The whole Israelite community set out from Elim, and on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had left Egypt, they came to the desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai.
There in the desert they all complained to Moses and Aaron
and said to them, "We wish that the Lord had killed us in Egypt. There we could at least sit down and eat meat and as much other food as we wanted. But you have brought us out into this desert to starve us all to death."
The Lord said to Moses, "Now I am going to cause food to rain down from the sky for all of you. The people must go out every day and gather enough for that day. In this way I can test them to find out if they will follow my instructions. 1
References for Exodus 16:4
16.4 +2Ws 16.20-29; +1Jn 6.31.
On the sixth day they are to bring in twice as much as usual and prepare it."
So Moses and Aaron said to all the Israelites, "This evening you will know that it was the Lord who brought you out of Egypt.