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Bible in Basic English

A cloud was stretched over them for a cover; and he sent fire to give light in the night.

New American Standard Bible

He spread a cloud for a covering,
And fire to illumine by night.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

He spread a cloud as a covering
and gave a fire to light up the night.

International Standard Version

He spread out a cloud for a cover, and fire for light at night.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The Lord spread a cloud as a covering [by day],
And a fire to illumine the night.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

He spread a cloud for covering, and fire to lighten the night

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

He spread out a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light at night.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He spread out a cloud to be a covering, and fire to give light in the night season.

NET Bible

He spread out a cloud for a cover, and provided a fire to light up the night.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

He spread out a cloud as a covering, And fire, to give light by night,

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath spread a cloud for a covering, And fire to enlighten the night.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
a cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

מסך 
Macak 
Usage: 25

and fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

to give light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Work On Behalf Of Israel

38 Egypt was glad when they went; for the fear of them had come down on them. 39 A cloud was stretched over them for a cover; and he sent fire to give light in the night. 40 At the people's request he sent birds, and gave them the bread of heaven for food.


Cross References

Nehemiah 9:12

And you went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light on the way they were to go.

Psalm 78:14

In the daytime he was guiding them in the cloud, and all through the night with a light of fire.

Isaiah 4:5

And over every living-place on Mount Zion, all over all her meetings, the Lord will make a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night, for over all, the glory of the Lord will be a cover and a tent;

Exodus 13:21-22

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:

Exodus 14:24

And in the morning watch, the Lord, looking out on the armies of the Egyptians from the pillar of fire and cloud, sent trouble on the army of the Egyptians;

Numbers 9:15-22

And on the day when the House was put up, the cloud came down on it, on the Tent of witness; and in the evening there was a light like fire over the House till the morning.

Nehemiah 9:19

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not give them up in the waste land: the pillar of cloud still went before them by day, guiding them on their way, and the pillar of fire by night, to give them light, and make clear the way they were to go.

1 Corinthians 10:1-2

For it is my desire, my brothers, that you may keep in mind how all our fathers were under the cloud, and they all went through the sea;

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