Numbers 11:23-33 NIV

23 The LORD answered Moses, “Is the LORD’s arm too short? Now you will see whether or not what I say will come true for you.”

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24 So Moses went out and told the people what the LORD had said. He brought together seventy of their elders and had them stand around the tent.
25 Then the LORD came down in the cloud and spoke with him, and he took some of the power of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. When the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied—but did not do so again.

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      26 However, two men, whose names were Eldad and Medad, had remained in the camp. They were listed among the elders, but did not go out to the tent. Yet the Spirit also rested on them, and they prophesied in the camp.

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      27 A young man ran and told Moses, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.”
      28 Joshua son of Nun, who had been Moses’ aide since youth, spoke up and said, “Moses, my lord, stop them!”

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      29 But Moses replied, “Are you jealous for my sake? I wish that all the LORD’s people were prophets and that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!”

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      30 Then Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp.
      31 Now a wind went out from the LORD and drove quail in from the sea. It scattered them up to two cubitsa deep all around the camp, as far as a day’s walk in any direction.

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        • u 11:31 - That is, about 3 feet or about 90 centimeters
          32 All that day and night and all the next day the people went out and gathered quail. No one gathered less than ten homers.b Then they spread them out all around the camp.

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            • v 11:32 - That is, possibly about 1 3/4 tons or about 1.6 metric tons
              33 But while the meat was still between their teeth and before it could be consumed, the anger of the LORD burned against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.

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