Exodus 16:22
New International Version
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much--two omers for each person--and the leaders of the community came and reported this to Moses.

New Living Translation
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much as usual—four quarts for each person instead of two. Then all the leaders of the community came and asked Moses for an explanation.

English Standard Version
On the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers each. And when all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses,

Berean Study Bible
On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much food—two omers per person—and all the leaders of the congregation came and reported this to Moses.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

New King James Version
And so it was, on the sixth day, that they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one. And all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

New American Standard Bible
Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one. When all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses,

NASB 1995
Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one. When all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses,

NASB 1977
Now it came about on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one. When all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses,

Amplified Bible
Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each person; and all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses.

Christian Standard Bible
On the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, four quarts apiece, and all the leaders of the community came and reported this to Moses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, four quarts apiece, and all the leaders of the community came and reported this to Moses.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was in the sixth day they collected bread by two measures for each person, and all the Elders of the assembly came and showed Moshe.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass on the sixth day, they gathered double what was needed, two homers for one man; and all the chiefs of the synagogue went in and reported it to Moses.

Contemporary English Version
However, on the sixth day of the week, everyone gathered enough to have four liters, instead of two. When the leaders reported this to Moses,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But on the sixth day they gathered twice as much, that is, two gomors every man: and all the rulers of the multitude came, and told Moses.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

Good News Translation
On the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, four quarts for each person. All the leaders of the community came and told Moses about it,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But on the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, four quarts per person. All the leaders of the community came to Moses and told him about it.

International Standard Version
On the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, about two omers per person. Then all the leaders of the congregation came and reported to Moses,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one; and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass on the sixth day, they have gathered a second bread, two omers for one, and all the princes of the congregation come in, and declare [it] to Moses.

NET Bible
And on the sixth day they gathered twice as much food, two omers per person; and all the leaders of the community came and told Moses.

New Heart English Bible
It happened that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one, and all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses.

World English Bible
It happened that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one, and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass on the sixth day, they have gathered a second bread, two omers for one, and all the princes of the company come in, and declare to Moses.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sabbath Observed
22 On the sixth day, they gathered twice as much food— two omers per person— and all the leaders of the congregation came and reported this to Moses. 23He told them, “This is what the LORD has said: ‘Tomorrow is to be a day of complete rest, a holy Sabbath to the LORD. So bake what you want to bake, and boil what you want to boil. Then set aside whatever remains and keep it until morning.’ ”…

Cross References
Exodus 16:5
Then on the sixth day, when they prepare what they bring in, it will be twice as much as they gather on the other days."

Exodus 16:21
Every morning each one gathered as much as was needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.

Exodus 34:31
But Moses called out to them; so Aaron and all the leaders of the congregation returned to him, and Moses spoke to them.


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.

Deuteronomy 8:3,16
And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live…

Exodus 16:5,16
And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily…

Leviticus 25:12,22
For it is the jubile; it shall be holy unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the field…









(22) On the sixth day they gathered twice as much.--See the third Note on Exodus 16:5.

The rulers . . . came and told Moses.--They were evidently surprised, and came to Moses for an explanation. Either he had not communicated to them the Divine announcement of Exodus 16:5, or they had failed to comprehend it.

Verses 22-30. - THE GATHERING OF THE SIXTH DAY. When the Israelites, having collected what seemed to them the usual quantity of manna on the sixth day, brought it home and measured it, they found the yield to be, not an omer a head for each member of the family, but two omers. The result was a surprise and a difficulty. They could not consume more than an omer a-piece. What was to be done with the remainder? Was it to be destroyed, or kept? If kept, would it not "breed worms"? To resolve their doubts, the elders brought the matter before Moses, who replied - "This is that which the Lord hath said." It is to be supposed that, in his original announcement to the elders of God's purposes as to the manna, Moses had informed them that the quantity would be double on the sixth day (ver. 5); but his statement had not made any deep impression at the time, and now they had forgotten it. So he recalls it to their recollection. "This is no strange thing - nothing that should have surprised you - it is only what God said would happen. And the reason of it is, that to-morrow, the seventh day is, by God's ordinance, the rest of the Holy Sabbath," - or rather "a rest of a holy Sabbath to the Lord." Whether or no the Sabbath was a primeval institution, given to our first parents in Paradise (Genesis 2:3), may be doubted: at any rate, it had not been maintained as an institution by the Hebrews during their sojourn in Egypt; and this was, practically, to them, the first promulgation of it. (See Hessey's Bampton Lectures, p. 149.) Hence, in the original, it is not called "the sabbath," as if already known, but "a sabbath," - i.e., a rest - until verse 29. Verse 22. - This is that which the Lord hath said. Rather, "said," i.e., declared to me when he announced the manna. See verse 5. It has been supposed that Moses had not communicated the declaration to the elders; but this seems unlikely. The rest of the holy sabbath. If this translation were correct, the previous institution of the sabbath, and the knowledge of its obligation by the Hebrews, would follow; but the absence of the article is a strong indication that the whole idea was new, at any rate to those whom Moses was addressing. Bake that which ye will bake, etc. "Do," i.e., "as you have done on other days - bake some and seethe some - but also reserve a portion to be your food and sustenance to-morrow."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
On the sixth
הַשִּׁשִּׁ֗י (haš·šiš·šî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 8345: Sixth, ord, fractional

day,
בַּיּ֣וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

they gathered
לָֽקְט֥וּ (lā·qə·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3950: To pick up, to gather, to glean

twice
מִשְׁנֶ֔ה (miš·neh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4932: A repetition, a duplicate, a double, a second

as much food—
לֶ֙חֶם֙ (le·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3899: Food, bread, grain

two
שְׁנֵ֥י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

omers
הָעֹ֖מֶר (hā·‘ō·mer)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6016: A heap, a sheaf, an omer (dry measure)

per person—
לָאֶחָ֑ד (lā·’e·ḥāḏ)
Preposition-l, Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the leaders
נְשִׂיאֵ֣י (nə·śî·’ê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

of the congregation
הָֽעֵדָ֔ה (hā·‘ê·ḏāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5712: A stated assemblage

came
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

and reported
וַיַּגִּ֖ידוּ (way·yag·gî·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5046: To be conspicuous

this to Moses.
לְמֹשֶֽׁה׃ (lə·mō·šeh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver


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