New International Version
God's anger rose against them; he put to death the sturdiest among them, cutting down the young men of Israel.
King James Bible
The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
When the anger of God went up against them; and he slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
World English Bible
when the anger of God went up against them, killed some of the fattest of them, and struck down the young men of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And the anger of God hath gone up against them, And He slayeth among their fat ones, And youths of Israel He caused to bend.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He caused an east wind to blow - See the note on Numbers 11:31.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
smote down. Heb. made to bow
LibraryMemory, Hope, and Effort
'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words …
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But while the meat was still between their teeth and before it could be consumed, the anger of the LORD burned against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.
Therefore the place was named Kibroth Hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had craved other food.
When he has filled his belly, God will vent his burning anger against him and rain down his blows on him.
Therefore, the Lord, the LORD Almighty, will send a wasting disease upon his sturdy warriors; under his pomp a fire will be kindled like a blazing flame.
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