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Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, yet they died.
King James Bible
Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
Darby Bible Translation
Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness and died.
World English Bible
Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died.
Young's Literal Translation
your fathers did eat the manna in the wilderness, and they died;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Your fathers did eat manna - and are dead - That bread neither preserved their bodies alive, nor entitled them to life eternal; but those who receive my salvation, shall not only be raised again in the last day, but shall inherit eternal life. It was an opinion of the Jews themselves that their fathers, who perished in the wilderness, should never have a resurrection. Our Lord takes them on their own ground: Ye acknowledge that your fathers who fell in the wilderness shall never have a resurrection; and yet they ate of the manna: therefore that manna is not the bread that preserves to everlasting life, according even to your own concession.
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LibraryMay 9 Evening
It is I; be not afraid.--JOHN 6:20. When I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.--I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Woe is me! for I am undone; . . . mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
November 21 Morning
June 22. "This is that Bread which came Down from Heaven" (John vi. 58).
The Fourth Miracle in John's Gospel
Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written: 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"
This is the bread that came down from heaven. Your ancestors ate manna and died, but whoever feeds on this bread will live forever."
Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.
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