18 “Tell the people: ‘Consecrate yourselves(A) in preparation for tomorrow, when you will eat meat. The Lord heard you when you wailed,(B) “If only we had meat to eat! We were better off in Egypt!”(C) Now the Lord will give you meat,(D) and you will eat it. 19 You will not eat it for just one day, or two days, or five, ten or twenty days, 20 but for a whole month—until it comes out of your nostrils and you loathe it(E)—because you have rejected the Lord,(F) who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, “Why did we ever leave Egypt?”’”(G)

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