Pseudo Jonathn Exodus 16:4


And the sons of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the Word of the Lord in the land of Mizraim, when we sat by the cisterns of meat, and ate bread and had enough! Why hast thou brought us out into this wilderness to kill all this congregation with hunger? And the Lord said to Mosheh, Behold, I will cause the bread which hath been laid up for you from the beginning to descend from heaven: and the people shall go out and gather the matter of a day by the day, that I may try them whether they will keep the commandments of My law or not.

Revelation 2:17

New Testament

16 Therefore, repent! If not, I will come against you quickly and make war against those people with the sword of my mouth. 17 The one who has an ear had better hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers, I will give him some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and on that stone will be written a new name that no one can understand except the one who receives it.’ 18 “To the angel of the church in Thyatira write the following: “This is the solemn pronouncement of the Son of God, the one who has eyes like a fiery flame and whose feet are like polished bronze:

 Notes and References

"... My last point concerns the origin and storage of manna. Whereas 2 Baruch is silent on this matter, the contemporary Jerusalem Targum includes manna in a list of ten items which were created on the Sabbath’s eve of the creation week. According to that account, manna was created at twilight on the Sabbath at the very end of God’s creational act. According to the Jerusalem Targum to Exodus 16:4 and 15, the manna was hidden since the beginning, only to descend again in the Messianic era. (Compare Revelation 2:17) It is possible that 2 Baruch alludes to these traditions in its description of the “treasury of manna” as something stored in heaven. When the manna descends at the very end of time, it thus both recalls the Sabbath’s eve of creation week and signals that the end has come ..."

Lied, Liv Ingeborg The Other Lands of Israel: Imaginations of the Land in 2 Baruch (p. 218) Brill, 2008

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