John 6:32

It was not Moses that gave you (ou Mwush edwken umin). "Not Moses gave you." Blunt and pointed denial (aorist active indicative of didwmi) that Moses was the giver of the bread from heaven (the manna). Moses was not superior to Christ on this score. But my Father (all o pathr mou). Not "our Father," but same claim as in Deuteronomy 5:17 . Which caused so much anger in Jerusalem. Gives (didwsin). Present active indicative, not aorist (edwken). Continual process. The true bread out of heaven (ton arton ek tou ouranou ton alhqinon). "The bread out of heaven" as the manna and more "the genuine bread" of which that was merely a type. On alhqino see Deuteronomy 1:9 ; Deuteronomy 4:23 .