New International Version
Each morning everyone gathered as much as they 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And they gathered it every morning, every man as much as he could eat; and when the sun became 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
It bred worms - Their sinful curiosity and covetousness led them to make the trial; and they had a mass of the most loathsome putrefaction for their pains. How gracious is God! He is continually rendering disobedience and sin irksome to the transgressor; that finding his evil ways to be unprofitable, he may return to his Maker, and trust in God alone.
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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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However, some of them paid no attention to Moses; they kept part of it until morning, but it was full of maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them.
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much--two omers for each person--and the leaders of the community came and reported this to Moses.
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