Ex. 17:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Wherefore the people
`am (Hebrew #5971)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock
KJV usage: folk, men, nation, people.
Pronounce: am
Origin: from 6004
did chide
riyb (Hebrew #7378)
a primitive root; properly, to toss, i.e. grapple; mostly figuratively, to wrangle, i.e. hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend
KJV usage: adversary, chide, complain, contend, debate, X ever, X lay wait, plead, rebuke, strive, X thoroughly.
Pronounce: reeb
Origin: or ruwb {roob}
r with Moses
Mosheh (Hebrew #4872)
drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver
KJV usage: Moses.
Pronounce: mo-sheh'
Origin: from 4871
, and said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
, Give
nathan (Hebrew #5414)
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
KJV usage: add, apply, appoint, ascribe, assign, X avenge, X be ((healed)), bestow, bring (forth, hither), cast, cause, charge, come, commit, consider, count, + cry, deliver (up), direct, distribute, do, X doubtless, X without fail, fasten, frame, X get, give (forth, over, up), grant, hang (up), X have, X indeed, lay (unto charge, up), (give) leave, lend, let (out), + lie, lift up, make, + O that, occupy, offer, ordain, pay, perform, place, pour, print, X pull , put (forth), recompense, render, requite, restore, send (out), set (forth), shew, shoot forth (up), + sing, + slander, strike, (sub-)mit, suffer, X surely, X take, thrust, trade, turn, utter, + weep, + willingly, + withdraw, + would (to) God, yield.
Pronounce: naw-than'
Origin: a primitive root
us water
mayim (Hebrew #4325)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen
KJV usage: + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring)).
Pronounce: mah'-yim
Origin: dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense)
that we may drink
shathah (Hebrew #8354)
to imbibe (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X assuredly, banquet, X certainly, drink(-er, -ing), drunk (X -ard), surely. (Prop. intensive of 8248.)
Pronounce: shaw-thaw'
Origin: a primitive root
. And Moses
Mosheh (Hebrew #4872)
drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver
KJV usage: Moses.
Pronounce: mo-sheh'
Origin: from 4871
said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
unto them, Why chide
riyb (Hebrew #7378)
a primitive root; properly, to toss, i.e. grapple; mostly figuratively, to wrangle, i.e. hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend
KJV usage: adversary, chide, complain, contend, debate, X ever, X lay wait, plead, rebuke, strive, X thoroughly.
Pronounce: reeb
Origin: or ruwb {roob}
ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt
nacah (Hebrew #5254)
to test; by implication, to attempt
KJV usage: adventure, assay, prove, tempt, try.
Pronounce: naw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
t the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
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Cross References

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the people.
Ex. 5:21• 21And they said unto them, The Lord look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savor to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us. (Ex. 5:21)
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Ex. 14:11‑12• 11And they said unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?
12Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.
(Ex. 14:11‑12)
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Ex. 15:24• 24And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink? (Ex. 15:24)
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Ex. 16:2‑3• 2And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
3And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full; for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.
(Ex. 16:2‑3)
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Num. 11:4‑6• 4And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
5We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick:
6But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
(Num. 11:4‑6)
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Num. 14:2• 2And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness! (Num. 14:2)
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Num. 20:3‑5• 3And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the Lord!
4And why have ye brought up the congregation of the Lord into this wilderness, that we and our cattle should die there?
5And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink.
(Num. 20:3‑5)
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Num. 21:5• 5And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. (Num. 21:5)
Give us.
wherefore.
Ex. 17:7• 7And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not? (Ex. 17:7)
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Ex. 16:2• 2And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: (Ex. 16:2)
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Num. 14:22• 22Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice; (Num. 14:22)
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Deut. 6:16• 16Ye shall not tempt the Lord your God, as ye tempted him in Massah. (Deut. 6:16)
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Psa. 78:18,41,56• 18And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
41Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
56Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
(Psa. 78:18,41,56)
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Psa. 95:9• 9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work. (Psa. 95:9)
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Psa. 106:14• 14But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. (Psa. 106:14)
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Isa. 7:12• 12But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the Lord. (Isa. 7:12)
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Mal. 3:15• 15And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered. (Mal. 3:15)
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Matt. 4:7• 7Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. (Matt. 4:7)
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Matt. 16:1‑3• 1The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.
2He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.
3And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
(Matt. 16:1‑3)
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Luke 4:12• 12And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. (Luke 4:12)
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Acts 5:9• 9Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out. (Acts 5:9)
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Acts 15:10• 10Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? (Acts 15:10)
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1 Cor. 10:9• 9Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. (1 Cor. 10:9)
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Heb. 3:9• 9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years. (Heb. 3:9)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water, that we may drink! And Moses said to them, Why do ye dispute with me? Why do ye temptd Jehovah?

JND Translation Notes

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Or "prove." so. ver. 7, "proved."