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According to the Book of Numbers, which place is "the graves of lust": Kibroth-hattavah or Kibroth-heffetz?




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Answer: Kibroth-hattavah

In Hebrew ke-ver means "grave" and ta-ah-va means "lust."

According to Numbers 11:34 - And the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people that lusted. There is no such place called Kibroth-heffetz; however, heffetz means "desire."

Numbers 11:31 And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought across quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, about a day's journey on this side, and a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and about two cubits above the face of the earth.

11:32 And the people rose up all that day, and all the night, and all the next day, and gathered the quails; he that gathered least gathered ten heaps; and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.

11:33 While the flesh was yet between their teeth, ere it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great plague.

11:34 And the name of that place was called Kibroth-hattaavah, because there they buried the people that lusted.


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