Exodus 16 Commentary

Please choose a passage:

Exodus 16:1-21

Verses 1 – 21 describe the Israelites’ journey in the wilderness from Elim to Sinai and the conflict over a lack of food.

Exodus 16:22-30

The second section of chapter 16 (vv. 22 – 30) is the provision of rest based upon the observance of the Sabbath.

Exodus 16:31-36

The last section of chapter 16 (verses 31 – 36) describes how the LORD commanded Moses to keep a measure of the manna as an everlasting memorial to His constant provision for His people while they were in the wilderness.