The Israelites said to them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in Egypt!4 There we sat around pots of meat and ate all the food5 we wanted, but you have brought us out into this desert to starve this entire assembly to death."6
Then the LORD said to Moses, "I will rain down bread from heaven7 for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test8 them and see whether they will follow my instructions.