New International Version
The Israelites did as they were told; some gathered much, some little.
King James Bible
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.
Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some much, some little.
World English Bible
The children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel do so, and they gather, he who is gathering much, and he who is gathering little;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Some more, some less - According to their respective families, an omer for a man; and according to the number of infirm persons whose wants they undertook to supply.
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'Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in My law, or no. 5. And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. 6. And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: …
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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.'"
And when they measured it by the omer, the one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little. Everyone had gathered just as much as they needed.
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