The Cloud Covering the Tabernacle15 a On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony. And b at evening it was over the tabernacle like the appearance of fire until morning. 16So it was always: the cloud covered it by day ▼
▼Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks by dayand the appearance of fire by night. 17And whenever the cloud d lifted from over the tent, after that the people of Israel set out, and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the people of Israel camped. 18At the command of the Lord the people of Israel set out, and at the command of the Lord they camped. e As long as the cloud rested over the tabernacle, they remained in camp. 19Even when the cloud continued over the tabernacle many days, the people of Israel f kept the charge of the Lord and did not set out. 20Sometimes the cloud was a few days over the tabernacle, and according to the command of the Lord they remained in camp; then according to the command of the Lord they set out.
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