31 Now the Lord sent a wind that brought quail from the sea and let them fall all around the camp. For miles in every direction there were quail flying about three feet above the ground.[a]32 So the people went out and caught quail all that day and throughout the night and all the next day, too. No one gathered less than fifty bushels[b]! They spread the quail all around the camp to dry.33 But while they were gorging themselves on the meat—while it was still in their mouths—the anger of the Lord blazed against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.34 So that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah (which means “graves of gluttony”) because there they buried the people who had craved meat from Egypt.
11:31Or there were quail about 3 feet [2 cubits or 92 centimeters] deep on the ground.
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