New American Standard Bible
The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.
King James Bible
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.
Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some much, some little.
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;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Some more, some less - It is evidently implied that the people were in part at least disobedient and failed in this first trial.
LibraryDining with a Pharisee. Sabbath Healing and Three Lessons Suggested by the Event.
(Probably Peræa.) ^C Luke XIV. 1-24. ^c 1 And it came to pass, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him. [The Pharisees were an unorganized party, hence their rulers were such not by office, but by influence. Those who were members of the Sanhedrin, or who were distinguished among the rabbis, might fitly be spoken of as rulers among them. The context favors the idea that Jesus was invited for the purpose of being …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"This is what the LORD has commanded, 'Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.'"
When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered as much as he should eat.
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