NUMBERS 11:33

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“And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath of the Lord was kindled against the people, and the Lord smote the people with a very great plague.”

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Numbers 11:33 Translation & Meaning

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And while the flesh הַבָּשָׂ֗ר Flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man while flesh
was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
yet עוֹדֶ֙נּוּ֙ Properly, iteration or continuance; used only adverbially (with or without preposition), again, repeatedly, still, more yet
between בֵּ֣ין Between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjunction, either...or between
their teeth, שִׁנֵּיהֶ֔ם A tooth (as sharp); specifically ivory; figuratively, a cliff teeth
ere טֶ֖רֶם Properly, non-occurrence; used adverbially, not yet or before ere
it was chewed, יִכָּרֵ֑ת To cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e., make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces) chewed
the wrath וְאַ֤ף Properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire wrath
of the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
was kindled חָרָ֣ה To glow or grow warm; figuratively (usually) to blaze up, of anger, zeal, jealousy kindled
against the people, בָעָ֔ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock against people
and the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
smote וַיַּ֤ךְ To strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively) smote
the people בָּעָ֔ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
with a very מְאֹֽד׃ Properly, vehemence, i.e., (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated) very
great רַבָּ֥ה Abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) great
plague. מַכָּ֖ה A blow (in 2 Chronicles 2:10, of the flail); by implication, a wound; figuratively, carnage, also pestilence plague

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  • 31  And there went forth a wind from the Lord, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.

  • 32  And the people stood up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quails: he that gathered least gathered ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.

  • 33  And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath of the Lord was kindled against the people, and the Lord smote the people with a very great plague.

  • 34  And he called the name of that place Kibroth-hattaavah: because there they buried the people that lusted.

  • 35  And the people journeyed from Kibroth-hattaavah unto Hazeroth; and abode at Hazeroth.




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