Psalm 78:24
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New International Version
he rained down manna for the people to eat, he gave them the grain of heaven.

King James Bible
And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the corn of heaven.

Darby Bible Translation
And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them the corn of the heavens.

World English Bible
He rained down manna on them to eat, and gave them food from the sky.

Young's Literal Translation
And He raineth on them manna to eat, Yea, corn of heaven He hath given to them.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The corn of heaven - The manna. It fell about their camp in the form of seeds; and as it appeared to come down from the clouds, it was not improperly termed heavenly corn, or heavenly grain, דגן שמים degan shamayim. The word shamayim is frequently taken to express the atmosphere.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

had rained

Psalm 68:9 You, O God, did send a plentiful rain, whereby you did confirm your inheritance, when it was weary.

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

Exodus 16:4,14 Then said the LORD to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you...

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...

Nehemiah 9:15,20 And gave them bread from heaven for their hunger, and brought forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst...

John 6:31 Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

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

the corn of heaven. The manna fell about their camp in the form of seeds; and as it appeared to come down from the clouds, it was not improperly termed degan shamayim, the corn of heaven or heavenly grain.

Exodus 16:22,31 And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man...

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Memory, Hope, and Effort
'That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments.'--PSALM lxxviii. 7. In its original application this verse is simply a statement of God's purpose in giving to Israel the Law, and such a history of deliverance. The intention was that all future generations might remember what He had done, and be encouraged by the remembrance to hope in Him for the future; and by both memory and hope, be impelled to the discharge of present duty. So, then, the words
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Fifteenth Day for Schools and Colleges
WHAT TO PRAY.--For Schools and Colleges "As for Me, this is My covenant with them, saith the Lord: My Spirit that is upon thee, and My words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LoThe future of the Church and the world depends, to an extent we little conceive, on the education of the day. The Church may be seeking to evangelise the heathen, and be giving up her own children to secular
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Out of the Deep of Loneliness, Failure, and Disappointment.
My heart is smitten down, and withered like grass. I am even as a sparrow that sitteth alone on the housetop--Ps. cii. 4, 6. My lovers and friends hast Thou put away from me, and hid mine acquaintance out of my sight--Ps. lxxviii. 18. I looked on my right hand, and saw there was no man that would know me. I had no place to flee unto, and no man cared for my soul. I cried unto Thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art my Hope. When my spirit was in heaviness, then Thou knewest my path.--Ps. cxlii. 4, 5.
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep

The Good Shepherd: a Farewell Sermon
John 10:27-28 -- "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand." It is a common, and I believe, generally speaking, my dear hearers, a true saying, that bad manners beget good laws. Whether this will hold good in every particular, in respect to the affairs of this world, I am persuaded the observation is very pertinent in respect to the things of another: I mean bad manners,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Cross References
John 6:31
Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written: 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"

1 Corinthians 10:3
They all ate the same spiritual food

Exodus 16:4
Then the LORD said to Moses, "I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test them and see whether they will follow my instructions.

Exodus 16:14
When the dew was gone, thin flakes like frost on the ground appeared on the desert floor.

Exodus 16:15
When the Israelites saw it, they said to each other, "What is it?" For they did not know what it was. Moses said to them, "It is the bread the LORD has given you to eat.

Psalm 105:40
They asked, and he brought them quail; he fed them well with the bread of heaven.

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