John 6:31
Good News Translation
Our ancestors ate manna in the desert, just as the scripture says, 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"

Contemporary English Version
For example, when our ancestors were in the desert, they were given manna to eat. It happened just as the Scriptures say, 'God gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Our fathers did eat manna in the desert, as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

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Our fathers did eat manna in the desert, as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

fathers.

John 6:49 Your fathers did eat manna in the desert: and are dead.

Exodus 16:4-15,35 And the Lord said to Moses: Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you; let the people go forth, and gather what is sufficient for every day: that I may prove them whether they will walk in my law, or not. . . .

Numbers 11:6-9 Our soul is dry, our eyes behold nothing else but manna. . . .

Deuteronomy 8:3 He afflicted thee with want, and gave thee manna for thy food, which neither thou nor thy fathers knew: to shew that not in bread alone doth man live, but in every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God.

Joshua 5:12 And the manna ceased after they ate of the corn of the land, neither did the children of Israel use that food any more, but they ate of the corn of the present year of the land of Chanaan.

Nehemiah 9:20 And thou gavest them thy good Spirit to teach them, and thy manna thou didst not withhold from their mouth, and thou gavest them water for their thirst.

Psalm 105:40 They asked, and the quail came: and he filled them with the bread of heaven.

He gave.

Nehemiah 9:15 And thou gavest them bread from heaven in their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock in their thirst, and thou saidst to them that they should go in, and possess the land, upon which thou hadst lifted up thy hand to give it them.

Psalm 78:24,25 And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them the bread of heaven. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:3 And did all eat the same spiritual food:

Revelation 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches: To him that overcometh I will give the hidden manna and will give him a white counter: and in the counter, a new name written, which no man knoweth but he that receiveth it.

Context
Jesus the Bread of Life
30They said therefore to him: What sign therefore dost thou shew that we may see and may believe thee? What dost thou work? 31Our fathers did eat manna in the desert, as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat. 32Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you; Moses gave you not bread from heaven, but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.…
Cross References
Exodus 16:4
And the Lord said to Moses: Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you; let the people go forth, and gather what is sufficient for every day: that I may prove them whether they will walk in my law, or not.

Exodus 16:15
And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another: Manhu! which signifieth: What is this! for they knew not what it was. And Moses said to them: This is the bread which the Lord hath given you to eat.

Numbers 11:8
And the people went about, and gathering it, ground it in a mill, or beat it in a mortar, and boiled it in a pot, and made cakes thereof of the taste of bread tempered with oil.

Nehemiah 9:15
And thou gavest them bread from heaven in their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock in their thirst, and thou saidst to them that they should go in, and possess the land, upon which thou hadst lifted up thy hand to give it them.

Psalm 78:24
And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them the bread of heaven.

Psalm 105:40
They asked, and the quail came: and he filled them with the bread of heaven.

John 6:32
Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you; Moses gave you not bread from heaven, but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.

John 6:49
Your fathers did eat manna in the desert: and are dead.

John 6:58
This is the bread that came down from heaven. Not as your fathers did eat manna and are dead. He that eateth this bread shall live for ever.

1 Corinthians 10:3
And did all eat the same spiritual food:

Additional Translations
Our forefathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written: ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’”

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written: 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"

Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

Our fathers ate manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

Our forefathers ate the manna in the Desert, as it is written, 'He gave them bread out of Heaven to eat'."

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness. As it is written, 'He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.'"

our fathers the manna did eat in the wilderness, according as it is having been written, Bread out of the heaven He gave them to eat.'
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