Exodus 16:2
Parallel Verses
New International Version
In the desert the whole community grumbled against Moses and Aaron.

King James Bible
And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:

Darby Bible Translation
And the whole assembly of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness.

World English Bible
The whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness;

Young's Literal Translation
And all the company of the sons of Israel murmur against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness;

Exodus 16:2 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The whole congregation - murmured - This is an additional proof of the degraded state of the minds of this people; See Clarke's note on Exodus 13:17. And this very circumstance affords a convincing argument that a people so stupidly carnal could not have been induced to leave Egypt had they not been persuaded so to do by the most evident and striking miracles. Human nature can never be reduced to a more abject state in this world than that in which the body is enthralled by political slavery, and the soul debased by the influence of sin. These poor Hebrews were both slaves and sinners, and were therefore capable of the meanest and most disgraceful acts.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 15:24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

Genesis 19:4 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young...

Psalm 106:7,13,25 Our fathers understood not your wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of your mercies; but provoked him at the sea...

1 Corinthians 10:10 Neither murmur you, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.

Library
The Bread of God
'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:
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Beauty and Glory of the Risen Body.
We have seen in the foregoing chapters that, in the Beatific Vision, the human soul sees, loves, and enjoys God, and that her essential happiness consists in that unfailing, blessed vision. But, although the blessedness she now enjoys is far greater than words can express, it is not yet integral or complete, and never will be, except when she is again clothed in her own body, beautified, and glorified after the likeness of her Saviour's body. However, although her happiness is not yet complete, you
F. J. Boudreaux—The Happiness of Heaven

The Deity of the Holy Spirit.
In the preceding chapter we have seen clearly that the Holy Spirit is a Person. But what sort of a Person is He? Is He a finite person or an infinite person? Is He God? This question also is plainly answered in the Bible. There are in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments five distinct and decisive lines of proof of the Deity of the Holy Spirit. I. Each of the four distinctively Divine attributes is ascribed to the Holy Spirit. What are the distinctively Divine attributes? Eternity, omnipresence,
R. A. Torrey—The Person and Work of The Holy Spirit

Exodus
The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Corinthians 10:10
And do not grumble, as some of them did--and were killed by the destroying angel.

Exodus 5:21
and they said, "May the LORD look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us."

Exodus 14:11
They said to Moses, "Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you brought us to the desert 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 17:3
But the people were thirsty for water there, and they grumbled against Moses. They said, "Why did you bring us up out of Egypt to make us and our children and livestock die of thirst?"

Numbers 14:22
not one of those who saw my glory and the signs I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness but who disobeyed me and tested me ten times--

Psalm 106:13
But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his plan to unfold.

Jump to Previous
Aaron Assembly Children Community Company Congregation Crying Desert Grumbled Israel Moses Murmur Murmured Waste Whole Wilderness
Jump to Next
Aaron Assembly Children Community Company Congregation Crying Desert Grumbled Israel Moses Murmur Murmured Waste Whole Wilderness
Links
Exodus 16:2 NIV
Exodus 16:2 NLT
Exodus 16:2 ESV
Exodus 16:2 NASB
Exodus 16:2 KJV

Exodus 16:2 Bible Apps
Exodus 16:2 Biblia Paralela
Exodus 16:2 Chinese Bible
Exodus 16:2 French Bible
Exodus 16:2 German Bible

Exodus 16:2 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Exodus 16:1
Top of Page
Top of Page