manna from heaven

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Noun1.manna from heaven - (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodusmanna from heaven - (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.manna from heaven - a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens