Parallel Verses

Amplified


But lusted intensely in the wilderness
And tempted God [with their insistent desires] in the desert.

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.

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.

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
But they quickly forgot His works;
They did not [patiently] wait for His counsel and purpose [to be revealed regarding them],
14 
But lusted intensely in the wilderness
And tempted God [with their insistent desires] in the desert.
15
So He gave them their request,
But sent a wasting disease among them.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:9

We must not tempt the Lord [that is, test His patience, question His purpose or exploit His goodness], as some of them did—and they were killed by serpents.

Exodus 17:2

Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, “Give us water so we may [have something to] drink.” And Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you tempt the Lord and try His patience?”

Numbers 11:4

The rabble among them [who followed Israel from Egypt] had greedy desires [for familiar and delicious food], and the Israelites wept again and said, “Who will give us meat to eat?

1 Corinthians 10:6

Now these things [the warnings and admonitions] took place as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they did.

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 them with a very severe plague.

Numbers 14:22

Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] 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

“At Taberah also and at Massah and at Kibroth-hattaavah you provoked the Lord to wrath.

Psalm 78:18-20


And in their hearts they put God to the test
By asking for food according to their [selfish] appetite.

Psalm 78:30


Before they had satisfied their desire,
And 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 and become spiritually dull as at Meribah [the place of strife],
And as at Massah [the place of testing] in the wilderness,

Hebrews 3:8-10


Do not harden your hearts as [your fathers did] in the rebellion [of Israel at Meribah],
On the day of testing in the wilderness,

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