Unsurprisingly, the junior senator from Texas is manna to talk-radio warriors.
Instead, the bombs America will drop will be manna for ISIS.
For Romney, a three-way tie for first place in Iowa is manna from heaven.
Reduced gas prices are manna for common Ukrainians, who once paid more for Russian gas than did Western Europeans.
The ark of the covenant was a wooden chest, and its contents (a pot, some manna, and Aaron's rod) were materialities.
manna do they thus gather to feed on, when their hair is hoary.
In the course of time the manna had been, so to speak, glorified.
In a desert where nothing happens this was manna; so I wedged my way inside.
The regular supply of manna was to their minds much more important than the bright future to which their leaders looked forward.
He gave the little girl some manna to eat and lay down to sleep.
Old English borrowing from Late Latin manna, from Greek manna, from Hebrew man, probably literally "substance exuded by the tamarisk tree," but used in Greek and Latin specifically with reference to the substance miraculously supplied to the Children of Israel during their wandering in the Wilderness (Ex. xvi:15). Meaning "spiritual nourishment" is attested from late 14c. Generalized sense of "something provided unexpectedly" is from 1590s.