The Quail and the Plague

31 (A)Now a wind burst forth from the Lord and it brought quail from the sea, and dropped them beside the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and a day’s journey on the other side all around the camp, and about [a]two cubits deep on the surface of the ground. 32 And the people [b]spent all that day, all night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quail (the one who gathered least gathered [c]ten (B)homers) and spread them out for themselves all around the camp. 33 (C)While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the Lord was kindled against the people, and the Lord struck the people with a very severe plague. 34 So that place was named [d](D)Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people who had been greedy. 35 From Kibroth-hattaavah (E)the people set out for Hazeroth, and they [e]remained at Hazeroth.

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  1. Numbers 11:31 About 3 ft. or 90 cm
  2. Numbers 11:32 Lit arose
  3. Numbers 11:32 About 77 cubic feet or 2.2 cubic meters
  4. Numbers 11:34 I.e., the graves of greediness
  5. Numbers 11:35 Lit were

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