Exodus 16:17
New International Version
The Israelites did as they were told; some gathered much, some little.

New Living Translation
So the people of Israel did as they were told. Some gathered a lot, some only a little.

English Standard Version
And the people of Israel did so. They gathered, some more, some less.

Berean Study Bible
So the Israelites did this. Some gathered more, and some less.

King James Bible
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.

New King James Version
Then the children of Israel did so and gathered, some more, some less.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.

NASB 1995
The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.

NASB 1977
And the sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.

Amplified Bible
The Israelites did so, and some gathered much [of it] and some [only a] little.

Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites did this. Some gathered a lot, some a little.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Israelites did this. Some gathered a lot, some a little.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And in this way the children of Israel did, and some gathered much, and some little.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered some much and some less.

Contemporary English Version
They did as they were told. Some gathered more and some gathered less.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel did so: and they gathered, one more, another less.

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.

Good News Translation
The Israelites did this, some gathering more, others less.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So that is what the Israelites did. Some gathered more, some less.

International Standard Version
The Israelis did this, some gathering much, some little.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.

Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel do so, and they gather, he who is [gathering] much, and he who is [gathering] little;

NET Bible
The Israelites did so, and they gathered--some more, some less.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.

World English Bible
The children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel do so, and they gather, he who is gathering much, and he who is gathering little;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Manna and Quail from Heaven
16This is what the LORD has commanded: ‘Each one is to gather as much as he needs. You may take an omer for each person in your tent.’ ” 17So the Israelites did this. Some gathered more, and some less. 18When they measured it by the omer, he who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall. Each one gathered as much as he needed to eat.…

Cross References
Exodus 16:16
This is what the LORD has commanded: 'Each one is to gather as much as he needs. You may take an omer for each person in your tent.'"

Exodus 16:18
When they measured it by the omer, he who gathered much had no excess, and he who gathered little had no shortfall. Each one gathered as much as he needed to eat.


Treasury of Scripture

And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.

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Verse 17. - The children of Israel did so The Israelites set themselves to obey Moses, and gathered what they supposed to be about an omer; but, as a matter of course, some of them exceeded the amount, while others fell short of it. There was no wilful disobedience thus far.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So the Israelites
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

did
וַיַּעֲשׂוּ־ (way·ya·‘ă·śū-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this.
כֵ֖ן (ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

Some gathered
וַֽיִּלְקְט֔וּ (way·yil·qə·ṭū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3950: To pick up, to gather, to glean

more,
הַמַּרְבֶּ֖ה (ham·mar·beh)
Article | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

and some less.
וְהַמַּמְעִֽיט׃ (wə·ham·mam·‘îṭ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 4591: To pare off, lessen, in, to be, small, few


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