New International Version
The people of Israel called the bread manna. It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.
King James Bible
And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.
Darby Bible Translation
And the house of Israel called its name Manna; and it was like coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it was like cake with honey.
World English Bible
The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.
Young's Literal Translation
and the house of Israel call its name Manna, and it is as coriander seed, white; and its taste is as a cake with honey.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Called the name thereof Manna - See Clarke's note on Exodus 16:15.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
called the name.
In consequence of the term manna having been given to a drug which is now much used in England, many persons have ignorantly supposed it to be the same sort of thing as that miraculously sent for the sustenance of the children of Israel in the wilderness. The manna of commerce comes from Calabria and Sicily, where it oozes out of a kind of ash tree, from the end of June to the end of July, and is a thick, clammy, sweet juice, partly drawn from the tree by the rays of the sun, partly by the puncture of insects, and partly by artificial means. The European manna is not so good as the Oriental, which is gathered in Syria, Arabia, and Persia, from the Oriental oak, and from a shrub which is called in Persia teranjabin. and it was
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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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When the dew was gone, thin flakes like frost on the ground appeared on the desert floor.
So the people rested on the seventh day.
Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Take an omer of manna and keep it for the generations to come, so they can see the bread I gave you to eat in the wilderness when I brought you out of Egypt.'"
The manna was like coriander seed and looked like resin.
He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your ancestors had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.
He gave you manna to eat in the wilderness, something your ancestors had never known, to humble and test you so that in the end it might go well with you.
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