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12 Bible Verses about Murmuring

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Luke 5:30

The Pharisees and their scribes started complaining to Jesus' disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"

John 6:41-43

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?" Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

Numbers 14:2

All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness.

Deuteronomy 9:8

At Horeb you continually rebelled against the LORD, so that he was angry enough to destroy you.

John 6:43

Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

Exodus 16:2

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert.

Numbers 14:1-4

At this, the entire assembly complained, started to shout, and cried through the rest of that night. All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness. What's the point in the LORD bringing us to this land? To die by the sword so our wives and children would become war victims? Wouldn't it be better for us to return to Egypt?"read more.
Then they told each other, "Let's assign a leader and go back to Egypt."

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Murmuring » Examples of

Numbers 11:1

Eventually, the people began complaining about their distress, and the LORD heard them. When the LORD heard, his anger flared up and the LORD's fire incinerated some of them within the outskirts of the camp.

Psalm 77:3

I remember God, and I groan; I meditate, while my spirit grows faint. Interlude

Exodus 14:11

They also told Moses, "Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you took us out to die in the desert? What have you done to us, by bringing us out of Egypt?

Exodus 16:2

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert.

Murmuring » Instances of » israelites

Numbers 16:41

Nevertheless, the very next day, the whole congregation of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, "You've killed the LORD'S people!"

Numbers 21:5-6

the people complained against the LORD and Moses. "Why did you bring us out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?" they asked. "There's no food and water, and we're tired of this worthless bread." In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died.

Numbers 11:33

But even as they were chewing the meat and before they had swallowed it, the LORD became very angry with the people and struck them with a disastrous plague.

Exodus 16:2-3

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert. The Israelis told them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt when we sat by the cooking pots, when we ate bread until we were filled because you brought us to this desert to kill this entire congregation with hunger."

Exodus 17:2-3

The people quarreled with Moses: "Give us water to drink." Moses told them, "Why are you quarreling with me? Why are you testing the LORD?" But the people were thirsty there for water, so they complained against Moses: "Why did you bring us up from Egypt to kill us, our children, and our livestock with thirst?"

Murmuring » Condemned

Lamentations 3:39

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin?

Isaiah 29:24

Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"

John 6:43

Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

More verses: Philippians 2:14

Murmuring » Against » Christ

Luke 19:7

But all the people who saw this began to complain: "Jesus is going to be the guest of a notorious sinner!"

Luke 5:30

The Pharisees and their scribes started complaining to Jesus' disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"

John 6:41-43

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?" Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

John 6:52

Then the Jewish leaders debated angrily with each other, asking, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

Murmuring » The reward for murmuring against God

Numbers 14:36-37

After this, the men whom Moses sent out to explore the land, who returned and made the whole congregation complain against him by bringing an evil report concerning the land, and who produced an evil report about the land, died of pestilence in the LORD's presence.

Psalm 106:24-27

They rejected the desirable land, and they didn't trust his promise. They murmured in their tents, and didn't listen to the voice of the LORD. So he swore an oath concerning them that he would cause them to die in the wilderness, read more.
to cause their children to perish among the nations and be scattered among many lands.

Murmuring » Not murmuring

Philippians 2:14-15

Do everything without complaining or arguing so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

John 6:41-43

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?" Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

Murmuring » Exemplified

Exodus 17:2-3

The people quarreled with Moses: "Give us water to drink." Moses told them, "Why are you quarreling with me? Why are you testing the LORD?" But the people were thirsty there for water, so they complained against Moses: "Why did you bring us up from Egypt to kill us, our children, and our livestock with thirst?"

Exodus 14:11

They also told Moses, "Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you took us out to die in the desert? What have you done to us, by bringing us out of Egypt?

Exodus 16:2

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert.

Murmuring » Of israelites against moses

Numbers 16:41

Nevertheless, the very next day, the whole congregation of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, "You've killed the LORD'S people!"

Exodus 16:2-3

The whole congregation of the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron in the desert. The Israelis told them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt when we sat by the cooking pots, when we ate bread until we were filled because you brought us to this desert to kill this entire congregation with hunger."

Exodus 5:21

The supervisors told them, "May the LORD look on you and judge you! You have made us repulsive to Pharaoh and his servants. You have put a sword in their hands to kill us."

Numbers 16:2-3

of a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 community leaders, Israelis who were famous men and representatives from the assembly. They gathered together against Moses and Aaron and told them, "You have appropriated too much for yourselves from the entire congregation, since all of them are holy, and the LORD is among them, too. Why do you exalt yourselves over the LORD's assembly?"

Murmuring » Punishment of

Numbers 11:1

Eventually, the people began complaining about their distress, and the LORD heard them. When the LORD heard, his anger flared up and the LORD's fire incinerated some of them within the outskirts of the camp.

Numbers 14:27-29

"How long will this wicked assembly keep complaining about me? I've heard the complaints of the Israelis that they've been murmuring against me. So tell them that as long as I live consider this to be an oracle from the LORD as certainly as you've spoken right into my ears, that's how I'm going to treat you. Your corpses will fall in this wilderness every single one of you who has been counted among you, according to your number from 20 years and above, who complained against me.

Numbers 16:45-46

"Leave this community, so I can annihilate them in a moment." But they fell upon their faces. Then Moses told Aaron. "Take the censer, put fire on it from the altar, and burn some incense. Then walk quickly to the congregation and atone for them, because wrath has already come out from the LORD the plague has begun."

Murmuring » Forbidden

Murmuring » Instances of » Job

Murmuring » Guilt of encouraging others in

Numbers 13:31-33

"We can't attack those people," the men who were with him said, "because they're too strong compared to us." So they put out this false report to the Israelis about the land that they had explored: "The land that we've explored is one that devours its inhabitants. All the people whom we observed were giants. We also saw the Nephilim, the descendants of Anak. Compared to the Nephilim, as we see things, we're like grasshoppers, and that's their opinion of us!"

Numbers 14:36-37

After this, the men whom Moses sent out to explore the land, who returned and made the whole congregation complain against him by bringing an evil report concerning the land, and who produced an evil report about the land, died of pestilence in the LORD's presence.

Murmuring » Against » Disciples of Christ

Luke 5:30

The Pharisees and their scribes started complaining to Jesus' disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"

Matthew 7:2

because the way that you judge others will be the way that you will be judged, and you will be evaluated by the standard with which you evaluate others.

Luke 6:2

Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what isn't lawful on Sabbath days?"

Murmuring » Illustrated

Matthew 20:11

When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner,

Luke 15:29-30

But he answered his father, "Listen! All these years I've worked like a slave for you. I've never disobeyed a command of yours. Yet you've never given me so much as a young goat for a festival so I could celebrate with my friends. But this son of yours spent your money on prostitutes, and when he came back, you killed the fattened calf for him!'

Murmuring » Provokes God

Numbers 14:11

Suddenly, the glory of the LORD appeared at the Tent of Meeting to all of the Israelis. "How long will this people keep on spurning me and refusing to trust me, despite all the miracles that I've done among them?" the LORD asked Moses.

Numbers 14:2

All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness.

Murmuring » Against » Ministers of God

Numbers 16:41

Nevertheless, the very next day, the whole congregation of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron, "You've killed the LORD'S people!"

Exodus 17:3

But the people were thirsty there for water, so they complained against Moses: "Why did you bring us up from Egypt to kill us, our children, and our livestock with thirst?"

Murmuring » Instances of » moses

Exodus 5:22-23

So Moses returned to the LORD and asked him, "LORD, why have you caused trouble for this people? Why have you sent me here? Ever since I came to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has caused trouble for this people, and you have done nothing to deliver your people."

Numbers 11:11-15

so he asked the LORD, "Why did you bring all this trouble to your servant? Why haven't I found favor in your eyes? After all, you're putting the burden of this entire people on me! Did I conceive this people or give birth to them, so that you would tell me to carry them near my heart like a wet nurse carries a suckling baby to the land that you promised to their forefathers? Where am I going to get meat to give this people? After all, they're crying in front of me, "Give us meat to eat!' read more.
I cannot carry this whole nation! The burden is too heavy for me! If this is how you treat me, please kill me right now, if I've found favor in your eyes, because I don't want to keep staring at all of this misery!"

Murmuring » Instances of » David

2 Samuel 6:8

David flew into a rage because the LORD had killed Uzzah. That's why that place is called Perez-uzzah to this day.

Psalm 116:10-11

I will continue to believe, even when I say, "I am greatly afflicted" and speak hastily, "All people are liars!"

Murmuring » Instances of » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Let the day on which I was born be cursed. Don't let the day on which my mother gave birth to me be blessed. Cursed is the person who brought the good news to my father, "A baby boy has been born to you," making him very happy. May that man be like the cities that the LORD overthrew without compassion. Let him hear a cry in the morning, and a battle cry at noon, read more.
because he didn't kill me in the womb, so that my mother would have been my grave and her womb forever pregnant. Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow, and to finish my life living in shame?

Murmuring » Exemplified » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Let the day on which I was born be cursed. Don't let the day on which my mother gave birth to me be blessed. Cursed is the person who brought the good news to my father, "A baby boy has been born to you," making him very happy. May that man be like the cities that the LORD overthrew without compassion. Let him hear a cry in the morning, and a battle cry at noon, read more.
because he didn't kill me in the womb, so that my mother would have been my grave and her womb forever pregnant. Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow, and to finish my life living in shame?

Murmuring » Unreasonableness of

Lamentations 3:39

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin?

Murmuring » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

"My punishment is too great to bear," Cain told the LORD. "You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."

Murmuring » Saints cease from

Isaiah 29:23-24

For when he sees in his midst his children, the work of my hands, they will keep my name holy; they will sanctify the Holy One of Jacob and stand in awe of the God of Israel. Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"

Murmuring » Instances of » Jews, against jesus

John 6:41-43

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?" Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

John 6:52

Then the Jewish leaders debated angrily with each other, asking, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

Murmuring » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 5:22-23

So Moses returned to the LORD and asked him, "LORD, why have you caused trouble for this people? Why have you sent me here? Ever since I came to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has caused trouble for this people, and you have done nothing to deliver your people."

Murmuring » Against » The sovereignty of God

Romans 9:19-20

You may ask me, "Then why does God still find fault with anybody? For who can resist his will?" On the contrary, who are you mere man that you are to talk back to God? Can an object that was molded say to the one who molded it, "Why did you make me like this?"

Murmuring » Against » God

Murmuring » Instances of » hezekiah

Isaiah 38:10-18

I said, "Must I leave in the prime of my life? Must I be consigned to the control of Sheol? Bitter are my years!" I said, "I won't see the LORD in the land of the living; and I'll no longer observe human beings among the denizens of the grave. My house has been plucked up and vanishes from me like a shepherd's tent; like a weaver, I've taken account of my life, and he cuts me off from the loom day and night you make an end of me. read more.
I've been swept bare until morning; just like a lion, he breaks all my bones day and night you make an end of me. Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me! What can I say, so I tell myself, since he has done this to me? I will walk slowly all my years because of my soul's anguish. "My Lord is against them, yet they live, and among all of them who live is his spirit. Now you have restored me to health, so let me live! Yes, it was for my own good that I suffered extreme anguish. But in love you have held back my life from the Pit in which it has been confined; you have tossed all my sins behind your back. For Sheol cannot thank you, death cannot sing your praise; and those who go down to the Pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.

Murmuring » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 19:4

and ran for a day's journey deep into the wilderness. He found a juniper tree, sat down under it, and prayed that he could die. He asked God, "Enough! LORD! Take my life, because I'm not better than my ancestors!"

Murmuring » Exemplified » Jews

John 6:41-43

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?" Jesus answered them, "Stop grumbling among yourselves.

Murmuring » Against » The service of God

Malachi 3:14

You said, "It is futile to serve God,' and, "What did we get out of it when we carried out his requirements and went about like mourners in the presence of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies?'

Murmuring » Instances of » Elijah

1 Kings 19:4

and ran for a day's journey deep into the wilderness. He found a juniper tree, sat down under it, and prayed that he could die. He asked God, "Enough! LORD! Take my life, because I'm not better than my ancestors!"

1 Kings 19:10

"I've been very zealous for the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies," he replied. "The Israelis have abandoned your covenant, demolished your altars, executed your prophets with swords, and I that's right, just me! am the only one left. Now they're seeking my life, to get rid of me!"

Murmuring » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 4:8-9

When the sun rose, God prepared a harsh east wind. The sun beat down on Jonah's head, he became faint, and he begged to die. "It is better for me to die than to live!" he said. Then God asked Jonah, "Is your anger about the vine plant justified?" And he answered, "Absolutely! I'm so angry I could die!"

Murmuring » Who are murmurers

Jude 1:7-16

Likewise, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities near them, which like them committed sexual sins and pursued homosexual activities, serve as an example of the punishment of eternal fire. In a similar way, these dreamers also defile their flesh, reject the Lord's authority, and slander his glorious beings. Even the archangel Michael, when he argued with the Devil and fought over the body of Moses, did not dare to bring a slanderous accusation against him. Instead, he said, "May the Lord rebuke you!" read more.
Whatever these people do not understand, they slander. Like irrational animals, they are destroyed by the very things they know by instinct. 11How terrible it will be for them! For they lived like Cain did , rushed headlong into Balaam's error to make a profit, and destroyed themselves, as happened in Korah's rebellion. These people are stains on your love feasts. They feast with you without any sense of awe. They are shepherds who care only for themselves. They are waterless clouds blown about by the winds. They are autumn trees that are fruitless, totally dead, and uprooted. They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever. Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied about these people when he said, "Look! The Lord has come with countless thousands of his holy ones. 15He will judge all people and convict everyone of all the ungodly things that they have done in such an ungodly way, including all the harsh things that these ungodly sinners have said about him." These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

Murmuring » Tempts God

Exodus 17:2

The people quarreled with Moses: "Give us water to drink." Moses told them, "Why are you quarreling with me? Why are you testing the LORD?"

Murmuring » Instances of » Solomon

Ecclesiastes 2:17-18

So I hated life, because whatever is done on earth causes me trouble it's all pointless, like chasing after the wind. Then I despised everything I had worked for on earth, that is, the things that I will leave to the person who will succeed me.

Murmuring » Instances of » Korah

Numbers 16:8-11

Moses also told Korah, "Listen now, you descendants of Levi! Is it such an insignificant thing to you that the God of Israel has separated you from the Israelis to draw you to himself, appointing you to do the work of the tent of the LORD and to stand before the community to minister to them? He brought you near, along with all of your relatives, the descendants of Levi. Are you also seeking the priesthood? read more.
Therefore you and your group have conspired against the LORD and Aaron. What is it that causes you to complain against him?"

Murmuring » Instances of » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

"My punishment is too great to bear," Cain told the LORD. "You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."

Murmuring » Characteristic of the wicked

Jude 1:16

These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.

Murmuring » Exemplified » Grecians

Murmuring » Instances of » Rachel

Genesis 30:1

Rachel noticed that she was not bearing children for Jacob, so because she envied her sister Leah, she told Jacob, "If you don't give me sons, I'm going to die!"

Murmuring » Instances of » Asaph

Murmuring » Instances of » Jonah

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