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Easton's Bible Dictionary [1]

"Here began the troubles of the journey. First, complaints broke out among the people, probably at the heat, the toil, and the privations of the march; and then God at once punished them by lightning, which fell on the hinder part of the camp, and killed many persons, but ceased at the intercession of Moses ( Numbers 11:1,2 ). Then a disgust fell on the multitude at having nothing to eat but the manna day after day, no change, no flesh, no fish, no high-flavoured vegetables, no luscious fruits...The people loathed the 'light food,' and cried out to Moses, 'Give us flesh, give us flesh, that we may eat.'" In this emergency Moses, in despair, cried unto God. An answer came. God sent "a prodigious flight of quails, on which the people satiated their gluttonous appetite for a full month. Then punishment fell on them: they loathed the food which they had desired; it bred disease in them; the divine anger aggravated the disease into a plague, and a heavy mortality was the consequence. The dead were buried without the camp; and in memory of man's sin and of the divine wrath this name, Kibroth-hattaavah, the Graves of Lust, was given to the place of their sepulchre" ( Numbers 11:34,35;  33:16,17;  Deuteronomy 9:22; Compare  Psalm 78:30,31 )., Rawlinson's Moses, p. 175. From this encampment they journeyed in a north-eastern direction to Hazeroth.

Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary [2]

( Numbers 11:34-35) The margin of our Bibles very properly renders this name by the graves of lust; perhaps from Kerab, turning up, or ploughing. The readers of the Bible may find much spiritual profit from contemplating the graves of lust. Here, we may say, as we tread the ground idea, and tread over the ashes of those lusters, here are the sad records and monuments of those whose examples teach us the effect of dying martyrs to the indulgence of corrupt passions. It is to find death in the pot, when we seek that from the creature which the Creator only can supply, Oh, how many Kebroth-hattaavahs doth the present world afford, as well as the wilderness to Israel!

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [3]

Kibroth-Hattaavah (‘graves of lust,’   Numbers 11:34;   Numbers 33:16 ,   Deuteronomy 9:22 ). The march from Taberah (  Numbers 11:3 ) is not mentioned in   Numbers 23:1-30 , but Kibroth-hattaavah was one day’s journey from the wilderness of Sinai. It is placed by tradition to the N. of Naqb el-Hawa (‘mountain path of the wind’), which leads to the plain below the traditional Sinai.

W. Ewing.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary [4]

The graves of lust, one of the encampments of Israel in the wilderness, where they desired of God flesh for their sustenance, declaring they were tired of manna,  Numbers 11:34,35   33:16 . Quails were sent in great quantities; but while the meat was in their mouths, God smote so great a number of them, that the place was called "the graves of those who lusted,"  Psalm 78:30-31 , a monument to warn mankind against the sin of discontent,  1 Corinthians 10:6 .

Holman Bible Dictionary [5]

 Numbers 33:16 Numbers 11:31 Numbers 11:34 Deuteronomy 9:22 Psalm 78:30-31

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [6]

kib - roth - ha - tā´a - va , kib - rōth - ( התּאוה קברת , ḳibhrōth ha - ta'ăwāh "the graves of greed"): A desert camp of the Israelites, one day's journey from the wilderness of Sinai. There the people lusted for flesh to eat, and, a great number of quails being sent, a plague resulted; hence, the name (  Numbers 11:34;  Numbers 33:16;  Deuteronomy 9:22 ).

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature [7]

Kib´roth-Hatta´avah, an encampment of the Israelites in the wilderness [WANDERING].