Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Yahweh went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them on their way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night:

New American Standard Bible

The LORD was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead them on the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.

King James Version

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:

Holman Bible

The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them light at night, so that they could travel day or night.

International Standard Version

The LORD went in front of them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so they could travel both day and night.

A Conservative Version

And LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them the way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them the way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night:

Amplified

The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, guiding them on their way; and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light: so that they were able to go on day and night:

Darby Translation

And Jehovah went before their face by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them in the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; so that they could go day and night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light that they might walk by day and by night.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah went before them the day in a pillar of cloud, to direct them the way; and the night in a pillar of fire to give light to them; to go the day and the night

King James 2000

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them in the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh was going before them by day in a column of cloud to lead them [on] the way and [by] night in a column of fire to give light to them to go by day and night.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the right away, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, to go by day and night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud to lead them the way: and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light: that they might go both by day and night.

NET Bible

Now the Lord was going before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel day or night.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them on their way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night:

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Yahweh, was going before them - by day, in a pillar of cloud to lead them the way, and by night, in a pillar of fire to give them light, - that they might journey day and night:

Webster

And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them in the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light: to go by day and night.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah is going before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give light to them, to go by day and by night;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

them by day
יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

in a pillar
עמּד עמּוּד 
`ammuwd 
עמּד עמּוּד 
`ammuwd 
Usage: 111
Usage: 111

of a cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

to lead
נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

them the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

of fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

to go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

by day
יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

Context Readings

Summary Of Travel

20 They took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness. 21 Yahweh went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them on their way, and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night: 22 the pillar of cloud by day, and the pillar of fire by night, didn't depart from before the people.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:33

who went before you in the way, to seek you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to show you by what way you should go, and in the cloud by day.

Nehemiah 9:12

Moreover, in a pillar of cloud you led them by day; and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light in the way in which they should go.

Psalm 78:14

In the daytime he also led them with a cloud, and all night with a light of fire.

Psalm 99:7

He spoke to them in the pillar of cloud. They kept his testimonies, the statute that he gave them.

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, fire to give light in the night.

Numbers 9:15-23

On the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, even the Tent of the Testimony: and at evening it was over the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until morning.

Numbers 14:14

and they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that you Yahweh are in the midst of this people; for you Yahweh are seen face to face, and your cloud stands over them, and you go before them, in a pillar of cloud by day, and in a pillar of fire by night.

Nehemiah 9:19

yet you in your manifold mercies didn't forsake them in the wilderness: the pillar of cloud didn't depart from over them by day, to lead them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way in which they should go.

Numbers 10:34

The cloud of Yahweh was over them by day, when they set forward from the camp.

1 Corinthians 10:1-2

Now I would not have you ignorant, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;

Exodus 14:19-24

The angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them, and stood behind them.

Exodus 33:9-10

It happened, when Moses entered into the Tent, that the pillar of cloud descended, stood at the door of the Tent, and spoke with Moses.

Exodus 40:34-38

Then the cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of Yahweh filled the tabernacle.

Isaiah 4:5-6

Yahweh will create over the whole habitation of Mount Zion, and over her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.

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