Numbers 11:8
Strong's Lexicon
The people
הָעָ֨ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

walked around
שָׁטוּ֩ (šā·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7751: 1) to go, go or rove about, go to and fro 1a) (Qal) to go or rove about 1b) (Polel) to go to and fro, go eagerly or quickly to and fro 1c) (Hithpolel) to run to and fro 2) to row

and gathered it,
וְלָֽקְט֜וּ (wə·lā·qə·ṭū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3950: 1) to pick up, gather, glean, gather up 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to pick up, gather 1a2) to glean 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to gather, gather up 1b2) to collect (money) 1b3) to glean 1c) (Pual) to be picked up 1d) (Hithpael) to collect oneself

ground it
וְטָחֲנ֣וּ (wə·ṭā·ḥă·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2912: 1) (Qal) to grind, crush

on a handmill
בָרֵחַ֗יִם (ḇā·rê·ḥa·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - md
Strong's Hebrew 7347: 1) handmills 1a) a pair of millstones for grinding

or
א֤וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: 1) or, rather 1a) implying that the latter choice is preferred 1b) or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle 1c) (in series) either...or, whether...or 1d) if perchance 1e) except, or else 2) whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then

crushed it
דָכוּ֙ (ḏā·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1743: 1) (Qal) to pound, beat (in mortar)

in a mortar,
בַּמְּדֹכָ֔ה (bam·mə·ḏō·ḵāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4085: 1) mortar

then boiled
וּבִשְּׁלוּ֙ (ū·ḇiš·šə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1310: 1) to boil, cook, bake, roast, ripen, grow ripe 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to boil, cook 1a2) to grow ripe, ripen 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to boil 1b2) to cook 1c) (Pual) 1c1) to be boiled 1c2) to be sodden 1d) (Hiphil) 1d1) to ripen 1d2) ripen, brought to ripeness

it in a cooking pot
בַּפָּר֔וּר (bap·pā·rūr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6517: 1) pan, pot

or shaped it into
וְעָשׂ֥וּ (wə·‘ā·śū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: 1) to do, fashion, accomplish, make 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to do, work, make, produce 1a1a) to do 1a1b) to work 1a1c) to deal (with) 1a1d) to act, act with effect, effect 1a2) to make 1a2a) to make 1a2b) to produce 1a2c) to prepare 1a2d) to make (an offering) 1a2e) to attend to, put in order 1a2f) to observe, celebrate 1a2g) to acquire (property) 1a2h) to appoint, ordain, institute 1a2i) to bring about 1a2j) to use 1a2k) to spend, pass 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be done 1b2) to be made 1b3) to be produced 1b4) to be offered 1b5) to be observed 1b6) to be used 1c) (Pual) to be made 2) (Piel) to press, squeeze

אֹת֖וֹ (’ō·ṯōw)
Direct object marker | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

cakes.
עֻג֑וֹת (‘u·ḡō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5692: 1) disc or cake (of bread) 1a) cake of hot stones (cake baked on hot stones)

וְהָיָ֣ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: 1) to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out 1a) (Qal) 1a1) ----- 1a1a) to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass 1a1b) to come about, come to pass 1a2) to come into being, become 1a2a) to arise, appear, come 1a2b) to become 1a2b1) to become 1a2b2) to become like 1a2b3) to be instituted, be established 1a3) to be 1a3a) to exist, be in existence 1a3b) to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time) 1a3c) to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality) 1a3d) to accompany, be with 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about 1b2) to be done, be finished, be gone

It tasted
טַעְמ֔וֹ (ṭa‘·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2940: 1) taste, judgment 1a) taste 1b) judgment (fig.) 1c) decision, decree

כְּטַ֖עַם (kə·ṭa·‘am)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2940: 1) taste, judgment 1a) taste 1b) judgment (fig.) 1c) decision, decree

like pastry
לְשַׁ֥ד (lə·šaḏ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3955: 1) juice, juicy bit, dainty bit

baked with fine oil.
הַשָּֽׁמֶן׃ (haš·šā·men)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8081: 1) fat, oil 1a) fat, fatness 1b) oil, olive oil 1b1) as staple, medicament or unguent 1b2) for anointing 1c) fat (of fruitful land, valleys) (metaph)

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The people walked around and gathered it. They ground it on a pair of grinding stones or crushed it in a mortar, then boiled it in a cooking pot and shaped it into cakes. It tasted like a pastry cooked with the finest oil.

New American Standard Bible
The people would go about and gather [it] and grind [it] between two millstones or beat [it] in the mortar, and boil [it] in the pot and make cakes with it; and its taste was as the taste of cakes baked with oil.

King James Bible
[And] the people went about, and gathered [it], and ground [it] in mills, or beat [it] in a mortar, and baked [it] in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The people went around gathering it, and then ground it in a hand mill or crushed it in a mortar. They cooked it in a pot or made it into loaves. And it tasted like something made with olive oil.

New Living Translation
The people would go out and gather it from the ground. They made flour by grinding it with hand mills or pounding it in mortars. Then they boiled it in a pot and made it into flat cakes. These cakes tasted like pastries baked with olive oil.

English Standard Version
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.

New American Standard Bible
The people would go about and gather it and grind it between two millstones or beat it in the mortar, and boil it in the pot and make cakes with it; and its taste was as the taste of cakes baked with oil.

King James Bible
And the people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The people walked around and gathered it. They ground it on a pair of grinding stones or crushed it in a mortar, then boiled it in a cooking pot and shaped it into cakes. It tasted like a pastry cooked with the finest oil.

International Standard Version
People would go out to gather it, then they would grind it in mills or pound it in mortars, and then they would boil it in pots or make cakes out of it that tasted like butter cakes.

NET Bible
And the people went about and gathered it, and ground it with mills or pounded it in mortars; they baked it in pans and made cakes of it. It tasted like fresh olive oil.

American Standard Version
The people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in mortars, and boiled it in pots, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

English Revised Version
The people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in mortars, and seethed it in pots, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

Young's Literal Translation
the people have turned aside and gathered it, and ground it with millstones, or beat it in a mortar, and boiled it in a pan, and made it cakes, and its taste hath been as the taste of the moisture of oil.






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

Genesis 25:29
And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:

Numbers 11:7
And the manna was as coriander seed, and the colour thereof as the colour of bdellium.

Numbers 11:9
And when the dew fell upon the camp in the night, the manna fell upon it.

Numbers 1:1
And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

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

Numbers 11:5
We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick:

Numbers 11:10
Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased.

Numbers 11:11
And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?
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