John 6:31
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English Standard Version
Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’”

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

American Standard Version
Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, He gave them bread out of 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.

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

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

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

John 6:31 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Manna

Properly, the manna, referring to the familiar historic fact. A passage is cited from a Hebrew commentary on Ecclesiastes, as follows: "As the first Redeemer made the manna to descend, as it is written, 'Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you'; so the later Redeemer also shall make the manna to descend, as it is written, 'May there be abundance of corn in the earth.'"

John 6:31 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fathers.

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

Exodus 16:4-15,35 Then said the LORD to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you...

Numbers 11:6-9 But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes...

Deuteronomy 8:3 And he humbled you, and suffered you to hunger, and fed you with manna, which you knew not, neither did your fathers know...

Joshua 5:12 And the manna ceased on the morrow after they had eaten of the old corn of the land; neither had the children of Israel manna any more...

Nehemiah 9:20 You gave also your good spirit to instruct them, and withheld not your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.

Psalm 105:40 The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.

He gave.

Nehemiah 9:15 And gave them bread from heaven for their hunger, and brought forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst...

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

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

Revelation 2:17 He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches; To him that overcomes will I give to eat of the hidden manna...

Cross References
Exodus 16:4
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I am about to rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in my law or not.

Exodus 16:15
When the people of Israel saw it, they said to one another, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, "It is the bread that the LORD has given you to eat.

Numbers 11:8
The people went about and gathered it and ground it in handmills or beat it in mortars and boiled it in pots and made cakes of it. And the taste of it was like the taste of cakes baked with oil.

Nehemiah 9:15
You gave them bread from heaven for their hunger and brought water for them out of the rock for their thirst, and you told them to go in to possess the land that you had sworn to give them.

Psalm 78:24
and he rained down on them manna to eat and gave them the grain of heaven.

Psalm 105:40
They asked, and he brought quail, and gave them bread from heaven in abundance.

John 6:32
Jesus then said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from heaven.

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