, as to design--Why were these things made?--is not so easy to answer, apart from Scripture; but when we look at Scripture we discover this fact--that as
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857

Fourteenth Day. The Holy one of God.
Therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.'--Luke i. 35. 'We have believed and know that Thou art the Holy One of God.'--John vi. 69. 'The holy one of the Lord'--only once (Ps. cvi. 16) the expression is found in the Old Testament. It is spoken of Aaron, in whom holiness, as far as it could then be revealed, had found its most complete embodiment. The title waited for its fulfilment in Him who alone, in His own person, could perfectly show forth
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:6
Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.

1 Corinthians 10:9
Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the serpents.

Exodus 17:2
Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, "Give us water that we may drink." And Moses said to them, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test the LORD?"

Numbers 11:4
The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "Who will give us meat to eat?

Psalm 78:18
And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.

Psalm 78:40
How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness And grieved Him in the desert!

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