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Exodus 16:31

Overview - Exodus 16
The Israelites come to Sin, and murmur for want of bread.
God promises them bread and flesh from heaven, and they are rebuked.
13 Quails and manna are sent.
16 The ordering of manna.
25 It was not to be found on the sabbath.
32 An omer of it is preserved.
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Exodus 16:31  (King James Version)
And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.
 


called the name
16:15
In consequence of the term manna having been given to a drug which is now much used in England, many persons have ignorantly supposed it to be the same sort of thing as that miraculously sent for the sustenance of the children of Israel in the wilderness. The manna of commerce comes from Calabria and Sicily, where it oozes out of a kind of ash tree, from the end of June to the end of July, and is a thick, clammy, sweet juice, partly drawn from the tree by the rays of the sun, partly by the puncture of insects, and partly by artificial means. The European manna is not so good as the Oriental, which is gathered in Syria, Arabia, and Persia, from the Oriental oak, and from a shrub which is called in Persia {teranjabin.}

and it was
Numbers 11:6 Numbers 11:7 ; Solomon 2:3
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