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1)

What is the significance of the Torah's description of the Manna to coriander seeds and to crystal?

1.

Rashi: The Manna was (pleasantly) round like a coriander seed and sparkled like crystal.

2)

In what way do the current Pesukim constitute a complaint?

1.

Rashi, Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: Although the previous Pasuk presents the people's complaint against the Manna, the current Pesukim come to present Hashem's answer to the complaint


1

Rashi: To show the world the futility of His children's grumblings. See also Targum Yonasan.

2

See Na'ar Yonasan.

3

Rashbam: Refer also to 11:6:1:2. And the following Pesukim attribute Hashem's anger, by describing the transformation that took place once the Manna had been ground in the mill or pounded in a mortar (Refer to 11:8:5:2).

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