New Living Translation
They stubbornly tested God in their hearts, demanding the foods they craved.
King James Bible
And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
Darby Bible Translation
And they tempted �God in their heart, by asking meat for their lust;
World English Bible
They tempted God in their heart by asking food according to their desire.
Young's Literal Translation
And they try God in their heart, To ask food for their lust.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
78:18 Tempted - Desired a proof of God's power. Lust - Not for their necessary subsistence, but out of an inordinate and luxurious appetite.
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From this Commandment we learn that after the excellent works of the first three Commandments there are no better works than to obey and serve all those who are set over us as superiors. For this reason also disobedience is a greater sin than murder, unchastity, theft and dishonesty, and all that these may include. For we can in no better way learn how to distinguish between greater and lesser sins than by noting the order of the Commandments of God, although there are distinctions also within the …
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Nor should we put Christ to the test, as some of them did and then died from snakebites.
So once more the people complained against Moses. "Give us water to drink!" they demanded. "Quiet!" Moses replied. "Why are you complaining against me? And why are you testing the LORD?"
I will stand before you on the rock at Mount Sinai. Strike the rock, and water will come gushing out. Then the people will be able to drink." So Moses struck the rock as he was told, and water gushed out as the elders looked on.
Then the foreign rabble who were traveling with the Israelites began to crave the good things of Egypt. And the people of Israel also began to complain. "Oh, for some meat!" they exclaimed.
You must not test the LORD your God as you did when you complained at Massah.
Again and again they tested God's patience and provoked the Holy One of Israel.
But they kept testing and rebelling against God Most High. They did not obey his laws.
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