Definition of Manna from heaven
1. Noun. (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus.
Generic synonyms: Food, Nutrient
Category relationships: Old Testament
2. Noun. A sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money). "The demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
Generic synonyms: Happening, Natural Event, Occurrence, Occurrent
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Literary usage of Manna from heaven
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1. The Radical by Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin (1869)
"manna from heaven. AMONG the legendary stories of the Old Testament, there is one that contains the idea I wish to develop in this discourse. ..."
2. The Life of the Lord Jesus Christ: A Complete Critical Examination of the by Johann Peter Lange (1864)
"JESUS' DISCOURSE IN THE SYNAGOGUE AT CAPERNAUM CONCERNING THE manna from heaven. (John vi. 22-71.) Jesus had remained behind on the north-eastern shore of ..."
3. The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge by Philip Doddridge (1804)
"... where indeed they were every day miraculously fed by manna from heaven, and conducted by the pillar of lire and cloud. IMPROVEMENT. Ver. ..."
4. Forty Years in the Church of Christ by Chiniquy, Charles Paschal Telesphore Chiniquy (1899)
"CHAPTER IX The Angel of Mercy and the Manna from Heaven. God is Our Father, We are His Children Miss Rebecca Snowdon was the angel of the mercy of God in ..."
5. Expository Notes, with Practical Observations, on the New Testament by William Burkitt (1844)
"... who were no less than six hundred thousand persons wilh excellent manna from heaven, and this for forty years together; from whence they would seem to ..."
6. History of the Old Covenant by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1859)
"Lastly, the Biblical narrative states expressly, that Jehovah rained the manna from heaven, that it fell with the dew from heaven. ..."