Psalms 78:18

“And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they tempted God in their heart: by asking meat for their lust.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they tempted God in their heart By asking food according to their desire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Testing God in their hearts, requesting meat for their desire.
- Basic English Bible

And they tempted God in their heart, by asking meat for their lust;
- Darby Bible

And they tempted God in their heart by asking food for their desire.
- Webster's Bible

They tempted God in their heart by asking food according to their desire.
- World English Bible

And they try God in their heart, To ask food for their lust.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they tried God in their heart by asking food for their craving.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 78:18


78:18 Tempted - Desired a proof of God's power. Lust - Not for their necessary subsistence, but out of an inordinate and luxurious appetite.


Discussion for Psalms 78:18

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