Introduction to Exodus Chapter 16

This chapter begins with an account of the journeying of the children of Israel from Elim to the wilderness of Sin, where they murmured for want of bread, Exodus 16:1, when the Lord told Moses that he would rain bread from heaven for them, which Moses informed them of; and withal, that the Lord took notice of their murmurings, Exodus 16:4 which promise the Lord fulfilled; and a description of the bread, and the name of it, are given, Exodus 16:13, and some instructions are delivered out concerning the quantity of it to be gathered,

Exodus 16:16, the time of gathering and keeping it, Exodus 16:19, the gathering a double quantity on the sixth day for that and the seventh day, with the reason of it, Exodus 16:22 and a further description of it, Exodus 16:31, and an order to preserve an omer of it in a pot, to be kept for generations to come, that it might be seen by them,

Exodus 16:32, and the chapter is concluded with observing, that this bread was ate by the Israelites forty years, even till they came to the borders of the land of Canaan, and the quantity they ate every day is observed what it was, Exodus 16:35.