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Numbers 21:5 NLT

5 and they began to speak against God and Moses. “Why have you brought us out of Egypt to die here in the wilderness?” they complained. “There is nothing to eat here and nothing to drink. And we hate this horrible manna!”

Study tools for Numbers 21:5

  • a 21:2 - The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering; also in 21:3 .
  • b 21:3 - Hormah means “destruction.”
  • c 21:4 - Hebrew sea of reeds.
  • d 21:16 - Beer means “well.”
  • e 21:20 - Or overlooks Jeshimon.
  • f 21:24 - Or because the terrain of the Ammonite frontier was rugged; Hebrew reads because the boundary of the Ammonites was strong.
  • g 21:30 - Or until fire spread to Medeba. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.