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1. Miraculously given to Israel for food in the wilderness. Ex 16:4,15; Ne 9:15.

2. Called

a. God’s manna. Ne 9:20.

b. Bread of heaven. Ps 105:40.

c. Bread from heaven. Ex 16:4; Joh 6:31.

d. Corn of heaven. Ps 78:24.

e. Angel’s food. Ps 78:25.

f. Spiritual meat. 1Co 10:3.

3. Previously unknown. De 8:3,16.

4. Described as

a. Like coriander seed. Ex 16:31; Nu 11:7.

b. White. Ex 16:31.

c. Like in colour to bdellium. Nu 11:7.

d. Like in taste to wafers made with honey. Ex 16:31.

e. Like in taste to oil. Nu 11:18.

f. Like hoar frost. Ex 16:14.

5. Fell after the evening dew. Nu 11:9.

6. None fell on the Sabbath day. Ex 16:26,27.

7. Gathered every morning. Ex 16:21.

8. An omer of, gathered for each person. Ex 16:16.

9. Two portions of, gathered the sixth day on account of the Sabbath. Ex 16:5,22-26.

10. He that gathered much or little had sufficient and nothing over. Ex 16:18.

11. Melted away by the sun. Ex 16:21.

12. Given

a. When Israel murmured for bread. Ex 16:2,3.

b. In answer to prayer. Ps 105:40.

c. Through Moses. Joh 6:31,32.

d. To exhibit God’s glory. Ex 16:7.

e. As a sign of Moses’s divine mission. Joh 6:30,31.

f. For forty years. Ne 9:21.

g. As a test of obedience. Ex 16:4.

h. To teach that man does not live by bread only. De 8:3; Mt 4:4.

i. To humble and prove Israel. De 8:16.

13. Kept longer than a day (except on the Sabbath) became corrupt. Ex 16:19,20.

14. The Israelites

a. At first covetous of. Ex 16:17.

b. Ground, made into cakes and baked in pans. Nu 11:8.

c. Counted inferior to food of Egypt. Nu 11:4-6.

d. Loathed. Nu 21:5.

e. Punished for despising. Nu 11:10-20.

f. Punished for loathing. Nu 21:6.

15. Ceased when Israel entered Canaan. Ex 16:35; Jos 5:12.

16. Illustrative of

a. Christ. Joh 6:32-35.

b. Blessedness given to saints. Re 2:17.

17. A golden pot of, laid up in the holiest for a memorial. Ex 16:32-34; Heb 9:4.