Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 within a while they forgot his works, and would not abide his counsel. 14 A lust came upon them in the wilderness, so that they tempted God in the desert. 15 And he gave them their desire, but sent leanness withal into their soul.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:9

Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them tempted and were destroyed of serpents.

Exodus 17:2

And the people chode with Moses, and said, "Give us water to drink." And Moses said unto them, "Why chide ye with me, and wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?"

Numbers 11:4

And the rascal people that was among them fell a lusting. And the children of Israel also went to, and wept, and said, "Who shall give us flesh to eat?

1 Corinthians 10:6

These are examples to us that we should not lust after evil things, as they lusted.

Numbers 11:33-34

And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, yer it was chewed up, the wrath of the LORD waxed hot upon the people, and the LORD slew of the people an exceeding mighty slaughter.

Numbers 14:22

For of all those men which have seen my glory and my miracles which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and yet have tempted me now this ten times and have not hearkened unto my voice,

Deuteronomy 9:22

Also at Taberah and at Massah and at the sepulchres of lust ye angered the LORD.

Psalm 78:18-20

They tempted God in their hearts, and required meat for their lust.

Psalm 78:30

And they were not disappointed of their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,

Psalm 78:40-41

O how oft did they grieve him in the wilderness? How many a time did they provoke him in the desert?

Psalm 95:8-9

Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness,

Hebrews 3:8-10

harden not your hearts, after the rebellion in the day of temptation in the wilderness,

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