Numbers 11:4

“And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Numbers 11:4

And the mixt multitude that was among them, fell a lusting, and the children of Israel also wept againe, and said, Who shal giue vs flesh to eate?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "Who will give us meat to eat?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the mixed band of people who went with them were overcome by desire: and the children of Israel, weeping again, said, Who will give us flesh for our food?
- Basic English Bible

And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted; and the children of Israel also wept again and said, Who will give us flesh to eat?
- Darby Bible

And the mixed multitude that was among them fell to lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
- Webster's Bible

The mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who will give us flesh to eat?
- World English Bible

And the rabble who [are] in its midst have lusted greatly, and the sons of Israel also turn back and weep, and say, `Who doth give us flesh?
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting; and the children of Israel also wept on their part, and said: 'Would that we were given flesh to eat!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Numbers 11:4

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 11:4


11:4 Israel also - Whose special relation and obligation to God should have restrained them from such carriage. Flesh - This word is here taken generally so as to include fish, as the next words shew. They had indeed cattle which they brought out of Egypt, but these were reserved for breed to be carried into Canaan, and were so few that they would scarce have served them for a month.


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