Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

Amplified


But lusted intensely in the wilderness
And tempted 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.

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 soon forgot his works; they waited not for his counsel: 14 And they lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. 15 Then he gave them their request, but sent leanness into their soul.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:9

Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them tempted, and perished by serpents.

Exodus 17:2

And the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water, that we may drink! And Moses said to them, Why do ye dispute with me? Why do ye tempt Jehovah?

Numbers 11:4

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?

1 Corinthians 10:6

But these things happened as types of us, that we should not be lusters after evil things, as they also lusted.

Numbers 11:33-34

The flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, when the wrath of Jehovah was kindled against the people, and Jehovah smote the people with a very great plague.

Numbers 14:22

for all those men who have seen my glory, and my signs, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice,

Deuteronomy 9:22

And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye provoked Jehovah to wrath.

Psalm 78:18-20

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

Psalm 78:30

They were not alienated from their lust, their meat was yet in their mouths,

Psalm 78:40-41

How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!

Psalm 95:8-9

Harden not your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah, in the wilderness;

Hebrews 3:8-10

harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness;

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