Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?

General references

Bible References

The people

Exodus 5:21
And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because you have made our favor to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us.
Exodus 14:11
And they said unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, have you taken us away to die in the wilderness? why have you dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?
Exodus 15:24
And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
Exodus 16:2
And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
Numbers 11:4
And the mixed multitude that was among them had a strong craving: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
Numbers 14:2
And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!
Numbers 20:3
And the people contended with Moses, and spoke, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!
Numbers 21:5
And the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loathes this worthless bread.

Give us

Genesis 30:1
And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
1 Samuel 8:6
But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto the LORD.
Luke 15:12
And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falls to me. And he divided unto them his living.

Wherefore

Exodus 17:7
And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the striving of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?
Exodus 16:2
And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
Numbers 14:22
Because all those men who have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have put me to the test now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
Deuteronomy 6:16
You shall not test the LORD your God, as you tested him in Massah.
Psalm 78:18
And they tested God in their heart by asking food for their lust.
Psalm 95:9
When your fathers tested me, tried me, and saw my work.
Psalm 106:14
But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tested God in the desert.
Isaiah 7:12
But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I test the LORD.
Malachi 3:15
And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are raised up; yea, they that test God are even delivered.
Matthew 4:7
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, You shall not test the Lord your God.
Matthew 16:1
The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and testing him desired that he would show them a sign from heaven.
Luke 4:12
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, You shall not test the Lord your God.
Acts 5:9
Then Peter said unto her, How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them who have buried your husband are at the door, and shall carry you out.
Acts 15:10
Now therefore why test God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
1 Corinthians 10:9
Neither let us test Christ, as some of them also tested him, and were destroyed by serpents.
Hebrews 3:9
When your fathers tested me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.

General references

1 Samuel 8:8
According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, with which they have forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also unto you.