Psalm 78:29
New International Version
They ate till they were gorged— he had given them what they craved.

New Living Translation
The people ate their fill. He gave them what they craved.

English Standard Version
And they ate and were well filled, for he gave them what they craved.

Berean Study Bible
So they ate and were well filled, for He gave them what they craved.

King James Bible
So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire;

New King James Version
So they ate and were well filled, For He gave them their own desire.

New American Standard Bible
So they ate and were well filled, And He satisfied their longing.

NASB 1995
So they ate and were well filled, And their desire He gave to them.

NASB 1977
So they ate and were well filled; And their desire He gave to them.

Amplified Bible
So they ate and were well filled, He gave them what they craved.

Christian Standard Bible
The people ate and were completely satisfied, for he gave them what they craved.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They ate and were completely satisfied, for He gave them what they craved.

American Standard Version
So they did eat, and were well filled; And he gave them their own desire.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They ate and were very satisfied and he gave them their desire.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So they ate, and were completely filled; and he gave them their desire.

Contemporary English Version
God gave his people all they wanted, and each of them ate until they were full.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So they did eat, and were filled exceedingly, and he gave them their desire:

English Revised Version
So they did eat, and were well filled; and he gave them that they lusted after.

Good News Translation
So the people ate and were satisfied; God gave them what they wanted.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They ate more than enough. He gave them what they wanted,

International Standard Version
So they ate and were very satisfied, because he granted their desire.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So they did eat, and were well filled; And He gave them that which they craved.

Literal Standard Version
And they eat, and are greatly satisfied, And He brings their desire to them.

NET Bible
They ate until they were stuffed; he gave them what they desired.

New Heart English Bible
So they ate, and were well filled. He gave them their own desire.

World English Bible
So they ate, and were well filled. He gave them their own desire.

Young's Literal Translation
And they eat, and are greatly satisfied, And their desire He bringeth to them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
28He felled them in the midst of their camp, all around their dwellings. 29So they ate and were well filled, for He gave them what they craved. 30Yet before they had filled their desire, with the food still in their mouths,…

Cross References
Numbers 11:19
You will eat it not for one or two days, nor for five or ten or twenty days,

Numbers 11:20
but for a whole month--until it comes out of your nostrils and makes you nauseous--because you have rejected the LORD, who is among you, and have cried out before Him, saying, 'Why did we ever leave Egypt?'"

Numbers 11:33
But while the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD burned against the people, and the LORD struck them with a severe plague.

Psalm 78:28
He felled them in the midst of their camp, all around their dwellings.

Psalm 106:15
So He granted their request, but sent a wasting disease upon them.


Treasury of Scripture

So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire;

for he gave

Psalm 106:15
And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.

Numbers 11:20
But even a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?









(29) Desire.--See Numbers 11:34, margin.

Verse 29. - So they did eat, and were well filled; i.e. sated (comp. Numbers 11:19, 20). For he gave them their own desire; or, their own lust - that they lusted after (Revised Version).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So they ate
וַיֹּאכְל֣וּ (way·yō·ḵə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 398: To eat

and were well
מְאֹ֑ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

filled,
וַיִּשְׂבְּע֣וּ (way·yiś·bə·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7646: To be sated, satisfied or surfeited

for He gave
יָבִ֥א (yā·ḇi)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

them
לָהֶֽם׃ (lā·hem)
Preposition-l | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

what they craved.
וְ֝תַֽאֲוָתָ֗ם (wə·ṯa·’ă·wā·ṯām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8378: A longing, a delight


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