Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 6:31 in New International Version "Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written: “He gave them bread from heaven to eat.”’" Ex 16:4 Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test them and see whether they will follow my instructions. Ne 9:15 In their hunger you gave them bread from heaven and in their thirst you brought them water from the rock; you told them to go in and take possession of the land you had sworn with uplifted hand to give them. Ps 78:24 he rained down manna for the people to eat, he gave them the grain of heaven. Ps 78:25 Human beings ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat.