New Living Translation
the anger of God rose against them, and he killed their strongest men. He struck down the finest of Israel's young men.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
78:31 Mightiest - The most healthy and strong, who probably were most desirous of this food, and fed most eagerly upon it.
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But while they were gorging themselves on the meat--while it was still in their mouths--the anger of the LORD blazed against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.
So that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah (which means "graves of gluttony") because there they buried the people who had craved meat from Egypt.
May God give them a bellyful of trouble. May God rain down his anger upon them.
Therefore, the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, will send a plague among Assyria's proud troops, and a flaming fire will consume its glory.
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