Numbers 11:26-35 NIV

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,1 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,2 who had been Moses' aide3 since youth, spoke up and said, "Moses, my lord, stop them!"4

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29 But Moses replied, "Are you jealous for my sake? I wish that all the LORD's people were prophets5 and that the LORD would put his Spirit6 on them!"7

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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 quail8 in from the sea. It brought thema down all around the camp to about three feetb above the ground, as far as a day's walk in any direction.

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    • c 11:31 - Or "They flew"
    • d 11:31 - Hebrew "two cubits" (about 1 meter)
      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.c Then they spread them out all around the camp.

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        • e 11:32 - That is, probably about 60 bushels (about 2.2 kiloliters)
          33 But while the meat was still between their teeth9 and before it could be consumed, the anger10 of the LORD burned against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.11

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          34 Therefore the place was named Kibroth Hattaavah,d12 because there they buried the people who had craved other food.

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            • f 11:34 - "Kibroth Hattaavah" means "graves of craving".
              35 From Kibroth Hattaavah the people traveled to Hazeroth13 and stayed there.

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