Exodus 16:34

“As the Lord commaunded Moses, so Aaron layd it vp before the Testimonie, to be kept.”

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Other Translations

As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
- King James Version

As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron placed it before the Testimony, to be kept.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As Jehovah commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So Aaron put it away in front of the holy chest to be kept, as the Lord gave orders to Moses.
- Basic English Bible

As Jehovah had commanded Moses, so Aaron deposited it before the Testimony, to be kept.
- Darby Bible

As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
- Webster's Bible

As Yahweh commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
- World English Bible

as Jehovah hath given commandment unto Moses, so doth Aaron let it rest before the Testimony, for a charge.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 16:34


16:34 An omer of this manna was laid up in a golden pot as we are told, #Heb 9:4|, and kept before the testimony, or the ark, when it was afterwards made, The preservation of this manna from waste and corruption, was a standing miracle; and therefore the more proper memorial of this miraculous food. The manna is called spiritual meat, #1Cor 10:3|, because it was typical of spiritual blessings. Christ himself is the true manna, the bread of life, of which that was a figure, #John 6:49 |- 51. The word of God is the manna by which our souls are nourished, #Mt 4:4|. The comforts of the Spirit are hidden manna, #Rev 2:17|. These comforts from heaven as the manna did, are the support of the divine life in the soul while we are in the wilderness of this world: it is food for Israelites, for those only that follow the pillar of cloud and fire: it is to be gathered; Christ in the word is to be applied to the soul, and the means of grace used: we must every one of us gather for ourselves. There was manna enough for all, enough for each, and none had too much; so in Christ there is a compleat sufficiency, and no superfluity. But they that did eat manna hungered again, died at last, and with many of them God was not well pleased: whereas they that feed on Christ by faith shall never hunger, and shall die no more, and with them God will be for ever well pleased. The Lord evermore give us this bread!


Discussion for Exodus 16

  • Ivy Johnson
    Verse 33: And Moses said unto Aaron,Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, and lay it up before the Lord, to be kept for your generations.The same “manna”, that stinks, if kept over night; now ikept for”generations”.NO:WORMS:ROTTENESS: SMELL:Only GOD!There is no Limit to our GOD! He is so Awesome.Is there anything too hard for Him, NO! HE IS :ALL SEEING:ALL KNOWING, GOD. TRUST HIM.
  • Steve morrow
    EXODUS 16:25 and moses said eat that today for today ---IS A SABBATH --- unto THE LORD today you shall not find it in the field --16:26-- SIX DAYS YOU SHALL GATHER IT BUT ON THE SEVENTH DAY --- WHICH IS - THE SABBATH --- IN IT THERE SHALL BE NONE
  • Steve morrow
    EXODUS 16:4 then said THE LORD unto moses behold I will rain bread from heaven for you and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day --- THAT I MAY PROVE THEM --- whether they will walk in MY law or no --16:5-- and it shall come to pass that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily
  • Joshua Layfield
    I think this is Exodus 16 is a good reminder that God will take care of us and to put Faith and trust in him also not to do things are own way ,which I know I'm always working on
  • BSP
    Verse 12: Jehovah God can hear any murmuring against his spokesmen and he takes such murmuring personal.
  • A disciple
    What stands out as extraordinary in the character and behavior of the people? These special and favored people saw all of God's mighty works done right before their eyes; and yet they could not find a way to receive His Spirit, repent and be converted, and become His loving obedient children! Our generation has had the Bible, and all of history testifying to us: but where is the fruit?

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