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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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(תְּלוּנָה, Exodus 16:7 sq.; γογγυσμός ), a complaint made for wrong supposed to have been received. Paul forbids murmuring (1 Corinthians 10:10), as did also the wise man in the Apocrypha (Wisdom of Solomon 1:11). God severely punished the Hebrews who murmured in the desert, and was more than once on the point of forsaking them, and even of destroying them, had not Moses appeased his anger by earnest prayer (Numbers 11:33-34; Numbers 12; Numbers 14:30-31; Numbers 16:3; Numbers 21:4-6; Psalms 78:30). (See RESIGNATION).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Murmuring'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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