Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But craved intensely in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.

King James Version

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

Holman Bible

They were seized with craving in the wilderness
and tested God in the desert.

International Standard Version

They were overwhelmed with craving in the wilderness, so God tested them in the wasteland.

A Conservative Version

but lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and challenged God in the desert.

American Standard Version

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.

Amplified

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness and tempted and tried to restrain God [with their insistent desires] in the desert.

Bible in Basic English

They gave way to their evil desires in the waste land, and put God to the test in the dry places.

Darby Translation

And they lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They gave themselves over to lust in the wilderness and tempted God in the desert.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will desire a desire in the desert, and they will tempt God in the waste.

King James 2000

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tested God in the desert.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they {craved intensely} in the wilderness, and tested God in [the] desert.

Modern King James verseion

but they lusted greedily in the wilderness, and tested God in the desert.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A lust came upon them in the wilderness, so that they tempted God in the desert.

NET Bible

In the wilderness they had an insatiable craving for meat; they challenged God in the desert.

New Heart English Bible

but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

The Emphasized Bible

But lusted a lust in the desert, and tested GOD in the waste.

Webster

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

World English Bible

but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they lust greatly in a wilderness, And try God in a desert.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

and tempted
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

13 They quickly forgot His works; They did not wait for His counsel, 14 But craved intensely in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert. 15 So He gave them their request, But sent a wasting disease among them.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:9

Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the serpents.

Exodus 17:2

Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, "Give us water that we may drink " And Moses said to them, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test the LORD?"

Numbers 11:4

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?

1 Corinthians 10:6

Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.

Numbers 11:33-34

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.

Numbers 14:22

"Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have put Me to the test these ten times and have not listened to My voice,

Deuteronomy 9:22

"Again at Taberah and at Massah and at Kibroth-hattaavah you provoked the LORD to wrath.

Psalm 78:18-20

And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.

Psalm 78:30

Before they had satisfied their desire, While their food was in their mouths,

Psalm 78:40-41

How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness And grieved Him in the desert!

Psalm 95:8-9

Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Hebrews 3:8-10

DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS AS WHEN THEY PROVOKED ME, AS IN THE DAY OF TRIAL IN THE WILDERNESS,

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