The People Complain

1 Now the people became like 1those who complain of adversity 2in the hearing of the LORD; and when the LORD heard it, His anger was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.

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2 3The people therefore cried out to Moses, and Moses prayed to the LORD and the fire died out.

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3 So the name of that place was called 4Taberah, because the fire of the LORD burned among them.

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4 The 5rabble who were among them had greedy desires *; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "6Who will give us meat to eat?

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    • c 11:4 - Lit "desired a desire"
    • d 11:4 - Lit "flesh," and so throughout the ch
      5 "7We remember the fish which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,

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